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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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A titan gone, says CDB president

29 July 2020

Bridgetown – The President of the Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Dr Warren Smith Tuesday paid tribute to the late former Prime Minister, Owen Arthur, saying that he had written his name “on history’s page in the annals of the Caribbean. Read More

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Trinidad's top cop: We are prepared

28 July 2020

Port of Spain – Police Commissioner Gary Griffith Monday warned would be insurrectionists that the police will be much more prepared than on July 27, 1990, when the radical Muslim group, the Jamaat Al-Muslimeen, sought to overthrow the government of prime minister ANR... Read More

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CARICOM leaders urged to work on financial strategy

28 July 2020

Port Of Spain – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries were on Monday urged to “deal with the elephant in the room” and put in place strategies that will ensure the financial stability of regional organisations, such as the Regional Security System (RSS), as the regional... Read More

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Two police stations in Trinidad closed in COVID-19 scare

28 July 2020

Port of Spain – Police Commissioner Gary Griffith has ordered the closure of two police buildings, including the main administrative building in the capital, amid reports that a person had contracted the coronavirus (COVID-19) had been seen there. Read More

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Crackdown on illegal migrants

26 July 2020

PORT OF SPAIN – The Trinidad and Tobago government Saturday said it would crack down on legal Venezuelan migrants engaged in illegally allowing their relatives and friends from the South American country to enter the island as health authorities confirmed an increase... Read More

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