Govt explores evacuating hurricane-ravaged Guyanese but vital info needed – Foreign Minister

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The Guyana government is exploring the possibility of evacuating Guyanese who have been badly affected by Hurricane Irma’s devastation of St.Maarten/St.Martin, following an emergency Caribbean Community (Caricom) leaders teleconference meeting, Foreign Minister Carl Greenidge said Sunday. “We are willing to do whatever we can even for those wanting to come back,” he told Demerara Waves Read More

Bulk marijuana seized; several arrested

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The house at Camp and Norton Streets at which CANU agents said they seized 34 kilogrammes of marijuana. Several persons were arrested early Sunday morning in connection with the alleged discovery of 34 kilogrammes of marijuana, the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) said. The anti-drug entity of the Ministry of Public Security said the marijuana was Read More

Bodies of 402 children discovered to be buried in mass grave near Scottish orphanage run by nuns

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About 400 children died at a ­Scottish orphanage run by nuns and were buried in an unmarked grave, research has revealed. The Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul, who ran the Smyllum Park orphanage in Lanarkshire, had previously acknowledged that 158 ­children were buried there. But research, including a trawl of more than Read More

Tech: Here are all the areas in Hurricane Irma’s path and when the storm could arrive in Florida

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Hurricane Irma started hitting the Leeward Islands, the chain of islands separating the Caribbean Sea from the Atlantic Ocean, early Wednesday. By Sunday morning, the storm had caused severe damage in Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, St. Kitts and Nevis, Montserrat, St. Martin, St. Barthelemy, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and Cuba. The Category 4 storm Read More

Order Of St George thrashes field to take Irish St Leger

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Order Of St George became the first horse to regain the Comer Group Irish St Leger crown with a nine-length rout on Sunday that completed a Group One hat-trick for Aidan O’Brien at this year’s ‘Irish Champions Weekend’. Churchill might have been a bitter disappointment in Saturday’s QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes, and Gustav Klimt’s absence Read More

‘Hundreds’ of children buried in mass grave after dying at Scottish orphanage

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The bodies of hundreds of children who died at an orphanage run by nuns are believed to be buried in a mass grave, a BBC and Sunday Post investigation has uncovered. At least 400 children from Smyllum Park Orphanage in Lanark are thought to be buried in an unmarked grave at the town’s St Mary’s Read More

Serial rapist on the loose in St Lucia

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An alleged serial rapist is on the loose in St Lucia luring females with promises of hotel employment. Law enforcement officials are on the hunt for the man who has been described as fair skinned, sporting multiple tattoos and being in his thirties. The man apparently calls telephone numbers randomly and once a female answers, Read More

Newlywed bride “lucky to be alive” after venomous spider bite left her with “zombie” leg on Jamaica honeymoon

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A newlywed bride says she is “lucky to be alive” after she was biten on the leg by a venomous spider while on honeymoon in Jamaica. Victoria Ross, 32, spent 13 days in hospital after she nipped by a 1cm-long violin spider in Jamaica at the end of an “amazing” holiday with husband Brian. Doctor’s Read More

Update regarding Irma’s impact over the Caribbean Islands.

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Update regarding Irma’s impact over the Caribbean Islands. Sunday, September 10th 2017 – 12:53 UTC Full article Assessments are still coming in from the impact of Hurricane Irma on a number of Caribbean countries in the northern Leeward Islands and the northern Caribbean with warnings and watches still in place for a few countries in Read More

After Ard death, officials seek a solution

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CLOSE To express a viewpoint or to comment on an issue of general interest, simply follow these instructions Wochit Buy Photo Ricky Ard’s empty orange folding chair he used to sit on daily outside of his apartment. Ard was killed by police Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017.(Photo: Zach Evans, Courier & Press)Buy Photo According to a Read More