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Friday, August 23, 2019

R. Kelly charged with prostitution involving a minor

(BBC) R. Kelly is facing prostitution charges by prosecutors in Minnesota, who allege he solicited a teenager who asked him for an autograph in...

India strips disputed Kashmir of special status

(BBC) India's government has revoked part of the constitution that gives Indian-administered Kashmir special status, in an unprecedented move likely to spark unrest. Article 370...

Powerful quake off coast of Indonesia

(BBC) Indonesia's authorities have urged people living near the coast to move to higher ground after a powerful earthquake off the island of Java. Officials...

Neymar rape case dropped over lack of evidence

Police investigating rape allegations against Brazilian football player Neymar say they have closed the case. The São Paulo attorney general's office said the case...

US woman jailed for feeding stray cats

A 79-year-old woman has been given a 10-day jail sentence after she was repeatedly cited by police for feeding stray cats in her...

Puerto Rico governor resigns after mass protests

Puerto Rico's Governor Ricardo Rosselló has announced his resignation after days of mass street protests in the US territory. Mr Rosselló, who had only...

US government orders first federal executions since 2003

The US federal government is to resume executing death-row inmates after a 16-year hiatus, the justice department has announced. Attorney General William Barr said...

Boris Johnson becomes UK’s new prime minister

Boris Johnson has given key cabinet roles to leading Brexiteers after becoming the UK's new prime minister. Dominic Raab and Priti Patel return to government...

Boxer who suffered severe brain injury during Friday fight, has died at 28

Russia-born boxer Maxim Dadashev has died from injuries suffered in the ring. He was 28. His death was first confirmed by his trainer James “Buddy”...

Boris Johnson wins race to be Tory leader and PM

(BBC) Boris Johnson has been elected new Conservative leader in a ballot of party members and will become the next UK prime minister. He beat...

Recent Articles

New Amsterdam prisoner injured after setting mattress on fire

Committed prisoner Delon Boucher received injuries about his body after he set fire to his mattress located in the Security Block of the New...

“We are quite alarmed” – Trotman on Amazon fires

Guyana’s Natural Resources Minister Raphael Trotman has expressed grave concerns over the record rate at which fires have been affecting the Amazon Rainforest in...

Man remanded for stabbing ex-girlfriend and her new beau

A 48-year-old man, who stabbed his ex-girlfriend and her new companion, was today remanded to prison. Gilbert Thomas of Hururu Mission, Upper Berbice River, was...

Elections can be held by late October – Jagdeo

The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) believes a date in late October is more reasonable for the hosting of early General and Regional Elections. This timeline...

Barbados to abolish immigration/customs forms

(CMC) — Passengers arriving at the Grantley Adams International Airport here will no longer be required to fill out immigration/customs forms, also known as...

Valmiki College for Business and Technology launched

Guyana’s newest tertiary educational institution, the Valmiki College for business and technology, was declared open today as the non-profit institution is now expanded to...

President Granger attends viewing of late Presidential Guard

President David Granger, on Thursday morning, attended the viewing of the body of the late Constable Winston Cooper, former member of the Presidential Guard,...

Civil society group protests again for Govt to respect Guyana’s Constitution

A few members of civil society have staged another protesting, calling on the government to respect the country's constitution. Last week, just a handful of...

FFTP donates 100 beds to public health sector

The local public health sector has received a tremendous boost with the donation of 100 hundred beds from the Food For The Poor Guyana...

‘City Hall cash-strapped’ – Mayor urges residents to settle outstanding rates and taxes

Mayor of Georgetown, Ubraj Narine is appealing to residents in the capital city to pay their rates and taxes so that City Hall, which...