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How cells sense oxygen wins Nobel prize

(BBC) Three scientists who discovered how cells sense adapt to oxygen levels have won the 2019 Nobel Prize. Sir Peter Ratcliffe, of the University of...

Gandhi’s ashes stolen and photo defaced on 150th birthday

Thieves stole some of Mahatma Gandhi's remains on what would have been his 150th birthday, police say. The ashes were taken from a memorial...

Paris police attack: Four killed by knife-wielding employee

A knife-wielding employee has killed three officers and one administrative worker at police headquarters in the centre of the French capital, Paris. The attacker,...

WHO chief urges world to ‘rally round’ hurricane-ravaged Bahamas

UNITED NATIONS (CMC) — The top United Nations health official has called for the world to rally around The Bahamas as the country continues...

OAS waiting for elections proclamation

The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS) says it is looking forward to the issuance of a proclamation for the hosting...

Ohio woman who buried her newborn in her backyard found not guilty of murder

(CNN) An Ohio woman accused of killing her newborn daughter and burying her in her Carlisle backyard has been found guilty of abuse of...

Indian man, 32, caught impersonating 81-year-old to board US flight

(BBC) An Indian man disguised as an 81-year-old was caught trying to board a plane to New York with a fake passport, authorities say. The...

Guyana signs historic Amazonian pact to protect tropical forest

Guyana joined six fellow Amazonian countries on Friday (September 6, 2019) in Letecia, Colombia to sign a pact to protect the world’s largest tropical...

Indian woman, 73, gives birth to twin girls

(BBC) A 73-year-old woman in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh has given birth to twin girls. Doctors delivered the twins, who were born...

Zimbabwean strongman Robert Mugabe dies at 95

(Excerpted from BBC) Robert Mugabe, the Zimbabwean independence icon turned authoritarian leader, has died aged 95. Mr Mugabe had been receiving treatment in a hospital in...

Recent Articles

Man allegedly sets house on fire

A dwelling house at Tumanturi Village, Potaro River, Region Eight  (Potaro-Siparuni)  was completely razed by fire between Friday evening and Saturday morning leaving the...

Several arrested in Diamond, Grove, Craig Police operation

Several persons were arrested on the East Bank of Demerara (EBD) on Saturday morning during a four-hour Police operation. Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica) EBD Sub-Division Commander,...

Govt distances self from NAREI citrus fruits importation ban

…Agri Minister suggests higher tariffs One day after the National Agriculture Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) Chief Executive Officer announced that it is completely restricting...

Major AFC financier cites Guyana’s economic woes as split from party

A major Alliance For Change (AFC) financier, who has backed the party for years, has parted ways with the party to found a party...

Toothless oil spill plan mandates operators to clean up spills

…but Govt to cover cleanup costs if operators duck responsibilities The draft National Oil Spill Contingency Plan shows that while operators are obligated to clean...

Stop selling plantain chips & get into manufacturing – Granger tells Berbicians

In what is considered a complete backpedaling of a his previous advice to young Guyanese, President David Granger has called on Berbicians to stop...

President back in Cuba for medical check-up  

President David Granger left Guyana this morning (Saturday, October 19, 2019) for the Republic of Cuba to undergo another medical check-up. He is accompanied by...

Ban imposed on importation of citrus fruits

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Agriculture Research and Extension Institute (NAREI), Dr Oudho Homenauth has announced that while there is no ban...

Nephew who beheaded uncle found guilty

Twenty-nine-year-old Dwayne Tappin was earlier today found guilty by a 12-member jury for murdering his uncle back in 2017 at Better Hope, East Coast...

PNC/R Executive deflects blame for constitutional reform failure

Executive Member of the People’s National Congress Reform – the leading party in the APNU alliance, Gary Best, has sought to deflect blame for...