Here are the best albums of 2017

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TimeOut critics Joanna Hunkin (JH), Chris Schulz (CS), Karl Puschmann (KP), Siena Yates (SY) and George Fenwick (GF) pick their best albums of 2017. 1. Aldous Harding – Party Aldous Harding’s Party is a devastating, seductive powerhouse of gothic folk. On first listen, Aldous Harding’s sophomore album Party was very good. But as the months Read More

CMO says no case of Hantavirus in Dominica

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Dr. Johnson said test results from the CDC for the virus returned negative Chief Medical Officer, Dr. David Johnson, has said that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has confirmed that there are no cases of the Hantavirus in Dominica. In late November, the Ministry of Health (MoH) and Environment informed the public that it Read More

Ambassador of Mexico presents Letters of Credence in Dominica

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A handshake between the Mexican Ambassador and President Charles Savarin The Ambassador of Mexico to the Eastern Caribbean States, His Excellency Oscar Arturo Esparza-Vargas, presented this morning his Letters of Credence to His Excellency Charles Angelo Savarin DAH, President of the Commonwealth of Dominica. During the ceremony, Ambassador Esparza-Vargas, conveyed the message of friendship, prosperity Read More

T&T: Brother in court for sibling’s murder

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(Trinidad Guardian) Ramraj Samaroo yesterday appeared in the Couva Magistrates Court charged with the murder of his younger brother. Ramraj Samaroo (left) and Ganesh Samaroo (Trinidad Express photo) Samaroo, also known as Baye, 52, of Couva, is accused of chopping his brother, Ganesh Samaroo, 37, several times with a cutlass following an altercation last Tuesday Read More

US$18M oil bonus: ‘There was no intention to deceive but no need to make it public’- says President

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President David Granger at the sidelines of an event at the State House on Wednesday told reporters that the placing of the US$18M signing bonus from ExxonMobil into a secret account was not done out of ‘deception’ but rather as a non-disclosure in the interest of national security. President David Granger According to the President Read More

Photos: PSC renews call for greater partnership with the Force

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Members of the Private Sector Commission of Guyana, paid a courtesy call on the Commissioner of Police (ag) David Ramnarine, DSM and other Senior Officers of the Force. Season’s greetings were exchanged along with a renewed call by the Chairman of the Commission Edward Boyer for a greater partnership between the two entities during the Read More

Murdered BV teen was not sexually assaulted- PME reveals

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The post mortem examination (PME) conducted on 18-year-old Raynelle Benfield has confirmed that the former Qualfon employee whose body was found in a Beterverwagting (BV) cemetery on Monday last with her pants pulled down below her waist was not sexually assaulted. Murdered: Raynelle Benfield Investigators were working on the theory that since the teen’s body Read More

$1.270B passed for Health Services in Region Three

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An estimated $1.270B was approved for current expenditure of Region Three (Essequibo Islands/West Demerara)’s Health Services programme for 2018, by the Committee of Supply on Wednesday, the Department of Public Information (DPI) has reported.  According to Minister of Communities, Ronald Bulkan, $379.65 million will go towards the purchase of drugs and medical supply for the region. Read More

Windies lose ground in Test rankings

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(CMC) — West Indies have taken another blow to their Test ranking following their 2-0 series defeat to New Zealand. Though the Caribbean side remains eighth in the rankings, they have lost three rankings points and are now alongside ninth-ranked Bangladesh on 72 points. Only mere decimal points have kept the Windies in eighth spot. Read More

Bandits caught in Agricola minutes after robbing minibus passengers

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…unlicensed gun found, several stolen items recovered Minutes after a Route 42 minibus driver and three of his East Bank Demerara bound passengers were robbed at Middle Street, McDoom, East Bank Demerara by three males whom themselves were also passengers, ranks of a mobile police patrol apprehended them in a house at Second Street, Agricola. Read More