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Thursday, May 28, 2020

MovieTowne vows to support local film industry

“People do business for money, but MovieTowne is an initiative intended to do much more than garner profits.” This are the words of Chairman of...

18-yr-old wins beauty pageant in Berbice

An 18-year-old aspiring entrepreneur has won the inaugural 'I am a big Deal' Miss Berbice pageant.  Farah Valentina Bates copped the title from eleven other...

Miss Puerto Rico lands Miss World 2016 crown

(AFP) Stephanie Del Valle of Puerto Rico was crowned Miss World 2016 on Sunday, edging out runners-up from the Dominican Republic and Indonesia, and...

Paris Jackson: ‘My father was murdered’

Michael Jackson's only daughter, Paris, says she believes her father was murdered. In her first in-depth interview (published yesterday), Paris told Rolling Stone she was...

Portuguese trawler nets ‘prehistoric shark’

(BBC) Portuguese scientists have captured a "shark from the age of the dinosaurs" off the Algarve coast. Researchers caught the rare frilled shark aboard a...

Bollywood star Salman Khan gets five years in jail for poaching

An Indian court has sentenced Bollywood superstar Salman Khan to five years in jail for poaching rare antelope back in 1998. The court in Jodhpur...

GTT launches ‘Pinktober’ to raise awareness during breast cancer month

The Guyana Telephone Telegraph (GTT) on Thursday launched Pinktober under the theme “Together we can make a difference” at the company’s main office on...

Man’s bladder ruptures during dance with Destra

-Belize court awards US$8000 in damages BELMOPAN, Belize (CMC) — Soca artiste Destra Garcia has been ordered to pay just over US$8,000 after a court...

‘Frozen woman’ mannequin fools Hudson, New York police

(BBC) Police in the US state of New York broke into a vehicle to rescue an apparently frozen woman, only to find it was...

Dethroned Miss India Guyana refutes allegations

By Ramona Luthi In light of the recent incident, where Brittany Singh the winner of Miss India-Guyana 2016 was dethroned  by the pageant organizers over...

Recent Articles

OPINION: The parallels of Guyana and Suriname elections

The following is an opinion piece by Dr Tara Singh The elections’ events unfolding in Guyana as well as in Suriname have cast on to...

COVID-19 cases remain at 139; authorities concerned about persons’ “callous attitude”

As of today, Guyana's COVID-19 deaths remain at eleven 11 and the number of confirmed remains at 139. To date, the total number of persons...

51 vendors fined $5000 each for not wearing face mask

The Georgetown Mayor City Council (M&CC) is stepping up efforts to ensure that vendors comply with the necessary measures to contain the spread of...

Port Mourant Hospital to begin taking samples for COVID-19 tests

A mobile testing unit has been established in the compound of the Port Mourant Hospital and it will become the first facility in Region...

COVID-19 Advisory for Guyanese stranded overseas

Following a special meeting last Friday, the National COVID-19 Task Force announced that within the controlled re-entry policy, the Task Force has approved the...

Coronavirus spreads in Brazil’s oilfields, as six offshore operators register cases

Norway’s Equinor ASA (EQNR.OL), Brazil’s Dommo Energia SA (DMMO3.SA) and Anglo-French firm Perenco are among at least six oil producers that have registered coronavirus...

West Indies Test players resume training in Barbados

Members of the West Indies Test team have returned to training in small groups at Kensington Oval. After an extended period away from the...

Uitvlugt factory workers protest working hours, outstanding leave

See full statement from GAWU The overwhelmingly majority of the workers attached to the Uitvlugt factory this morning (May 27, 2020) downed tools to express...

GRA reflects on Khurshid Sattaur’s “sterling contribution” to tax administration in Guyana

Full statement from the GRA Management and staff of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) are deeply saddened by the news of the passing of former...

WHO says the Americas are new epicenter of COVID-19

The Americas have emerged as the new epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a Tuesday briefing, as a...