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Wednesday, July 17, 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

Opposition finds Alves, La Bennet as “unfavourable” candidates for GECOM Chair

The Opposition did not find favour with Attorney Kesaundra Alves and Justice Claudette La Bennet as nominees for the post of chairperson of the...

Stansted ‘disruptive passenger’: Woman faces £85,000 bill

(BBC) A woman who allegedly caused a flight to be diverted due to "extremely disruptive behaviour" has been given an £85,000 bill by an...

Antigua Government not willing to pay price Barbados wants for its LIAT shares

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has disclosed that the US$44 million price Barbados was asking for its LIAT shares was too steep, insisting that while...

Mechanic remanded for possession of high-powered weapon

A 32-year-old motorcycle mechanic was today remanded to prison for the illegal possession of a high-powered weapon. Devon Atkinson, known as “Wild Buck”, of Kitty,...

21-Y-O charged for robbing, shooting Kristian Jeffery

A 21-year-old resident of Alberttown, Georgetown was today charged for the shooting and robbing of motor racer, Kristian Jeffery who was attacked by a...

Top Cop signals intention to replace SOCU Head

Police Commissioner Leslie James has signaled the administration’s intention to replace Sydney James as the Head of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU). “Later on,...

Drug Lord ‘El Chapo’ sentenced to life in prison

(BBC) A US judge has sentenced Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán to life in prison plus 30 years. Guzmán, 62, was found guilty...

Tennessee Police Warn Of ‘Meth Gators’ Because Of Drugs Flushed Down The Toilet

(CNN) A Tennessee police department is warning residents to stop flushing drugs down their toilet and sinks out of fear they could create "meth...

Coach says fitness a priority as Guyana U-19 training camp commences

By Brandon Corlette With the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Regional Under-19 tournament looming, the Guyana U-19 team began their training camp on Monday last with...

95 persons die from snakebite in five years

An estimated 95 persons have died over a five year period as a result of being bitten by venomous snakes, the Ministry of Public...