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Friday, November 16, 2018

Brazil: Mudslide in Rio de Janeiro state kills 10

Rescuers are searching for survivors from a Brazilian landslide that killed 10 people, including at least one child. The incident happened in Rio de Janeiro...

Earthquake rattles several C’bean islands

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.9 rattled several islands in the Caribbean on Saturday, the Trinidad-based Seismic...

Two missing after plane crashes in Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) – Police have launched an investigation into the crash of a six-seat aircraft that left West Palm Beach in Florida and...

Hunger, obesity and inequality on the rise in the C’bean- UN report

SANTIAGO, Chile (CMC) — A new United Nations report says for the third consecutive year, the number of people chronically hungry has increased in...

T&T urged to remain earthquake alert

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Wednesday said that Trinidad and...

Guyanese among 11 caught on video entering T&T illegally

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Trinidad and Tobago police have detained 11 people — eight Venezuelans, two Syrians and a Guyanese — after...

Antigua and Barbuda vote against CCJ, PM disappointed

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Prime Minister Gaston Browne has expressed his “utmost disappointment” at the failure of his administration to get voters to...

Brazil’s Bolsonaro gives China electric shock

HONG KONG (Reuters Breakingviews) - Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro threatens to short-circuit China’s energy plans. Beijing-backed energy companies hope to invest tens of billions of...

Another earthquake shakes Trinidad

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The 10th earthquake in recent days was felt in sections of the twin island republic late Friday. The Seismic...

T&T man beats 19-year-old Venezuelan woman and videotapes her injuries

(Trinidad Guardian) Po­lice have ar­rest­ed a 31-year-old Diego Mar­tin man who al­leg­ed­ly beat a Venezue­lan woman with a wheel span­ner af­ter she threat­ened to end...

Recent Articles

Parliament sitting postponed at Govt’s request, says Clerk

The postponement of Friday’s sitting of the National Assembly, just one day after the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) filed a no-confidence motion against the...

Press association blasts APNU/AFC over “continued intimidation of media workers”

The Guyana Press Association (GPA), moments after a press conference hosted by the A Partnership for National Unity (APNU)/Alliance For Change (AFC) Government, called...

New standard for restaurants aimed at improving quality of services offered

…implementation to enable better services for consumers The Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS), the Tourism Hospitality Association of Guyana (THAG) and the Guyana Tourism...

Labourer accused of stealing canter batteries gets $40,000 bail

A 31-year-old labourer of Lot 56 Norton Street, Georgetown, on Friday, found himself before Senior Magistrate Leron Daly, after being accused of committing simple...

Shop owner remanded over alleged narco trafficking

A shop owner of Lot ‘E’ Hardina Street, Werk-en-Rust, Georgetown, was on Friday hauled before the courts after she was allegedly busted with a...

GECOM working to resolve electoral ties in 3 constituencies

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), at a press conference held today (Friday), said it is currently working to address electoral ties in three constituencies...

Op Ed: Whim Referendum – Total rejection, repudiation of Nagamootoo and AFC

By Dr Leslie Ramsammy  Webster's Dictionary has chosen TOXIC as the 2018 Word of the Year. Local Government Elections (LGE) 2018 dramatically pronounced the AFC...

Poultry farmer busted with several packets of cocaine en route to Suriname

Police says a 50-year-old poultry farmer of Smythfield, New Amsterdam, Berbice was arrested at the Moleson Creek Ferry Stelling about 09:25h. today (Friday) for...

Bravo opens up on 2014 India tour pull-out

  (ESPNCricinfo) On October 17, 2014, India and West Indies played the fourth ODI of a five-match series, in the hill town of Dharamsala. Halfway through...

‘Don’t blame us’ – GECOM boss says in response to low voter turnout

The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has made significant gains in the November 12 Local Government Elections (LGE). This has come, however, with a meager...