27.1 C
Georgetown, Guyana
Tuesday, May 21, 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

CXC to consider petition for Mathematics resit following breaches

The Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) is to consider a petition call­ing for all stu­dents to re-sit the 2019 CSEC Maths ex­ams fol­low­ing se­ri­ous breach­es...

Handling pressure, not conditions, the challenge at the World Cup – Virat Kohli

India captain Virat Kohli believes handling the pressure "is the most important thing in the World Cup and not necessarily the conditions". He said...

Guyanese killed after motorcycle slams into garbage truck in Queens NY

A Guyanese biker was on Tuesday evening killed while his friend is rendered critical after the motorcycle on which they were travelling slammed into...

Jailed MPs attend Spain parliament opening

Five Catalan separatist politicians - currently on trial accused of rebellion - have taken their seats in the Spanish parliament under discreet police...

Gunmen cart off $1.2M in cash, jewellery from Bartica businesswoman

Two armed and masked men executed a daring daylight robbery on Monday at 7th Street and 4th Avenue Bartica, Region Seven during which they...

NIS reserves expected to be exhausted in 2021

As far back as 2016, the actuary review into the finances of the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) had warned that repeat deficits may bring...

“Justice served” – mother of brothers killed during robbery

The mother of two men, Harricharran and Premcharran Samaroo, who were killed reportedly at the hands of one of the suspected bandits killed on...

Blackout hits Demerara, Berbice; GPL apologises

Residents in the Demerara and Berbice region have been hit with blackout. The power outage comes at a time when scores of persons are getting...

Man charged with murder of ex-wife Zaila Sugrim

A 38-year-old businessman was hauled before Magistrate Zameena Ali at the Leonora Magistrate’s Court to answer to the capital offence of murder. Ryan Sugrim is...

Berbice Commander urges residents to remain alert

Commander of “B” Division, Paul Langevine is urging residents to remain alert as there may be more bandits involved in a criminal network operating...