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COPA Airlines adds Suriname to its destinations

Copa Airlines is to further expand its network in South America with a new non-stop flight connecting Suriname with its Panama City hub. The carrier...

Prepare for possibility of a severe Dengue fever outbreak- CARPHA urges Region

The last major regional outbreak of Dengue occurred in 2009. Since then, the Region has experienced two large outbreaks of mosquito-borne diseases, Chikungunya in...

Romario Shepherd eyeing 30+ wickets in Regional 4-Day tournament

After four rounds, Guyana Jaguars all-rounder, Romario Shepherd has made quite an impression with the ball this season as he is currently the second...

Crime and Security, a regional problem affecting youths- CARICOM SG

...says at Youth Violence Prevention Summit Caribbean Community, (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin La Rocque, called for the full cooperation of all stakeholders within Member States to...

Extreme poverty rises again in LatAm, C’bean

SANTIAGO, Chile (AFP) — Extreme poverty in Latin America hit its highest level for nine years in 2017, according to a report by the...

Youth crime, violence demands a regional solution, says CARICOM Secretary General

(CMC) — A two-day conference aimed at examining and redefining violence prevention solutions as it relates to youth violence and prevention in the Caribbean...

B’dos Gov’t puts temporary freeze on borrowing

(CMC) The Barbados Government has put a temporary freeze on borrowing, even as it reported an improvement in the island's economic position. “Over the next...

Magnitude 3.4 earthquake felt in several C’bean islands

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Several countries in the region were rocked by a magnitude 3.4 earthquake early Sunday. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reports...

Guyana among 19 OAS countries not recognizing legitimacy of Maduro’s Govt

On the same day as the swearing-in of Venezuela President Nicholás Maduro, Guyana was among 19 countries to support a resolution refusing to recognise...

Tourist killed in bus crash in Cuba

A bus crash in eastern Cuba has left at least seven people dead, including four foreigners, and dozens others injured, local media say. Two of...

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Motorcyclist crushed by truck at WBD

A motorcyclist lost his life in the most gruesome fashion moments ago when he collided with a truck and was crushed to death at...

Bolt gives up football dream, eyes business ventures

KINGSTON, Jamaica Observer — With the idea of becoming a professional footballer appearing a pipe dream, Jamaica's retired track superstar Usain Bolt says he...

Suspect in Eccles execution-style killing arrested in private hospital

One of the alleged perpetrators who shot and killed a young father execution-style on Tuesday night in the vicinity of the two Brothers Service...

No-confidence cases: Submissions filed in the High Court

The various parties in the legal challenges relating to the no-confidence vote have filed and sent out their submissions to the High Court. In one,...

Letter: If GECOM cannot cope then the staff should be replaced

Dear Editor, I want to throw this out there - does it make sense that on one hand the constitution, which is the supreme law...

Four dead in clashes ahead of Venezuela protests

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — At least four people have died following overnight clashes ahead of Wednesday's rival protests in Venezuela by supporters and opponents...

Miner accused of fraud gets bail

A miner found himself before the Court on Wednesday after he allegedly failed to return funds obtained following the sale of car parts to...

West Indies bat first at Bridgetown as England leave out Stuart Broad

ESPNcricinfo- West Indies won the toss and chose to bat on the opening day of the first Test against England in Barbados. England have selected...

PPP/C presidential candidate on the move, begins outreach in Berbice

Newly elected People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) presidential candidate, Irfaan Ali travelled to Berbice, on Tuesday, where he was given a resounding welcome as he...

Man executed in Eccles

A man was on Tuesday evening gunned down in the vicinity of the Two Brothers Service Station, Eccles, East Bank Demerara (EBD) by two...