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Saturday, January 18, 2020

Brazil football team in Colombia plane crash, 75 confirmed dead

(BBC) A plane carrying 81 people, including a top Brazilian football team, has crashed on its approach to the city of Medellin in Colombia. Colombia's...

Bronx slay suspect told cops he planned on cannibalism after cutting off lover’s penis

Reprinted from NY Daily News  A homeless man admitted to cops he hacked off his lover’s penis and intended to eat it after brutally killing...

Oldest person in the world says ‘being single’ is the reason she’s still alive

Reprinted from The Independent The oldest woman alive, who lives on raw eggs and cookies, is celebrating her 117th birthday. Emma Morano, who was born on...

Two Republican senators propose bill to slash legal U.S. immigration

(Reuters) Two Republican senators proposed steps to slash the number of legal immigrants admitted into the United States by half on Tuesday, but the...

US immigration sweep: Guyanese among C’bean nationals nabbed, facing deportation

NEW YORK, United States (CMC) — The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency says it has arrested a number of Caribbean nationals...

Guyana-born Gina Miller: The woman behind the Brexit bombshell

(Reprinted from CNN) When David Cameron resigned as British Prime Minister in the aftermath of the Brexit vote, a woman stepped up to shape...

Meet the 37-year-old woman who has given birth to 38 children

(YAHOO NEWS) A woman from Uganda has given birth to a jaw-dropping 38 children, and surprisingly she is only 37 years old. The mother, Mariam Nabatanzi,...

On trial: The man with HIV who says he had sex with 104 women...

By Lucy Ashton Blantyre, Malawi (Reprinted from the BBC) A verdict is expected (today) in the case of a man arrested in Malawi after he told...

SA ‘prophet of doom’ sprays congregation with pesticide

By:Nomsa Maseko BBC Africa, Johannesburg Lethebo Rabalago calls himself a prophet and runs a charismatic church from South Africa’s Limpopo province. He claims insect killer spray Doom...

Girl found living with monkeys in Indian forest

(AP) Indian police are reviewing reports of missing children to try to identify a girl who was found living in a forest with a...

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GTT employees benefit from chronic disease workshop

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) on Wednesday hosted a Chronic Disease Management workshop in an effort to raise the awareness of the...

3 win motorcars in Ariel Christmas promotion

The three lucky winners in the Ariel 'Triple Treat' Christmas Promotion were on Friday presented the keys to their brand-new Toyota Vitz motorcars during...

Political Parties still to sign onto ERC’s Code of Conduct

As the elections campaigning season has begun, many political parties are yet to sign onto the Ethnic Relations Commission’s (ERC) Code of Conduct- a...

Teen slapped with break-and-enter charge

Acting Chief Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus on Thursday granted bail to a teenager who was slapped with a break-and-enter charge. Eighteen-year-old Roberto Perez, of Kumaka, North...

Museum exhibit, fireworks this weekend to publicly commemorate Guyana’s first oil

Director of Energy Dr. Mark Bynoe on Thursday evening announced that ten lucky persons will have the chance to win a vial containing a...

“Brukup” gets life imprisonment for 2017 nightclub murder

Justice Jo-Ann Barlow on Thursday handed a life sentence to convicted murderer Shawn Harris, called “Shawny” or “Brukup”, after he was recently found guilty...

Contents of AG Report worrying – FITUG

The incumbent A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance For Change (APNU/AFC) has come under greater criticism by the Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Guyana...

Elections candidates’ lists: Political party fraudulently obtained nominator’s name

…PPP/C vows to implement “tougher legislation” on electoral fraud The Opposition People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) says it will implement tougher laws to guard against electoral...

4 in custody after CANU intercepts fertiliser truck with cocaine, ganja

The Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) on Thursday intercepted a fertiliser-laden truck destined for Berbice with a large quantity of ganja and cocaine along Mandela...

Education Ministry says will assist victims in St. Agnes School attack

The Ministry of Education in collaboration with the Guyana Teachers’ Union wishes to react to the unfortunate and absolutely abhorrent incident which took place...