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Algeria protests: Police use water cannon to disperse demonstrators

Algerian police have used water cannon to disperse protesters demonstrating against Abdelkader Bensalah's appointment as interim president. Bensalah, the speaker of parliament's upper house, succeeds...

Kenya court suspends ban on Muslim prayers at school

A High Court in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, has suspended a ban imposed by a private school on Muslim children saying their daily prayers at...

Jeff Bezos: World’s richest man agrees $35bn divorce

(BBC) The world's richest man, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, and his wife MacKenzie have agreed a record-breaking divorce settlement of at least $35bn (£27bn). Ms...

1.1 million children affected by Venezuela crisis — UNICEF

United Nations, United States (AFP)— The number of children who are affected by the Venezuelan crisis and who will need humanitarian aid this year...

Trump considering naming an ‘immigration czar’

WASHINGTON, United States (AP) — As he threatens to shut down the southern border, President Donald Trump is considering bringing on a "border" or...

Drug lord ‘El Chapo’ is set to launch a fashion brand from prison

Most famous prisoners parlay their notoriety into memoirs. But that would be far too prosaic for El Chapo. Nope, the famous chief of...

Pregnant whale washed up at Italian tourist spot had 22 kilograms of plastic in...

(CNN) The carcass of a pregnant sperm whale that washed up in Sardinia, Italy, last week had 22 kilograms (49 pounds) of plastic in...

Guyana gets US$50.7M debt write-off from Kuwait

The Government of Kuwait has cancelled some US$50.7 million in debt owed by Guyana from a loan taken in 1975. This massive debt write-off is...

Joe Biden denies Lucy Flores’s misconduct allegations

(BBC) Former Vice-President Joe Biden has denied allegations of misconduct ahead of his widely-expected announcement of a presidential run. Lucy Flores, a former Nevada Assembly...

Slovakia elects first female president

Anti-corruption candidate Zuzana Caputova has won Slovakia's presidential election, making her the country's first female head of state. Caputova, who has almost no political experience,...

Recent Articles

Whim Magistrate draws firearm on advancing robbery accused

Whim Magistrate Renita Singh was forced to pull her revolver while sitting on the bench after a man she had just remanded to prison...

Son killed, father, stepmother injured during brawl with others

An 18-year-old was fatally stabbed while his father and step mother were injured during a brawl with a group of men at Timehri Docks,...

Taxi drivers lectured by traffic ranks on proper road usage

Traffic Ranks recently hosted a lecture at the Linden Park on Hadfield Street, Georgetown where some hire car operators were reminded of proper road...

Minister Hughes threatens legal action against Teixeira

Opposition Chief Whip Gail Teixeira has been threatened with legal action by Minister of Public Telecommunications, Cathy Hughes. The legal notice is in relation to...

15 more touts arrested

Ranks of the Guyana Police Force’s Traffic Department today swooped down on the various bus parks where 15 individuals were arrested for touting. The exercise...

Education Ministry requests audit of UG’s finances

The Education Ministry has requested the Office of the Auditor General to conduct a special audit of the University of Guyana’s finances. This comes in...

BREAKING: ExxonMobil announces 13th discovery offshore Guyana

IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil said today it made a new oil discovery offshore Guyana at the Yellowtail-1 well, marking the 13th discovery on the Stabroek...

GNBA releases list of compliant broadcasters, threatens actions against others

The Guyana National Broadcasting Authority has released a list of all the local broadcasters that compliant for the year 2019; and consequently are the...

12 arrested after massive police operation in Berbice

Some 12 persons were today arrested for various offences after police conducted a massive raid in several Berbice communities. Two men and two women were...

ExxonMobil pumps $20M into STEM programme

ExxonMobil Guyana on Wednesday donated $20M to the Volunteer Youth Corp’s (VYC) Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programme which is hosting its 6th...