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Brazil: Violence erupts in Rio after general strike

(BBC) Violence has erupted in Brazil at the end of the country's first general strike in more than 20 years. Buses and cars have been...

North Korea crisis: North in another ‘failed’ missile launch

(BBC) North Korea has test-fired another ballistic missile, South Korean and US military officials say. The missile exploded shortly after take-off, they said - the...

Education COI unearths non-existent teachers on payroll in Region 10

The preliminary report of the Commission of Inquiry (COI) launched into the state of the education sector of Region 10 has revealed that there...

Flash Flood warning in effect- Hydromete office

The Hydrometeorological office has announced a Flash Flood warning. See full statement below: Continuous overcast skies are being observed throughout Guyana with moderate to heavy rain...

Motorcyclist meets gruesome death after crashing into plough

A 21-year-old clerk, Farzul Junior Bacchus, is Guyana's latest road fatality after the motorcycle he was riding attempted to overtake a motor car but...

Row over water murder: Bagotstown man charged, remanded

The suspect in the recent Bagotstown stabbing was charged with the capital offence of murder when he appeared before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on...

Several rescued after being stranded for hours on the Essequibo River

Several passengers were stranded for  hours on Friday morning in the middle of the Essequibo River. The passengers were at the time traveling from Parika...

Florida National Guard Brigadier General visits Guyana …hosts sexual assault prevention workshop

In observation of “Sexual Assault Awareness Month,” Brigadier General Mike Canzoneri, Commander of the Florida Army National Guard (FLARNG), and a team of subject...

Jamaica monitoring US border wall funding Act

(Jamaica Observer) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade has indicated that it is fully aware that a draft Bill entitled “HR 1813...

FIFA opens probe into head of Caribbean Football Union

(Reuters) A member of FIFA’s audit and compliance committee was handed a provisional 90-day ban from football on Friday, a day after pleading guilty...