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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Ambassador LaRocque wishes CARICOM well in 2014, looks forward to completion of strategic plan

- In his end of year message Secretary General of CARICOM (Caribbean Community)Ambassador Irwin LaRocque said unsurprisingly, sustainable economic growth and development emerged...

World Bank rates The Bahamas as the wealthiest Caricom country

- The World Bank has rated The Bahamas as the wealthiest Caricom country. The Washington-based financial institution said The Bahamas is the most...

Guyana ready to support flood affected Caribbean countries

– Following the heavy rains affecting some parts of the Eastern Caribbean, Guyana has expressed its intention to provide assistance to those flooded...

Heavy rains lash Eastern Caribbean islands

ROSEAU, Dominica -- An unseasonal trough of low pressure brought heavy rains to the Eastern Caribbean, including Dominica, St Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia...

Migrant vessel capsizes in Turks and Caicos while being towed; 18 dead

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands - Turks and Caicos Islands emergency services responded to an incident at South Dock, Providenciales, on Wednesday morning, when...

First case of chikungunya recorded in the Caribbean

   - The Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA)Tuesday said that for the first time, locally-acquired cases of chikungunya have been detected in the region. CARPHA said...

LIAT cancels flights due to high winds

– Regional carrier LIAT is apologizing to its customers travelling to and from St. Vincent and Dominica for any inconvenience they have been experienced due to...

Stepdad accused of raping three daughters

- A man from Central Trinidad has been charged by the police in Trinidad with raping his three stepdaughters. The charges were laid...

CARICOM Reparations Commission identifies six key areas to be focus of diplomacy and action

 - Public Health was one of the key issues identified by the CARICOM Reparations Commission to receive reparatory diplomacy and action. This disclosure was made...

Bahamas acting PM robbed at gunpoint

NASSAU, Bahamas -- Acting Prime Minister Philip ‘Brave’ Davis was robbed at gunpoint in his home in The Bahamas early Monday morning. Police said three...

Recent Articles

Linden schoolgirl critical after stabbed by colleague

A 15-year-old student of the Linden Foundation Secondary School is battling for her life after being stabbed by a fellow colleague. INews understands that several...

Carnegie re-opens Hibiscus Training Restaurant

The Carnegie School of Home Economics (CSHE) has re-opened the doors of its Hibiscus Training Restaurant to a new batch of students studying the...

Joint Services preparing for elections

Members of the Joint Services on Wednesday participated in one of a series of training activities, in preparation for Regional and General Elections. A Study...

4 charged with murder of Strathspey pensioner

Four men were today charged with the capital offence of murder in relation to the death of a 72-year-old man, who was badly beaten...

91,000 changes to RLE legal – GECOM

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has responded to concerns raised by members of the public regarding the 91,000 changes being made to the Revised...

Citizens Bank invested $629M in local agriculture

Chairman of Citizens Bank Limited, Clifford Reis, on Tuesday said that the commercial institution has invested over $600 million into the local agriculture sector...

PAHO/WHO to brief nation on deadly coronavirus

The Pan American Health Organisation/World Health Organisation country office in Guyana will host soon to brief the Guyanese public on the deadly coronavirus. Cases...

EU deploys election observation mission to Guyana

In response to an invitation by President of Guyana David Granger, the European Union has decided to deploy an Election Observation Mission to observe...

Cattle farmers stranded after leases to lands revoked

The Guyana Livestock Development Authority (GLDA) and the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) are coming in for harsh criticism after a group of farmers on...

Pomeroon men freed of 2016 manslaughter charge

Lennox Baharally, 36, and Rondell Edwards, 21, both boat builders, exited the Suddie High Court as free men on Wednesday after a no-case submission...