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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Tobacco smuggling linked to organised crime, Bahamas workshop told

NASSAU, Bahamas -- There’s a “tangible” link between the smuggling of tobacco products and organized crime. That’s the view of Rhys Campbell, head of...

Brazil takes important step on Lethem Road, Hydro Project

The governments of Guyana and Brazil have agreed to establish a joint commission on infrastructure development, which will see this this country benefiting from...

Trini caught stealing containers of coconut water from Pomeroon

By Rajendra Prabhulall   A Trinidadian who was contracted by a company of the Twin Island Republic to transport a quantity of bottled coconut water from...

Guyana gets US$7.3M from CDF

Guyana and the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) on Saturday July 6 signed a country assistance programme agreement that will inject US$7.32M into Guyana’s agriculture...

‘Time to de-stigmatize agriculture’ – Ramotar to Caricom

By Radha Motielall President Donald Ramotar is of the view that for agriculture to prosper in this region, it will first need to be de-stigmatized...

PM Christie urges U.S, Canada to fulfill obligations

By Radha Motielall in Trinidad & Tobago Prime Minister Perry Christie of The Bahamas is urging his colleague Heads to impress on the United...

OAS report shows increase in drug consumption in South & Latin America

  By Radha Motielall in Trinidad and Tobago There is change in the drug market and this was highlighted in a report prepared and presented by...

Regional Transportation high on Caricom’s agenda

By Radha Motielall in Trinidad & Tobago Matters pertaining to transportation within the Caribbean Community will be the focus in a special session of the...

Time to put words into action – President Ramotar tells Caricom

President Donald Ramotar said Caricom needs more dynamism. Addressing the re-enacting of the treaty signing at Chaguaramas, the Guyanese President said the Region has...

40 years later, is Caricom still relevant?

 By Radha Motielall in Trinidad and Tobago  This is the question which every speaker sought to answer during the opening ceremony of the 34th annual Heads...

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Options being explored to find housing for Venezuelan migrants

Following the arrival of 140 Venezuelan migrants in Georgetown last Wednesday, the Department of Citizenship in collaboration with its international partners and other Government...

Man gets 12 years for killing drinking buddy

Three years after 27-year-old Ravindra Paremdass was sentenced to 57 years imprisonment by Justice Navindra Singh for the killing of a drinking buddy over...

Cyclist killed in Soesdyke hit and run

An auxiliary staff attached to the Guyana Forestry Commission was on Sunday evening killed in a hit and run accident in the vicinity of...

Medical practitioners responsible for deaths of leukemia patients still employed

-GPHC awaiting word from Medical Council to take further action The three medical practitioners who were held responsible for the deaths of three leukemia patients...

Duo remanded for stealing bicycle

Twenty-eight-year-old Wayne Blair of First Avenue Bartica, Region Seven (Cuyuni/Mararuni) and Ezra Evans, 25, of Lot 57 West Front Road, Georgetown were hauled before...

CARICOM Foreign Ministers hold talks with Venezuela’s Opposition Leader

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Foreign Ministers over the weekend met with Venezuela’s Opposition Leader Juan Guaidó as the region seeks to help facilitate a peaceful...

Convicted felon slapped with armed robbery charge

Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus on Monday remanded a known convict to prison when he appeared before her to answer to two counts of armed robbery...

LETTER: The insertion of the word ‘absolute’ has now created a new piece of...

Dear Editor: The rules or guidelines for statutory interpretation are intended to ensure that ambiguities are avoided in order to give effect to a statute...

GMR&SC King of the Strip 2019: Goliath crushes every stone

... ‘Mad Max’ impresses on return There was no stone or slingshot that could deny the might of Team Mohamed’s Goliath; as, for the second...

Nigeria make history after sealing U-19 WC spot

They were 91 for 7 at one stage in their chase of 139 against Sierra Leone Under-19s, but Peter Aho did the trick for...