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UN pleased with Venezuela-Guyana progress on border dispute

- Norman Girvan, the official appointed by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as his Personal Representative on the Border Controversy between Guyana and...

USVI moving toward visa-free travel for CARICOM nationals

 – United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor John de Jongh said he would seek to encourage visitors from the English speaking Caribbean to his...

Trinidad votes in Local Government election

- Trinidadians are voting in a Local Government election today, Monday October 21 following a bitter and acrimonious campaign reminiscent of a general...

IMF predicts hard times ahead for regional economies

- Countries in the Caribbean are going to experience more hard times, according to a new report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The...

Six Caribbean nationals arrested following deadly smuggling trip

- United States law enforcement authorities confirmed Friday that six of the 11 Caribbean migrants, who survived a deadly smuggling trip that ended...

Guyana/Venezuela to fast forward talks on maritime delimitation

- Guyana and Venezuela have agreed that a technical team would meet within four months to explore mechanisms within the context of international...

Guyana presents strong evidence to Venezuela to support territory claim

– Guyana has strong evidence to support that the US ship was well within its jurisdiction when it was accosted and seized by...

Airlines for America urge US to reject Fly Jamaica’s petition for direct flights

- Airlines for America (A4A) is urging the United States Department of Transport to reject Fly Jamaica’s petition for a review and reversal...

Guyana still to be notified US ship was released; meeting still on today with...

– It has been two days since the Venezuelan authorities released the U.S Ship which it seized from Guyana’s waters; however Guyana’s Foreign Affairs...

Ganja the wonder weed of questionable benelovence

- In his wisdom, Karl Marx believed that "religion is the opiate of the people". Indeed, in times of trouble, churches are full...

Recent Articles

Opposition finds Alves, La Bennet as “unfavourable” candidates for GECOM Chair

The Opposition did not find favour with Attorney Kesaundra Alves and Justice Claudette La Bennet as nominees for the post of chairperson of the...

Stansted ‘disruptive passenger’: Woman faces £85,000 bill

(BBC) A woman who allegedly caused a flight to be diverted due to "extremely disruptive behaviour" has been given an £85,000 bill by an...

Antigua Government not willing to pay price Barbados wants for its LIAT shares

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has disclosed that the US$44 million price Barbados was asking for its LIAT shares was too steep, insisting that while...

Mechanic remanded for possession of high-powered weapon

A 32-year-old motorcycle mechanic was today remanded to prison for the illegal possession of a high-powered weapon. Devon Atkinson, known as “Wild Buck”, of Kitty,...

21-Y-O charged for robbing, shooting Kristian Jeffery

A 21-year-old resident of Alberttown, Georgetown was today charged for the shooting and robbing of motor racer, Kristian Jeffery who was attacked by a...

Top Cop signals intention to replace SOCU Head

Police Commissioner Leslie James has signaled the administration’s intention to replace Sydney James as the Head of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU). “Later on,...

Drug Lord ‘El Chapo’ sentenced to life in prison

(BBC) A US judge has sentenced Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán to life in prison plus 30 years. Guzmán, 62, was found guilty...

Tennessee Police Warn Of ‘Meth Gators’ Because Of Drugs Flushed Down The Toilet

(CNN) A Tennessee police department is warning residents to stop flushing drugs down their toilet and sinks out of fear they could create "meth...

Coach says fitness a priority as Guyana U-19 training camp commences

By Brandon Corlette With the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Regional Under-19 tournament looming, the Guyana U-19 team began their training camp on Monday last with...

95 persons die from snakebite in five years

An estimated 95 persons have died over a five year period as a result of being bitten by venomous snakes, the Ministry of Public...