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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

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...

Recent Articles

Suspect in Eccles execution-style killing arrested in private hospital

One of the alleged perpetrators who shot and killed a young father execution-style on Tuesday night in the vicinity of the two Brothers Service...

No-confidence cases: Submissions filed in the High Court

The various parties in the legal challenges relating to the no-confidence vote have filed and sent out their submissions to the High Court. In one,...

Letter: If GECOM cannot cope then the staff should be replaced

Dear Editor, I want to throw this out there - does it make sense that on one hand the constitution, which is the supreme law...

Four dead in clashes ahead of Venezuela protests

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — At least four people have died following overnight clashes ahead of Wednesday's rival protests in Venezuela by supporters and opponents...

Miner accused of fraud gets bail

A miner found himself before the Court on Wednesday after he allegedly failed to return funds obtained following the sale of car parts to...

West Indies bat first at Bridgetown as England leave out Stuart Broad

ESPNcricinfo- West Indies won the toss and chose to bat on the opening day of the first Test against England in Barbados. England have selected...

PPP/C presidential candidate on the move, begins outreach in Berbice

Newly elected People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) presidential candidate, Irfaan Ali travelled to Berbice, on Tuesday, where he was given a resounding welcome as he...

Man executed in Eccles

A man was on Tuesday evening gunned down in the vicinity of the Two Brothers Service Station, Eccles, East Bank Demerara (EBD) by two...

EYEWITNESS: Dragging their feet…

…but digging their grave It was a bit surprising the PNC’s still insisting the elections be dragged out – via their unilaterally appointed GECOM Chair,...

CCAC preparing legislation to protect rights of customers who shop online

With the use of online shopping vastly expanding, the Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission (CCAC) has taken up the task of expanding its mandate...