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December 1st, 2018
Antigua & Guyana Gov’ts concerned about sale of Scotiabank

CARIBBEAN 360

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – The government of Antigua and Barbuda appears to be in a fighting mood over plans by Scotiabank to sell off its operations in the twin-island nation, while Guyana has also expressed concern that the sale will create issues for the banking sector in that Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country.

August 21st, 2018
7.0 quake rocks Windward Islands

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A magnitude 7.0 earthquake was recorded on August 21, 2018, at 5:37 PM, by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre.

July 30th, 2018
VI to review visa requirements for Caribbean nationals—Dr Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) has committed to review the visa travel requirements for Caribbean Nationals, desirous of entering the Territory.

June 26th, 2018
NDP discrimination: Visa free access for Chinese, not for CARICOM nationals

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was on Thursday, June 21, 2018, that Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable, D. Orlando Smith (AL), announced at a press conference that government intends to implement a 'visa-free' policy, for Chinese nationals wishing to visit the Territory.

November 29th, 2017
VI miss out as Jamaica crowned RAN Sevens Champions

MEXICO CITY, Mexico — Jamaica Men and Mexico Women have been crowned the 2017 Rugby Americas North (RAN) Sevens Champions. Both teams have booked their ticket to Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco as well as the Central American and Caribbean Sports Organisation (CACSO) Games.

June 26th, 2016
Young to officiate @ CBC U16 Championship

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Popular football and basketball referee, Norval A. Young has made the list of nominations to be an official at the upcoming Caribbean Basketball Confederation U16 Championship to be hosted by Guyana.

March 4th, 2016
16 prisoners dead, 5 others injured in violent Georgetown Prison unrest

DEMERARA WAVES

The death toll in Thursday’s violent unrest at the Georgetown Prison has risen to 16, even as authorities said calm has been restored to the maximum security facility.

November 5th, 2015
Guyana to establish Witness Protection Programme

The Guyana government has announced plans to establish a Witness Protection programme.

September 28th, 2015
Guyana & Venezuela restore ambassadors despite border row

BBC NEWS

Guyana and Venezuela agreed on Sunday to restore their respective ambassadors despite a continuing border dispute.

September 23rd, 2015
BREAKING: Venezuela building up troops near Guyana border

DEMERARA WAVES

President David Granger on Tuesday said Venezuela was building up troops near the border with Guyana.

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