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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Barbados to expand categories of persons who can apply to become citizens

Reprinted from Barbados Today Citing a declining population, a growing elderly group that imperils National Insurance Scheme funds, and a need for economic growth, Cabinet...

CARICOM reiterates position on Venezuela

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) grouping has reiterated its commitment to finding a peaceful solution to the political and...

Gender based violence increasing in Guyana, T&T and Jamaica – UN

A senior United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) official Wednesday said that there's a growing problem of gender based violence in Guyana, Jamaica...

CARICOM calls for elimination of roaming charges across region

(CMC) Caribbean Community (CARICOM) ministers with responsibility for Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) have agreed to collectively approach the region's telecommunications providers to eliminate...

US immigration agents nab Jamaicans during Operation SOAR

(CMC) — The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency says officers from its Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Long Island, New York,...

Jamaican Minister stripped of US Visa – says he will appeal

(Jamaica Observer) Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Daryl Vaz is confirming receipt of correspondence from the United...

IMF warns of economic slowdown in Latin America, Caribbean …Guyana’s economic growth rate projected...

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says growth in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) is slowing down and that...

CCJ to give CSME ruling within ‘reasonable time’

(CMC) The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) says it will give an opinion “within a reasonable time” as it concluded hearing arguments in the...

CTO to close offices in New York, United Kingdom

(CMC) — Chairman of the Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), Dominic Fedee, Tuesday announced the closure of the organisation's offices in the United Kingdom...

Tridents beat unbeatable Warriors to take the Hero CPL 2019 title

Barbados Tridents won their second Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) title as Guyana Amazon Warriors’ perfect season unraveled at the worst possible moment. The Warriors...

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Over 200 children caught loitering at bus parks

The Ministry of Education's Welfare Department this morning clamped down on over 200 children who were caught loitering at bus parks in the city. Gillian...

Man drowns after jet skiing accident

A man from Canal Number Two, West Bank Demerara (WBD) met his demise following a jet skiing accident in the conservancy. Dead is Amar Shampersaud. Reports...

Hero CPL announces massive economic impact on Guyana

The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) earlier today announced that the tournament which took place between September 4 and October 12, 2019, created a...

Elderly man beaten over stolen money dies

Seventy-two-year-old Ramsahoye Deochan who was severely beaten by son’s employer over stolen money has succumbed to his injuries. The death of the Strathspey, East Coast...

PPP/C slams APNU’s call mobilising supporters at polling stations election night

…such calls are “irresponsible, dangerous” …Private Sector Chair also expresses concern Recent comments on the campaign trail by A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) politicians are...

Marcus Bisram case: Prosecution, defence clash over paper committal

It was another day of back and forth when the case into the death of Fayaz Narinedat was called on Monday at the Whim...

26 police ranks trained for elections

Twenty-six Guyana Police Force ranks from Region Four received election preparedness training over the weekend. Topics such as Use of Force, Use of Force Continuum...

Guyana’s first million barrels of oil sets sail for USA

The Ministry of the Presidency, Department of Energy (DE) is pleased to announce that the oil tanker MV Yannis has successfully lifted Guyana’s first...

Police probing attempted murder of Strathsphey pensioner

The Guyana Police Force is investigating an alleged attempted murder and malicious damage to property committed on Deochand Ramsai, 72, of Pump Road, Strathspey,...

Japan to begin construction of Photovoltaic power generation system at CARICOM HQ

The sod was turned earlier on Monday at the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), headquarters in Georgetown, for the start of construction of a Photovoltaic Power...