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Saturday, December 7, 2019

Over 50% of elderly in the C’bean without pension — study

SANTIAGO, Chile (CMC) — A new study by two United Nations' agencies has found that more than half of older persons in Latin America...

Barbados to abolish immigration/customs forms

(CMC) — Passengers arriving at the Grantley Adams International Airport here will no longer be required to fill out immigration/customs forms, also known as...

National Tourism Policy to be presented to Cabinet soon

Following a number of public consultations on the National Tourism Policy (NTP), some of the suggestions from stakeholders are being incorporated into the plan...

Mosquito-borne virus Zika threatens Caribbean

- The Ministry of Health has warned Jamaicans to take necessary precautions in light of the mosquito-borne Zika virus outbreak in Brazil, that...

Higher standards needed for persons seeking to become teachers – BVI Minister

By: Davina Ramdass  As CARICOM embarks on an initiative to review existing teaching standards, a recommendation has been made for there to be a higher...

T&T closes gov’t information agency, 60 to lose jobs

(Trinidad Guardian) The Government Information Services Limited (GISL) will be no more and its 60 employees will be sent home, Minister of Communications Maxie...

Trinidad Govt’ Minister allegedly caught on video smoking Ganja and partying with girls

  - A video showing a man who looks like a Government minister partying with ganja and women has circulated on various social media...

Guyana-Suriname bilateral relations to improve with renewed Cooperation Council

The Guyana/Suriname Cooperation Council meeting was reconvened today, in the boardroom of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs after being dormant for more than a...

Venezuelan migrants missing in shipwreck

At least 21 Venezuelan migrants are missing after a boat they were travelling in capsized on its way to the island of Trinidad...

EU cautious as allies back Venezuela ‘acting president’

BRUSSELS, Belgium (AFP) — The EU reacted cautiously Thursday to the fast-moving crisis in Venezuela, reluctant to abandon all hope of dialogue in a...

Recent Articles

GTT offers $5M reward for info on vandalised cable

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) is offering a $5M reward for information leading to the arrest of anyone involved in the vandalisation...

Several injured in Long Creek accident

Several persons were Friday injured in an accident at Long Creek, Linden- Soesdyke Highway when the minibus they were travelling in reportedly careened off...

Teenager stabbed during argument at school lessons

A 15-year-old boy is now nursing stab wounds at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) after he was stabbed during a scuffle with other...

Road carnage is “not a political issue” – Jagdeo

With the significant increase in deaths on Guyana’s roadways in recent time, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo stated that the situation is not a political...

Imperious Kohli writes off Williams and West Indies

India 209 for 4 (Kohli 94*, Rahul 62) beat West Indies 207 for 5 (Hetmyer 56, Lewis 40, Chahal 2-36) by six wickets An unmistakable sign of greatness...

Guyanese wanted for crime in Canada nabbed at GRA

A 28-year-old Guyanese national who is wanted in Canada for attempted murder among other crimes and had been placed on the Interpol’s “Wanted” list...

Public Service Department gets new PS

The Department of Public Service, Ministry of the Presidency has a new Permanent Secretary, in the person of Ms. Soyinka Grogan, appointed effective December...

Police probing alleged brutality by ranks at Meadow Bank

The Guyana Police Force (GPF) says it is investigating an incident whereby some of its ranks allegedly assaulted a man during the course of...

US border agents make multi-million-dollar drug bust in Caribbean Sea

JACKSONVILLE, Florida (CMC) — The United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency says crew from its Air and Marine Operations (AMO) P-3 Orion...

India opt to bowl against West Indies; Bhuvneshwar Kumar returns

Toss India chose to bowl v West Indies Bhuvneshwar Kumar made his way back into international cricket since the West Indies tour in August; he...