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Tuesday, November 24, 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...

Recent Articles

US$90M Hilton Hotel to be constructed at McDoom

The Guyana Government through the Ministry of Tourism and the Guyana Office for Investment (Go-Invest) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with an investor...

Over 19,000 charged for speeding; 786 for DUIs & 986 for not wearing seatbelts

The Guyana Police Force's Traffic Department has recorded a 37% increase in fatal accidents for the year 2020 so far, when compared to the...

Parika woman recalls moment her husband died in her arms

A 36-year-old woman who resides at Parika Backdam, East Bank Essequibo is mourning the death of her husband, 20-year-old Alex Morgow who was fatally...

42 businesses warned about breaching Covid-19 guidelines

Response to Private Sector Commission Chairman’s Statements Appearing in Media In Relation to Breach of COVID-19 Guidelines by Palm Court Restaurant & Bar The Ministry...

21 new Covid cases recorded; over 4000 persons recovered to date

Guyana has recorded 21 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the total confirmed cases to 5154 as of November 23, 2020. The total number of deaths due...

Former national cyclist gets High Court bail on gun charges

High Court Judge Navindra Singh on Thursday, last, granted former national cyclist Hamzah Eastman bail of $150,000 on gun-related charges. Eastman was initially charged with...

RHTYSC launches 30th Anniversary Special Magazine

The Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club, (RHTYSC) MS, recently launched its 30th anniversary magazine by handling over the first copy to Prime Minister...

LETTER: NIS needs to do better for contributors

Dear Editor, The GAWU was disheartened when it read Mr Rudolph Singh’s letter titled “Worked 35 years at Guysuco but got no NIS pension” which...

Meeting from which ‘fake’ Board Note emanated never occurred – NICIL

See below statement from NICIL: NICIL refers to the response of Colvin Heath-London to the Press Release issued by NICIL in relation to an alleged...

Trio granted bail for robbing Berbice businessman of $3M

Three persons were today granted bail after they pleaded not guilty to robbing a businessman of some $3M. Quacy Funt-a-fat, 40, of Annandale, East Coast...