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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...

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...

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: The World Health Organization (WHO) has upgraded the global risk of the coronavirus outbreak to "very high" - its top level of risk...

ExxonMobil Guyana, other agencies continue oil spill response readiness

As part of its ongoing efforts to ensure enhanced capacity to respond to an unlikely event of an oil spill, ExxonMobil Guyana has staged...

EU deploys 20 short-term observers to all regions of Guyana

The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) deployed today 20 short-term observers. They joined the 14 long-term observers, who have been observing electoral preparations...

Linden Highway speed limit reduced to 80km

The Guyana Police Force (GPF) has taken a decision to reduce the speed limit on the Linden Highway from 100km to 80km. The Force said...

CORONAVIRUS: 18 persons in Guyana being monitored

The Ministry of Public Health today announced that 18 persons are currently under surveillance for signs of the deadly coronavirus, which has been declared...

UN monitoring political, security, human rights issues in electoral process

As Guyana gears up to head to the polls in three days’ time, the United Nations will be keeping an eye on developments with...

T20 World Cup champion Sammy to receive Pakistan’s highest civilian award

Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy is to become an honorary citizen of Pakistan and will also receive the country’s highest civilian award, the...

Anna Catherina woman killed after being struck down by cop

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Woman arrested over chopping death of husband

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Sunrisers Hyderabad name David Warner captain for IPL 2020

Sunrisers Hyderabad have announced David Warner as their captain for the upcoming IPL that starts on March 29. Warner takes over from Kane Williamson,...