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CARICOM to Launch Online CSME Platforms


The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat will officially launch four (4) online platforms on Monday, 25 September 2017 in Barbados. These online platforms have been developed to help make the benefits of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) more accessible to CARICOM Nationals.

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Granger’s to build new Demerara Bridge Instead of saving Sugar Industry


…as analyst finds millions in hidden costs to be borne by taxpayers Economic Advisor to the Opposition Leader, Dr Peter Ramsaroop believes the new Demerara Crossing is nothing more than the President looking leave in place a legacy with one of the PPP proposed projects, but lack the financial know ...

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Early morning fire scare at Queen’s College


Quick response by the Guyana Fire Service (GFS) on Wednesday morning resulted in a fire being averted in the Upper Sixth Form classroom of Queen’s College.

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Guyanese national complains of biased meeting in hurricane-affected islands


The sins of the Government regarding its failure to properly consult with stakeholders seemed to have travelled with the local needs assessment team to hurricane-hit islands in the Caribbean.

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Cayman Islands Premier delivers relief aid for Anguilla hurricane recovery


Hon. Alden McLaughlin, Premier of the Cayman Islands, on Friday 15 September 2017 delivered 15,000 lbs of relief aid to assist Anguilla in its post hurricane recovery.

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CARICOM gripped with compassion at widespread loss of life… – CARICOM SG

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Caribbean Community Secretary-General, Amb. Irwin LaRocque, has expressed “profound condolences” to the President of the French Republic, His Excellency Emmanuel Jean-Michel Frédéric Macron.

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CARICOM Delegation tours hurricane devastated islands – organising Donor Conference

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CARICOM Chairman, Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell of Grenada and Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque on Wednesday completed a tour of hurricane devastated islands and have indicated that arrangements are being made to convene an international Donors Conference to mobilise the ‘significant resources’ required for the recovery effort.

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Budhram replaced as Crime Chief after two days, claims of political interference surface


It was on Wednesday reported that Blanhum had proceeded on his annual leave as at Monday last, and will be returning to his post on December 1.

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President’s Press Officer sent on leave: under investigation for ethnically derogatory remarks about co-workers


A well-placed source in the Ministry of the Presidency, today, confirmed that President David Granger’s Press Officer, Lloyda Garrett, has been sent on leave pending an investigation for making ethnically derogatory remarks about her co-workers at the Ministry of the Presidency.

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Several buildings destroyed in Linden following storm

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Residents in Linden are now in distress after their homes and many public structures including a secondary school, were destroyed following a severe lightning and thunderstorm on Tuesday.

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