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Friday, November 15, 2019

OIC to continue close cooperation with Guyana and Suriname

By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor NEW YORK, USA -- The next Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Iyad Bin Amin Madani,...

Thousands demonstrate against Haiti government

By Joe Colas Caribbean News Now Contributor PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) -- Several thousand people demonstrated on Monday in Haiti's capital to voice opposition against government leaders...

Over 100 weapons and 1000 ammunition found in Venezuela jail

- A security sweep of Venezuela's Sabaneta prison, where 16 inmates were killed in gang violence, has uncovered more than a hundred weapons and...

JLP leadership fight gets nasty as Deputy threatens to leave

- Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Deputy Leader Dr Christopher Tufton, who is expecting a challenge to his position in November, has declared that...

CARICOM deplores threatened economic boycott of the Bahamas

 - The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on Friday (September 27) said it deplored the threatened economic boycott of The Bahamas and attacks on that country’s economic interests...

CARICOM appeals to international community to support review of `graduation’

 - The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has appealed to the international community to support the Region’s call for the immediate review of the criteria used...

Haiti victim says impunity for UN military rapists fuels sexual violence

By Rachel Belt Caribbean News Now Contributor PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) -- A Haitian policewoman, who was the victim of a rape attempt from a UN soldier...

LIAT accepts resignation of CEO

- The Board of Directors of LIAT has accepted the resignation of Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Ian Brunton effective October 1, 2013. A...

Over 238 arrested, 2,200 kg of narcotics seized in Haiti anti-drug effort

By Joe Colas Caribbean News Now Contributor PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) -- Haiti's anti-drug unit chief said on Monday that 238 suspected drug traffickers have been arrested...

Trinidadian among dozens killed in Kenya mall siege

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – A Trinidadian national, employed as a research economist in Kenya, was among several people killed when Shabab militant attackers held...

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Over 600 murders recorded in Guyana from 2015

A whopping 631 murders were recorded in the country between the year 2015 and the November, 2019, the Guyana Police Force (GPF) said. In 2015,...

Student, 6, beaten with broken glass bottle at school

Fawaz Asgard, 6, is now traumatised after a fellow schoolmate slashed his hand with a broken glass bottle, at the Mon Repos Primary School,...

Cricket West Indies appoints new team analyst

(CWI) Cricket West Indies (CWI) is pleased to announce the appointment of A.R. Srikkanth as the new West Indies Men’s Team Analyst, on a...

LETTER: Massive amount of work needed to rebuild and then grow Guyana’s economy in...

Dear Editor, The good news is that Guyana is not bankrupt; the bad news is that we are broke. Consistently spending more than we earn...

Jagdeo says will fight to ensure eligible voters are not disenfranchised

In light of the APNU/AFC objections to thousands of living people, claiming them to be dead, the Opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) says it...

No date fixed by President to dissolve Parliament

– necessary mechanisms have to be in place for fair, credible elections – Harmon Despite having set March 2, 2020 as Election Day, President David...

Nine-year-old child genius to graduate university

(CNN) A child prodigy from Belgium is on course to gain a bachelor's degree at the tender age of 9. Laurent Simons is studying electrical...

Woman dies a month after being beaten by son

One month after being severely beaten by her son, a 77-year-old woman succumbed to her injuries. Dead is Jaganarin Lalta, also called “Bob”, of Lot...

Troy Resources operations remain closed

…losses estimated at US$5M and counting – exploring possibility of future underground mining venture Since closing down its mining and processing operations, Troy Resources has sustained...

Trini jailed for faking kidnapping files appeal

A Trinidadian man, who was found guilty and jailed by Magistrate Fabayo Azore in October for faking his own kidnapping in Guyana, has filed...