CARICOM seeking to reduce teen pregnancy in the region

(CARICOM) Representatives from the 15 CARICOM Member States are meeting in Gros Islet, St Lucia April to agree on a strategy and action plan to reduce adolescent pregnancy in the region. The meeting is a follow-up to the High Level Multi-stakeholder Consultation on the Reduction of Adolescent Pregnancy in the Caribbean that was convened in […]

House of Israel comes under scrutiny at Rodney CoI

The House of Israel religious organisation came under the microscope on Tuesday as the Walter Rodney Commission of Inquiry entered its second day. The elder brother of the late Dr. Walter Rodney, Lawrence Rodney took the stand and spoke about the relationship he shared with his brother. He said Walter Rodney was very “bright” and […]

Walter Rodney Commission of Inquiry begins

Thirty-four years after his death, the Commission of Inquiry (COI) into the death of historian Dr. Walter Rodney began hearings today at the Supreme Court Library. Lead Counsel for the Commission Glen Hanoman announced that during the four days of hearings, nine persons will be called to testify into Dr. Rodney’s death. The Commission is […]

Man strangles wife, then hangs himself at Non Pariel

Police investigators are probing yet another murder/suicide case. The bodies of 28-year-old Nandinie Mohan and her 31-year-old husband Vickram Ramdin were  found in the couple’s Non Pariel home on the East Coast of Demerara. The woman’s injuries were consistent with being strangled. The man’s body was found hanging from the ceiling of the house. Police […]

U.S Embassy hosting visa fair on Saturday

If you have always had questions about a U.S visa application and the process to acquire a U.S visa, the American embassy is providing a forum that it hopes will answer many of your questions. The U.S. Embassy in Georgetown has announced that it will be hosting a Visa Fair on Saturday, May 3, 2014, […]

Wings Aviation acquires 767 for Fly Jamaica

Fly Jamaica is gearing up to expand its reach and improve its service as the summer peak season approaches. According to Aviation News, Aircraft remarketing specialist Cabot Aviation has arranged the acquisition of a Boeing 767-300ER aircraft for Guyana’s Wings Aviation, the Lessor to Fly Jamaica Airways. The aircraft, msn 24876, was acquired from a […]

PPP wants U.S to back out of LEAD Project

The governing People’s Progressive Party wants the United States Embassy in Georgetown to back out of the Leadership and Democracy Project. In a statement on Sunday, the PPP said it has noted with “deep concern the position taken by United States Ambassador Brent Hart on the so-called LEAD Project.” “The US Embassy has been moving […]

PSC Chairman Ronald Webster Dies

The Chairman of the Private Sector Commission, Ronald Webster passed away early on Sunday morning at a private hospital where he was recovering after a surgery that was done in Trinidad recently. Webster was the Managing Director of Caribbean Container Incorporated and sat on a number of boards and organisations. Mr. Webster’s surgery in Trinidad […]