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Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 1:06 PMCMC

  American oil giant, ExxonMobil has struck oil again this time at the Longtail-1 exploration well, making this the eighth successful discovery in Guyana. In a press release ExxonMobil’s partner Hess Corp said this discovery creates...

Published:Monday | March 6, 2017 | 4:01 PMCMC

The Trinidad & Tobago government said Monday it would pay an estimated TT$2.5 billion in arrears to public workers by the end of March, while noting that the wage bill inherited from the former administration is being financed from new debt....

Published:Friday | February 24, 2017 | 5:56 PMCMC

Less than 24 hours after the Appeal Court lifted an injunction that had barred his dismissal, the Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, Dr DeLisle Worrell, has been fired. His attorney, Gregory Nicholls, confirmed that his client had received...

Published:Thursday | February 23, 2017 | 4:19 PMCMC

The Bahamas Consumer Protection Commission (CPC) says it has conducted survey to gauge public opinion and perception on the services provided by local clearing banks, and the level of fees associated with provision of those services. “We want...

Published:Tuesday | February 14, 2017 | 5:04 PMCMC

Former Barbados Prime Minister Owen Arthur says he is concerned that the island’s Central Bank could soon be running out of foreign reserves and that the Caribbean island is headed for a serious financial crisis. Arthur, an economist, who...

Published:Monday | February 13, 2017 | 5:02 PMCMC

Lawyers representing embattled Barbados Central Bank Governor Dr. Delisle Worrell say the High Court will on Wednesday hear arguments restraining the Barbados government on moving to dismiss their client. The lawyers on Sunday obtained an ex-parte...

Published:Friday | February 3, 2017 | 5:20 PMCMC

Caribbean tourism officials have ended a two-day meeting in the Bahamas saying they are moving to capitalise on the growing number of Mexicans expressing an interest in travelling to the Caribbean for vacation. “Mexico over the last few years...

Published:Monday | January 16, 2017 | 11:07 PMCMC

Guyana's President David Granger is calling on banks operating there to use mobile technology to extend their services to customers, especially those in remote parts of the couuntry.Many residents in the hinterland have to make costly overnight...

Published:Monday | January 16, 2017 | 4:44 PMCMC

The Oilfield Workers Trade Union (OWTU) is urging the Trinidad T Tobago government not to privatise Petrotrin, but to stick with the option of overhauling the cash-strapped and state-owned oil company. Last week, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley...

Published:Monday | January 16, 2017 | 4:02 PMCMC

The main opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) says it will not allow the local economy to “drift along” for another 12 months and called on the Freundel Stuart government to provide a true state of the economy to the population....

Published:Friday | January 13, 2017 | 3:22 PMCMC

The Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Timothy Antoine is urging Caribbean governments administering Citizenship by Investment Programmes (CIP) to be more transparent and not to use the funds collected for recurrent expenditure...

Published:Thursday | January 12, 2017 | 4:24 PMCMC

ExxonMobil, the international oil and gas company, on Thursday announced positive results from its Payara-1 well offshore Guyana. Payara is ExxonMobil’s second oil discovery on the Stabroek Block and was drilled in a new reservoir. The Payara...

Published:Tuesday | January 10, 2017 | 1:02 PMCMC

The Antigua and Barbuda government says it is looking to the new Donald Trump administration in a bid to end its long standing battle with the United States over online gaming. Governor General Sir Rodney Williams, delivering the traditional Throne...

Published:Monday | January 9, 2017 | 3:44 PMCMC

Six months after it launched scheduled flights between Suriname and Guyana as well as  Guyana and Barbados, the Surinamese-registered air carrier, Fly Allways Monday announced a suspension of its services and a return to chartered flights. The...

Published:Monday | January 9, 2017 | 3:30 PMCMC

Dominica on Monday launched the 200-room Silver Beach Hotel and Spa to be funded under the controversial Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP), one week after Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit accused Opposition Leader Lennox Linton of lying to...

Published:Friday | December 23, 2016 | 3:59 PMCMC

The Antigua and Barbuda government Friday said it is treating “quite seriously” a report in the New York Times newspaper suggesting that unnamed persons, claiming to be linked to the government there, were involved in corrupt...

Published:Tuesday | September 13, 2016 | 8:11 PMCMC

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): The Jamaican soldier, who was a surprise call-up for the upcoming West Indies A team tour of Sri Lanka, has described his selection as “awesome” and says he is “pumped up”  and “ready...

Published:Sunday | August 28, 2016 | 12:00 AMCMC

Public sector workers earning less than GUY$99,000 per month have been offered a salary increase of 10 per cent. However, the offer – made at the end of negotiations between the government and the Guyana Public...

Published:Tuesday | August 9, 2016 | 12:07 AMCMC

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC): The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has finally confirmed all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite to lead a 13-man squad in two Twenty20s against India in Florida at month end, but intimated that previous captain Darren...

Published:Monday | July 11, 2016 | 8:41 PMCMC

CRICKET: CPL T20 GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC): South African Hashim Amla stroked his third half-century of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) as Trinbago Knight Riders dealt leaders Guyana Amazon Warriors their first defeat with a seven-run victory...

Published:Monday | July 11, 2016 | 8:30 PMCMC

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC): Barbadian batsman Roston Chase has been called up to Test duty, but selectors have confirmed the axing of wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin and have also overlooked left-arm spinner Jomel Warrican. The right-handed Chase,...

Published:Monday | July 11, 2016 | 8:23 PMCMC

CRICKET: ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC): Discarded West Indies wicketkeeper, Denesh Ramdin, has been penalised by the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) for his Twitter rant last week announcing his sacking from the Test squad. The WICB said...

Published:Wednesday | June 29, 2016 | 5:57 PMCMC

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): West Indies captain, Jason Holder, says the regional side needs to play more one-day international (ODI) cricket if they are to make any serious strides up the international rankings. Eighth-ranked West Indies entered...

Published:Tuesday | June 21, 2016 | 11:10 PMCMC

CRICKET:DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC):A series between West Indies and Pakistan scheduled for September and October in the United Arab Emirates has been revised, media reports have said. West Indies and Pakistan were originally due to play two...

Published:Wednesday | June 8, 2016 | 12:39 PMCMC

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC): South Africa defeated Australia by 47 runs in the third One-Day International of the Tri-Nations Series at the National Stadium here Tuesday. Scores: SOUTH AFRICA 189 for 9 off 50 overs (Farhaan Behardien 62, Hashim Amla...

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