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Sunday, June 16, 2019

Thousands demonstrate against Haiti government

By Joe Colas Caribbean News Now Contributor PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) -- Several thousand people demonstrated on Monday in Haiti's capital to voice opposition against government leaders...

Over 100 weapons and 1000 ammunition found in Venezuela jail

- A security sweep of Venezuela's Sabaneta prison, where 16 inmates were killed in gang violence, has uncovered more than a hundred weapons and...

JLP leadership fight gets nasty as Deputy threatens to leave

- Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Deputy Leader Dr Christopher Tufton, who is expecting a challenge to his position in November, has declared that...

CARICOM deplores threatened economic boycott of the Bahamas

 - The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on Friday (September 27) said it deplored the threatened economic boycott of The Bahamas and attacks on that country’s economic interests...

CARICOM appeals to international community to support review of `graduation’

 - The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has appealed to the international community to support the Region’s call for the immediate review of the criteria used...

Haiti victim says impunity for UN military rapists fuels sexual violence

By Rachel Belt Caribbean News Now Contributor PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) -- A Haitian policewoman, who was the victim of a rape attempt from a UN soldier...

LIAT accepts resignation of CEO

- The Board of Directors of LIAT has accepted the resignation of Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Ian Brunton effective October 1, 2013. A...

Over 238 arrested, 2,200 kg of narcotics seized in Haiti anti-drug effort

By Joe Colas Caribbean News Now Contributor PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) -- Haiti's anti-drug unit chief said on Monday that 238 suspected drug traffickers have been arrested...

Trinidadian among dozens killed in Kenya mall siege

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – A Trinidadian national, employed as a research economist in Kenya, was among several people killed when Shabab militant attackers held...

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...

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BREAKING: Ramjattan to be AFC’s PM candidate

Newly elected Leader of the Alliance For Change (AFC) party, Khemraj Ramjattan, today won a motion to be selected as the Prime Ministerial candidate...

Ramjattan elected AFC leader unopposed; Trotman is now Chairman 

Public Security Minister and incumbent Alliance For Change (AFC) Chairman, Khemraj Ramjattan, was earlier today elected unopposed as leader of his party, riding on...

Coalition govt brought sugar to its knees – Jagdeo

Addressing a commemoration ceremony for the Enmore Martyrs on Friday, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo told the gathering that the remembrance of the sacrifices made...

Jaipaul Sharma removed from Finance, now at Public Infrastructure Ministry

Junior Finance Minister Jaipaul Sharma has been removed from that ministry and will now be working under Public Infrastructure Minister David Patterson. In a statement...

Guyanese fisherman feared dead after thrown overboard

A Guyanese fisherman is now feared dead after he reportedly was thrown off a fishing vessel in neighbouring Suriname on Thursday. The man has been...

No criminal charges in SOCU’s Demerara Bridge feasibility study probe

The Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) has determined that there is no evidence that a criminal offence was committed in relation to the award...

Govt overrides Nagamootoo’s decision to reinstate Sherod Duncan

Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo’s authority to order the reinstatement of Sherod Duncan at the Guyana Chronicle was undermined by the APNU-faction of the coalition...

CANU says stepping up efforts to put dent in drug trade

The Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) on Thursday revealed that it has recorded a significant increase in the amount of cannabis seized in 2018 when...

LETTER: Is Dr Hinds advocating for a public service that is totally populated by...

Dear Editor, As I reflect on David Hinds’ letter to the press dated June 11, 2019, captioned “There is a difference between whistle-blowers and political...

Miner gets bail on sexual assault charge

A 46-year-old miner was on Thursday brought before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts charged for engaging in sexual intercourse with a woman without her consent...