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Caribbean nationals nabbed in maritime smuggling attempt

MIAMI, Florida (CMC) — United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency said several Caribbean nationals were among persons apprehended during an attempted migrant...

Freedom of movement application fails at CCJ

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The Trinidad and Tobago based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) on Wednesday ruled that citizens of the Caribbean...

Former Jamaica PM Edward Seaga has died

Former Prime Minister of Jamaica Edward Seaga has died, the Jamaica Observer Online Edition has reported. Seaga, who turned 89 today, is Jamaica's fifth prime...

Fighting between inmates at Brazil prison kills 15

Fighting at a prison in northern Brazil has left 15 inmates dead, according to local officials. The clashes reportedly broke out on Sunday during visiting...

CPL 2019: Smith seeking redemption with ball for GAW

Odean Smith, a stocky 22-year-old fast bowler from Jamaica — who has been lined up in the Guyana Amazon Warriors (GAW) squad, having been...

Maduro proposes early National Assembly vote

Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro has proposed bringing forward next year's election for the opposition-controlled National Assembly. National Assembly President Juan Guaidó dismissed the proposal as...

CXC to consider petition for Mathematics resit following breaches

The Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) is to consider a petition call­ing for all stu­dents to re-sit the 2019 CSEC Maths ex­ams fol­low­ing se­ri­ous breach­es...

USA-based CMG take over Barbados Tridents’ ownership

The Barbados Tridents can now focus on Wednesday’s Hero Caribbean Premier League Draft after its ownership was assumed by the USA-based CMG Companies (CMG)....

Jamaican woman who returned ATM cash gets $1.2m reward

(Jamaica Observer)  Ackaisha Green, the woman who found a large sum of cash in an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) and handed it over to...

Maduro officials ‘in talks’ with Venezuela opposition

High level talks between Venezuela's government and opposition have taken place in Norway, an ambassador for the embattled country has confirmed. The government and...

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Essequibo teen dies after crying out for ankle pains  

A former student of the Anna Regina Multilateral School died on Monday while receiving medical attention for a pain to the ankle at the...

Boxer who suffered severe brain injury during Friday fight, has died at 28

Russia-born boxer Maxim Dadashev has died from injuries suffered in the ring. He was 28. His death was first confirmed by his trainer James “Buddy”...

Man gunned down at pool party, 2 in custody  

As investigations continue into the shooting to death of a 28-year-old South Sophia, Greater Georgetown resident, the Police have arrested and are currently grilling...

Guyanese registered vessel intercepted with cocaine in BVI

A Guyanese registered vessel was on July 18 last intercepted in Tortola with a total of 95 pounds of cocaine concealed in Thin-set cement. News...

Linden Passport Office yet to open

Almost a year after completion, the newly constructed Linden Passport Office in Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) is yet to be opened to serve members...

New landing equipment for CJIA in 2020

The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCCA) has signed a contract with a Canadian firm to supply the airport with new technical equipment to aid...

6 months jail for man who stole chicken

A 23-year-old man who is accused to stealing some 170 pounds of chicken was today sentenced to serve six months imprisonment for failing to...

PSC says Lowenfield failed to address major concerns raised

The Private Sector Commission in a letter to Chief Executive Officer of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) stated that he has failed to address...

GECOM CEO never advised President voters’ list bloated by 200,000

Chief Elections Officer (CEO) Keith Lowenfield has admitted that he never advised President David Granger that the voters’ list was bloated with 200,000 names,...

High Court denies application for interim order blocking H2H Registration

The High Court on Tuesday denied an application for an interim conservatory order to block the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) from continuing its House...