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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Up to 10 dead in Texas school shooting

(BBC) Between eight and 10 people have been killed in a shooting at a Texas high school, say police. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez told...

US approves new drug for prevention of migraines

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Migraine sufferers on Thursday got some relief from US regulators who approved the first of a new class of...

Hackers steal ‘US$15.3m’ from Mexico financial system

MEXICO CITY, Mexico (AFP) — Hackers who targeted Mexico's interbank payment system made off with more than US$15 million in the past several weeks,...

Trump draws rebuke for ‘animal’ remark at immigration talk

WASHINGTON, United States — While railing against California for its so-called sanctuary immigration policies, President Donald Trump referred to some people who cross the...

1,600 IT workers and engineers denied UK visas

More than 1,600 IT specialists and engineers offered jobs in the UK were denied visas between December and March, BBC News has learned. They were...

Red alert raised after ash bursts from Hawaii volcano

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — A massive plume of volcanic ash burst from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano on Tuesday, prompting authorities to issue warnings...

Global demand for air conditioning to triple by 2050 — report

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — The worldwide demand for air conditioning is expected to triple over the next 30 years, making the pursuit of...

PPP condemns killing of 55 Palestinians by occupying Israeli forces

The People’s Progressive party (PPP) says it is keenly following the horrific events that are unfolding along the Gaza border in Palestine which has...

India MP Shashi Tharoor charged over wife’s death

(BBC) Indian MP and former UN diplomat Shashi Tharoor has been charged with aiding his wife’s suicide in 2014. Sunanda Pushkar's unexplained death was initially...

Dozens killed as US opens Jerusalem embassy

At least 41 Palestinians have been killed and 1,800 wounded by Israeli troops in clashes on the Gaza border, Palestinian officials say. The violence came...

Recent Articles

Derrick Patterson pleads guilty to cocaine trafficking

The younger brother of Public Infrastructure Minister, David Patterson, was on Thursday given the option of paying a hefty fine or being jailed for...

Jagdeo supports decriminalizing possession of small quantities of marijuana

...Does not support legalizing of marijuana however By Ramona Luthi Opposition Leader, Dr Bharrat Jagdeo has pressed his support towards the call for the decriminalization of...

HIV and AIDS cause billions of dollars in lost earnings- ILO report

In addition to human suffering, HIV and AIDS cause billions of dollars in lost earnings, largely as a result of the deaths of hundreds...

Cross dresser slapped with assault charges

A 21-year-old cross dresser was on Thursday released on bail by Magistrate Leron Daly after he appeared in the Georgetown Magistrates' Court charged with,...

KKR spinner Yadav hails ‘extraordinary’ Russell

Kolkata Knight Riders chinaman spinner Kuldeep Yadav has hailed Windies all-rounder Andre Russell for an extraordinary innings in a 25-run eliminator win over Rajastan...

Venezuela’s Maduro sworn in for second 6-year term

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro was sworn in Thursday for a second term as president of the crisis-wracked Latin American country. Maduro swore...

Kaneville housewife succumbs to Kuru-Kururu public road accident

The two vehicle smash-up on the Kuru-Kururu public road, Soedyke/Linden Highway, has claimed its fourth life, Rookmin Indranie ,40, a housewife of Kaneville Squatting...

Police bust Berbice taxi driver with over 3 kilos of compressed cannabis

Acting on intelligence, police in ‘C’ Division on Wednesday about 12:30hrs intercepted a Georgetown-bound hire car, HC 6444, on the Cove and John Public...

CDB, CARICOM partner to implement Human Resource Development Strategy

The Caribbean Development Bank and the CARICOM Secretariat on Monday, May 22, 2018, launched a three-day workshop designed to focus on the implementation, coordination...

Over 50% of elderly in the C’bean without pension — study

SANTIAGO, Chile (CMC) — A new study by two United Nations' agencies has found that more than half of older persons in Latin America...