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Canada Playing Pivotal Role In Preventing The African Swine Fever

Reading Time: < 1 minute The African Swine Fever is a disease that is preventable By: Maha Altamimi On September 20, the Chief Veterinary Officer in Haiti, Dr. Mary Jane Ireland reported a positive case of the African Swine Fever ( ASF). The disease was tested through a collaboration between the US Department of Agriculture and the World Health Organization Read More…

EU Sends Over 124 Tonnes Of Humanitarian Aid To Haiti
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EU Sends Over 124 Tonnes Of Humanitarian Aid To Haiti

Reading Time: 2 minutes The new aid is added to the already €10 Haiti received in 2020. An EU Humanitarian Air Bridge operation consisting of two flights is delivering more than 125 tonnes of life-saving materials to humanitarian organisations active in Haiti, as part of the EU response to the earthquake that hit the country on 14 August. The Read More…

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Jamaican Sprinters Too Much Speed & Class For American Sha’Carri Richardson

Reading Time: 3 minutes Jamaica 1,2,3 At Prefontaine Classic, Sha’Carri Richardson, Dead Last Leading up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games, there was much talk about the US 100m Champion Sha’Carri Richardson being the favourite to win the women 100m finals by most American sports agencies. What was missing was the blatant disrespect for the reigning Olympic gold medal Read More…

Over 10,000 Cuban Protesters Flood Havana
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Over 10,000 Cuban Protesters Flood Havana

Reading Time: 2 minutes With COVID-19 cases at a record high, and efforts to respond to a food shortage seemingly non-existent, tens of thousands of protesters flood the streets of Havana and other Cuban cities. By Donovan Martin Jr. Sunday, July 11, 2021, thousands of anti-government protesters took to the streets, livid about food and medicine shortages, along with Read More…

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3 Haiti Politicians Claim To Be Haiti’s New President

Reading Time: 3 minutes The power struggle to be Haiti’s interim president since the assassination of President Moise has crippled the nation.  By Maryam Razzaq Since the assassination of President Moise at his home last week, his widow has accused his enemies of organizing the assassination to deter a democratic change in the nation.  Martine Moise expanded on her Read More…

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26 Colombians & 2 Haitian-Americans Suspects Identified In President Moise’s Assassination

Reading Time: 3 minutes Suspects in the assassination of President Moise had travelled to Haiti as early as May By Maryam Razzaq Intelligence agencies and law enforcements continue to investigate the ties of suspects from Haitian American and Colombian backgrounds to the assassination of Haiti President Moise. The investigation and manhunt continues as authorities look for various other individuals Read More…

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4 Suspects Killed and 2 Arrested After the Assassination of the Haiti’s President Moïse

Reading Time: 2 minutes Moïse was shot in the Presidential residence early Wednesday morning by unidentified gunmen. By Maryam Razzaq With the assassination of Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse, the acting Prime Minister Claude Joseph has closed the Port au Prince International Airport and announced a two-week state of emergency. Moïse was assassinated in his own home in the hills Read More…

Canada Solidifies Strong Bond With Caribbean Countries
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Canada Solidifies Strong Bond With Caribbean Countries

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada and Caribbean countries hold first Foreign Ministers’ Group Meeting The Foreign Ministers of CARICOM and Canada met virtually on Friday 19 February 2021, with the discussions centered on key issues of mutual interest including the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, economic recovery, and climate resilience. Friday’s meeting was cochaired by Hon Marc Garneau, Minister Read More…

$100M In Funding To Cleanup Inactive Oil Sites On Indigenous Lands
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$100M In Funding To Cleanup Inactive Oil Sites On Indigenous Lands

Reading Time: 2 minutes Indigenous leaders have long advocated pipelines not to run through their communities Two new rounds of the Site Rehabilitation Program will provide $400 million to create thousands of jobs for Albertans while completing significant environmental cleanup across the province – including on First Nations reserves and Metis Settlements. The Alberta and Canadian government are advancing Read More…

Two Guyanese Fishing Vessels Being Illegally Detained By Venezuelan Navy
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Two Guyanese Fishing Vessels Being Illegally Detained By Venezuelan Navy

Reading Time: 2 minutes Gov’t calls for immediate release of fishing crew, vessels detained by Venezuelan navy The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana has confirmed reports that two Guyanese registered fishing vessels – the Lady Nayera and the Sea Wolf – operating off the coast of Waini Point within Guyana’s Exclusive Economic Zone, were Read More…

JetBlue Now Arriving and Departing From Guyana
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JetBlue Now Arriving and Departing From Guyana

Reading Time: 2 minutes JetBlue Service to Capital City of Georgetown Expands the Airline’s International Presence NEW YORK –JetBlue today announced it has launched service between New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Georgetown, Guyana’s Cheddi Jagan International Airport (GEO), with the first roundtrip flight arriving back in New York this morning. The new service launches with Read More…

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Busta Rhymes Resuscitates Hip Hop With Extinction Level Event 2

Reading Time: 2 minutes Extinction Level Event 2 – The Wrath Of God, the highly anticipated follow up album Just when we thought Hip Hop was defeated, in comes Busta Rhymes with Extinction Level Event 2, The Wrath of God. The highly anticipated follow up to the Final World Front multi Grammy nominated chart topping album. The album was released Read More…

Royal Navy seize £160 million worth of drugs in the Caribbean
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Royal Navy seize £160 million worth of drugs in the Caribbean

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Royal Navy task group has prevented £160 million worth of drugs from potentially reaching the UK RFA Argus, alongside her Wildcat and Merlin helicopters, Royal Marines and US Coast Guard teams, worked with Dutch Navy ship HNLMS Groningen to seize 1.7 tonnes of cocaine and 28kg of amphetamines. The bust was the second in Read More…

Barbados Government puts Unions For Same-Sex Couples to a referendum
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Barbados Government puts Unions For Same-Sex Couples to a referendum

Reading Time: 3 minutes Barbados Government promises to make policies in line more with progressive countries In a surprise change of opinion, the Barbados Government is prepared to recognize a form of civil unions for couples of the same sex couples to ensure that no human being in Barbados will be discriminated against in the exercise of civil rights, Read More…

Guyanese President, First Lady tested for COVID-19
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Guyanese President Granger, First Lady tested for COVID-19

Reading Time: < 1 minute Granger becomes the latest head of state to test positive for COVID-19 President David Granger and First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger were on tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-1 Bv 9). In an written statement, President Granger urged Guyanese to adhere to the various precautionary measures promulgated since March 2020 to prevent Read More…

Guyana high courts rule in favour of election recount
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Guyana high courts rule in favour of election recount

Reading Time: 2 minutes Guyana a country without a president Following the ruling by Chief Justice (ag) Roxanne George in the High Court in the Misenga Jones vs the Guyana Elections Commission case, Attorney-at-law, Roysdale Forde representing the applicant informed that an appeal will be filed by tomorrow in the Court of Appeal. Forde also requested that the Chief Read More…

Dominica is on England's COVID-19 Quarantine-Free List
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Dominica is on England’s COVID-19 Quarantine-Free List

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dominica is on England’s COVID-19 Quarantine-Free List. The Countries Borders have been closed to international travel for months Dominica has had only 18 COVID-19 cases and no related deaths. The borders remain closed to inbound passenger travel. However, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says that the government is considering reopening in August, guided by health advice. Dominica is known as the Read More…

Guyana President Granger reaffirms strong ties with USA
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Guyana President Granger reaffirms strong ties with USA

Reading Time: 2 minutes Guyana President Granger reaffirms strong ties with USA. Guyana is part of the Western Hemisphere President David Granger has reaffirmed Guyana’s commitment to Western Hemispheric values and to the furtherance of mutual goals and ideals. The Head of State, in a recent interview, emphasized that the United States of America is a friend and has Read More…

Guyana and Venezuela square off on international land claims
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Guyana and Venezuela square off on international land claims

Reading Time: 2 minutes Guyana and Venezuela square off on international land claims. These claims date back to 1966 The Bolivarian National Armed Force (FANB) called on Friday for the national union for the defense of the Essequibo territory, after in 2018, Guyana filed a lawsuit with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ), to debate the controversy over Read More…

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A Joint Parliamentary Assembly is non-negotiable says EU

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Joint Parliamentary Assembly is non-negotiable says EU. Africa-Caribbean nations & EU Nations Relations on the rocks European Parliament insists that the future institutional framework must still include an ACP-EU joint parliamentary dimension. The negotiations on a new partnership agreement between the European Union and African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries are entering the final Read More…

Guyana introduces strict COVID-19 aviation regulations
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Guyana introduces strict COVID-19 aviation regulations

Reading Time: 2 minutes Guyana introduces strict COVID-19 aviation regulations. Pilots are now subject to COVID-19 regulations Airlines operating in Guyana along with airport staff and pilots will soon be required to comply with COVID-19 regulations set out by the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), as the regulatory body moves forward with developing a draft document. Speaking at the Read More…

SOVEREIGNTY AT STAKE - Guyana's 54 years of independence.
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SOVEREIGNTY AT STAKE – Guyana’s 54 years of independence

Reading Time: 4 minutes SOVEREIGNTY AT STAKE – Guyana’s 54 years of independence. The flag will be raised virtually due to COVID-19 TUESDAY, May 26, will mark the 54th year since Guyana became an independent state. It will be a national holiday, but the usual outdoor events will be curtailed by the Covid-19 restrictive measures. Instead, there will be Read More…