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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Suriname puts on spectacular show as Carifesta XI opens

The Surinamese Presidential Palace located in Independence Square, Paramaribo on Friday, was transformed into a kaleidoscope of colours as thousands of people witnessed the...

60-member contingent departs today for Carifesta XI

Participants, who will be representing Guyana at Carifesta XI in Suriname, yesterday paid a courtesy call on Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport...

Stocktaking a priority, says New EPA Implementation Director

The new Director of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) Implementation Unit at the Caricom Secretariat, Mr Carlos Wharton, has prioritised a stocktaking exercise in...

CUSO aids the battle against teenage pregnancy

CUSO International - a Canadian volunteer group - today signed an agreement with Women Across Difference (WAD) to reduce gender discrimination through economic and...

Dr. Jagdeo delivers keynote address at 3rd Int’l Congress on Biodiversity of the Guiana...

The 3rd International Congress regarding the Biodiversity of the Guiana Shield got underway on Monday August 5 in Paramaribo, Suriname with a keynote address...

Guyanese woman found hanging in Trinidad Immigration Detention Centre

(Trinidad Express)- DETECTIVES are investigating the death of a female detainee at the Immigration Detention Centre yesterday . According to police reports, 42-year-old Indira Joseph,...

Guyanese passenger taken off CAL flight after objecting to delay without explanation

(TT Guardian)-A Caribbean Airlines (CAL) flight bound for Guyana out of Piarco International Airport was delayed for close to half-an-hour yesterday, after a New...

Biennial women’s conference of Caribbean teachers in progress

The Biennial Women's Conference of the Caribbean Union of Teachers opened on Monday at the Guyana International Conference Centre. The women are being urged to...

Anti-gay march in Haiti threatens more violence

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti -- Another march has been called by religious groups for next Tuesday in the city of Les Cayes, after two...

Caricom engaged in high level forum on donor coordination

Caricom is looking to maximise the use of its resources in light of new practices from international development partners and over the next few...

Recent Articles

Family of murder accused killed by inmates calls for justice

More than two weeks after 30-year-old Shaheed Ali succumbed to injuries received during a brawl at the Lusignan Prison, his family held a picketing...

Pedestrian killed while attempting to cross road

A pedestrian was earlier today killed after he was stuck down whilst attempting to cross the No. 11 Public Road, East Coast Berbice. Dead...

Abducted miner escaped after Kuribrong shooting

- 2 suspects in custody The miner who was allegedly abducted following a shooting incident at Kuribrong Trail, Pataro River has managed to escape....

Essequibo saw mill goes up in flames

A devastating fire has left a businessman counting his losses after it ravaged his multi-million dollar saw mill at Spring Gardens, Essequibo on Easter...

City Mayor reminds “littering is unlawful” amid garbage pileup after Easter

Following a huge garbage pile up post the Easter Weekend festivities in the city, Georgetown Mayor Ubraj Narine has reminded that persons can be...

Bolivia crash: Bus plunges into ravine killing 25

Twenty-five people were killed in western Bolivia when the bus they were travelling in fell more than 200m (656ft) down a ravine. The bus was...

Sri Lanka attacks: Mass funerals held as nation mourns

Sri Lanka has held its first mass funeral amid a day of mourning for the victims of Sunday's bomb blasts. The death toll from the...

Most cases of child abuse recorded on ECD – CCPA

Officers at the Child Care and Protection Agency (CCPA) arm of the Social Protection Ministry are currently trying to assess exactly why the East...

Executive has some influence over Judiciary – US State Dept

– Despite Constitution providing for independent Judiciary A report from the United States (US) Department of State has raised concerns about Guyana’s legal system when...

Court of Appeal employee found dead in bath tub 

An employee attached to the Court of Appeal was earlier this morning found dead in her bath tub. Dead is 24-year-old Olita Shondel Mendez...