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Yellow vest protests ‘economic catastrophe’ for France

The "yellow vest" protests have been "a catastrophe" for the French economy, the finance minister says. France has seen four consecutive weekends of demonstrations against...

China calls on Canada to free Huawei CFO or face consequences

BEIJING (Reuters) - China warned Canada on Saturday that there would be severe consequences if it did not immediately release Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s...

Indians unite to defend Priyanka Chopra

(BBC) Indians on social media are rallying behind Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra after an American website article called her a "scam artist". The article in...

Australia passes cyber snooping laws with global implications

SYDNEY, Australia (AFP) — Australia on Thursday passed controversial laws allowing spies and police to snoop on the encrypted communications of suspected terrorists and...

67% of migrant workers live in high-income countries- ILO

GENEVA (ILO News) – The International Labour Organization (ILO) estimates that 164 million people are migrant workers – a rise of 9 per cent...

Russia will build missiles if US leaves treaty, Putin warns

BBC- Russia will develop missiles banned under a Cold War agreement if the US exits the pact, President Vladimir Putin has warned. His comments follow...

Khashoggi murder: Saudi crown prince ‘crazy’, says US senator

US senators say they are confident the Saudi crown prince was linked to the murder of a Saudi journalist, following a private CIA briefing. Senator...

Tired of waiting for asylum, migrants from caravan breach U.S. border

TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) - Central American migrants stuck on the threshold of the United States in Mexico breached the border fence on Monday, risking...

Italian Mafia ‘godfather’ Settimo Mineo held in Sicily raid

Italian police have arrested the man said to be the new head of the Sicilian Mafia, along with 45 associates. The dawn raid in Palermo...

Qatar pulls out of Opec oil producers’ cartel

BBC- Qatar has announced it is pulling out of the Opec oil producers' cartel, just days before the group meets in Vienna. The Gulf state,...

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CARICOM SG holds talks with Aruba on Associate Membership

Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque met on Wednesday with Prime Minister of Aruba Hon Evelyn Wever-Croes on Associate Membership in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) for...

Bandits abandon car after high speed chase with Police

A black Toyota Allion motorcar with registration plate PSS 3701 is now in the custody of Police of the “D” Division following a high...

Infant electrocuted in Berbice

A five-month-old infant was on Tuesday electrocuted at his Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) home. Dead is Mason Cush of Corentyne, Berbice. According to reports received, the...

More sugar workers to be terminated, says GAWU

While Wales cane harvesters have started to receive their severance pay, other workers are expected to be laid off in the coming weeks leading...

Vendor granted $50,000 bail over alleged possession of ecstacy

A vendor was on Wednesday taken before the Court of Law after she was found in possession of a small quantity of ecstasy last...

Port Kaituma miner charged for robbery, B&E

A Port Kaituma miner found himself before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on Wednesday charged for committing robbery with violence and breaking and entering a...

St Kitts Opposition files no confidence motion against Government

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — Opposition Leader Dr Denzil Douglas has filed a motion of no confidence against Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris, whom...

Ogle accident: Relatives of victims dissatisfied with Police investigation; call for thorough probe

The families of the two boys, who lost their lives last weekend after a motor jeep crashed into their motorcycle, have registerred their dissatisfaction...

GTA honors eight tourism ambassadors

Eight influential tourism ambassadors were honoured by the Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) for their contribution in enhancing travel experiences and services. At the GTA’s  11th...

British woman killed in Jamaica was stabbed nine times

(Jamaica Observer) The post-mortem conducted on Karen Cleary-Brown — who was found dead at her home in Boscobel, St Mary, last week — has...