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Bright openings for 2019 Police investigating kidnapping of six fishermen allegedly by Venezuelans Guyana court rules motion of no confidence against government, valid President Trump signs measure to reopen the government Zero $$ for the wall
 
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Bright openings for 2019

Reporting from the middle of January, in his New Year Message, the Hon. Premier Donaldson Romeo announced a list of ‘Breakthroughs’, many of which were to be happening even as he spoke. Minister Lewis with consultants and related MCWL staff after a press briefing  But a question loomed. Is this really happening?  TMR has set […]

Police investigating kidnapping of six fishermen allegedly by Venezuelans

Police investigating kidnapping of six fishermen allegedly by Venezuelans

by staff writer PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Jan 30, CMC – The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) Wednesday confirmed that it is investigating the kidnapping of six fishermen allegedly by Venezuelan nationals but said it would not comment on whether or not a US$200,000 ransom had been demanded. Police Commissioner, Gary Griffith, speaking on […]

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Guyana court rules motion of no confidence against government, valid

Acting Chief Justice, Roxanne George-Wiltshire CNS – Feb 1, 2019 –Acting Chief Justice, Roxanne George-Wiltshire, Thursday ruled that the motion of no confidence passed in the National Assembly on December 21 last year that brought down the David Granger led coalition government is valid, paving the way for fresh regional and general elections to be […]

President Trump signs measure to reopen the government

President Trump signs measure to reopen the government

The longest ever shutdown of the U.S. government is over. President Trump tonight signed the continuing resolution that provides funding until Feb. 15.  The bill was signed in private tonight, without reporters present.20 hr 13 min ago Where the shutdown stands now Both the Senate and the House approved a measure to temporarily reopen the […]

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Zero $$ for the wall – Inside Trump’s shutdown turnaround

President Trump departs the Rose Garden of the White House after announcing the end of the government shutdown on Friday. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) By Philip Rucker , Josh Dawsey and Seung Min Kim January 25. 2019 His poll numbers were plummeting. His FBI director was decrying the dysfunction. The nation’s air travel was in […]

Silver wind cruise ship

Silver wind cruise ship visits

16 January 2019

The Government Information Unit is reporting that the recently refurbished Silver Wind, a small luxury cruise ship operated by Silversea Cruises, will be visiting our shores on Thursday, January 17, 2019. There will be more and they will be bigger by 2020…as the Ministry of Communication and Works informs on the progressive development, following continuing […]

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May survives vote, but Britain remains in Brexit deadlock

16 January 2019

https://youtu.be/Wx49EPIerTs Prime minister invites party leaders to discuss alternative deal but sticks to red line Heather Stewart, Jessica Elgot and Peter Walker  Theresa May survives no-confidence motion by 19 votes – video Theresa May has survived as prime minister after weathering a dramatic no-confidence vote in her government, but was left scrambling to strike a Brexit compromise that could […]

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Magnitude 3.4 earthquake felt in several islands

Magnitude 3.4 earthquake felt in several islands

15 January 2019

by STAFF WRITER BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Jan. 13, CMC – Several countries in the region were rocked by a magnitude 3.4 earthquake early Sunday. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reports that at 7:29 a.m. (local time) the tremor affected the British Virgin Islands, Dominica, St. Martin, Sint Maarten, Guadeloupe, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts Nevis, […]

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Theresa May loses vote

Theresa May suffers historic defeat as Tories turn against her

15 January 2019

The moment Theresa May loses crucial Brexit deal vote – video The GuardianTheresa May has lost the vote on her crucial Brexit deal by 432 votes to 202 in what is the heaviest defeat of any British prime minister in the democratic era.  As a result Jeremy Corbyn has tabled a vote of no confidence, […]

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Trump has concealed details of his face-to-face encounters with Putin from senior officials in administration

14 January 2019

President Trump greets Russian President Vladimir Putin before a meeting in Helsinki. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images) By Greg Miller January 12 at 6:15 PM The Trump administration “has imposed significant new sanctions in response to Russian malign activities,” said the spokesman, who spoke on the condition of anonymity and noted that Tillerson in 2017 “gave a […]

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Trump has concealed details of his face-to-face encounters with Putin from senior officials in administration

Trump has concealed details of his face-to-face encounters with Putin from senior officials in administration

14 January 2019

By Greg Miller January 13 President Trump has gone to extraordinary lengths to conceal details of his conversations with Russian President Vladi­mir Putin, including on at least one occasion taking possession of the notes of his own interpreter and instructing the linguist not to discuss what had transpired with other administration officials, current and former […]

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Man jailed for killing son over 300 dollars

Man jailed for killing son over 300 dollars

11 January 2019

by staff writer GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Jan 9, CMC – A High Court judge has sentenced a 49-year-old man to 12 years in jail after he was found guilty of killing his son who had given his mother GUY$300 (One Guyana dollar=US$0.004 cents) to end a heated row in the home. Justice Navindra Singh, sitting in […]

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Legal witnesses  testify in parliamentary disqualification trial of opposition leader

Legal witnesses testify in parliamentary disqualification trial of opposition leader

11 January 2019

by STAFF WRITER BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Jan. 10, CMC – The case brought against the Leader of the Opposition, Dr. Denzil Douglas, continued in court Thursday with three expert witnesses on Dominican law making presentations before  Justice Trevor Ward QC to help him determine whether Douglas, through his use of a diplomatic passport issued by […]

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Government and opposition agree to expeditious conclusion of matters surrounding no-confidence vote

10 January 2019

In an atmosphere of cordiality, both parties, committed to working together on all matters relating to the protection of Guyana’s sovereingty, regardless of internal political issues by STAFF WRITER GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Jan. 10, CMC –  The Government of Guyana and the Parliamentary Opposition have committed to work towards concluding  matters surrounding the December 21,  vote […]

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Jamaica’s small farmers to begin benefitting from marijuana industry

09 January 2019

Marijuana plants – now a ‘legal’ crop in some Caribbean islands KINGSTON, Jamaica, Jan 8, CMC – Prime Minister Andrew Holness says that the Alternative Development Programme (ADP), which will provide an avenue for small farmers to benefit from the marijuana industry, will start by March. The programme is intended to prevent and eliminate the […]

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