WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – A woman who has accused U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault has agreed to testify before a Senate panel next week but details of her appearance have not been finalized, her lawyers said yesterday.
FarmaCuba, a pharmaceutical company based in Cuba has expressed interest in selling their line of pharmaceutical products here, according to the Department of Public Information (DPI).
(Trinidad Guardian) The United States’ designation of Trinidad & Tobago nationals Emraan Ali and Eddie Aleong as ISIS financiers is the opening of the door to move forward with successful prosecutions at countering terrorism, says US Charge d’Affaires John McIntyre.
The police have wrapped up their investigation into the more than one-week-old fatal accident along the Ogle Public Road, East Coast Demerara, which claimed the life of seven-year-old Sunil Sukhnandan and left his sister hospitalised and the file will be sent for legal advice soon.
UKARA, Tanzania, (Reuters) – Divers rescued a man from the wreck of an overcrowded Tanzanian ferry on Saturday, two days after it capsized on Lake Victoria killing at least two people.
NEW DELHI/PARIS, (Reuters) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi faced calls for his resignation over allegations of corruption in a military jet deal with France after former French president Francois Hollande was quoted as saying New Delhi had influenced the choice of a local partner.
Jewel Coats, the 36-year-old woman who sustained burns after she allegedly set her husband’s West Ruimveldt, Georgetown house almost two weeks ago, resulting in his death, remains hospitalised.
The Private Sector Commission (PSC) on Friday said it expressed grave concern during a recent meeting with Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan at what it said was the “underfunding” by government of the police, prison and fire services.
VILNIUS, (Reuters) – The Vatican yesterday signed a landmark agreement giving it a long-desired say in the appointment of bishops in China, though critics labelled the deal a sellout to the Communist government.
Popular disc jockey DJ Stone has been reported missing, the police have confirmed.
(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) GARTH ROAD in Princes Town is one of the worst roads in the country, according to councillor Vashti Sookhoo.
China’s State Councillor and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Wang Yi, today, paid a courtesy call on President David Granger at State House.
ABUJA, (Reuters) – Nigeria’s two main oil unions have prepared their members for possible nationwide industrial action over a staffing dispute with Chevron, they said today.
(JAMAICA GLEANER) A Government senator yesterday stopped short of suggesting that more “ordinary” Jamaicans be allowed to obtain licensed firearms.
(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) The new US ambassador to Trinidad & Tobago Joseph Mondello arrives next month, US Charge D’Affairs John McIntyre said yesterday.
Voluntary groups have disappeared from the contest for seats on the Georgetown City Council but a few independent candidates continue to see local government as an opportunity to serve their community.
A young mother and her six-month-old infant are now among the latest road fatalities after a collision between two vehicles along the Jib Public Road, on the Essequibo Coast, claimed three lives yesterday.
PPP/C Members of Parliament Juan Edghill and Vickram Bharrat have lost their challenge to the decision of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) to discontinue private criminal charges which they had filed against Ministers Volda Lawrence and George Norton for misconduct in public office.
Attorney Ryan Crawford was yesterday faced with five charges stemming from an expletive-laden exchange during a recent police traffic stop and he was released on his own recognisance after pleading not guilty.
Nomination Day for Local Government Elections (LGE) in Region Six went off smoothly yesterday with no major issues, according to the contesting parties.
When residents of the Linden municipality vote at the November 12th local government elections, they will have four choices: A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), the People’s Progressive Party/Civic, the Alliance for Change (AFC) and the United Republican Party (URP) The independent groups Linden for Lindeners and the New Horizon Movement, which had registered their symbols ahead of Nomination Day, did not show up yesterday to present their list of candidates to the municipality’s Returning Officer, while Individual Candidate Dr Orin Miller made the last minute decision to contest as part of the PPP/C slate.
A young businessman is now dead after he was struck down on Thursday evening while reportedly attempting to cross the Uitvlugt Public Road, on the West Coast of Demerara (WCD), by a driver who fled.
A father of two died yesterday after he collided with a truck while riding his motorcycle along the Betsy Ground Village, East Canje, Berbice Public Road.
Days after he was sentenced in absentia to life imprisonment for molesting a five-year-old, Deosarran Narine is suspected to have taken his own life by ingesting a poisonous substance.
A Wismar man is now a remanded prisoner after being charged with causing the death of a labourer, whom he allegedly beat.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The U.S. official who oversees the federal investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 U.S.
A city magistrate is set to rule next week on the causing death by dangerous driving charge against Keon Haynes, the Linden taxi driver accused of killing a 64-year-old pedal cyclist during an accident along the Grove Public Road, East Bank Demerara last year.
LONDON, (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May said yesterday that Brexit talks with the European Union had hit an impasse, defiantly challenging the bloc to come up with its own plans a day after EU leaders savaged her proposals.
A Soesdyke businessman was yesterday remanded to prison after being charged with allegedly trafficking two Venezuelan nationals for labour.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The United States is preparing a “series of actions” in the coming days to increase pressure on the Venezuelan government, U.S.
Chadiraj Lall, the Enmore, East Coast Demerara man who was brutally stabbed on Monday night in a suspected attempt on his life at his home, has been discharged from the hospital, while police are continuing a search for the suspect, who has been identified.
MONROVIA, (Reuters) – The U.S. government is considering helping Liberia track down more than $100 million in missing cash, an embassy spokesman said, in a case that has triggered a political crisis in the impoverished country.
The Humanitarian Mission Guyana Inc on Thursday provided a Corentyne single mother of two the opportunity to open her own business by giving her an interest-free loan of $200,000, which she will repay on her on terms.
Junior Minister of Health Dr Karen Cummings on Tuesday visited villages within the Mabaruma sub-region to ensure that measures are in place to protect the population against any risk of outbreaks that can result from the influx of Venezuelan migrants.
SANTO DOMINGO, (Reuters) – China’s most senior envoy inaugurated a new embassy in the Dominican Republic yesterday after the Caribbean country cut ties with Taiwan in a move that prompted U.S.
Guyana and China are to sign a concessional loan agreement today, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
(Reuters) – More than 3 million people died in 2016 due to drinking too much alcohol, meaning one in 20 deaths worldwide was linked to harmful drinking, the World Health Organization (WHO) said yesterday.
Residents of Batavia, in Region Seven, are up in arms over what they say is an infringement of their land rights by a miner, who has reportedly moved in on village lands.
(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) The 22-year-old Trinidad and Tobago national who has been charged with attempting to steal an American Airlines aircraft at the Melbourne Airport in Florida, wanted to use the aircraft to “harm himself”.
(TRINIDAD NEWSDAY) According to a cana report, former principal of the St. Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Professor Clement Sankat says the focus of his family now is to provide “all the legal, mental, emotional and parental support possible” to his 22-year-old son who was arrested in the United States on Thursday and charged with trying to steal a passenger jet at an Orlando airport.
Guyana and China are to sign a concessional loan agreement tomorrow. The announcement today by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs coincides with the scheduled arrival in the country of China’s Foreign Minister, Wang Yi.
The Police say they are investigating a fatal accident which occurred today at about 12: 30 hrs on the Betsy Ground Public Road, East Canje Berbice, involving motor canter GWW 1831, driven by a 36 year-old resident of Betsy Ground, East Canje, Berbice and Motor Cycle CF 1615 ridden by Rajendranauth Harold Singh, 52, of Lot 28 Reliance Abandon.
The Private Sector Commission (PSC) today said it expressed grave concern during a meeting with Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan at what it said was the “underfunding” by government of the police, prison and fire services.
Government Senator Kamina Johnson Smith says the brazen killing of Pastor James Johnson inside his St Catherine church yesterday afternoon is a clear sign that criminals no longer subscribe to the unwritten code that violence against some vulnerable groups and in some places are off limits.
(BARBADOS GIS) Government has appointed international pop icon, Robyn “Rihanna” Fenty, as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, with specific responsibility for promoting education, tourism and investment for the island.
(TRINIDAD NEWSDAY) Trinidad-born aviation student Nishal Sankat, 22, has been arrested and charged by US law enforcement agents for attempting to steal an American Airlines (AA) A321 airbus, which was down for maintenance at the Melbourne International Airport in Florida yesterday.
(JAMAICA GLEANER) Police investigators are seeking to establish the motive behind the killing of a 29-year-old pastor, James Johnson.
Guyana is moving to finalise a framework agreement for economic cooperation with Barbados as part of government’s attempts to pursue economic cooperation in the region to nurture prosperity and global competitiveness, President David Granger said yesterday.
After days of intense protests by residents, repair works have commenced on the access road to Kuru Kuru, on the Soesdyke-Linden Highway.
Seven political parties, 21 voluntary groups and 33 individuals are expected to submit candidates’ lists to contest the November 12th Local Government Elections (LGEs) at the offices of returning officers countrywide today.