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30 suitcases of cocaine from Venezuela turn up on Air France Flight

- There was something odd about the 30 suitcases that showed up on a flight from Venezuela. The colorful bags weren't registered to...

Doubts over T&T- Guyana power project

- The Guyana government has cast doubts over a multimillion-dollar project spearheaded by a T&T firm aimed at boosting that country’s electricity supply. Last...

St Vincent Prime Minister’s son new Foreign Affairs Minister

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent - Former St. Vincent and the Grenadines Ambassador to the United Nations, Camilo Gonsalves, was on Monday sworn in as the...

Former Cayman Islands premier faces new probe

By Caribbean News Now contributor GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands -- Police in the Cayman Islands have confirmed that they are pursuing another investigation involving former...

6,000 pounds of marijuana seized in the Caribbean

- The United States Coast Guard on Saturday revealed the seizure of over 6,000 pounds of marijuana in the Caribbean Sea. The Coast Guard...

LIAT’s CEO resigns

 - The Antigua Observer has reported that Leeward Island Air Transport (LIAT’s) Chief Executive Officer Ian Brunton, has resigned. According to the Observer, Brunton resigned...

Jamaicans, Colombians detained in Haiti on drug charges

By Joe Colas, Caribbean News Now Contributor PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) -- Haiti's anti-drug unit said on Friday that several foreigners, including Colombians and Jamaicans,...

Despite losing fuel subsidy, Caribbean Airlines to receive $400M

- Despite losing its fuel subsidy in the 2013-2014 budget and being mandated to achieve financial viability, state-owned Caribbean Airlines is still listed...

High time CARICOM discuss legalising marijuana – Gonsalves

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent - Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has written to the chair of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) grouping calling for a discussion...

Trinidad’s Finance Minister presents $61.3B National Budget

- Trinidad and Tobago’s Finance Minister Larry Howai has presented a $61.3 billion budget for 2013-2014. As expected, Education received the largest amount in...

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. ...