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Guyana: Father Tells Court He Could Not Remember Raping Underage Girl

A father of eight told a court in Guyana that he was drunk and could not remember raping an underage female, the Guyana Chronicle has reported. According to the newspaper,...

Jamaica Police Seize Over 700 Guns So Far For The Year

Jamaica police have seized a total 705 guns so far for 2018, according to local news reports. But the Jamaica Observer, quoting police statistics, said that the seizures so far...

Toddler Crushed To Death In Guyana

A toddler was crushed to death after a truck selling cooking gas and kerosene rolled over his head in front of his home on the East Bank Essequibo, the...
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Fiesta Corn Recalled in St. Lucia & Other Countries

U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA): Del Monte Foods Inc. announced a recall of over 64,000 cases of FIESTA CORN Seasoned with Red & Green Peppers due to under-processing....

Baby Electrocuted In Guyana

A five-month old baby was electrocuted after putting  a live electrical cord in his mouth, local news reports have quoted the police as saying. According to Demerara Waves Online The...

Antigua Business Owners Warned Against Thieving Visitors

Business owners in Antigua have been warned against visitors to the country who may enter their stores and engage in shoplifting. Antigua Observer quoted an unidentified female owner of a...
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Jamaica Records Six Suspected Dengue-Related Deaths

Jamaica has recorded six suspected dengue related deaths, the Jamaica Observer has reported, quoting the country's Ministry of Health. At the same time, there have been 570 suspected cases of...

Jamaica: Five Members Of One Family Shot

Five members of one family were shot and injured in a quarrel over money, the Jamaica Observer has reported. According to the publication, the incident occurred in St Andrew on Tuesday...

Caribbean Urged to Prepare For Big Earthquake

The  Caribbean has been warned to prepare for a big earthquake, after several parts of the region were  rattled by tremors in recent times. Over the weekend, the Seismic Research...

Guyana ‘Conman’ Condemned For Fake News On President’s Health

The government of Guyana has condemned what the Guyana Chronicle said  was“the malicious and wicked publishing of false articles” relating to the health of President David Granger by a...