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Dr. J.A. George P. Irish a fallen icon 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
 
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Dr. J.A. George P. Irish a fallen icon

Dr. James J.A. George P. Irish With an event such as the passing of such as Montserratian Dr. George Irish in the USA, the information moves very quick far and wide, especially in today’s information ‘age’, socially and otherwise. So it was, that after this information was shared on December 23, 2018, requesting, “Urgent intercessory […]

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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 […]

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

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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EU disburses First Economic Development Tranche of EC$17.55M to Montserrat

09 January 2019

2018 Hurricane Maria exposed some areas of weak resilience Jan 9, 2019 – Caribbeean News Service – The European Union has disbursed EC$17.55 million (€5.72M) to the Government of Montserrat (GoM) as the First Fixed tranche under the Multi Sector Sustainable Economic Development Budget Support Programme. The assistance is inclusive of an emergency top-up payment […]

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President Granger describes talks as “successful engagement”

President Granger describes talks as “successful engagement”

09 January 2019

by staff writer GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Jan 9, CMC – President David Granger Wednesday described his 75-minute discussion with Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo as “a successful engagement” and has sought to re-assure the population that they are working towards a solution “which they will be satisfied with”. Granger’s coalition A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) collapsed […]

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President Granger and Opposition Leader Jagdeo end talks

President Granger and Opposition Leader Jagdeo end talks

09 January 2019

by staff writer GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Jan 9, CMC – President David Granger said Wednesday that agreement had been reached with Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo that regional and general elections will be held within the administrative capability of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM). Granger, speaking following the 75-mnute talks with Jagdeo on the way forward following […]

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Opposition Leader confirms senator no longer a legislator

Opposition Leader confirms senator no longer a legislator

09 January 2019

by staff writer ROSEAU, Dominica, Jan 9, CMC – Opposition Leader Lennox Linton Wednesday confirmed that an opposition legislator, Dr. Thompson Fontaine, was no longer a parliamentarian after Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit announced on Tuesday night that he had missed three consecutive meetings of the legislative chamber. “Mr. Thomson Fontaine, as we speak, is no […]

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Man jailed for killing son over 300 dollars

09 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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Bulgarian charged with stealing more than $25K from ATM in Antigua

04 January 2019

  Police over the weekend charged Mark Vas Nelsen, a Bulgarian/Canadian citizen with stealing more than $25,000 from a local bank. The authorities did not name the bank but said the man used fraudulent means to obtain the funds from the ATM. The alleged offences took place over the period of one month from November […]

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