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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Venezuela state oil company gave cash to Trump inauguration

(BBC) Venezuela has donated $500,000 to US President Donald Trump's inauguration, newly released records show. Citgo Petroleum, a US-based subsidiary of the Venezuelan state-owned oil...

T&T businessman selected as UWI Chancellor

(CMC) Trinidadian businessman, Robert Bermudez has been selected as the next Chancellor of the University of the West Indies (UWI). Education Minister Anthony Garcia made...

“Happy child” accidentally hangs self from rope swing in Trinidad

TRINIDAD EXPRESS – A 15-year-old Claxton Bay schoolboy is suspected to have accidentally hanged himself while swinging from a length of rope tied to...

Venezuela crisis: Three killed at anti-government protests

(BBC) At least three people have been killed in Venezuela in protests against the government of President Nicolas Maduro. A teenager in the capital Caracas...

Eldest child of world’s oldest person dies at 97

Ninety-seven-year-old Harold Fairweather, the eldest child of the world's oldest citizen, supercentenarian, Violet Mosse Brown, passed away quietly at his home in Jamaica a...

Allen, Walton fail to prevent Scorpions defeat …Red Force beat Hurricanes by innings and...

(CMC) Not even a stunning half-century from rookie Fabian Allen could prevent Jamaica Scorpions from a sudden collapse as they crashed to a 26-run...

Jamaican woman now world’s oldest person

Even after living 117 years, Jamaican Violet Mosse Brown is as fit as a horse, witty, humble and still hardworking. Not once in her quiet...

‘I wanted this so badly’ – Chris Gayle

Chris Gayle's first significant contribution in IPL 2017 - a 38-ball 77 - helped Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Gujarat Lions by 21 runs in...

Banned at sea: Venezuela’s crude-stained oil tankers

By Marianna Parraga and Mircely Guanipa | HOUSTON/PUNTO FIJO, Venezuela (Reuters) In the scorching heat of the Caribbean Sea, workers in scuba suits scrub crude...

Venezuela protests: Teenage protester in Barquisimeto killed

(BBC) A teenage demonstrator has been killed during growing unrest in Venezuela, as political and economic crisis deepens. The 14-year-old boy and another protester were...

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Windies in a ‘tough phase’, laments Holder

(CMC) Embattled West Indies captain Jason Holder conceded yesterday his inexperienced side were enduring a difficult period, after they suffered a seven-wicket thrashing at the...

Fleming surprised by IPL 2017 pitches

With a number of pitches in the competition defying their usual character this year, assessing conditions quickly has been a challenge for teams in...

Govt’s new pharmaceutical importation system introduced

…privileges brand-name medication …more expense for ordinary citizens ...favours large foreign companies says stakeholders A regional hub will now recommend approval for pharmaceuticals to be imported into...

Police bust man hiding under the bed with 2 kilos of cannabis

Police ranks in ‘A’ Division acting on information, went to a house at Gym Yard, Albouys Street, Albouystown, about 18:40hrs on Tuesday and conducted...

Rose Hall sugar workers turn out in droves to protest possible closure

Hundreds of field and factory workers of Rose Hall Estate on Tuesday morning staged a protest outside the Estate’s Administrative Office objecting to plans...

Witness reportedly offered money to support complainant’s claim

... in alleged plot to assassinate the President As the probe into the alleged assassination plot against President David Granger deepens, police have discovered that...

Mahaica man charged for wife’s death in 2015 accident

…as truck runs off Lethem Pirara Bridge Two years after his wife was killed in a gruesome accident on a remote trail in the Lethem...

Cuban national to be deported for overstaying time in Guyana

-          also fined $20,000 Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan, on Tuesday,  fined yet another Cuban for overstaying his time in Guyana when he appeared before her...

Woman jailed for killing best friend in ‘jealous’ rage

-          sentenced to 8 years behind bars The now 20-year-old woman, Angelique Williams, who was charged for murdering her pregnant best friend in 2015, was...

High Court order granted restraining SOCU, GPF from seizing law books- Nandlall

The Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) and Guyana Police Force (GPF) were today (Tuesday) blocked from seizing fifteen Commonwealth law books from the possession...