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Monday, July 15, 2019

Hollywood’s night of nights – the Oscars 2016 tonight

Tonight is Hollywood's biggest awards show — and this year, its most controversial one. Some actors and filmmakers are boycotting the show in response...

Guyanese wins New York pageant

By Indrawattie Natram Twenty-eight-year-old Nandita Dasrath, a New York-based Guyanese, on Sunday night walked away with the title of “The Community’s Queen”. Immediately after the Community’s...

Kanye West claims he’s US$53M in debt

Mere moments before his performance on Saturday Night Live and hours before his new album was available exclusively on Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s struggling streaming...

Members of British band ‘Viola Beach’ killed in car crash

(BBC) -The four members of British indie band 'Viola Beach' and their manager have died in a car crash in Sweden. Kris Leonard, River...

CPL 2016 launches in style in Barbados

CEO Damien O’Donohoe hails “most exciting roster of talent” for 2016 campaign The 2016 HERO Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Player Draft was unveiled at a...

Bob Marley’s family launches premium collection of ‘Cannabis’ products – out of deep respect...

The family of the late Jamaican reggae superstar, Bob Marley, has launched what they describe as the world's first global cannabis brand ‘Marley Natural’,...

Movies hook millions of young people on tobacco – new WHO report says films...

The World Health Organization (WHO), in a report released today, is calling on governments to assign “R” ratings to movies that portray tobacco use,...

Eagles legend Glenn Frey dead at 67 – co-wrote many hit songs including ‘Hotel...

(CNN) Glenn Frey, a founding member of the legendary rock band, the Eagles, has died at 67, a publicist for the band has confirmed. "Glenn...

Durban Park to become major public venue

President David Granger and Minister of State Joseph Harmon, this afternoon, made a brief stop at Durban Park, where work is on-going to transform...

Mets search for a Diamond on the Cricket Pitch – former international cricket star Kieran...

By Jared Diamond, Wall Street Journal Kieran Powell, a 25-year-old outfielder from the Caribbean nation of St. Kitts and Nevis, has received worldwide recognition for his ability...

Recent Articles

Pensioner sentenced to 20 years for raping 4-year-old girl

A pensioner was earlier today sentenced to 20 years imprisonment after he admitted to raping a four-year-old girl back in 2016. Gregory Ramkissoon, 63, also...

Family pleads for help to care for motherless 5-month-old girl

By Davina Ramdass Sunita Vandyke, who died six days after removing her eye at the Suddie Hospital in Region Two, has left six children behind...

Patterson says CJIA to be fully operational this week

Public Infrastructure Minister David Patterson has said that the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri(CJIA) will be in full operation this week. He noted that once...

Skeldon continues to face hardships after closure of sugar estate

The Skeldon Sugar Estate has been the main source of income in the Upper Corentyne area but since its closure in 2017, the livelihoods...

14-year-old Waiakabra girl disappears without trace

A 14-year-old girl of Waiakabra on the Linden-Soesdyke Highway has been missing since Sunday, July 7, 2019, and according to her relatives, the police...

President must dissolve Parliament – fmr National Assembly Clerk

Former Clerk of the National Assembly, Frank Narine says if President David Granger is serious about having early elections - in keeping with the...

New GECOM Chairman: PSC urges appointment of Chairman from Opposition’s list

In the wake of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) urging that a Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Chairman be appointed urgently, the Private Sector...

WI must learn from England

(Reprinted from Jamaica Observer) In all the years since the very first such tournament in 1975, England and New Zealand had never won the...

Int’l community urges ‘expeditious’ adherence to CCJ orders

The international community has urged political players in Guyana to swiftly act in compliance with the country's Constitution, as ordered by the Caribbean Court...

Sophia teen hospitalised after crashing motorcycle into minibus

A teenager is now hospitalized after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a minibus in the vicinity of “B” Field Sophia main access...