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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

US Vessel arrives in Margarita, case handed over to Venezuelan Prosecutors

– The U.S vessel which was arrested by the Venezuelan navy has arrived in Margarita and is currently under investigation by the Venezuelan...

British Navy makes £58m drug bust in Caribbean

- The British Royal Navy says a warship deployed in the Caribbean seized cannabis and cocaine with a street value of £58 million...

Update: Caracas says seized ship was in Venezuela’s waters illegally

- The Venezuelan Government has issued a statement demanding an explanation from the Guyana government as to why a US Ship was operating...

Woman stabs boyfriend in the eye for refusing to have sex with her

- A Jamaican woman is facing an attempted murder charge after stabbing her boyfriend in the eye after he refused to have sex...

Model farm to be developed in Guyana through collaboration with Barbados

- During a Joint Commission meeting where representatives from Guyana and Barbados met at the Caribbean Week of Agriculture 2013, a decision was...

Guyana/Barbados to work jointly in overlapping boundaries

By Kurt Campbell – The Guyana Government and the Government of Barbados have agreed on a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will guide its...

Better treatment for Guyanese travelling to Barbados abounds

By Kurt Campbell – Guyanese can expect an easier time when travelling to Barbados against the current perceived unfair treatment that is meted out...

CCJ rules in favour of Shanique Myrie

- The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) on Friday October 4 ruled in favor of Jamaican Shanique Myrie and awarded her BD$77,240 (US...

Trinidad and Tobago confirms six cases of Swine Flu

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – The Ministry of Health has received information from the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) laboratory of six confirmed local cases...

Guyana bound LIAT plane forced to return to Barbados with “avionics fan” problem

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC - A LIAT DASH-8 aircraft was Wednesday afternoon forced to return to Barbados about midway into a flight to Guyana due...

Recent Articles

Deadly landslide hits Colombian town

At least 17 people have been killed by a landslide on Sunday in south-western Colombia, officials say. Five others were injured and several houses destroyed...

Billionaire brother “arrested in Algeria”

Four billionaire brothers with links to ousted Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika have been detained by police, state TV reports. They are being held over...

Sri Lanka attacks “linked to foreign network”

A wave of bombings that killed 290 people in Sri Lanka on Sunday was carried out with the support of an international network, officials...

Previous attempts to audit UG’s finances faced staunch resistance – auditor

The announcement that an audit will be conducted into the University of Guyana (UG) is a welcome one for anti-corruption advocate Christopher Ram, who...

Uncle in custody for allegedly raping 8-year-old niece

A 49-year-old man was taken into custody for allegedly raping his 8-year-old niece who was left in his care by her mother. The incident...

Miner executed, another allegedly abducted

One man was reportedly executed while another was allegedly abducted on Sunday evening following an incident at a mining community in Region Seven (Cuyuni...

$1.5B lost to paddy bug infestation in Region 6

…farmers forced to dump paddy Seventeen Berbice, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) rice farmers have been forced to dump their paddy after it was rejected by...

Mother of 3 killed, family injured after being struck by overtaking truck

A mother of three was on Sunday evening killed while husband and three children sustained injures after they were struck down by a truck...

Miner arrested for rape of 11-year-old

…found with gun, ammo A 27-year-old miner is now in Police custody after he was arrested for the rape of an underage female and was...

Man dies after being pinned under tractor

A 38-year-old man is now dead after being pinned down in a trench when he allegedly lost control of a tractor he was operating. ...