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CAL recognizes Guyana as key market partner; promises affordable prices

By Kurt Campbell – Trinidad based Caribbean Airlines (CAL) is high on hopes to become more integrated in the local business community and generally...

Caribbean faces threat of biggest tsunami ever recorded

- The Caribbean could be at risk from a mega-tsunami that scientists warn could devastate coastlines from Florida to Brazil following a volcanic...

Trinidad & Tobago records more than 2,500 teenage pregnancies annually

CMC – Education Minister Dr. Tim Gopeesingh said many men were getting away with statutory rape after indicating that more than 2, 500 teenage...

Suriname experiences first “freak” hail storm in decades

PARAMARIBO, Suriname, CMC - “It’s raining ice outside,” a young woman in southern Paramaribo yelled on Thursday night as she ran out into her...

CARICOM Secretary General reiterates call on Dominican Republic to ‘right terrible wrong’

- Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Irwin LaRocque, has reiterated the Community’s call on the Dominican Republic to take steps to...

Venezuelan beauty queen slain; daughter survives shooting

Caracas, Venezuela (CNN) -- In one of her last Twitter posts, Venezuelan beauty queen Monica Spear wished her fans peace, health and love. The 29-year-old...

INTERPOL urges Caribbean to make use of tools to fight crimes against children

LYONS, France (CMC) – The international Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) is urging the Caribbean and other developing nations to maximize the use of its...

Ambassador LaRocque wishes CARICOM well in 2014, looks forward to completion of strategic plan

- In his end of year message Secretary General of CARICOM (Caribbean Community)Ambassador Irwin LaRocque said unsurprisingly, sustainable economic growth and development emerged...

World Bank rates The Bahamas as the wealthiest Caricom country

- The World Bank has rated The Bahamas as the wealthiest Caricom country. The Washington-based financial institution said The Bahamas is the most...

Guyana ready to support flood affected Caribbean countries

– Following the heavy rains affecting some parts of the Eastern Caribbean, Guyana has expressed its intention to provide assistance to those flooded...

Recent Articles

Safety a priority as Caribbean weighs reopening of borders – CARICOM Chair

CARICOM Chair and Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley, has stated firmly that safety remains the most important issue for Caribbean countries mulling the...

Linden men charged with armed robbery released on bail

Royston Thompson, 28, and Travis Hazel, 35, were each granted bail in the sum of $60,000 by Magistrate Faith McGusty on Wednesday when they...

Scotiabank to cease non-customer transactions

Scotiabank Guyana on Wednesday announced that it would no longer be facilitating transactions for non-customers commencing from June 8, 2020. The Bank notes that this...

Port Kaituma miner dies after being badly beaten

Police are investigating the murder of a miner, who was on Tuesday evening fatally beaten. Dead is David James of Port Kaituma, Region One (Barima-Waini). According...

Dr. Ramesh Sugrim discharged from Rehab Center in NY after recovering from COVID-19

Well-known Guyanese doctor, Ramesh Sugrim, has been discharged from a rehab center in New York after recovering from the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease. Sugrim, 66, of...

103-year-old Massachusetts woman beats coronavirus

Shelley Gunn describes her Polish grandmother, Jennie Stejna, as having a feisty spirit. Stejna certainly displayed that spirit as the 103-year-old woman recently...

2 critical after Rupert Craig Highway accident

Two women are said to be in a critical condition following an accident along the Rupert Craig Highway on Thursday morning. The accident involved a...

City receives $8M from PAHO for COVID-19 fight

The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) will provide approximately $8 Million (US$38,412) to aid the Georgetown City Council in its efforts to contain the...

Dr Ralph Gonsalves gives proposed Windies tour of England his blessing

Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines Dr Ralph Gonsalves has given the proposed West Indies tour of England in July his blessing...

Region 5 recount completed but APNU/AFC refuses to sign off

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) on Wednesday completed tabulating the votes for all the ballot boxes for electoral district Region Five (Mahaica/Berbice), but the...