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Sunday, December 5, 2021

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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$37.5M in ganja destroyed at Fort Nassau

Ranks of the Guyana Police Force's Regional Division Six on Friday conducted an eradication exercise along the Berbice River, in the vicinity of Fort...

Cop’s cellphone damage, breathalyzer equipment lost in bid to arrest drunk motorcyclist

A motorcyclist, who was allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol, was arrested but not before he had a scuffle with a police officer...

Motorcyclist hospitalised after colliding with tractor on Hague Access Road

A 23-year-old motorcyclist is now a patient of the Georgetown Public Hospital after he collided with a tractor on the Hague Back Access Road,...

VP of Ghana arrives for 3-day visit

See below for a statement on the visit of the Vice President of Ghana to Guyana"  His Excellency Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, Vice President of the...

Human Services Ministry launches ‘Wish Upon a Star’ initiative 

'WISH Upon a Star' - an initiative conceptualised by Minister of Human Services and Social Security, Dr. Vindhya Persaud, to fulfill the dreams of...

Fyrish Well to be replaced as GWI surveys land

Approximately 10,000 persons from Albion to Number One Village, served by the Fryish well station, will soon see an improvement in their water service....

2 Reserve Officers are first females to compete paratroopers course

Two female Reserve Officers have etched themselves into the history of the Guyana Defence Force, following their successful completion of the Basic Paratrooper Course. Second...