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Monday, June 25, 2018

Trade war: Trump imposes 25% tariff on Chinese goods, China retaliates in kind

BEIJING, China (AFP) — China Friday swiftly retaliated by imposing "equal" tariffs on US products following a decision by Donald Trump to slap duties...

Two Guyanese among 91 foreign nationals arrested in US immigration sweep

Two Guyanese were among 91 foreign nationals taken into custody during a five-day operation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) last week...

Actor Sylvester Stallone under probe for sexual assault

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — US prosecutors have launched a probe to determine whether film star Sylvester Stallone should be charged in connection with a sexual assault...

Trump calls press America’s ‘biggest enemy’

(CNN) Hours after returning from a trip where he lavished praise on one of the world's worst dictators, President Trump declared that America's biggest...

Trump, Kim claim big summit success, but details are scant

SINGAPORE, Signapore (AP) — Claiming success at their whirlwind summit, President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un left Singapore Tuesday, praising...

British PM avoids Brexit defeat in knife-edge parliament vote

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May narrowly avoided a major blow to her Brexit strategy Tuesday after MPs rejected a...

Exxon starts drilling at offshore Guyana projects

(Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp said on Tuesday it started development drilling in three offshore Guyana projects, which could produce more than 500,000 barrels...

Trump, Kim share historic handshake

SINGAPORE, Singapore (AFP) — Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un made history Tuesday, becoming the first sitting US and North Korean leaders to meet...

Indian gem billionaire Nirav Modi ‘fled to London’

(BBC) Nirav Modi, whose jewellery has been worn by Hollywood and Bollywood stars, is seeking political asylum in London following fraud allegations, the Financial...

Spain offers to take in 629 stranded migrants

MADRID, Spain (AFP) — Spain has offered to take in a ship stranded in the Mediterranean with 629 migrants aboard after Italy and Malta...

Recent Articles

Hike in water rates will add another burden on the populace- FITUG

The Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Guyana (FITUG) says it was disturbed to learn, from media reports, of the decision to increase water...

UG prepping to play its role in emerging oil and gas sector …as...

The University of Guyana (UG), is moving aggressively to put systems in place to play its role in Guyana's emerging oil and gas sector. During...

Diamond explosion: Apparatus to trap gas in the works as clean-up ongoing- GGMC

Two weeks after an underground gas pocket exploded at a residence in Diamond, East Bank Demerara, the intense cleaning-up exercise is still ongoing, while...

World Cup reporter shouts at man who tried to kiss her on camera

(CNN) A Brazilian sports journalist was praised for her reaction towards a man who tried to kiss her while she was reporting from the...

India face NZ on triple-header opening day at Providence Stadium in Women’s World T20

Defending Champions West Indies will take on the winner of the World T20 Qualifier under lights on a triple-header opening day on November 9...

Guyanese among 35 foreign nationals held in T&T hotel raid

Police in Trinidad have detained 35 foreign nationals suspected of prostitution during a raid at a hotel and bar in central Trinidad, early yesterday. According...

Opposition seeking answers on Govt’s “unlawful” use of Special Prosecutors- Nandlall

Government's hiring of Special Prosecutors, a move which former Attorney General Anil Nandlall contends is unlawful,  is expected to be placed under the microscope...

EYEWITNESS: Funding…

…for “we own” Half of the PNC supporters live in Georgetown and its environs. And with politics in Guyana dominated by the doling out of...

Poll: CCJ Appeal is to prevent Jagdeo from presidency

-  voters question CCJ's impartiality and fairness Dear Editor, Voters feel that the Guyana Government’s appeal (led by the People’s National Congress (PNC)) at the Caribbean...

FIFA WORLD CUP 2018: Colombia keeps World Cup hopes alive by defeating Poland

After a disastrous start against Japan last week, Colombia got exactly what it needed against Poland on Sunday: A big win led by their...