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Monday, September 16, 2019

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...

10,000 acres Guyana land for TT farmers

(T&T Newsday)- FINANCE Minister Larry Howai is tomorrow poised to announce in the Budget presentation that 10,000 acres of land in Guyana will be...

Venezuela’s newspapers running out of paper to print

CARACAS, Venezuela — "This city has grown up around this newspaper," says Antonio Briceño, the editor of La Antorcha, a newspaper in Venezuela's eastern...

Recent Articles

Body of US-based chef found in Kitty apartment

The nude body of a US-based chef was on Sunday morning discovered on the kitchen floor of his Station Street, Kitty, Georgetown apartment. The...

Jordan takes four on debut before Lewis fireworks seal big win for Patriots

Akeem Jordan took 4/33 on his Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) debut to set St Kitts & Nevis Patriots on their way to a...

GPL “smart metres” to be introduced next year

…prepaid metres out of stock Even as the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) is yet to fulfil the demands of its customers in supplying prepaid...

Guyanese family from hurricane-ravaged Bahamas returns home today

A five-member Guyanese family is expected to return home today from the hurricane-ravaged Bahamas. Director of the Civil Defence Commission (CDC), Kester Craig told Inews...

MACORP launches new line of parts for Caterpillar machine

The need for machinery parts that function effectively and considers its users’ budget has now been met by the Machinery Corporation of Guyana Limited ...

No more tax exemptions for certain Toyota vehicles after November

After November 30, 2019, the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) will not be allowing tax exemptions on certain Toyota vehicles being registered in the G...

Police nab several men with “Molotov cocktails”

…drugs, illegal motorcycles unearthed during raid in Linden Several alleged arsonists were nabbed by the Police after ranks swooped down at the premises they had...

Warriors spinners bamboozle Patriots to set up fourth straight win

Guyana Amazon Warriors continued to match Trinbago Knight Riders win for win at the top of the 2019 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) table...

Several local banks shoring up on offshore investments

…billions of dollars worth of offshore securities purchased Some big names in the local banking sector have been increasing their offshore investments over the past...

Fire guts Good Hope house, furniture workshop

An early morning fire has left an East Coast Demerara (ECD) family counting their losses as their home and furniture workshop were completely destroyed. The...