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Key Cubana bombing suspect dies at 90

HAVANA, (Reuters) – Militant anti-Castro Cuban exile and former CIA operative Luis Posada Carriles, accused of masterminding the explosion of a Cuban airliner 40 years ago, died early today in the United States at the age of 90, his attorney’s office said.

PNCR retracts statement on media

The PNCR today retracted the statement it issued on Sunday where it said that President David Granger had referred to challenges faced by the governing APNU+AFC coalition from sections of the media.

Top cop orders probe after police pickup rams house

Police Commissioner (ag) David Ramnarine,  today ordered a thorough probe following an incident at 8:15  this morning, on the De Hoop Public Road, Mahaica, ECD, which resulted in Force Vehicle PWW 5411, a Foton Tunland Pickup (Chinese Grant) attached to Mahaica Police Station, being extensively damaged.

Cops probing murder of Guyana Goldfields manager

The police say they are investigating the murder of Neil Whyte, 42 yrs, a Supply Chain Manager at the Guyana Gold Field Inc. and of Suite 1608-141 Adelaide Street, West Toronto, Ontario, Canada which occurred between 10.22 and 11.45 last night at his local address situated at 258 Thomas Street, North Cummingsburg.

Cops probing murder of Herstelling woman

The Police say they are investigating the murder of Lowtie Etwaroo called Mona, 32 yrs. of 221 Plantation Walk, Herstelling, New Housing Scheme, EBD which occurred about 9 last night at Lot 1262 Plantation Walk, New Housing Scheme EBD, allegedly by her 38-year-old reputed husband.

CAL offers more leg room on flights

(Trinidad Guardian) Although Caribbean Airline’s (CAL) financial position has improved, CEO Garvin Medera says there is still a lot to be done “The reality is that the airline is very seasonal.

VIDEO: Harmon to contest for chairmanship of PNCR

Minister of State and executive member of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Joseph Harmon has announced his candidature for the position of Chair of the party, for which elections will be held at Congress in August 2018.

Windies trio out of IPL after Kings, XI lose

DELHI, India,  CMC – Chris Gayle’s involvement in this year’s Indian Premier League came to an unflattering end on Sunday, when he failed yet again as Kings XI Punjab crashed to a five-wicket defeat to Dwayne Bravo’s Chennai Super Kings.

Fancied Bangalore pay price for brittle middle order

NEW DELHI,  (Reuters) – Individual brilliance notwithstanding, cricket remains a team sport and the fancied Royal Challengers Bangalore discovered that the hard way as they exited the Indian Premier League (IPL) playoff race after yet another middle-order meltdown.

150 police constables inducted

Some 150 new constables were today added to the Guyana Police Force after completing six months of training, at the Felix Austin Police College, which began on November 20, 2017.

Sealed with a kiss, Harry and Meghan are married

WINDSOR, England,  (Reuters) – Britian’s Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle sealed their marriage with a kiss after a dazzling ceremony before a global audience of millions in a medieval chapel packed with royalty and celebrities.

Harmon sympathises with Parfaite family brutalised by bandits

Minister of State, Joseph Harmon (third from right), yesterday, paid a visit to Naresh Persaud (right) and his family, to offer words of comfort and support in the wake of the brutal beating that he endured after three armed bandits invaded his La Parfaite Harmonie, West Bank Demerara home on Wednesday morning. 

More than 100 killed in passenger plane crash in Cuba

HAVANA,  (Reuters) – More than 100 people were killed in a fiery crash of a Boeing 737 passenger plane in Cuba today, with just three seriously injured survivors in hospital after being pulled from the wreckage, officials and state media said.

Princes Street getting upgrade

Residents living along Princes Street, in Lodge, will benefit from rehabilitative works  on the road which had become structurally unsound.