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Appeal Court to hear stay request of rulings in No-Confidence Motion cases Wednesday

Guyana: On Wednesday, February 20, Appeal Court Judge Rishi Persaud will commence hearing applications for interim stays of the rulings handed down by the Chief Justice in relation to three matters concerning the No-Confidence Motion, which was passed against government…

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Minibus operators’ code of conduct officially launched

Guyana: With the objective to improve the quality, safety and efficiency of public transportation in Guyana, the Ministry of Business, the Guyana Police Force, Guyana National Road Safety Council and the United Minibus Union, on Thursday, launched a code of…

Banning plastic: How Jamaica moved to save its environment

Jamaica had a history of having one of the highest per capita uses of plastic bags in the world, with the average national estimated to use around 500 bags each year. The problem of plastic waste has been evident in…

More research into youth, crime urged

KINGSTON, Jamaica — We Transform programme director in the Ministry of Justice, Ella Ghartey, is urging researchers to conduct more studies as it relates to youth and crime. Speaking with JIS News at the recent University of the West Indies…

Gangs thriving in T&T

Trinidad: A new report into gangs and gang culture in Trinidad and Tobago paints a frightening picture of members infiltrating and settling in communities across the country, even gated areas. Gangs are growing, and in the fight for turf, there’s…

After party, four men killed in crash

Trinidad: Four men on their way home from a party, died in a crash in Longdenville, central Trinidad early today. Two of the men have been identified as Kerwin Duncan, 26, a fire fighter, and Dwayne Dick, 29. Duncan lived…

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British Prime Theresa May sustained a heavy parliamentary defeat when MPs rejected her Brexit deal by a resounding majority of 230. Immediately after the vote, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn lost no time in confirmed that he was tabling a no…

Lloyd disappointed that Haynes was not chosen

Former West Indies captain Clive Lloyd, commenting on the appointment of Englishman Richard Pybus, expressed the view that Cricket West Indies need to tap into the talents of homegrown stars. Speaking on The Mason and Guest radio show which was…