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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Venezuela’s isolated Maduro to begin new term with economy in tatters

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas on Thursday Maduro begins a new term that critics dismiss as illegitimate, with the economy in free...

Another ‘Trini’ captured fighting for ISIS

(Trinidad Guardian) One of the men who ap­peared in an ISIS video speak­ing about life in Trinidad and To­ba­go has been cap­tured fight­ing with ISIS...

Venezuela’s parliament rejects legitimacy of Maduro second term

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Venezuela's opposition-controlled National Assembly declared Nicolas Maduro's presidency illegitimate Saturday, calling on the military to support efforts to "restore democracy." "We...

Former Saint Lucia PM says no confidence motions a wake up call for Governments

St Lucia Times- Former Saint Lucia Prime Minister, Stephenson King, has asserted that motions of no confidence constitute a wake up call for governments. King...

Third earthquake rattles C’bean islands in a day

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the St Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies...

Jamaica hit by Dengue outbreak

The Jamaican Health Ministry is allocating an additional J$250 million (US$2 million) to support enhanced measures to contain the spread of dengue, as officials...

Caribbean islands rattled by two earthquakes

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 rattled Trinidad and Tobago on Friday, but there were no immediate reports...

Cease intimidatory tactics and respect Guyana’s territory- Govt to Venezuela

Foreign Affairs Minister, Carl Greenidge made further calls during Thursday’s sitting of the National Assembly for Venezuela to cease its intimidatory tactics and respect...

Guyana remains upbeat about relations with Brazil under new President- Greenidge

Guyana’s Foreign Minister, Carl Greenidge, on Tuesday attended the inauguration ceremony of the newly elected President of the Federative Republic of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro...

NY governor grants Caribbean nationals clemency

NEW YORK, United States (CMC) — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has granted pardons to several Caribbean nationals, including five Jamaicans, convicted of minor...

Recent Articles

CCAC preparing legislation to protect rights of customers who shop online

With the use of online shopping vastly expanding, the Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission (CCAC) has taken up the task of expanding its mandate...

GECOM to hold special meeting on Elections readiness as Chair resumes

A decision has been taken for a special meeting to be held on Thursday, January 24, where matters pertaining to the Guyana Elections Commission's...

Anti-Maduro protests break out across Venezuelan capital

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Protesters took to the streets in at least 30 different parts of Caracas on Tuesday, just 24 hours ahead of...

Suspect accused of severely beating father of 3 charged

Selvin Allen, one of the men accused of attacking and brutally beating a single father of three children was taken before the Suddie Magistrate's...

Trial into 2013 Meten-meer-zorg robbery/murder continues …Prosecution star witness testifies

The High Court trial regarding the killing of 20-year-old Zulfikar Namdar during the course of a robbery in September 2013 continued today (Tuesday) but events...

Duo charged for narco possession

  A Parfaite Harmonie, West Bank Demerara (WBD) man was, on Tuesday, granted bail while his co-accused was remanded to prison after they were earlier...

Op-Ed: No confidence in the public health sector

Below is an opinion piece done by Dr Leslie Ramsammy a former Minister of Health under the People's Progressive Party Administration; When it comes to...

Bleak economic outlook among concerns raised at Union conference in Berbice

The Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) on (Saturday) January 19, 2019 held its Berbice Area Conference under the theme "Protecting Workers Rights...

Still on Top …Guyana Jaguars lead points table despite rare defeat

Four-time defending champions Guyana Jaguars are still in the lead for the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Regional Four-Day Tournament. The Leon Johnson-led Jaguars team top...

Magistrates, Judges to undergo training on Juvenile Justice Act

Persons in the justice system, specifically in the Children’s Court, are expected to undergo training to be fully aware of how matters should be...