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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – The administration of Dr. Keith Rowley is said to be failing in the fight against crime and violence. According to a poll commissioned by the Trinidad Guardian newspaper, of the 75 percent of respondents, 36 percent said the situation was very bad, 39 percent described it as bad, while five percent either refused comment or...
Delivers Annual MCC Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture at Lord’s Brian Lara has implored the top sides in world cricket “to ensure that the integrity of the game is upheld” and admitted there were times he was “truly embarrassed” by the behaviour of the West Indies side he represented, a CRICINFO article said on Monday September 4, 2017. Lara, delivering the...
GUYANA - Almost two weeks since he submitted a third list of nominees for the position of Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (Gecom), Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo is still awaiting word on President David Granger’s decision. “Nothing yet,” Jagdeo was reported as saying, when contacted for an update by Stabroek News. Last week Thursday, Granger had said that he was...
President Obama's Full Statement on Trump's Decision to Scrap DACA WASHINGTON (September 5, 2017) - Former President Barack Obama on Tuesday slammed his successor President Donald Trump's decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), an immigration order shielding some children of undocumented immigrants from deportation, calling the move "cruel" and "self-defeating." The following is President Obama's full statement: Immigration...
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Trinidad and Tobago police Wednesday said they had seized more than TT$109 million and confiscated an estimated 2,100 illegal firearms and 37,000 rounds of assorted ammunition over a three year period. In a statement, the Trinidad and Police Service (TTPS) said that the 2,158 firearms, and 37,000 rounds of assorted ammunition were seized since 2015...
We are not Without Compassion:Greenidge GEORGETOWN, Guyana (Sept 2, 2017) – The Guyana government says it will put in place legislation to allow persons fleeing harsh economic and political conditions in their homeland from being deported for illegal entry into the country. Foreign Affairs Minister Carl Greenidge told the Guyana-based Demerara Waves Online News that at the policy level, the government...
Rowley Says Company is Saddled With an Estimated US$850 Million Debt PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (Sept 2, 2017) – The Trinidad and Tobago government has announced a new board of directors for the state-owned oil company, PETROTRIN, saying that the cash-strapped company would also be restructured. Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley, speaking to reporters before his departure for the United States,...
GEORGETOWN, GUYANA (Sept 03, 2017) -- Police in Guyana said identification documents found aboard a Brazilian-registered plane in North Rupununi in August appeared to be Brazilian and Colombian. Two passports and two identification cards were retrieved from the Beechcraft Kingair plane after three men allegedly disembarked the plane and ran away, according to the Demerara Waves. Acting Police Commissioner, David Ramnarine,...
Over Harassment of Persons Partaking in Pre-carnival Festivities NEW YORK, (Sep 3, 2017) – The police in Brooklyn have arrested a woman who has been waging what has been described as a constant noise complaint war on the Caribbean pre-carnival festivities as the West Indian American Day Carnival parade climaxes on Monday. The New York Police Department (NYPD) said Crown Heights,...
Photo Courtesy: NBC Open Letter from Top Business Execs: 'Dreamers Are Vital to the Future of Our Economy' WASHINGTON, CMC – Amid deep concerns that United States President Donald Trump could end an Obama-era policy of protecting young, illegal immigrants, top US executives at a number of companies, business groups and academic institutions have collaborated in voicing support for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals...
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