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Trinidad government sued by AIDS group for ‘prohibiting entry of homosexuals’

- As UNAIDS and the Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) prepare to sponsor a book launch in Trinidad and Tobago, an...

Trinidad Opposition wins Local Government Elections

- The Opposition People’s National Movement continued this year’s victory streak in yesterday’s local government elections, winning eight regional corporations, including retaking five...

UN pleased with Venezuela-Guyana progress on border dispute

- Norman Girvan, the official appointed by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as his Personal Representative on the Border Controversy between Guyana and...

USVI moving toward visa-free travel for CARICOM nationals

 – United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor John de Jongh said he would seek to encourage visitors from the English speaking Caribbean to his...

Trinidad votes in Local Government election

- Trinidadians are voting in a Local Government election today, Monday October 21 following a bitter and acrimonious campaign reminiscent of a general...

IMF predicts hard times ahead for regional economies

- Countries in the Caribbean are going to experience more hard times, according to a new report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The...

Six Caribbean nationals arrested following deadly smuggling trip

- United States law enforcement authorities confirmed Friday that six of the 11 Caribbean migrants, who survived a deadly smuggling trip that ended...

Guyana/Venezuela to fast forward talks on maritime delimitation

- Guyana and Venezuela have agreed that a technical team would meet within four months to explore mechanisms within the context of international...

Guyana presents strong evidence to Venezuela to support territory claim

– Guyana has strong evidence to support that the US ship was well within its jurisdiction when it was accosted and seized by...

Airlines for America urge US to reject Fly Jamaica’s petition for direct flights

- Airlines for America (A4A) is urging the United States Department of Transport to reject Fly Jamaica’s petition for a review and reversal...

Recent Articles

PAHO projects over 10,000 COVID-19 cases in Guyana if lockdown lifted on June 3

By: Rupa Seenaraine Country Representative of the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO), Dr William Adu-Krow has cautioned against completely lifting the current lockdown measures, as...

Woman removed from New Amsterdam Market tests negative for COVID-19

The woman who was on Monday removed from the New Amsterdam Market after it was reported that she is a suspected COVID-19 case has...

OPINION: Salute the “CARICOM Three” for their sacrifice

By Sir Ronald Sanders Here are three heroes of democracy in the 15-nation Caribbean Community (CARICOM): Cynthia Barrow-Giles (St Lucia/Barbados), John Jarvis (Antigua and Barbuda)...

Unofficial crossings at Region One border a serious threat – CMO

The Barima-Waini region, located in the northwestern part of Guyana is at greater risk of positive COVID-19 cases being imported from Venezuela. This is...

World’s oldest man dies

(CNN) Robert Weighton, the world's oldest man, died on Thursday at the age of 112, his family confirmed in a statement. Weighton, a former engineer...

West Indies set to play three-match T20 series in Australia in October

The West Indies are set to play Australia in three T20 Internationals in October, Cricket Australia has announced. According to a schedule released by Cricket...

GTT to re-open Camp & Robb Streets retail outlet

After re-opening several of its retail locations to facilitate bill payments and access to services, the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) will be...

2nd person charged for murder of 68-Y-O security guard

The prime suspect in the murder of the 68-year-old security guard has been remanded to prison. Jermaine DeJonge, 22, of Albouystown, Georgetown, was not required...

Task Force denies GECOM’s request for more workstations

The coalition government's COVID-19 Task Force has responded to Chairperson of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Justice Claudette Singh, rejecting her request to establish...

US Embassy donates $2.4M in supplies to GPHC

Members of the U.S. Embassy in Guyana have donated KN-95 masks and infrared no-touch thermometers valued at almost US$12,000 (GY$2.4M) to the Georgetown Public...