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Dr Walter Rodney.

GEORGETOWN (CMC): The Guyana government Thursday announced that it will honour prominent historian, political activist and academic, Dr Walter Rodney, nearly 41 years after he was assassinated here. Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs...
Minister of Public Service, Consumer Affairs and Sports Frederick Stephenson.

KINGSTOWN (CMC): Minister of Public Service, Consumer Affairs and Sports Frederick Stephenson announced on Thursday that he will not be seeing persons at his office, constituency office or home who are not fully vaccinated. In an announcement on...
This updated handout photo provided by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 shows a signed copy of Emancipation Proclamation.

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois (AP): The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield will mark Juneteenth – the holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States – by displaying a rare signed copy of the Emancipation...

ST JOHN’S (CMC): Prime Minister Gaston Browne Thursday heightens speculation about another snap general election in Antigua and Barbuda after it emerged that Cabinet has instructed the supervisor of elections to be prepared to “conduct free and...

JERUSALEM (AP): In what appear to be the final days of his historic 12-year rule, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is not leaving the political stage quietly. The long-time leader is accusing his opponents of betraying their voters, and...

PORT OF SPAIN (CMC): Trinidad and Tobago has as yet taken no firm decision on increasing the retirement age over a 10-year period from the current 60 years to 65 years of age, from the year 2025, Finance Minister Colm Imbert has said. Addressing...

ST GEORGE’S (CMC): The Grenada government says it has acquired a US$8.95-million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank to use as a stimulus package for persons who have been marginalised by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. “The COVID-...

WASHINGTON (AP): The wife of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman pleaded guilty Thursday to charges in the US and admitted that she helped her husband run his multibillion-dollar criminal empire. Emma Coronel Aispuro, wearing a green...

DUBAI (AP): An Iranian destroyer and support vessel are now sailing in the Atlantic Ocean in a rare mission far from the Islamic Republic, Iran’s state TV reported on Thursday, without offering the vessels’ final destination. The trip by the new...

VALENCE (AP): A 28-year-old Frenchman who described himself as a right-wing or extreme-right “patriot” was sentenced to four months in prison on Thursday for slapping President Emmanuel Macron in the face. Damien Tarel was also banned from ever...
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