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Broadcaster dies while hosting show

04 August 2020

Kingstown – Broadcaster Jerry George died Tuesday while hosting his early morning Internet show “Early in the Morning with Jerry S. George”. Read More


Bahamas PM announces 'complete' lockdown

04 August 2020

Nassau – Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis Monday night announced a “complete national lockdown” of every island in the Bahamas for at least the next two weeks after the country recorded a significant spike in the number of cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Read More


UWI Mona defends decision on fees

04 August 2020

Kingston – The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Mona campus on Monday defended its decision to quote fees in United States currency saying that it hopes the public debate on the issue “will be the start of a more balanced and focused conversation as a nation... Read More


Best of times ahead, says Sir Shridath

03 August 2020

Sir Shridath Ramphal today issued a statement on the Guyana Elections Result. Sir Shridath is a former Attorney-General and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Guyana; second Secretary-General of the Commonwealth (1975-1990); former Chancellor of the Universities of the... Read More


Sir Ronald: Election result a plus for all Guyanese

03 August 2020

Following is a statement by Sir Ronald Sanders on the Guyana elections result. “The result of the March 2 elections, announced five months after they were held, is a triumph for democracy in Guyana. “That it has taken so long and put the Guyanese people through... Read More


Caricom congratulates Ali

03 August 2020

Following is a statement from the Caribbean Community on the Guyana Elections Declaration. “The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) welcomes the conclusion of the Guyana General and Regional Elections of March 2, 2020 with the declaration of the final results. Read More


Granger accepts election report, may challenge result

03 August 2020

GEORGETOWN – President David Granger Sunday said he would respect the decision of the Guyana Elections Commission GECOM) after it declared the presidential candidate of the main opposition People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) Irfaan Ali, the winner of the presidential... Read More


Minister considers legal action

03 August 2020

Port of Spain – Minister of National Security Stuart Young says he is contemplating legal action against the Trinidad Express Newspaper, Anna Ramdass – a reporter at the Express and leader of the main opposition United National Congress (UNC), Kamla Persad-Bissessar,... Read More


Ali sworn in as Guyana's president

02 August 2020

Georgetown – Dr Irfaan Ali was on Sunday sworn in as the ninth President of Guyana promising a government “that is accessible” and transparent and urging Guyanese to put aside their differences for the betterment of the country. Read More


Irfaan Ali declared president elect of Guyana

02 August 2020

Georgetown – The presidential candidate for the main opposition People’s Progressive Party/Civic, Mohamed Irfaan Ali, was on Sunday declared president elect of Guyana. Read More


Earthquake rattles parts of Trinidad

02 August 2020

Port of Spain – An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 struck near Port of Spain late Saturday. Read More


Holness: Children have a right to education

02 August 2020

Kingston – Prime Minister Andrew Holness has voiced concern about developments surrounding a case in which a seven year old girl was barred from attending a primary school in the central parish of St Catherine because of her dreadlocks. Read More


LIAT's CEO resigns

02 August 2020

St John’s – The chief executive officer of the cash-strapped regional carrier, LIAT, Julie Reifer-Jones has resigned. Read More


Rowley says health protocols not being observed

02 August 2020

PORT OF SPAIN – Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley said that despite his appeal, members of the public were not taking the threat of the coronavirus (COVID-19) seriously as Trinidad and Tobago recorded four new cases of the virus. Read More


Some evacuations as Isaias reaches The Bahamas

01 August 2020

NASSAU, Bahamas – Hurricane Isaias made landfall on the northern Andros Islands, ripping shingles off roofs and blew over trees as it made its way towards the capital on Saturday with maximum sustained winds of 80 miles per hour (mph). Read More


Jagdeo welcomes Court Of Appeal ruling on recount

31 July 2020

Georgetown – Leader of the main opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Bharrat Jagdeo on Thursday, welcomed a ruling by Guyana’s Court of Appeal in which it upheld the decision that stated the national vote recount is valid. Read More


Bahamas bracing for Hurricane Isaias

31 July 2020

Nassau – Hurricane Isaias was moving towards the Bahamas on Friday with maximum sustained winds of 80 miles per hour (mph) as the government there warned the population to take the storm seriously. Read More


St Lucia records 25th case of COVID-19

30 July 2020

Castries – St Lucia on Thursday recorded its 25th case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), when an 86-year-old male patient tested positive. Read More


ExxonMobil discovers two more reservoirs in Guyana

30 July 2020

Georgetown – Two more high quality oil reservoirs have been discovered by United States oil giant ExxonMobil, in Guyana’s Stabroek Block. Read More


St Lucia exploring cannabis industry

30 July 2020

CASTRIES – The St. Lucia government says it is now in the processing of drafting legislation that will allow for the establishment of a cannabis industry here. Read More


Grenada imports COVID infection

30 July 2020

ST GEORGE’S – Grenada announced a new case of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on Wednesday, six weeks after the island had recorded its 23rd case of the disease that has killed more than 661 000 people and infected 16.7 million others worldwide. Read More


Is enough done to mark Emancipation Day in Barbados?