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Sunday, December 8, 2019

India air pollution at ‘unbearable levels’, Delhi minister says

(BBC) Air pollution in the north of India has "reached unbearable levels," the capital Delhi's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal says. In many areas of Delhi...

Trump threatens to pull California wild fire funds

(BBC) US President Donald Trump has threatened to cut federal funding for the wildfires sweeping California, in a Twitter spat with the state's governor. Nearly...

US woman found dead with python wrapped around neck

(BBC) A woman has been found dead in the US state of Indiana with an 8ft (2.4m) reticulated python wrapped around her neck. Laura Hurst,...

Sea level rise to affect ‘three times more people’ – report

(BBC) Millions more people will be at risk of coastal flooding from climate-driven sea-level rise later this century. That's the conclusion of new research conducted...

All 39 dead in UK lorry were Chinese nationals

(BBC) The 39 people found dead in a refrigerated trailer in Essex were Chinese nationals. Police are continuing to question lorry driver Mo Robinson, 25,...

AA flight attendants arrested in Miami airport after bringing in thousands in cash

(CNN) Four American Airlines flight attendants were arrested at the Miami International Airport and charged with money laundering after bringing large amounts of cash...

Four dead in Bangladesh riot over offensive Facebook post

(CNN) Four people were killed Sunday when Bangladesh police fired on a crowd after clashes erupted over a Facebook post that angered Muslims. Thousands of...

Rashid Khan, Andre Russell, Mitchell Starc among top Hundred picks

There were big-name omissions, surprise picks and several bumper paydays for local players as the draft for the Hundred took place in London. Rashid...

Afghanistan mosque bombing kills 62 worshippers

(BBC) At least 62 people have been killed and dozens injured by a bomb during Friday prayers at a mosque in Afghanistan, according to...

India newborn girl found in shallow grave ‘fighting for life’

(BBC) A newborn baby discovered buried alive in a clay pot in northern India is fighting for her life, her doctor says. She remains in...

Recent Articles

Region 2 holds road safety march

In an effort to curb the increasing carnage on Guyana’s roadways, the Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) Administration hosted a road safety awareness march this morning...

US Govt assisting GECOM with voter education – Ambassador

United States Ambassador to Guyana, Sarah-Ann Lynch has announced that a number of US agencies have come on board to assist citizens with voter...

GTT offers $5M reward for info on vandalised cable

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) is offering a $5M reward for information leading to the arrest of anyone involved in the vandalisation...

Several injured in Long Creek accident

Several persons were Friday injured in an accident at Long Creek, Linden- Soesdyke Highway when the minibus they were travelling in reportedly careened off...

Teenager stabbed during argument at school lessons

A 15-year-old boy is now nursing stab wounds at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) after he was stabbed during a scuffle with other...

Road carnage is “not a political issue” – Jagdeo

With the significant increase in deaths on Guyana’s roadways in recent time, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo stated that the situation is not a political...

Imperious Kohli writes off Williams and West Indies

India 209 for 4 (Kohli 94*, Rahul 62) beat West Indies 207 for 5 (Hetmyer 56, Lewis 40, Chahal 2-36) by six wickets An unmistakable sign of greatness...

Guyanese wanted for crime in Canada nabbed at GRA

A 28-year-old Guyanese national who is wanted in Canada for attempted murder among other crimes and had been placed on the Interpol’s “Wanted” list...

Public Service Department gets new PS

The Department of Public Service, Ministry of the Presidency has a new Permanent Secretary, in the person of Ms. Soyinka Grogan, appointed effective December...

Police probing alleged brutality by ranks at Meadow Bank

The Guyana Police Force (GPF) says it is investigating an incident whereby some of its ranks allegedly assaulted a man during the course of...