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World Bank says remittances increased significantly in the Caribbean in 2018

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — The World Bank says remittance flows into Latin America and the Caribbean grew by 10 per cent to US$88...

Air Canada makes emergency landing in Barbados after passenger dies

An Air Canada flight was forced to make an emergency landing at the Grantly Adams International Airport yesterday, following a medical emergency in which...

Venezuela crisis: Opposition’s Guaidó awaits army support

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó has acknowledged that there can only be a change of government with the support of the armed forces. Military...

Guyana signs trade agreement with UK

Ambassador David Hales last Friday signed the CARIFORUM-United Kingdom Economic Partnership Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on behalf of the Government of...

CARICOM Foreign Ministers hold talks with Venezuela’s Opposition Leader

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Foreign Ministers over the weekend met with Venezuela’s Opposition Leader Juan Guaidó as the region seeks to help facilitate a peaceful...

Brazil ex-president arrested in corruption probe

Former Brazilian President Michel Temer has been arrested in São Paulo as part of a massive corruption investigation. Temer, a 78-year-old lawyer who served as...

Guyana left out of Trump’s meeting with Caribbean Leaders on Friday

Several Caribbean leaders have been summoned to meet with United States President Donald Trump at his resort in Florida. However, Minister of State Joseph...

Trump to meet with Caribbean leaders at Florida Resort

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will meet at his Florida resort on Friday with the leaders of the Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica...

Fly Jamaica to compensate passengers next week – officials

Some four months after a Fly Jamaica plane crash landed at Guyana's leading international airport, leaving scores of passengers stranded or affected in some...

T&T Health Minister announces free healthcare for all migrants

(Trinidad Guardian) Mi­grants will re­ceive the same free health care as na­tion­als, par­tic­u­lar­ly in re­la­tion to sex­u­al­ly trans­mit­ted dis­eases, Min­is­ter of Health Ter­rance Deyals­ingh said...

Recent Articles

Children who witnessed mother being killed by their father to receive counselling

The children of the 39-year-old woman who was knifed to death by her husband on Thursday last will be receiving counselling. This is according to...

Woman dies in motorbike accident at Mahdia

A 24-year-old woman is now dead after she succumbed to injuries she received in a motorcycle accident at Mahdia, Region Eight. Abidacy Klass od Norton...

Clive Lloyd believes all-rounders will have biggest roles

LONDON, United Kingdom (CMC) — One of the greatest West Indies captains of all time, Sir Clive Lloyd expects all-rounders to play a decisive...

House-to-House Registration: Former GCCI President says GECOM legal advice appears in line with the...

The recent legal opinion by the Guyana Elections Commission’s (GECOM’s) Legal Officer that the expired voters’ list should be refreshed without house-to-house registration continues...

Several injured in High Street accident

Several persons were rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) for medical treatment after the minibuses they were travelling in were involved in...

Mother of 6 dies after eye removed

Sunita Vandyke, the mother of six who recently lost her eye weeks after giving birth at the Suddie Hospital in Region 2, has died. She...

Armed bandits beat, rob Diamond residents during birthday celebration

The birthday celebration of a Diamond Housing Scheme, East Bank Demerara resident turned into a nightmare when armed bandits stormed into her house on...

1 confesses to killing “White Boy”

One man has reportedly confessed to killing 23-year-old Patrick Matthew Fraser also called “White Boy”, who was fatally shot at Norton Street, Bagotstown, East...

Australian finds A$100,000 gold nugget using metal detector

(BBC) An Australian man has unearthed a 1.4kg (49oz) gold nugget with a metal detector while wandering Western Australia's gold fields, say locals. A shop...

Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard named among West Indies’ World Cup reserves

West Indies have named allrounders Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Bravo in their 10-man list of reserve players for the upcoming World Cup. Bravo, who "officially...