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Thursday, September 19, 2019

Guyana signs historic Amazonian pact to protect tropical forest

Guyana joined six fellow Amazonian countries on Friday (September 6, 2019) in Letecia, Colombia to sign a pact to protect the world’s largest tropical...

Bahamas death toll expected to be ‘staggering’

The death toll from Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas will be "staggering", the country's government has warned as aid efforts are being stepped...

Govt, private sector discuss relief efforts for hurricane-hit Bahamas

The Private Sector Commission (PSC) has assured that “all stops will be pulled out” to send aid to the hurricane-ravaged The Bahamas. This assurance was...

Caricom leaders in Bahamas for closed-door meetings

(CMC) — The Prime Ministers of St Lucia and Barbados touched down in The Bahamas earlier today to hold talks with Bahamian Prime Minister...

GBTI commits $3M towards Bahamas Hurricane Relief

The Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry Limited (GBTI) today announced a substantial three million dollars in hurricane relief to The Bahamas. In addition, the...

C’bean keeping an eye on new tropical storm as Dorian moves away

(CMC) — Residents in the Caribbean were keeping an eye on tropical storm Gabrielle that strengthened over the open Atlantic Ocean on Wednesday even...

Guyana preparing to help hurricane-hit Bahamas

The Government of Guyana through the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) has activated its response mechanism to facilitate assistance and support for the Caribbean island...

CTO activates relief fund for Bahamas

(CMC) — The Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) today said it had activated its Hurricane Relief Fund which has been established to help countries...

Catch a year’s supply of Carib Beer at CPL final

Fans attending the 2019 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) final in Trinidad will get the chance to win a year’s supply of beer with...

Record numbers in shelters in Barbados ahead of tropical storm Dorian

A record number of residents sought refuge in shelters across Barbados yesterday as the country braced for Tropical Storm Dorian. Early last night, Chief Education...

Recent Articles

Jagdeo says Sept. 18 was ‘red line’ day; calls for decisive action from GECOM...

Exactly three months after the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) validated the December 21, 2018 passage of the No-Confidence Motion (NCM) against the Coalition...

GECOM Chair to advise President on elections tomorrow

Chairperson of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Justice Claudette Singh has committed to advising President David Granger on the entity's readiness to have elections. See...

Guyana’s first E-Library launched at North Georgetown Secondary School

The North Georgetown Secondary School celebrated its 50th anniversary in grand style by launching the country's first e-library, which costs some $10.5M. This innovative project...

Truck driver in fatal Agricola accident charged

Danion Welcome, the driver of the truck involved in the horrific accident at Agricola Public Road, Greater Georgetown, that claimed the life of seven-year-old...

India announces ban on e-cigarettes

(BBC) India's cabinet has announced a ban on the production, import and sale of electronic cigarettes, saying they pose a risk to health. An executive...

CPL 2019: Lewis and Khan guilty of Code of Conduct breach

During Match 14 of the 2019 Hero Caribbean Premier League both Evin Lewis of the St Kitts & Nevis Patriots and Ali Khan of...

Pensioner dies in Corriverton fire

An 85-year-old man perished in a fire at his home at Scottsburg, Corriverton, Region Six. Stanley Brown, an amputee, was trapped in the upper-flat of...

Leopold St. residents start fire to protest killing of man allegedly by police

Residents of Leopold Street, Georgetown this morning took to the street burning objects, protesting the shooting to death of a fellow resident, allegedly by...

“I’m uncomfortable with a restricted Govt” – Pres. Granger

President David Granger this morning said he is not comfortable having to run a caretaker government which has a lot of restrictions on its...

King says no decision yet on if he will return as Town Clerk

Days after the High Court reversed the dismissal of Former Town Clerk Royston King, paving the way for him to be reinstated at the...