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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Venezuela holds landmark vote as it seeks to end crisis

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Venezuelans vote on Sunday in regional elections seen as a key test for both President Nicolas Maduro and the Opposition...

ICC urges higher pay to stop women leaving cricket

NEW DELHI, India (AFP) — A top ICC official has urged cricket bodies around the world to follow Australia's lead and dramatically raise wages...

Three bandits killed by T&T cops after robbing business

(Trinidad Guardian) Three men who robbed a woodwork shop in Cunupia were all shot and killed by responding police officers last evening. Details were still...

UPDATE: West Indies A 114-2 vs Sri Lanka in mid-afternoon

FLORENCE HALL, Trelawny — West Indies A were 114-2 after 34 overs midway the post-lunch session on day one of their opening four-day 'Test'...

CAL announces appointment of new CEO

Caribbean Airlines (CAL) on Tuesday announced the appointment of Garvin Medera as its new chief executive officer with immediate effect. “He is looking forward to...

No slackening for Zimbabwe series, assures skipper Holder

(CMC) West Indies captain Jason Holder does not foresee any decrease in intensity from his side when they take on minnows Zimbabwe in two...

Wife charged with murder of T&T businessman

(Trinidad Express) The wife of Rio Claro businessman Larry Garcia appeared in court yesterday charged with his murder. Homemaker Sharmellia Garcia, 28, is jointly charged...

Dynamic says will honour all financial obligations

Following their pull-out of the Guyana market, Dynamic International Airways has committed to honouring all its financial obligations according to a statement issued. Dynamic International...

Blackwood eyes consistency …as WI set sights on Zimbabwe

(Jamaica Observer) Former Holmwood Technical High School star cricketer Jermaine Blackwood will be in search of greater consistency as a batsman during the West Indies...

T&T prison officer shot dead by ex-convict

(Trinidad Guardian) Plans for birthday celebrations turned to funeral arrangements yesterday, after prison officer Richard Sandy was killed by an ex-convict he knew while...

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UPDATE: Man stabs wife, burns home over claims of infidelity

-Several homeless as neighbouring home gutted  Several persons are now homeless following a fire on Da Silva and De Abreu streets, Newtown, Kitty, Georgetown during...

DIWALI MESSAGES 2017

PPP/C's Diwali Message Diwali is universally recognized as the festival of light; the triumph of knowledge over ignorance and the substitution of all that is...

Demerara River crossing: Affected home owners given 2 years to relocate

By Samuel Sukhnandan Those residents whose homes fall directly in the area that has been earmarked for the new Demerara River crossing have been put...

Guyana has more poverty, crime than the regional average- IDB

By Jarryl Bryan Guyana has a long road ahead of it when it comes to poverty reduction, with a recent report from the Inter-American Development...

Trio in custody for illegal gun, ammo

Three men between 22-26 years of age are in police custody following their arrest and the finding of a 9mm pistol with one matching...

Officer dies following motorcycle accident

A 39-year-old motorcyclist is now in police custody after he was involved in an accident in the wee hours of Diwali morning (Wednesday October...

“Smallie”, Nero appear in High Court for businessman’s murder charge

Less than two weeks after being apprehended by Police in Berbice, Mark Royden Williams, called “Smallie”, along with another accused, Sherwin Nero, also known...

EYEWITNESS: Out of the mouth…

…of the big enchilada Readers would know what they say about “Freudian slips”! You know the truth, your listeners know the truth…but you can’t utter...

BREAKING: Fire erupts at Da Silva St, kitty, 2 homes engulfed

A fire of unknown nature has erupted at a home in Da Silva Street, Newtown, Kitty, Georgetown on Tuesday night, destroying that house as...

Cops probing alleged rape of juvenile detainee by City Constab Officers

Police “A” Division Commander, Marlon Chapman has confirmed that the Town Clerk of Georgetown, Royston King, has asked him to investigate a matter involving...