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Friday, January 17, 2020

Pakistan ex-leader Musharraf sentenced to death for treason

(BBC) A Pakistani court has sentenced former military ruler Pervez Musharraf to death in absentia for treason over his 2007 imposition of emergency rule. Such...

Boris Johnson hails ‘new dawn’ after historic victory

(BBC) Boris Johnson has promised to deliver Brexit and repay the trust of voters after he led the Conservatives to an "historic" general election...

Tullow Oil CEO quits over poor production

Tullow Oil Plc’s chief executive officer and exploration director quit after the company cut its production outlook and suspended the dividend, sending shares...

Finnish minister Sanna Marin, 34, to become world’s youngest PM

(BBC) Finland's Sanna Marin is to become the world's youngest prime minister at the age of 34. The transport minister was picked by her Social...

India tiger on ‘longest walk ever’ for mate and prey

(BBC) A tiger has undertaken the longest walk ever recorded in India, travelling some 1,300km (807 miles) in five months. Experts believe the two-and-a-half-year-old male...

Florida: 145 graves of an African-American cemetery found under school

(BBC) The graves of 145 people have been discovered under a high school in Tampa, in the US state of Florida. They are part of...

Nine-year-old child genius to graduate university

(CNN) A child prodigy from Belgium is on course to gain a bachelor's degree at the tender age of 9. Laurent Simons is studying electrical...

Hong Kong pushed to ‘brink of total collapse’

(BBC) Hong Kong's rule of law has been pushed to the "brink of total collapse" after more than five months of protests, police have...

US election 2020: Michael Bloomberg mulls presidential bid

(BBC) Billionaire businessman Michael Bloomberg is strongly considering entering the race for the US Democratic Party's presidential nomination. The ex-New York City mayor is concerned...

Virginia elects woman who gave president the finger

(BBC) A woman who was fired for raising her middle finger at US President Donald Trump's motorcade has been elected to local office in...

Recent Articles

Education Ministry says will assist victims in St. Agnes School attack

The Ministry of Education in collaboration with the Guyana Teachers’ Union wishes to react to the unfortunate and absolutely abhorrent incident which took place...

ERC launches “I Am Us” movie to promote harmony

Locally-produced movie ‘I Am Us’ has been launched by the Ethnic Relations Commission (ERC) with a special screening at Caribbean Cinemas located at the...

Cubans fined for overstaying in Guyana

Seven Cuban nationals were Thursday charged and fined for overstaying in Guyana. The foreigners pleaded guilty to the charges when they appeared before Chief Magistrate...

23 Haitians charged for attempting to illegally depart Guyana

Chief Magistrate (ag) Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus on Wednesday charged and fined 23 Haitian nationals for attempting to illegally depart Guyana. It is alleged that on January...

Taxi driver arrested over marijuana possession

A 28-year-old hire car driver of East Canje, Berbice, was yesterday (January 15, 2020) arrested for possession of marijuana. At about 17:30hrs, ranks performing duties...

Over 2,500 polling stations for E-day

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) will be making available some 2,500 polling stations across the country on Elections Day, March 2. Public Relations Officer of...

Marcus Bisram case returns to Berbice, new Magistrate assigned

Chief Magistrate (ag) Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus on Wednesday overruled submissions made by attorneys for murder accused Marcus Bisram to have the Preliminary Inquiry (PI) conducted...

Civil Society condemns attempt to remove ‘no-confidence motion’ provision

Some members of civil society have condemned the intention of the current administration to remove the 'no-confidence motion' provision from Guyana's Constitution. President David Granger,...

Ireland clinch thriller thanks to Paul Stirling’s 47-ball 95

Ireland 208 for 7 (Stirling 95, O'Brien 48, Bravo 2-28, Cottrell 2-37, Pierre 2-45) beat West Indies 204 for 7 (Lewis 53, Pollard 31,...

Brothers remanded over brutal murder of newspaper vendor

Three brothers are accused of killing Essequibo Coast, Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) newspaper vendor Sham Munilall, also known as “Paperman”. The men – Carlton and Carl...