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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...

Doubts over T&T- Guyana power project

- The Guyana government has cast doubts over a multimillion-dollar project spearheaded by a T&T firm aimed at boosting that country’s electricity supply. Last...

St Vincent Prime Minister’s son new Foreign Affairs Minister

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent - Former St. Vincent and the Grenadines Ambassador to the United Nations, Camilo Gonsalves, was on Monday sworn in as the...

Former Cayman Islands premier faces new probe

By Caribbean News Now contributor GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands -- Police in the Cayman Islands have confirmed that they are pursuing another investigation involving former...

6,000 pounds of marijuana seized in the Caribbean

- The United States Coast Guard on Saturday revealed the seizure of over 6,000 pounds of marijuana in the Caribbean Sea. The Coast Guard...

LIAT’s CEO resigns

 - The Antigua Observer has reported that Leeward Island Air Transport (LIAT’s) Chief Executive Officer Ian Brunton, has resigned. According to the Observer, Brunton resigned...

Jamaicans, Colombians detained in Haiti on drug charges

By Joe Colas, Caribbean News Now Contributor PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) -- Haiti's anti-drug unit said on Friday that several foreigners, including Colombians and Jamaicans,...

Despite losing fuel subsidy, Caribbean Airlines to receive $400M

- Despite losing its fuel subsidy in the 2013-2014 budget and being mandated to achieve financial viability, state-owned Caribbean Airlines is still listed...

High time CARICOM discuss legalising marijuana – Gonsalves

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent - Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has written to the chair of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) grouping calling for a discussion...

Trinidad’s Finance Minister presents $61.3B National Budget

- Trinidad and Tobago’s Finance Minister Larry Howai has presented a $61.3 billion budget for 2013-2014. As expected, Education received the largest amount in...

Recent Articles

Opinion Poll on upcoming elections, other political matters launched

The Turkeyn Research and Polling Institute (TRPI) earlier today rolled out an opinion poll to collect the views of Guyanese on a number of...

GA-FDD intensifies inspection activities, closed several food establishments

The Government Analyst Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD) after trumping up inspection activities on local food establishments following a survey conducted earlier this year...

MMA rice farmers call for dams to be fixed before harvest

By: Andrew Carmichael With less than one week before farmers in the Mahaica Mahaicony Abary-Agricultural Development Authority (MMA-ADA) Scheme start harvesting their rice, concern is...

CJIA Senior Manager charged for sexual assault

Senior Airport Manager at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), Andrew Kellman was earlier today granted bail in the sum of $70,000 when he...

Philadelphia accident leaves several injured

An accident involving two Route 32 minibuses - BTT 4542 and BTT 4448, earlier today (Friday), in the vicinity of Philadelphia, East Bank Essequibo,...

‘Book your spot now!’ …Cricket fans urged to secure CPL tickets early

Guyanese cricket fans are being urged to secure their tickets early so that they do not miss out on the action at this year’s...

France threatens to block trade over Amazon fires

(BBC) France and Ireland say they will not ratify a huge trade deal with South American nations unless Brazil does more to fight fires...

Commonwealth SG calls for greater unity on climate change

LONDON, United Kingdom (CMC) – Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, has called for more action to deal with the impact of climate change as the...

Ramjattan boasts AFC played integral role in closing sugar estates

Leader of the Alliance For Change (AFC) Khemraj Ramjattan has admitted that his party played an integral role in the decision to close sugar...

Civil society group reiterates calls for President, Cabinet to resign, call elections

Less than a week after its first protest outside of the Ministry of the Presidency (MotP), the Mass Action People’s Movement (MAPM) — a...