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Opposition leader says Commission of Inquiry into assassination plot is unnecessary

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Opposition leader Bharrat Jagdeo believes that an on-going Assassination Plot Commission of Inquiry could demoralize members the police force and only serves to destroy the reputation of senior members. Jagdeo, during a press conference on Friday, said the inquiry is not good for the country. The former president made the comment almost two weeks after the commencement ...

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Jamaican lottery scammer extradited to the U.S.

KINGSTON, Jamaica – A member of a lottery scam network was extradited to the United States on Thursday to face federal charges related to the international lottery scheme. Gregory Gooden, is one of 14 defendants charged by the US Attorney for the District of North Dakota, in connection with an FBI and US Postal Service investigation of alleged conspiracy to defraud ...

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Jamaican lottery scammer extradited to the U.S.

KINGSTON, Jamaica – A member of a lottery scam network was extradited to the United States on Thursday to face federal charges related to the international lottery scheme. Gregory Gooden, is one of 14 defendants charged by the US Attorney for the District of North Dakota, in connection with an FBI and US Postal Service investigation of alleged conspiracy to defraud ...

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Haiti To Cut International Missions Due to Economic Crisis

UNITED NATIONS – In a series of cuts made by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Haiti announced its plans to reduce its diplomatic missions by 60 percent. Minister of Foreign Affairs Antonio Rodrigue confirmed the decision Tuesday, citing the country’s budgetary issues. The minister reported that the government’s contractual staff from around the world will be the first to be ...

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Haiti To Cut International Missions Due to Economic Crisis

UNITED NATIONS – In a series of cuts made by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Haiti announced its plans to reduce its diplomatic missions by 60 percent. Minister of Foreign Affairs Antonio Rodrigue confirmed the decision Tuesday, citing the country’s budgetary issues. The minister reported that the government’s contractual staff from around the world will be the first to be ...

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Pilot killed in plane crash

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – A pilot was killed when a plane owned by Roraima Airways crashed as it approached an airstrip in the western section of Guyana on Tuesday. Dead is the airline’s chief pilot Captain Collin Martin. The highlander aircraft crashed just before sunset. Martin – a former member of the Guyana Defence Force, was the only person in the aircraft ...

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Pilot killed in plane crash

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – A pilot was killed when a plane owned by Roraima Airways crashed as it approached an airstrip in the western section of Guyana on Tuesday. Dead is the airline’s chief pilot Captain Collin Martin. The highlander aircraft crashed just before sunset. Martin – a former member of the Guyana Defence Force, was the only person in the aircraft ...

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CCJ orders release of men on death row in Barbados

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – The Trinidad based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), on Tuesday quashed the convictions of the two men – Vincent Edwards and Richard Haynes  – who were sentenced to death for murder committed in Barbados in 2006. The men were set free on Tuesday, after being imprisoned since 2007. They were charged for the murder of Damien ...

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CCJ orders release of men on death row in Barbados

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – The Trinidad based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), on Tuesday quashed the convictions of the two men – Vincent Edwards and Richard Haynes  – who were sentenced to death for murder committed in Barbados in 2006. The men were set free on Tuesday, after being imprisoned since 2007. They were charged for the murder of Damien ...

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ExxonMobil discovers more oil offshore Guyana

IRVING, Texas – US oil giant ExxonMobil has discovered more oil in the Payara reservoir offshore Guyana. In making the announcement on Tuesday, ExxonMobil Corporation says this increases the total Payara discovery to approximately 500 million oil-equivalent barrels. “These positive well results increase the estimated gross recoverable resource for the Stabroek Block to between 2.25 billion oil-equivalent barrels and 2.75 billion oil-equivalent ...

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