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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Brazil’s President furious over reports that the US spied on her

SAO PAULO, (Reuters) - Furious about a report that the U.S. government spied on her private communications, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff may cancel a...

Turks and Caicos Government seizes ruling party headquarters

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands -- On Wednesday, the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) government peacefully re-entered Progress House, the ruling Progressive National Party...

No jobs for grads – Experts predict almost 20,000 youths leaving school won’t find...

Jamaica Gleaner - Nearly half of the more than 40,000 young people who graduate high schools and universities this year may not find employment...

Direct air link, social movement to be established between Guyana, Venezuela

The relationship between Guyana and Venezuela has been further strengthened with the commitment to establish a direct air link between the two countries. This agreement...

Buju Banton on the move, being transferred to new location

Convicted reggae superstar Buju Banton has been transferred from the Florida federal prison where he has been serving a 10-year sentence. His final destination is...

Son of Suriname’s President arrested, faces extradition to the US

Media reports from Suriname revealed that the son of Suriname’s President Desi Bouterse was arrested Thursday by U.S agents in Panama and he is...

LIAT meltdown claims more victims

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) - The apparent meltdown of regional airline LIAT continues to claim victims and turn them into irate passengers, despite assurances...

Another LIAT plane experiences difficulties

A LIAT aircraft travelling from Dominica to Barbados last evening, with 18 passengers on board, developed a pressurization problem while en route. This is the...

Trinidad’s AG to bring law for hanging to resume

Trinidad and Tobago’s Attorney General Anand Ramlogan said he has identified the means by which hanging, as enforcement of the death penalty, can be...

Regional governments urged to become LIAT shareholders

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) - Trade unionist Chester Humphrey says it is unfortunate that the majority of Caribbean governments continue to ignore LIAT by...

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Minister Keith Scott’s bodyguard shot during attempted robbery

Junior Minister of Social Protection Keith Scott's bodyguard was this morning shot during an attempted robbery. The incident occurred at around 06:30hrs at Market Street,...

CPL tickets now on sale

Guyanese Cricket fans today ensured that they would not miss out on the action at this year’s Biggest Party in Sport, as they copped...

Soesdyke man to face High Court trial for alleged murder of teen

Twenty-two-year-old Rickland Bovell of Swan Village, Linden/Soesdyke Highway, was committed to stand High Court trial for the murder of David Toney, 18, during an...

Berbice biker dies after crashing into pedestrian

A 24-year-old man of Bath Settlement Village lost his life following an accident last night at the Number 40 Village Public Road, West Coast...

Guyana’s Rajendra Chandrika stars in Canada with impressive century

Former West Indies batsman Rajendra Chandrika recently slammed a brilliant century for Vikings Cricket Club in the 2019 Toronto and District Cricket Association’s ‘Super9’...

LETTER: GECOM should stop this charade and move into elections mode

Dear Editor, The rule of law is the foundation upon which modern civilisation rests. In its absence, anarchy prevails! Dictators are born when those in authority...

UK Govt says freedom of movement ‘will end’ after Brexit

(BBC) The UK government has said rules allowing EU nationals to live and work freely in the UK will end in the event of...

Govt taxation strangles struggling economy – Ali

… cites higher income and trade taxes Despite an economy in which the traditional productive sectors have struggled, the 2019 Mid-year report shows that tax...

NIS in $748.4M half year deficit

– loss of more than 20,000 jobs major contributing factor As a result of more than 20,000 persons from various sectors including the sugar industry...

British envoy urges Chevening scholars to return and serve their country

Eleven Guyanese will soon be departing Guyana’s shores for studies in the United Kingdom (UK) after they were selected for the Chevening scholarship this...