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Guyana: Former GDF captain gets life imprisonment for killing partner

(Guyana Times) Orwain Sandy, the former Guyana Defence Force (GDF), who admitted to shooting his reputed wife to death on March 31, 2018, has...

InterCaribbean chairman promises reasonable prices

(Barbados Nation) Carrier interCaribbean Airways is expected to touch down in Barbados tomorrow, joining several other airlines picking up the slack as the regionally-owned...

Guyana: Irfaan Ali sworn in as President -Mark Phillips as PM, Jagdeo as Vice President

(Stabroek News) Mohamed Irfaan Ali, 40, was today declared the 9th Executive President of Guyana by GECOM Chairperson, Claudette Singh. He was later sworn...

New COVID guidelines in T&T as cases rise

(Trinidad Guardian) Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has announced a change in the number of people who can congregate in groups, from 25 to...

Trinidad: Cop in custody, wife’s throat slit

(Trinidad Express) A police constable turned up at the Matura Police Station this afternoon, to say that he and his wife were involved in...

Jamaican Olympian Asafa Powell requests paternity test for daughter

(Jamaica Observer) Olympian Asafa Powell has requested a paternity test for his daughter. This development comes after he was hauled before the courts this morning,...

Jamaica: Photos posted to social media may become evidence in COVID breach cases

(Jamaica Star) Pictures posted on social media platforms such as Instagram and Facebook by persons who should be in home quarantine will be used...

Trinidad public refusing to cooperate in virus tracing drive – Health Minister

(Trinidad Guardian) With the country at the start of what appears to be a second phase of COVID-19 infections following five locally transmitted infections...

Trinidad: Third school closes over COVID-19 case

(Trinidad Express) On Tuesday night, as a letter circulated on social media announcing the school’s temporary closure because a pupil had contact with a...

Jamaica: Visitors climbing Dunn’s River Falls again

(Jamaica Star) The world renowned Dunn’s River Falls and theme park in Ocho Rios, St Ann, has been recording an uptick in patronage since...

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Trinidad: UNC calls for recount in five seats

(Trinidad Express) The United National Congress (UNC) is claiming there were discrepancies in the August 10 general election in the absence of election observers. The...

Trinidad: Doctor fears spike in COVID-19 cases following election

(Trinidad Guardian) As the country hit 300 cases of COVID-19 yesterday, activities in the days leading up to the recent general elections are being...

WHO cautions Russia on COVID-19 vaccine “claims are being questioned”

GENEVA The World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday it is following Russia’s progress in developing a COVID-19 vaccine, but cautioned that progress in fight...

Joe Biden selects Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate

(CNN)Joe Biden has named Kamala Harris as his running mate, making the California senator the first Black and South Asian American woman to run...