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Guyana gov’t issues disease warning following torrential rains & flooding

FloodGEORGETOWN, Guyana--The Guyana government Friday warned nationals to be wary of various diseases as a result of the floods caused by increased rainfall over the preceding 48 hours.

Several areas, particularly the capital and areas along the coastal belt, have been under water as a result of the record rainfall. The Guyana Information Agency (GINA) reported that 186 millimetres, (7.25 inches)...

Jamaica first to become member of US dental examination group

teethKINGSTON, Jamaica--Jamaica has become the first country outside of the US mainland to be a member of the American...

Bulls fight for bets in Haiti

bullsLEOGANE, Haiti--Gamblers who goad bulls to fight each other just outside this Haitian coastal town stand for hours by...

‘History of the CXC’ to be launched December 2

cxc_1KINGSTON, Jamaica--A book chronicling the forty years since the establishment of the Caribbean Examinations Council...

US Coast Guard makes US$5.1m cocaine bust in Caribbean Sea

seaFLORIDA, United States--The United States Coast Guard says crew members aboard the Cutter Alligator offloaded cocaine...

Mayor signs bills that ‘drastically limit’ deportation of Caribbean immigrants

limitNEW YORK, United States--With United States President Barack Obama vowing to proceed on immigration reform by...

Japan has aided Caribbean with over one billion Yen since 1975

TOKYO, Japan--Japan has provided more than JPY1.7 billion (One Yen=US $0.008) to fourteen Caribbean Community Caricom...

Chinese credit card company enters region via Suriname

credPARAMARIBO--China UnionPay International and De Surinaamsche Bank launched the first UnionPay prepaid card in...

Financial mystery surrounds Barbados’ Harrison’s Cave

caveBRIDGETOWN, Barbados--A call has been made for an urgent investigation into the financial status of Harrison's...

APNU brands decision to suspend parliament ‘dark day’ for democracy

suspGEORGETOWN, Guyana--The main opposition grouping, A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) Monday described the...

CDC: Chikunguyna continues to spread across the Caribbean

chikATLANTA, United States--The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC has warned that the...

US gives 1,000 Ebola suits to Suriname

suitsPARAMARIBO--US Marine General John Kelly gave a donation earlier this week of 1,000 personal protective equipment...

Suriname: 130M-euro railway system in 2016

railPARAMARIBO--Suriname will have a railway system within a year-and-a-half. At a presentation Thursday by the...

Heavy rains drench Haiti killing six

rainsPORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti--At least six people were killed as heavy rains pounded the northern and western sections of...

Lima Declaration prioritises educational quality, inclusivity, equity to guarantee right to education

limaLIMA, Peru--An education that advances in guaranteeing the right to education, that responds to the region's...

Largest oil refinery in Caribbean sold

refinST. CROIX--HOVENSA, the St. Croix-based oil refinery that was the largest in the Caribbean until it shuttered in...

Anand: Code of Ethics does not cover criminal offences

ethicPORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad--Attorney General Anand Ramlogan said Saturday the alleged removal of seventeen cocaine...

Caribbean tourism numbers higher for first half of 2014

ArrivBRIDGETOWN, Barbados--Caribbean countries have been told that while there has been an upswing in tourist arrivals to...

Barbadian couple missing at sea for five days found alive

foundCASTRIES, St. Lucia--A Barbadian husband and wife, who left St. Lucia over the weekend for Barbados on board their...

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PHILADELPHIA--In the years since Bill Cosby graduated from Temple University, the images of the... Read more...
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Thursday, 20 November 2014
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