Lobby for action - Amnesty Int'l demands that Gov't move quickly to - implement west Kingston report recommendations
Amnesty International has thrown its full support behind the just released report of the West Kingston Commission of Enquiry and is demanding that the Jamaican Government immediately detail how it plans to implement the recommendations put forward....

Jamaica Moves to combat obesity
Highlighting a Jamaica health and lifestyle survey, which indicates that nearly half of Jamaicans are classified as having low levels of physical activity, Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton has suggested that this inactivity has led to an...

UNITED KINGDOM – Boris out of race
LONDON –– Former London mayor Boris Johnson abruptly pulled out of the race to become Britain’s prime minister that he was once favored to win, upending the contest less than a week after he led a campaign to take the country out of the EU. Johnson’s announcement, to audible gasps from a roomful of journalists and […]

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Zouks win CPL opener
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad –– West Indies opener Johnson Charles belted an attacking half-century and South African David Miller produced an entertaining late cameo as St Lucia Zouks stunned title-holders Trinbago Knight Riders by six wickets in the opening game of the Caribbean Premier League last night. Set a competitive 163 for victory at the […]

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Departmental charges for Berbice cop accused of rape
DEPARTMENTAL charges have been recommended against Berbice detective Terrence Paul who was accused of rape by a female police corporal.The Guyana Chronicle understands that the file was sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and departmental charges have been recommended. The file will also have to be reviewed by the Police Service Commission (PSC). ...

Corentyne fishermen protest illegal shrimp-smuggling
By Nafeeza Yahya THE East Berbice-Corentyne Agriculture Association staged a protest on Wednesday on the Miss Pheobe Public Road,Port Mourant, Corentyne, East Berbice, calling on the authorities for more support to combat smuggling of shrimp from neighbouring Suriname.The protest, which was held in the vicinity of the Trainline Dam, saw about 30 fishermen representing the various fishing villages ...

Teenager remanded for simple larceny
CITY Magistrate, Alex Moore on Wednesday remanded a construction worker for the offence of simple larceny.Nineteen-year-old Floyd Haynes of Ketley Street, Charlestown, denied the charge which stated that between March 4 and March 5, 2016 he stole a quantity of items, including an Apple laptop and two Samsung cell phones, amounting to a total value ...