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Guyana's president eyes regional peace
Posted: Sunday, December 31, 2023

Guyana's president eyes regional peace as new Caricom leader
Guyana President Dr Mohammed Irfaan Ali is hoping to continue work in assuring regional security as he prepares to take over stewardship of the Caribbean Community (Caricom) for the next six months.

Ali takes up the mantle from Dominica's Roosevelt Skerrit, who chaired the regional bloc over the last six months. He will head the body from January 1 to June 30, 2024.

Hochoy Charles Has Died

PM calls on citizens for help to stop brazen criminals
After a spate of violent crimes over the last couple of days and mounting public pressure, Head of the National Security Council Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has admitted that the statistics are not satisfactory, but the country remains focused on getting better results at every turn.

Chief Sec: Crime must not be Tobago's 'new norm'

Opposition MPs, business heads want firmer action on crime

NTA knocks PM's plea for help to curb crime
Rowley appealed to the public to assist in this fight by providing as much information as you are able to so that the security service personnel can get ahead of the criminals. But the NTA says the PM's statement was "lacking any form or structure, any plans or policies."

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The Ghanaian legacy ... in loving memory of the anguish of our ancestors

Ace cyclist Teniel Campbell opens up about road to recovery, battles with mental health
In July this year, Campbell created history when she became the first TT woman and the first black woman to complete the gruelling eight-stage Tour De France Femmes Avec Zwift, which features the world's best female road cyclists. The team Jayco Alula cyclist also registered a sixth-placed finish at the Elite Pan American Road Cycling Championships women's time trial event in Panama back in April. However, TT's lone female cycling Olympian did not land all of her lofty targets for 2023, as she missed out on "Olympic time trial qualification by 14 seconds."

Top female cyclist reveals injury trauma at TTOC awards

T&T's oldest Meriken descendant celebrates 110th birthday
Charles said Smyke was the oldest Seventh-Day Adventist in the Caribbean and the oldest surviving descendent of the Merikins- the former African slaves who fought for the British against the US in the War of 1812.

Deaf activist Ian Dhanoola wins Hard Head Award
Therefore DEAF's main goal is to advocate for the human rights of deaf people though better policies and laws. He said access to education, including achieving English language literacy, is crucial to deaf people of all ages so they are not limited to low-paying jobs but could achieve equality in employment and have the same opportunities as hearing people.

He said DEAF members also promote deaf awareness among hearing people, provide sign language training, training for sign language interpreters and teach people how to be allies to the deaf community.

Two killed, boy, 3, escapes in St Augustine shooting

Con artist on Facebook Marketplace luring buyers with Courts deals

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