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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Venezuelan ex-officials charged in Andorra over $2.3bn graft scheme

BBC- A judge in Andorra has charged 29 Venezuelans with corruption - among them two former deputy ministers. Prosecutors allege that they were part of...

Jamaica prepares for Tropical Storm Isaac impact on Friday

(JAMAICA OBSERVER) THE Ministry of Health is urging the country to be on the alert as the forecast model for Tropical Storm Isaac suggests...

PAHO launches virtual course on suicide prevention

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is launching a virtual course on suicide prevention for primary healthcare workers in...

Caricom leaders want protection for depositors against failed financial institutions

(Jamaica Observer) Caribbean finance ministers have agreed on the urgent need for a deposit insurance system, to provide some protection for depositors against losses...

Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro ‘lost 40% of blood in stabbing’

Brazil's presidential front-runner, Jair Bolsonaro, lost 40% of his blood after he was stabbed on Thursday, hospital officials say. The far-right politician was attacked at...

C’bean urged to closely monitor depression that could become hurricane by next week

MIAMI, United States (CMC) — Caribbean countries, particularly those in the Windward Islands, are asked to closely monitor the passage of a tropical depression...

Spouses of CARICOM Leaders Action Network (SCLAN) gets Grant Funding from Gilead Sciences Inc

(Caricom Secretariat) The Spouses of CARICOM Leaders Action Network (SCLAN) is pleased to announce the receipt of grant funding from Gilead Sciences Inc. for...

Barbados: Authorities slam video of child seemingly drinking Banks beer

(BARBADOS TODAY) – A disturbing video has emerged of a young child seemingly drinking Banks beer, while a man and a woman engage in...

Agri workers recommended as new free movement category in CARICOM

(Barbados Government Information Service) CARICOM Heads of Government have made a number of recommendations for consideration at the next Heads of Government conference, which...

Haiti unveils new government after riots

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AFP) — A new Haitian government was unveiled Wednesday night, two months after the prime minister resigned over deadly riots triggered by...

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Miners killed after pit collapses in Mowasi Backdam

Two miners lost their lives on Monday night after they were reportedly covered by mud and stones when a pit in which they were...

Prisoner facing rape charge dies from suspected poisoning

A prisoner who was expected to answer at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts for the rape of a 16-year-old student died on Tuesday morning after...

Police Commissioner James receives GPF’s highest award

...Colonel Trevor Earl Bowman of the GDF receives Military Service Medal Commissioner of Police, Leslie James was conferred with the Guyana Police Force’s (GPF) highest...

Police officers charged with assault, wrongful detention

Two Police ranks who allegedly assaulted and wrongfully detained a man who visited a liquor bar, which they jointly own, found themselves before the...

Recent road deaths: Ramjattan urges Police Officers to exercise restraint when imbibing

Following recent reports of two Guyana Police Force members being involved in fatal motor vehicular accidents while under the influence of alcohol, Public Security...

Shermon Lewis replaces Alzarri Joseph in Windies Test Tour of India

Right-arm fast bowler, Shermon Lewis will replace Alzarri Joseph in the 15-man squad for the Test Tour of India which starts Thursday, October 4...

Sammy supports Windies Women in ICC WWT20

Daren Sammy, one of St Lucia’s most prolific international sport stars will join the WINDIES Ambassador Programme to lend his support of the WINDIES...

Schoolboy charged with murder of Annandale pensioner

Timothy Vanmaalson of Buxton, East Coast Demerara (CED), was today (Tuesday), charged with the murder of 72-year-old Krishnachand Dabee of Annandale, ECD, when he...

CPL 2018 takeaways: Associate stars shine bright; Smith and Warner, not quite

Continuity pays off for TKR One of the most amazing things about Trinbago Knight Riders' third CPL title in the space of four seasons is...

Ex sugar workers protest PM’s Region 6 Office for their severance

Ex-workers from Skeldon and Rose Hall estates staged a picketing exercise outside of the Prime Minister’s (PM), Region 6, Office at Port Mourant demanding...