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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

T&T Health Minister announces free healthcare for all migrants

(Trinidad Guardian) Mi­grants will re­ceive the same free health care as na­tion­als, par­tic­u­lar­ly in re­la­tion to sex­u­al­ly trans­mit­ted dis­eases, Min­is­ter of Health Ter­rance Deyals­ingh said...

CARICOM boss pushes Region’s case for building resilience at int’l conference in Romania

Climate change remains an ‘existential threat’ to the Caribbean, CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque reminded an International Conference on Building Resilience to Natural Disasters,...

2 Rio ex-police officers held for murder of politician

Two men have been arrested over the murder of Marielle Franco, an outspoken black councillor in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro. The arrests...

Venezuela’s Maduro thanks military for defeating ‘coup’

Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro has praised the armed forces for staying loyal to him and defeating a "coup" led by the US and opposition...

Increase in diseases, theft since Venezuelan migrants arrived – Indigenous Leaders

As the number of Venezuelan migrants continuously increases, with some 5123 documented in Guyana, Indigenous leaders from Amerindian communities are calling for stricter security...

Shifting EU goalposts demand unified regional response – CARICOM

In the face of shifting goalposts and the deleterious effects of blacklisting of CARICOM Member States by the European Union, CARICOM is moving to...

Caribbean islands jolted by 4.6 quake

An earthquake, with a magnitude of 4.6 rocked several Caribbean islands early Wednesday morning, the Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the University of...

5123 Venezuelan migrants in Guyana

With 5,123 documented Venezuelan migrants in Guyana, efforts are being made to roll out a programme to help them become self-sufficient, the National Multi-Sectoral...

Univision team ‘briefly detained’ after Maduro interview

US broadcaster Univision says its team was briefly detained in the Venezuelan presidential palace where they had been interviewing President Nicolás Maduro. The incident happened...

Jamaica: 4 cops held for $17M jewellery heist

(Jamaica Observer) Four policemen have been detained in connection with a robbery in Hellshire, St Catherine, last week when thieves made off with $17 million...

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The Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) is to consider a petition call­ing for all stu­dents to re-sit the 2019 CSEC Maths ex­ams fol­low­ing se­ri­ous breach­es...

Handling pressure, not conditions, the challenge at the World Cup – Virat Kohli

India captain Virat Kohli believes handling the pressure "is the most important thing in the World Cup and not necessarily the conditions". He said...

Guyanese killed after motorcycle slams into garbage truck in Queens NY

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Jailed MPs attend Spain parliament opening

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NIS reserves expected to be exhausted in 2021

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“Justice served” – mother of brothers killed during robbery

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Blackout hits Demerara, Berbice; GPL apologises

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Man charged with murder of ex-wife Zaila Sugrim

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Berbice Commander urges residents to remain alert

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