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Sunday, December 10, 2017

IAC launches annual Christmas Toy Drive

...donations will go to the less fortunate children The Indian Action Committee (IAC) has launched its annual Christmas Toy Drive for the less fortunate children...

Portuguese trawler nets ‘prehistoric shark’

(BBC) Portuguese scientists have captured a "shark from the age of the dinosaurs" off the Algarve coast. Researchers caught the rare frilled shark aboard a...

Telecommunications Ministry launches 2nd Hackathon

The Ministry of Public Telecommunications continues to fulfill its mandate in creating an enabling environment for the growth of Information Communication Technology (ICT), with...

Digicel opens new ‘Experience’ store at City Mall on Regent Street

Telecommunications giant Digicel, on Monday, opened the doors to its new retail 'Experience' store at City Mall on Regent Street. Digicel’s 'Experience' store features a...

GTT’s Pinktober concludes with $4.7M donation to the GCF

- First Lady urges early screening for a fighting chance against cancer The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph (GTT) on Wednesday concluded its month-long ‘Pinktober’...

Mexican Embassy shines light on Day of the Dead celebrations

The Mexican Embassy on Tuesday shared the significance of Day of the Dead celebrations with school aged children. Day of the Dead is celebrated every...

Einstein’s theory of happiness sells for US$1.3m at auction

JERUSALEM (AP) — While Albert Einstein's theory of happiness may be relative; it fetched US$1.3 million at a Jerusalem auction on Tuesday. The Nobel-winning scientist's...

Romichelle Brumell crowned Miss Cultured Guyana

Twenty-year-old crowd favourite Romichelle Brumell was crowned Miss Cultured Guyana (MCG) on Saturday evening in an electrifying ceremony at the Umana Yana in Kingston,...

‘Anemic’ iPhone 8 demand drags Apple shares lower

By Supantha Mukherjee (Reuters) - Signs of poor demand for the iPhone 8 fueled more questions on Thursday over Apple Inc’s strategy of releasing two...

GTT slashes selected handsets by 50% in “Pinktober” special

As GTT continues to observe its “Pinktober” campaign, the telecommunications giant will slash selected Alcatel handsets by 50 per cent up to October 20. The...

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2 dead in horrific accident at Mahaicony

...as 5 killed in separate accidents today Stephen Phillips, also called ‘Peter Mal,’ of Buxton, ECD and Abbenna Hubbard of Melanie, ECD died when the...

GDF rank dies in accident outside nightclub

…was struck down by minibus at Pouderoyen  A Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Lance Corporal is now dead after he was struck down by an...

Cyclist killed by speeding Policeman – at Rosignol

A West Bank Berbice (WBB) man was killed on Saturday evening after he was struck down by a speeding police officer on the Rosignol...

Motor cyclist killed in Berbice accident, cop detained

A motor cyclist is now dead and the pillion rider critical after their vehicle collided with a car being driven by a police officer...

Growth of manufacturing sector affected by 2017 tax measures- GMSA President

-16 companies honoured at GMSA’s annual awards President of the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Ltd Association (GMSA) Shyam Nokta has highlighted the impact of the 2017...

Significant damage averted as small fire at Giftland Mall contained

A fire of unknown origin which erupted at the Giftland Mall, Turkeyen, East Coast Demerara (ECD) was quickly contained saving the institution from further...

Local businesses have to build capacity to compete with Int’l firms – Jordan

Government is urging local businesses to help themselves by building capacity and actively seeking partnerships with international businesses on their own. This is according to...

Letter: Budget 2018 fails to address fundamental issues of wealth generation, expansion

Dear Editor, Budget 2018, like other budgets presented by the APNU/AFC Government, lacks economic perspicacity and wit. The main findings are: * Low economic growth: Had...

North Korea condemns ‘dotard’ Trump over Jerusalem

SEOUL, South Korea (AFP)— North Korea has lambasted US President Donald Trump for recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital, renewing its description of him as...

Gabriel, Cummins help West Indies rally after Raval 84

By Andrew Fidel Fernando New Zealand 286 for 7 (Raval 84, de Grandhomme 58, Gabriel 3-83) v West Indies (ESPNcricinfo) A measured 84 from Jeet Raval,...