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Saturday, January 25, 2020

Ramotar to lead discussions on Climate Change at Caricom Heads meeting today

- President Donald Ramotar will lead discussions on the issue of climate change when Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) reconvene...

Reform Consultations and Commission on Economy endorse relevance of CSME

- Speaking about the on-going CARICOM Reform Process, Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Irwin LaRocque said it had validated the relevance...

LIAT to axe unprofitable routes as part of financial shakeup

- The regional airline, LIAT, says it will take “decisive action” to deal with unprofitable routes as the Antigua-based airline seeks to make...

US money laundering report names Antigua, Belize

- The United States has named several Caribbean Community (Caricom) countries as major money laundering states whose financial institutions engage in currency transactions...

More cases of Chikungunya virus reported in the Caribbean

- The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDPC) says there are reports of new cases of the chikungunya virus in the...

Is hoarding causing Venezuela food shortages?

- These are tough times for small shop owners like Darwin Calero. Surveying jars of mayonnaise, canned tuna and eggs at his stall...

Grenada government unable to pay arrears to public servants

- The Grenada government says it will not be able to pay as schedule the EC$12 million (one EC dollar = US$0.37 cents)...

CARICOM countries stand to benefit from new trading facility.

- The Commonwealth is seeking to establish a trade facility that would benefit Caricom countries. Commonwealth Secretary General, Kamalesh Sharma, who held talks with...

Jamaica to decriminalise marijuana by year end

- The Cannabis Commercial and Medicinal Research Taskforce (CCMRT) says it has been given an assurance that Jamaica will this year decriminalise marijuana...

CARICOM gets new Deputy Secretary-General

- Her Excellency Manorma Soeknandan is the new Deputy Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat. Ambassador Soeknandan, a national of Suriname, assumed duties...

Recent Articles

EITI concerned about lack of petroleum legislation in Guyana

Even as Guyana has begun producing oil, there is an absence of modern legislation to govern the oil and gas sector. This is an area...

Porter dies after falling off moving vehicle

Thirty-six-year-old Sheldon Chase of Lot 103 C Meadowbrook Gardens lost his live on Thursday afternoon after he was crushed by a moving lorry at...

Youth Village opens at D’Urban Park

Scores of students from both Primary and Secondary Schools who gathered for the first day of the Republic Day Youth Village were urged to...

Accused in the rape of 11-year-old girl to face retrial

A 59-year-old Linden, Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) man is expected to face a retrial after a jury failed to reach a verdict in his...

CORONAVIRUS: Guyana must be ready to protect citizens – Opposition

By: Devina Samaroo While regional officials have indicated that the deadly coronavirus may not reach the Caribbean, Guyana’s Opposition is urging authorities here to put...

GECOM admits only errors through “inadvertence” can be changed

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has warned that the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) is insisting on making 91,000 changes to the Revised List of Electors...

Scott, Felix illegally occupied seats in Parliament – Court rules

The Court of Appeal on Thursday ruled that Minister within the Social Protection Ministry, Keith Scott, and Citizenship Minister Winston Felix illegally occupied seats...

Husband stabs, slits wife’s throat during argument over electrical cord

A domestic worker was late Thursday evening stabbed to death by her reputed husband during an argument over an electrical cord. The dead woman has...

Hururu labourer crushed by fallen log

A 64-year-old labourer of Hururu Mission, Aroaima, Upper Berbice River met his demise on Thursday after he was reportedly crushed by a fallen log....

GPF mulls changing age limit to apply for driver’s licence

The Guyana Police Force is currently considering the possibility of changing the age requirements for persons applying for driver's licence. Traffic Chief Superintendent Linden Isles...