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Nicaraguan activists sentenced to more than 200 years

Two opposition activists in Nicaragua have been sentenced to more than 200 years in prison over their participation in anti-government protests last year. Medardo...

Antigua gov’t raises new concerns regarding Scotiabank sale

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — The Antigua and Barbuda government has raised new concerns regarding the sale of Scotiabank operations here amid reports that...

Guaidó sets up possible confrontation over US aid

Venezuela's self-declared interim leader has set up a confrontation over US aid by calling for Venezuelans to cross borders and bring it into the...

T&T Police probe death of woman on Valentine’s Day

(Trinidad Guardian) Valentine’s Day considered a day of love, brought sorrow and hurt to the family of a -53-year-old partially blind woman after she was...

Cinderella Rice export infested with insects – Jamaican Authority

Jamaican Authorities have confirmed that the shipment of the Cinderella-branded rice from Guyana last year was indeed infested with insects and unfit for human...

Man jailed for sexual abuse of 276 children

A Colombian man who admitted sexually abusing nearly 300 children has been sentenced to 60 years in prison. Juan Carlos Sánchez Latorre committed the crimes...

Six confirmed dengue deaths in Jamaica

(Jamaica Observer) The Ministry of Health says there have been six confirmed deaths from dengue fever as at February 8. Five of those deaths occurred in...

CARICOM reiterates call for peaceful solution to Venezuela crisis

(CMC) – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries Monday reiterated the need for a peaceful solution to the ongoing crisis in Venezuela even as they said...

Maduro condemns ‘extremist’ Trump

Venezuela's embattled President Nicolás Maduro has called Donald Trump's government a "gang of extremists" and blamed the US for his country's crisis. In an interview...

Jamaican doctor encourages women to freeze their eggs

(JAMAICA OBSERVER) — A local fertility expert is encouraging career-driven women to consider freezing their eggs as a method to preserve reproductive potential until they...

Recent Articles

PSC urges GECOM to continue election preparations

In light of the Appeal Court’s decision that 34 votes were needed to validly pass the no-confidence motion, the Private Sector Commission (PSC) is...

CCJ fixes case management hearing in challenge of GECOM Chairman’s appointment

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has set a date for a case management hearing in relation to the appeal filed to reverse the...

Chef in ‘hot water’ after police find illegal shotgun in mining camp

Police in ‘F’ Division (Interior Locations) have arrested a chef, who was the lone occupant at a mining camp where an illegal shotgun and...

President Granger’s 1st phase of medical treatment in Cuba successful – medical specialists

-no more chemo treatment, radiotherapy to commence in April  The first phase of President Granger’s medical treatment in the Republic of Cuba has been successfully...

Known felon, other arrested with illegal gun, ammo during high speed chase  

A high speed chase by ranks of the Guyana Police Force on Friday afternoon in the streets of Georgetown led to the arrest of...

Teen miner fatally stabbed by drunk employer

A teenager is now dead after he was allegedly murdered by his employer, who happened to be a close relative. Dead is 19-year-old Dave Boyal,...

ERC calls for prevailing calm among Guyanese

The current political situation in Guyana is not going unnoticed by the Ethnic Relations Commission (ERC) and the entity is calling for the prevailing...

Charrandas Persaud files $30M lawsuit against Ramjattan

Former APNU/AFC Parliamentarian Charrandas Persaud has filed a $30 million lawsuit against Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan for libel committed after the passage of...

“Strange Mathematics” cannot change what is in Guyana’s Constitution – Jagdeo

The Constitution of Guyana is pellucid on what number of votes is needed for the passage of a no-confidence motion; it is a majority...

Sugar worker killed by Africanised bees

A Berbice sugar worker was on Thursday killed by a swarm of Africanised bees as he was clearing bushes. Dead is Rameshwar Poonoo, 31, of...