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Friday, December 6, 2019

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...

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...

Recent Articles

Driver gets bail for accident that killed boy, 7

A 21-year-old man was released on $500,000 bail by Magistrate Rabindranauth Singh when he appeared at the Blairmont Magistrate’s Court in relation to the fatal...

Chicken smugglers open fire on police

A group of men who were in the process of smuggling chicken opened fire on police ranks on Thursday at Belfield, East Coast Demerara...

Boy, 6, allegedly sexually assaulted at school

Police are investigating reports that a six-year-old boy was allegedly sexually assaulted whilst at school. Police Commander of Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica) Subdivision ‘C’ (East Coast...

Teen girl raped, later assaults suspect with hammer, mopstick

A 15-year-old girl was on December 3 allegedly raped by a 28-year-old man, who is employed as a miner and is said to be...

‘I am not required to make an announcement now’ – Pres. Granger on dissolution...

With pressure mounting for President David Granger to dissolve parliament, in preparation for the March 2, 2020 elections, the Head-of-State has contended that he...

Businessman accused of gold smuggling charged for attempting to bribe CANU rank

A businessman, who was charged on November 25, for attempting to smuggle raw gold through the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), was on Thursday...

Taxi driver jailed for 3 years for stealing woman’s underwear, cash

Twenty-six-year-old Yudhister Samjawan of 158 Third Street, Alexander Village, Georgetown, who was accused of breaking and entering a woman’s home and stealing a pair...

GAWU claims Police suppressing sugar workers’ right of expression

The Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) has raised serious concerns about ranks of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) for suppressing the cries...

Former SOCU Head being probed over missing gold, cash

Embattled Assistant Police Commissioner Sydney James, the former Head of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU), is now under further Police investigation following instructions...

Visually-impaired students gifted laptops

Eleven students from schools across the country, who are either partially visually impaired or completely blind, on Tuesday benefited from a donation of laptops...