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Thursday, February 16, 2017

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...

Now you can charge your mobile phone with urine, Scientists claim

Huffington Post - Scientists are claiming a world first in developing a way to charge mobile phones using human urine. The Bristol-based boffins have been...

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Acquitted murder accused remanded for attempted murder

A man who was previously found not guilty of murder was on Wednesday remanded to prison after he was slapped with an attempted murder...

Woman, 64, gives birth to twins in Spain

Spanish 64-year-old gives birth to healthy twins in Burgos (BBC) A 64-year-old woman has successfully given birth to healthy twins - a boy and a...

Oil rises after news OPEC could extend output cuts

By Christopher Johnson | LONDON   (Reuters) Oil prices rose on Thursday after OPEC sources said the group could extend its oil supply-reduction pact with non-members...

PM puts integrity legislation amendments to Cabinet

Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo said that he remains committed to seeing the reform of Guyana’s Constitution through a consultative process. Speaking at the launch of...

Trenchless technologies to be utilised to meet city’s water demands

The Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) is exploring the possibility of using trenchless technologies to meet the demands of quality water supply in and around...

GUYSUCO TAKEOVER: Ali writes Ramjattan on lack of ‘impact assessments’

Despite recommendations to privatise the local sugar industry and expressions of interest from foreign investors, Opposition parliamentarian Irfaan Ali is of the view that...

TIGI slams ‘PNC gang’ for leading onslaught on public

- with corrupt parking meter deal …warns of aftermath if deal not rescinded Local transparency watchdog Transparency International Guyana Inc (TIGI) has issued a scathing criticism...

11 homeless after fire guts 2 buildings on Bishop Street

A fire of unknown origin has completely destroyed two buildings on Bishop Street, between Princes and Norton Streets, Georgetown leaving at least 11 people...

Ruling on presidential term limit case deferred to February 21

Chancellor of the Judiciary (ag), Carl Singh has deferred his ruling on the presidential term limit case until February 21. He was expected to rule...

5 charged for execution of Berbice woman

Five persons, including a tattoo artists and a Jamaican National were this morning arraigned for the execution style killing of Lilawattie Muhammed, 45, in...