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Saturday, August 15, 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...

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Nandlall wins case against former AG Williams over Red House fiasco

Chief Justice (ag) Roxanne Wiltshire George, S.C., yesterday, delivered a ruling in the case filed by the Cheddi Jagan Research Center Inc. against the...

Covid-19 curfew now 9pm to 5am

The Covid-19 curfew has been changed to 9pm to 5am. The new curfew was published in the official Gazette. The previous curfew was 8pm to 5am....

Ex-soldier who beheaded uncle appeals life sentence

A 29-year-old ex-soldier, who was in 2019 sentenced to life imprisonment for beheading his uncle, has now moved to the Court of Appeal (COA)...

Caribbean’s first virtual Oil and Gas summit planned for September

Valiant Business Media (UK) and Valiant Business Media (Guyana) will host the Caribbean’s first virtual oil and gas summit from September 15-17, 2020 in...

Petroleum Commission to be set up within 6 months, Local Content Policy a priority...

As the new Government continues to transition into political office, serious efforts are being made to establish an adequate and efficient structure that would...

Elderly man appeals 7-year jail sentence for sexual assault

An elderly man, who was sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment after a jury at the Demerara Assizes found him guilty of having sexual activity...

Govt notes strict timeline for Payara approvals, but assures process will not be compromised

Even as the new Government is working on a “tight timeframe” to review the Payara development project before granting the necessary permits, it has...

GRA receives mobile scanners from China

Minister of Public Works, Bishop Juan Edghill, and the Minister within the Ministry, Deodat Indar, on Friday, received NUCTECH Mobile Scanners from the Embassy...

$10.8B generating sets purchased by APNU/AFC not benefiting Guyanese – Min. Indar

The investment of $10.8Billion, by the previous APNU+AFC Coalition Government, to purchase five Wartsila generating sets for the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) is...

“I cry every day, I can’t cope, I feel helpless” – mother demands justice...

By: LaWanda McAllister The parents of 23-year-old Navindra Samaroo, who was shot dead at Middle Road, La Penitence, Georgetown moments after conducting transactions for his...