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Sunday, March 24, 2019

Venezuela’s Maduro thanks military for defeating ‘coup’

Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro has praised the armed forces for staying loyal to him and defeating a "coup" led by the US and opposition...

Increase in diseases, theft since Venezuelan migrants arrived – Indigenous Leaders

As the number of Venezuelan migrants continuously increases, with some 5123 documented in Guyana, Indigenous leaders from Amerindian communities are calling for stricter security...

Shifting EU goalposts demand unified regional response – CARICOM

In the face of shifting goalposts and the deleterious effects of blacklisting of CARICOM Member States by the European Union, CARICOM is moving to...

Caribbean islands jolted by 4.6 quake

An earthquake, with a magnitude of 4.6 rocked several Caribbean islands early Wednesday morning, the Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the University of...

5123 Venezuelan migrants in Guyana

With 5,123 documented Venezuelan migrants in Guyana, efforts are being made to roll out a programme to help them become self-sufficient, the National Multi-Sectoral...

Univision team ‘briefly detained’ after Maduro interview

US broadcaster Univision says its team was briefly detained in the Venezuelan presidential palace where they had been interviewing President Nicolás Maduro. The incident happened...

Jamaica: 4 cops held for $17M jewellery heist

(Jamaica Observer) Four policemen have been detained in connection with a robbery in Hellshire, St Catherine, last week when thieves made off with $17 million...

GTT gets seat on Caribbean Telecoms Association

The leading non-profit Telecommunications Association in the Caribbean, CANTO has appointed GTT’s Chief Executive Officer, Justin Nedd, to serve as one of its Board...

Jamaican high commissioner urges UK to halt deportations

(Jamaica Observer) Jamaican High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Seth George Ramocan, has called for a suspension of deportations to the island until the...

Cops finally nab sex ring mastermind in Trinidad

(Trinidad Express) A Chi­nese na­tion­al de­scribed by po­lice as one of the mas­ter­minds be­hind a ma­jor sex and drug ring op­er­at­ing in West­ern Trinidad that...

Recent Articles

PSC urges GECOM to continue election preparations

In light of the Appeal Court’s decision that 34 votes were needed to validly pass the no-confidence motion, the Private Sector Commission (PSC) is...

CCJ fixes case management hearing in challenge of GECOM Chairman’s appointment

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has set a date for a case management hearing in relation to the appeal filed to reverse the...

Chef in ‘hot water’ after police find illegal shotgun in mining camp

Police in ‘F’ Division (Interior Locations) have arrested a chef, who was the lone occupant at a mining camp where an illegal shotgun and...

President Granger’s 1st phase of medical treatment in Cuba successful – medical specialists

-no more chemo treatment, radiotherapy to commence in April  The first phase of President Granger’s medical treatment in the Republic of Cuba has been successfully...

Known felon, other arrested with illegal gun, ammo during high speed chase  

A high speed chase by ranks of the Guyana Police Force on Friday afternoon in the streets of Georgetown led to the arrest of...

Teen miner fatally stabbed by drunk employer

A teenager is now dead after he was allegedly murdered by his employer, who happened to be a close relative. Dead is 19-year-old Dave Boyal,...

ERC calls for prevailing calm among Guyanese

The current political situation in Guyana is not going unnoticed by the Ethnic Relations Commission (ERC) and the entity is calling for the prevailing...

Charrandas Persaud files $30M lawsuit against Ramjattan

Former APNU/AFC Parliamentarian Charrandas Persaud has filed a $30 million lawsuit against Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan for libel committed after the passage of...

“Strange Mathematics” cannot change what is in Guyana’s Constitution – Jagdeo

The Constitution of Guyana is pellucid on what number of votes is needed for the passage of a no-confidence motion; it is a majority...

Sugar worker killed by Africanised bees

A Berbice sugar worker was on Thursday killed by a swarm of Africanised bees as he was clearing bushes. Dead is Rameshwar Poonoo, 31, of...