Alleged ganja trafficker granted bail

Alleged ganja trafficker granted bail

TAXI driver, Marvin Pillay, on Friday, appeared in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court charged with possession of 202 grams of cannabis for the purpose of trafficking.

 25 receive tablets, free data from DDL

25 receive tablets, free data from DDL

THE Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) Foundation has donated tablets and free data to the 25 students in the foundation. Read more

 New  infection cases  in Grenada

New infection cases in Grenada

The coronavirus is definitely active on Grenada’s shores. Read more

 Caribbean Airlines resumes flights between Guyana and New York

Caribbean Airlines resumes flights between Guyana and New York

Caribbean Airlines will operate its first commercial service between Guyana and New York. Read more

Six Eastern Caribbean countries deemed safe for travel – CDC

Six Eastern Caribbean countries deemed safe for travel – CDC

Story via CMC – Six countries in the Eastern Caribbean have been deemed as safe for citizens of the United States to travel. Read more

On Caribbean Statistics Day, PM Mitchell Hails Unwavering Commitment of Statisticians

On Caribbean Statistics Day, PM Mitchell Hails Unwavering Commitment of Statisticians

Scientific data is increasingly recognised as a critical element in development and the current COVID-19 pandemic has made it even more relevant to sustainable development. Read mo

Standards, Codes Critical to CARICOM Energy Sector Development

Standards, Codes Critical to CARICOM Energy Sector Development

Each year, on 14 October, World Standards Day is celebrated as a means of paying tribute to the collaborative efforts of the thousands of experts, globally, who develop the technic

CARPHA Partners with, PAHO to Ensure Caribbean States’ Equitable Access to COVID-19 Vaccine

CARPHA Partners with, PAHO to Ensure Caribbean States’ Equitable Access to COVID-19 Vaccine

The Caribbean Public health Agency (CARPHA), with funding from the European Union (EU), has entered into an agreement with the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) to support Me

 Mining tunnels in South Rupununi destroyed

Mining tunnels in South Rupununi destroyed

A MASSIVE tunnel mining operation in the New River Basin some 50 miles east of Masakanari (Guns Village), South Rupununi, was discovered by the Joint Service, in collaboration with

Recalling the promise of improving lives and livelihoods through agriculture

Recalling the promise of improving lives and livelihoods through agriculture

It is a fact of human nature that nothing focuses our collective consciousness on our fundamental needs more than a crisis. Read more

Prime Minister promises to invest more in youth development

Prime Minister promises to invest more in youth development

Prime Minister, Dr the Right Honourable Keith Mitchell, who recently assumed the Youth Development portfolio, plans to invest more resources in empowering the nation’s youth.

Health minister responds to CDC listing

Health minister responds to CDC listing

Barbados’ health authorities are not fazed by the CDC’s rating of the island as high risk for contracting Covid-19. Read more

LIVE: World Food Day

LIVE: World Food Day

Hunger is rising, due to factors including conflict, climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic, which is putting a strain on food systems that are already failing in many countries.

Virus cases rise in Europe a great concern, says WHO regional chief

Virus cases rise in Europe a great concern, says WHO regional chief

COVID-19 is now the fifth leading cause of death in Europe, where nearly 700,000 cases were reported this week: the highest weekly incidence since the pandemic began in March, the

Corruption represents ‘ultimate betrayal’ of public trust: Guterres

Corruption represents ‘ultimate betrayal’ of public trust: Guterres

Corruption is not only a crime but immoral and the “ultimate betrayal” of public trust, the UN Secretary-General has said, calling on everyone to work together and stam

 Everything you need to know about washing your hands to protect against the virus

Everything you need to know about washing your hands to protect against the virus

Respiratory viruses like coronavirus disease (COVID-19) spread when mucus or droplets containing the virus get into your body through your eyes, nose or throat. Often, the virus ca

ACT SHEET: Lack of handwashing with soap puts millions at increased risk to the virus and other infectious diseases

ACT SHEET: Lack of handwashing with soap puts millions at increased risk to the virus and other infectious diseases

Although handwashing with soap  is critical in the fight against infectious diseases, including COVID-19,  millions of people around the world have no ready access to a p

Solidarity Therapeutics Trial produces conclusive evidence on the effectiveness of repurposed drugs for the virus  in record time

Solidarity Therapeutics Trial produces conclusive evidence on the effectiveness of repurposed drugs for the virus in record time

In just six months, the world’s largest randomized control trial on COVID-19 therapeutics has generated conclusive evidence on the effectiveness of repurposed drugs for the t