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(NEWS ROOM) — A single-engine aircraft on Thursday crash landed at the Eteringbang airstrip in Region Seven, reportedly exploding and killing the pilot onboard. Residents in the area reported that the single aircraft was noticed flying at a low level over the Cuyuni River before it crashed and exploded. The pilot has been identified as ...

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(SNO) — Banana farmers in Saint Lucia, impacted by Tropical Storm Kirk, are getting assistance from Taiwan to stabilize their income, according to a press release. This is being done by the Taiwan Technical Mission in collaboration with the Banana Productivity Improvement Project (BPIP) of the Ministry of Agriculture, through the distribution of over 20,000 seedlings ...

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(SNO) — Members of the local media and law enforcement fraternities, and the wider Saint Lucia community, are mourning the death of police officer, Tamara Charles-Laure. Tamara, who was left paralyzed by a motor vehicle accident in 2010, reportedly passed away in hospital Thursday morning, Feb. 21, according to law enforcement sources. She was well ...

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(BVI NEWS) — A UK report released this month is pushing for the BVI to remove its ‘belongership’ status, impose same-sex marriages, and impose what are known as public registers of company beneficial ownership before 2023. These changes have been recommended not only for the BVI but for all the UK Overseas Territories (OTs). In ...

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(INEWS GUYANA) — A Corentyne, Berbice labourer, who stabbed his reputed wife to death back in 2016, asked the court for a just penalty in the Berbice Assizes on Wednesday. Michael Benjamin, 45, of Ulverston, Corentyne stood seemingly satisfied in the docks when the sentence was handed down to him by Justice Brassington Reynolds. He ...

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(BBC) — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has announced he is closing the border with Brazil on Thursday night as a row over foreign humanitarian aid continues. The embattled leftist leader went on TV to say that he was also considering shutting the border with Colombia to stop the opposition bringing in relief. He denies any ...

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(NEWS SOURCE) — The Guyana Police Force reported today that another young miner has died in yet another mining pit collapse in the interior region. The latest incident occurred on Wednesday afternoon at Gold Hill Backdam, Upper Mazaruni and has claimed the life of 17-year-old, Romeo Ruben. Initial investigations have disclosed that Ruben and two ...

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(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) — A Point Fortin man jumped into an oil well and rescued his two sinking stepsons on Wednesday afternoon. The brothers, ages eight and 10, were flying a kite near the recreation ground at Egypt Village, when the kite went down behind the Egypt Government School. The younger brother slipped into an opened ...

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(NEWS ROOM) — The Working People’s Alliance (WPA), a member of the governing coalition, is calling on the Russian Aluminum (RUSAL) company to rehire sixty-one workers who were fired last week. The employees were fired by the Bauxite Company of Guyana Incorporated (BCGI), a subsidiary of RUSAL, after they embarked on industrial action to protest ...

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