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Saturday, August 15, 2020

GECOM meeting to discuss election report

GEORGETOWN, CMC – The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) is expected to resume its deliberations after a two hour meeting on Monday as voters here await the official...

Caribbean Community successfully keeps low COVID-19 infection rates

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has managed the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic to great effect, ensuring that its cases have been kept low relative to larger...

White House targets US disease chief Dr Anthony Fauci

(BBC) The White House has been increasingly critical of Dr Fauci, and on Sunday, an official shared a list detailing past apparent erroneous comments.

Mandatory quarantine for travellers to Grenada from high-risk regions

Travellers flying to Grenada from COVID-19 high-risk countries where transmission is widespread will be subject to mandatory quarantine up to 14 days. Passengers from those countries, arriving only on chartered...

85 per cent of passengers on 1st commercial flight pretested for COVID

Barbados' Tourism Minister was "relatively satisfied" with how commercial air travel resumed at the Grantley Adams International Airport once he saw the post-COVID-19 protocols unfold in real-time.

UN: Hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean could rise to almost 67 million...

The State of Food Security and Nutrition warns that the region will fail the hunger target of the Sustainable Development Goals. Hunger has risen to 47.7 million people in...

Florida sets new state daily case record of 15,299

(BBC) Florida has registered a state record of 15,299 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours - around a quarter of all of the United States' daily...

As US beach towns open, businesses are short foreign workers

BOSTON, United States (AP) — At this time of the year, The Friendly Fisherman on Cape Cod is usually bustling with foreign students clearing tables and helping...

PM accuses UNC of buying votes for $300

(CNC3) Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has accused the United National Congress (UNC) of buying votes for $300 as part of their attempt to ensure success in...

Rioting prisoners burn section of Lusignan prison facility in Guyana –

A huge fire on Sunday destroyed a section of the Lusignan prison facility on the East Coast of Demerara, Guyana. Residents in the area...

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Three (3) NEW COVID CASES

St. Vincent and the Grenadines today recorded three (3) new COVID-19 cases, following the receipt of PCR results from the local Molecular Laboratory Unit....

Nevis Premier takes 100 percent salary cut

Premier of Nevis, Mark Brantley, in an unprecedented show of solidarity with the people of Nevis impacted by loss of income owing...

ANtigua Carnival 2020 Cancelled

National Festivals Minister, the Hon. Daryll S. Matthew on Sunday announced that Antigua’s premier Summer festival, Carnival 2020...