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(NEWS ROOM GUYANA) — Gavindra Shivpersaud, known as ‘Two feet’ of Fyrish Village, Corentyne, Berbice appeared before Magistrate Alex Moore Wednesday at the Number 51 Magistrate’s Court, charged with the murder of 21-year-old Navindradat Bhawan called ‘Altaf’ of Lot 54 Number 70 Village, Corentyne Berbice. Shiverpersaud, 28, did not have legal representation and was not ...

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Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, has officially welcomed Cuba’s new ambassador to this country. His Excellency Alejandro Simancas Marin succeeds Jorge Francisco Soberon Luis. “I look forward to Ambassador Marin to continuing the fantastic work commenced by his predecessor,” Prime Minister Chastanet wrote on his official Facebook page. He noted that Saint Lucia recently signed co-operative agreements with […]

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(CMC) – The Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA) on Wednesday sought to distance itself from a video circulating on social media with graphic sexual content that is purportedly being linked to the organization. In a statement, the FLA said that it is in no way associated with the recording and would be making a formal complaint ...

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Principal Nursing Officer (PNO), Julietta Cassius, has responded to public concerns over the planned administering of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine to children. The Ministry of Health expects to begin administering the vaccine to Grade Six students at the end of this month as part of a national cancer prevention initiative. It protects against cervical […]

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(CMC) – Prime Minster Dr. Hubert Minnis is due to return to The Bahamas later on Wednesday after holding “constructive” discussions with senior officials of the European Union in Brussels. Minnis, who headed a delegation that included Attorney General, Carl Bethel, Tuesday met with Stephen Quest, director general of the Directorate Generale for Taxation and ...

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(CMC) – Opposition Leader Dr. Peter Phillips has warned of a “dangerous precedent” being set as Jamaica moves to table legislation to forcibly re-take the 49 per cent shares by Venezuela’s PDV Caribe in the state-owned oil company, Petrojam. PDV Caribe, an affiliate of the state-owned Petroleos de Venezuela S.A., and the Petroleum Corporation of ...

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(CMC) – The opposition Pitit Dessalin party says it plans to stage a series of activities, including street demonstrations, to protest Haiti’s decision to support an Organization of American States (OAS) resolution not to recognize the legitimacy of the Nicolas Maduro presidency in Venezuela. Haiti, along with the Bahamas, Jamaica, Guyana and St. Lucia supported ...

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(CMC) – The Grenada government says it is moving ahead with plans to increase the pension for public sector workers to 70 per cent, even as it acknowledged that a dispute still exits with trade unions and staff associations regarding the issue of gratuity or the advanced payment of pension to public sector workers. “As ...

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(CMC) – The Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Irwin LaRocque, has said the ongoing legal and political situation in Guyana shows that the “democratic process is at work”. Last month, then government back bencher, Charrandass Persaud, voted with the main opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) in a successful motion of no confidence against ...

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