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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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...

Suriname gets modern coast guard to tackle Guyanese pirates

PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- Suriname finally has a coast guard of which the government can be proud, said Vice President Robert Ameerali last Sunday, during...

Surinamese minister accuses Guyana of destroying mangrove plantation

Paramaribo - Minister Rabin Parmessar of Public Works (OW) seems to have set his sight on constructing a dike along the coast from Weg...

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...

Recent Articles

‘Hit-and-run’ driver gets bail

A driver allegedly involved in a hit-and-run accident on the Corentyne which claimed the life of a 27-year-old man has been released on bail. Yadesh...

Man charged for attempted execution on ex-cop

One of the men who attempted to execution ex-cop Teon Allen known as "Spoil Child" at East La Penitence, Georgetown was on Tuesday Slapped...

LETTER: Guyanese should refrain from near-sighted temptations that oil wealth will offer

Dear Editor, Two favourite campaign promises are already being bandied about: free education and cash transfers. The former is borne of a desire to fundamentally...

Man slapped with murder charge for setting girlfriend on fire

A 25-year-old man of Sophia, Greater Georgetown this morning appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan where he was not required to plead to the...

Suspect who murdered Meten-Meer-Zorg fisherman arrested

Twenty-year-old Ramesh Ramdeen also called “Braffy”, a fisherman who was on the run after killing his villager was this morning arrested in Parika, East...

Guyana has second most oil discoveries in the world for 2019

By Jarryl Bryan Oil and gas companies throughout the world have discovered over seven billion barrels of oil equivalent for the year 2019, but of...

India’s ‘exceptional ruthlessness’ with bat left us ‘mentally weak’ – Faf du Plessis

Faf du Plessis will continue to captain South Africa despite overseeing one of their worst Test results since readmission - he sees it as...

Cancer survivors, patients and caregivers receive self-care vouchers

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) in collaboration with partnering companies, has distributed 42 self-care vouchers to cancer survivors, cancer patients and caregivers...

Repairman gets 2 years’ jail for stealing from employer

Uriel Amsterdam was on Monday sentenced to two years’ imprisonment after he confessed to a larceny charge when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’...

Duo busted with 42kg of ganja at Parika charged

The two men of Tuschen New Housing Scheme, East Bank Essequibo (EBE), who were busted with over 42 kilograms of ganja in a motorcar...