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Sunday, December 10, 2017

Jamaican pastor pleads guilty to sex crimes

(Jamaica Gleaner) Moravian pastor Rupert Clarke has pleaded guilty to two counts of having sexual intercourse with a person under the age of 16 years...

Windies bowling coach wants to burn New Zealand with pace

Windies bowling coach, Roddy Estwick, is of the belief that Windies' quicks will be the key to helping the Caribbean side compete in their...

T&T woman facing 109 fraud charges escapes from police custody

(Trinidad Guardian) In what is being touted as the greatest escape in the history of the country, alleged fraudster Vicky Nirupa Boodram walked out...

T&T pandit shot dead in robbery at home

(Trinidad Guardian) Hindu devotees and followers of a well-known Pundit in central Trinidad, Head Pujarie Sunil Ragbirsingh were yesterday left in shock and indescribable...

T&T CJ refuses to meet with judges on allegations against him

(Trinidad Guardian) Embattled Chief Justice Ivor Archie has refused a request to meet with his fellow judges to discuss recent misconduct allegations made against...

Latin America, Caribbean most violent region for women says UN

PANAMA CITY, Panama (CMC) — A New United Nations (UN) report says Latin America and the Caribbean is the most violent region in the...

US to scrap Haitian immigrants’ protected status

(BBC) The US is to terminate a programme that gives more than 50,000 immigrants from Haiti protection against deportation. Immigrants from the Caribbean nation received...

Guyanese among 3 charged in Barbados for trafficking cocaine

A squad inclusive of a Guyanese man and two Bajan women who were busted with some $625,000 (Bajan) worth of cocaine were jointly charged...

Venezuela in selective default, says credit ratings agency

(BBC) International credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's has declared Venezuela to be in "selective default". The ratings agency said the South American nation had...

China, ECLAC strengthen cooperation to foster trade, investment with the Caribbean

BEIJING, China (CMC) — The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) says it is strengthening its cooperation with China in order...

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2 dead in horrific accident at Mahaicony

...as 5 killed in separate accidents today Stephen Phillips, also called ‘Peter Mal,’ of Buxton, ECD and Abbenna Hubbard of Melanie, ECD died when the...

GDF rank dies in accident outside nightclub

…was struck down by minibus at Pouderoyen  A Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Lance Corporal is now dead after he was struck down by an...

Cyclist killed by speeding Policeman – at Rosignol

A West Bank Berbice (WBB) man was killed on Saturday evening after he was struck down by a speeding police officer on the Rosignol...

Motor cyclist killed in Berbice accident, cop detained

A motor cyclist is now dead and the pillion rider critical after their vehicle collided with a car being driven by a police officer...

Growth of manufacturing sector affected by 2017 tax measures- GMSA President

-16 companies honoured at GMSA’s annual awards President of the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Ltd Association (GMSA) Shyam Nokta has highlighted the impact of the 2017...

Significant damage averted as small fire at Giftland Mall contained

A fire of unknown origin which erupted at the Giftland Mall, Turkeyen, East Coast Demerara (ECD) was quickly contained saving the institution from further...

Local businesses have to build capacity to compete with Int’l firms – Jordan

Government is urging local businesses to help themselves by building capacity and actively seeking partnerships with international businesses on their own. This is according to...

Letter: Budget 2018 fails to address fundamental issues of wealth generation, expansion

Dear Editor, Budget 2018, like other budgets presented by the APNU/AFC Government, lacks economic perspicacity and wit. The main findings are: * Low economic growth: Had...

North Korea condemns ‘dotard’ Trump over Jerusalem

SEOUL, South Korea (AFP)— North Korea has lambasted US President Donald Trump for recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital, renewing its description of him as...

Gabriel, Cummins help West Indies rally after Raval 84

By Andrew Fidel Fernando New Zealand 286 for 7 (Raval 84, de Grandhomme 58, Gabriel 3-83) v West Indies (ESPNcricinfo) A measured 84 from Jeet Raval,...