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Thursday, November 14, 2019

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

Over 13 drivers detained for traffic offences

Over 13 drivers were recently detained for committing various traffic offences, the Guyana Police Force (GPF) said. On November 11, 2019 between 17:50hrs and 20:00hrs,...

Logos Hope returns to Georgetown in December

The world’s largest floating bookfair, Logos Hope is set to return to Guyana in just two weeks, after a successful run back in 2017...

Youth gets 9 months jail for breaking and entering house

Twenty-year-old Rollox Williams appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on Wednesday and admitted to breaking into a home. Williams appeared before Principle Magistrate Faith McGusty,...

Gender based violence increasing in Guyana, T&T and Jamaica – UN

A senior United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) official Wednesday said that there's a growing problem of gender based violence in Guyana, Jamaica...

GTT launches Christmas promotion

The Guyana Telephone Telegraph Company (GTT) has launched its 'Biggest Christmas Ever' promotion which will end with a Game Show on December 21, 2019. The...

$70,000 new minimum wage for public servants

Finance Minister Winston Jordan has announced $70,000 as the new public sector minimum wage. He also announced that the retroactive salary increase from January this...

1 feared dead after boat capsizes along Mazaruni River

A man is feared dead after he went missing when a boat capsized along the Mazaruni River, in the vicinity of Topoco Falls. The incident...

Albouystown man to face High Court trial for shooting dog food vendor

An Albouystown, Georgetown man was on Tuesday committed to stand trial in the High Court after a prima facie case was made out against...

Wanted man turns self in

Ravindra Punwasie, 36, of Lot 12 Palmyra Street, East Canje has turned himself in to the police. The Guyana Police Force (GPF) had recently issued...

Claims and Objections exercise: PPP claims ‘thousands of false objections’ made in Region 5

As the objections component of Claims and Objections has ended, the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) is raising concerns over the thousands of objections made...