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Thursday, September 19, 2019

Brazil ‘Olympic’ Jaguar shot dead

(BBC) A jaguar has been shot dead shortly after it was used in an Olympic torch relay in the Brazilian city of Manaus, the...

Raj, Krishnamurthy steer India home after spinners strike

West Indies women will have to wait till the second ODI on Sunday to give themselves a shot at securing the one win they...

Chanderpaul’s 50 steers Jaguars past Hurricanes – WICB/NAGICO Super 50

Shivnarine Chanderpaul struck his second half-century of the competition to lead Guyana Jaguars to a comprehensive seven-wicket win over the Leeward Islands Hurricanes in...

Speaker Trotman urges greater collaboration, cooperation among Commonwealth Parliaments

By Kurt Campbell  – Speaker of Guyana’s National Assembly and President of the Guyana Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Raphael Trotman is urging for...

12-yr-old wins trip to Spain to train with FC Barcelona …courtesy of Nestle...

Twelve-year-old Martin King has won the chance of a lifetime — to train with Futbol Club Barcelona in Spain. It is a chance most...

Peru landslide kills at least 15 at hotel wedding party

At least 15 people were killed when an avalanche of mud and rocks crashed into a hotel during a wedding celebration in south-eastern Peru,...

UN undertakes major study on infrastructural damage in Dominica

ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) — The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is undertaking a nation-wide study on the damage caused Dominica's infrastructure as a result...

Richie Richardson appointed match referee for Independence Cup

Former West Indies captain Richie Richardson has been appointed match referee by the ICC for the three-match T20 Independence Cup between Pakistan and the World XI...

WICB appoints new CEO

The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has appointed Johnny Grave as its new Chief Executive Officer, following a rigorous recruitment process led by PricewaterhouseCoopers,...

UNESCO adds reggae to global cultural heritage list

PORT LOUIS, Mauritius (AFP) — Reggae music, whose chill, lilting grooves won international fame thanks to artists like Bob Marley, on Thursday secured a...

Recent Articles

Jagdeo says Sept. 18 was ‘red line’ day; calls for decisive action from GECOM...

Exactly three months after the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) validated the December 21, 2018 passage of the No-Confidence Motion (NCM) against the Coalition...

GECOM Chair to advise President on elections tomorrow

Chairperson of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Justice Claudette Singh has committed to advising President David Granger on the entity's readiness to have elections. See...

Guyana’s first E-Library launched at North Georgetown Secondary School

The North Georgetown Secondary School celebrated its 50th anniversary in grand style by launching the country's first e-library, which costs some $10.5M. This innovative project...

Truck driver in fatal Agricola accident charged

Danion Welcome, the driver of the truck involved in the horrific accident at Agricola Public Road, Greater Georgetown, that claimed the life of seven-year-old...

India announces ban on e-cigarettes

(BBC) India's cabinet has announced a ban on the production, import and sale of electronic cigarettes, saying they pose a risk to health. An executive...

CPL 2019: Lewis and Khan guilty of Code of Conduct breach

During Match 14 of the 2019 Hero Caribbean Premier League both Evin Lewis of the St Kitts & Nevis Patriots and Ali Khan of...

Pensioner dies in Corriverton fire

An 85-year-old man perished in a fire at his home at Scottsburg, Corriverton, Region Six. Stanley Brown, an amputee, was trapped in the upper-flat of...

Leopold St. residents start fire to protest killing of man allegedly by police

Residents of Leopold Street, Georgetown this morning took to the street burning objects, protesting the shooting to death of a fellow resident, allegedly by...

“I’m uncomfortable with a restricted Govt” – Pres. Granger

President David Granger this morning said he is not comfortable having to run a caretaker government which has a lot of restrictions on its...

King says no decision yet on if he will return as Town Clerk

Days after the High Court reversed the dismissal of Former Town Clerk Royston King, paving the way for him to be reinstated at the...