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Monday, March 20, 2017

Rosetta ends 12-year mission with crash-landing on comet

(CNN) The Rosetta space probe has crash-landed on the surface of a distant comet, ending a remarkable 12-year mission that made a series...

GEA completes 18 months of gathering data in wind measurements

The Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) recently completed a year and half of data gathering in wind measurement. Relocated from Yupakari in Region 9, the...

Samsung recalls Galaxy Note 7 phones after battery fires

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) recalled all Galaxy Note 7 smartphones equipped with batteries it has found to be fire-prone and halted their sales...

Earth-like planet discovered

Closest potentially habitable planet to our solar system found (CNN)  In a discovery that has been years in the making, researchers have confirmed the existence...

Scientists turn old plastic bottles into fuel

(CNN) Millions of tons of plastic garbage pollute our world. What if we could turn them into fuel instead? That's the ambitious plan of...

FAA orders ‘urgent’ engine fixes for Boeing 787 Dreamliners

(CNN) Describing it as an "urgent safety issue," the Federal Aviation Administration has ordered modifications on specific General Electric engines on some 787...

Cuba returns to the U.S. ‘wrongly shipped’ Hellfire missile

(BBC) - Cuba returned to the United States an inert Hellfire missile that had been wrongly shipped to Havana in June 2014. The missile, which...

Major shake-up at NCN – CEO, Human Resources, ICT, Engineering and Programming...

The newly appointed Board of the National Communications Network (NCN), this afternoon announced that “several positions including those of CEO, Human Resources, ICT, Engineering...

Facebook down for the second time in a week

- Facebook users are complaining that the website is down, just a week after the hugely popular social networking website experienced similar outages. Users...

E-Networks introduces new services

On Friday, E-Networks celebrated its 10th anniversary since entering the ICT industry, and during the anniversary observance at Georgetown Club, several new services were...

Recent Articles

Degeneration of the family structure will hinder national development -President tells congregation at SDA...

President David Granger, today (Sunday) attended the rededication service of the refurbished Central Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) Church. This event is also part of the...

As crime heightens: GPF issues Crime Prevention Tips to aid the general public

As part of its Crime Prevention Strategy the Guyana Police Force (GPF) has released Crime Prevention tips, which the Force expects to be of...

FBI confirms Trump-Russia inquiry, finds no evidence of Trump wiretap claims

By Stephen Collinson, CNN (CNN)- FBI Director James Comey said Monday he had no information to support claims by President Donald Trump that he was...

EYEWITNESS: Holding the line…

…in the Courts In the long, slow march away from the law of the jungle, whatever your Eyewitness’ complaints about the shortcomings of the Judiciary...

Pope begs God’s forgiveness for Church sins in Rwanda genocide

(AFP) Pope Francis on Monday begged for God's forgiveness for "the sins and failings of the Church and its members" implicated in the 1994...

Govt moving to simplify process for easy access to loans for small businesses

Government is reviewing the operations of the Small Business Bureau (SBB) with the aim of simplifying the process in order to enable small and...

Gayle, Bravo sidelined as Carter, Mohammed force in

(CMC) Batting superstar Chris Gayle will take no part in the four-match Twenty20 series against Pakistan starting later this month, after being left out...

Guyana tribe goes hi-tech to protect its land

By Gemma Handy (Reprinted from BBC) Eleazer Mawasha speaks haltingly. English is not his first language, and Skype not his preferred method of communication. An elder...

Letter: Deliberately fooling the Guyanese people

Dear Editor, In the printed media of March 16, 2017, it was reported that representatives of the Chinese company Hong Kong Golden Telecom Limited (HDGT)...

Stephen Hawking: I fear I may not be welcome in Donald Trump’s US

(The Guardian) Stephen Hawking, the leading British physicist and cosmologist, has said he no longer feels welcome in the US under Donald Trump. Prof Hawking...