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Saturday, August 18, 2018

Thai cave rescue: Coach and boys given citizenship

(BBC) Thailand has granted citizenship to the coach and three members of a football team dramatically rescued from a flooded cave last month. During their...

German couple jailed for selling son to paedophiles on dark net

A woman who sold her son to paedophiles on the dark net has been jailed for 12 years and six months by a court...

Indonesian woman ‘held captive in cave for 15 years’

(BBC) Police in Sulawesi, Indonesia say they have freed a 28-year-old woman who was held captive in a cave for 15 years by a...

Lombok quake: Thousands evacuated after dozens die on Indonesia island

Some 10,000 people have been evacuated on the Indonesian island of Lombok after a powerful 6.9 magnitude quake on Sunday left nearly 100 people...

Internationally: Switzerland crash: Twenty dead in WW2 plane crash

Twenty people have died after a World War Two vintage aircraft crashed into a mountainside in eastern Switzerland, police say. The plane - a Junkers...

Chile bans plastic bags for businesses

  BBC- Chile has become the first South American country to legally ban the widespread commercial use of plastic bags. The new legislation, approved by Congress...

Brazil’s Lula launches presidential candidacy from behind bars

SAO PAULO, Brazil (AFP) — Even behind bars, Brazil's Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will secure his leftist party's nomination Saturday and continue to overshadow more...

Osama Bin Laden: Mother Alia Ghanem remembers ‘good child’

(BBC) The mother of al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden has spoken publicly about her son for the first time, seven years on from his...

Venezuela loosens grip on currency controls — official

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Venezuela's government loosened Thursday the tight currency controls it first put in place 15 years ago, with the pro-government Constituent...

Zimbabwe’s MDC Alliance says Chamisa beat Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe's opposition says its candidate, Nelson Chamisa, has won Monday's presidential election. The MDC Alliance says the ruling Zanu-PF party is attempting to rig the...

Recent Articles

“Coalition Govt will not be intoxicated by oil” – President Granger

President David Granger on Friday said that “Guyanese can be assured that the Coalition Government will not be intoxicated by oil. It will manage...

Georgia town finds twin in Georgetown

The Georgetown Mayor and Councillors hosted a reception in honour of the visiting Mayor of Stonecrest, Georgia, Jason Larry as part of an initiative...

Op-Ed: The case of a criminally complicit Cabinet

Below is an opinion piece by former Attorney General, Attorney-at-law and Member of Parliament Mohabir Anil Nandlall: Hardly a month passes without the Coalition Government...

EYEWITNESS: Forgetting…

…a comrade? Clive Thomas has been in the news recently on account of suggesting that every household be given $1million annually from the coming oil...

CPL 2018: Pollard’s ton ends 2-year drought as Stars defeat Tridents

A maiden T20 hundred from skipper Kieron Pollard at last propelled St Lucia Stars to a first Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) victory in...

Police Constable arraigned for Brazilian miner’s murder

The Police Constable, who on Saturday last, allegedly shot and killed a Brazilian miner at Puruni Backdam, Region Seven (7), was on Friday afternoon...

Father of 10 appears in Court for allegedly sharing obscene photos of wife

Desmond Simpson, 49, appeared in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts after he was arraigned for sharing obscene photos of his wife on three occasions. The man’s...

Lusignan Public Road to be closed on Sunday

Road users are informed that East Coast Public Road within the vicinity of Lusignan Public Road will be temporarily closed on Sunday August 19,...

14-yr-old among four charged with trafficking 22lbs cocaine

A 14-year-old boy, along with three other men, on Friday, appeared in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts and stood before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan after...

CSEC RESULTS

A list of candidates who have secured Grade Ones in eight or more subjects at the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC). The list below represents...