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CARICOM looks forward to strong relationship with Trump administration but worries over impact of immigration crackdown

International relations was one area looked at during the just concluded 28th Inter-sessional Meeting of the Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the importance of the long standing relationship between the Community and the United States of America was emphasized in light of the new administration in the US. Addressing a press […]

Guyanese man found murdered in Trinidad

A Guyanese national was found dead from apparent stab wounds and lacerations to his throat on Saturday morning at his Henderson Street, Caroni Savannah Road home. The deceased has been identified as Joel Mentor, 29, an employee at Hakka Restaurant in Woodbrook. Mentor was reportedly last seen alive around 4:10am on Saturday by his roommate. […]

Jagdeo should be the last to talk about filing criminal charges -Minister Harmon

Minister of State, Joe Harmon had dismissed comments from Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo about filing private criminal charges against government officials, as laughable. On Monday, Mr. Jagdeo told the media that a case could be proven that the 21-month-old Coalition administration has moved to enrich itself when the administration gave itself a salary increase bigger […]

Guyana, Jamaica and Trinidad nationals among illegal immigrants held in New York raids

(ABC)  Federal officials have released details about the dozens of illegal immigrants arrested in the New York City area during a multi-state sweep last week. The series of arrests prompted concerns in several immigrant communities. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials arrested 41 people in the five boroughs and surrounding areas. Of those, 38 had […]

$5 Billion Govt. housing project gets cabinet approval

The Government of Guyana is moving to roll out its substantial housing project. Minister of State, Joe Harmon announced on Friday that Cabinet through an application from the Minister of Communities Ronald Bulkan has given its approval for the construction of some 758 Housing Units in regions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 10. […]

CARICOM Leaders renew commitment to ensuring CSME is really realised

The 15 Heads of Government of CARICOM have all renewed their commitment to work towards the realisation of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). This is according to Chair of the Community, President David Granger. He made the statement following a caucus on day one of the 28th Inter-session Meeting of the Conference of Heads of […]

Dominica’s Opposition Leader in Guyana calling for the resignation of the island’s Prime Minister

Dominica’s Parliamentary Opposition Leader, Lennox Linton is currently in Guyana calling for the resignation of that island’s Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit. Linton’s trip coincides with the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) 28th Inter-sessional meeting which is currently being held in Guyana. Speaking at a news conference at Herdmanston Lodge on Thursday afternoon, the Opposition Leader said that […]

GWI rehabilitates over 300 fire hydrants in Georgetown

The Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI), in an effort to expand its services to the Guyanese population has rehabilitated over 300 fire hydrants in Georgetown, to create greater access to adequate water supply for the fire service during emergencies. Chief Executive Officer, (CEO), Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI), Dr. Richard Van West-Charles at the opening of a […]