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Sunday, March 24, 2019

Maduro rallies military as Venezuela opposition plans protest

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro hit out Wednesday at military "mercenaries" he says are conspiring to divide the armed forces and...

New York limo crash: Car had failed road safety test

(BBC)A limousine that crashed and killed 20 people had failed an inspection and should not have been on the road, New York Governor Andrew...

‘Hallelujah’ singer Leonard Cohen dies

(CNN) Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen has died at the age of 82. "We have lost one of music's most revered and prolific visionaries," said a...

US Treasury decision paves way for Rusal, two other Russian firms to avoid sanctions

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — The US Treasury Department extended on Tuesday a deadline for investors to relinquish their interests in three Russian firms,...

Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegation: Footballer denies attack

(BBC) Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has "firmly" denied raping a woman in a US hotel room almost a decade ago. The Juventus forward, 33, said he...

Mid-term elections: Trump hails ‘Big Victory’ despite House losses

President Donald Trump has hailed a "Big Victory" in US mid-term elections which saw Democrats seize of the House of Representatives but Republicans consolidate...

Mexico pipeline blast kills 66 and injures dozens more

Mexican authorities now put the number killed in Friday night's fuel pipeline blast at 66, with scores more injured. It is believed the explosion occurred...

Mexico border wall: Trump confirms emergency move

President Trump has confirmed he will use emergency powers to build a wall on the US border with Mexico, saying "walls work". Building the wall...

Basketball player’s eye pops out on court

(BBC) A basketball player says he is "doing pretty well, all things considered" after his eye popped out in the middle of a game,...

South African judge clears Pistorius of murder charges

-  A South African judge cleared Oscar Pistorius of all murder charges today, saying prosecutors had failed to prove the Olympic and Paralympic...

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PSC urges GECOM to continue election preparations

In light of the Appeal Court’s decision that 34 votes were needed to validly pass the no-confidence motion, the Private Sector Commission (PSC) is...

CCJ fixes case management hearing in challenge of GECOM Chairman’s appointment

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has set a date for a case management hearing in relation to the appeal filed to reverse the...

Chef in ‘hot water’ after police find illegal shotgun in mining camp

Police in ‘F’ Division (Interior Locations) have arrested a chef, who was the lone occupant at a mining camp where an illegal shotgun and...

President Granger’s 1st phase of medical treatment in Cuba successful – medical specialists

-no more chemo treatment, radiotherapy to commence in April  The first phase of President Granger’s medical treatment in the Republic of Cuba has been successfully...

Known felon, other arrested with illegal gun, ammo during high speed chase  

A high speed chase by ranks of the Guyana Police Force on Friday afternoon in the streets of Georgetown led to the arrest of...

Teen miner fatally stabbed by drunk employer

A teenager is now dead after he was allegedly murdered by his employer, who happened to be a close relative. Dead is 19-year-old Dave Boyal,...

ERC calls for prevailing calm among Guyanese

The current political situation in Guyana is not going unnoticed by the Ethnic Relations Commission (ERC) and the entity is calling for the prevailing...

Charrandas Persaud files $30M lawsuit against Ramjattan

Former APNU/AFC Parliamentarian Charrandas Persaud has filed a $30 million lawsuit against Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan for libel committed after the passage of...

“Strange Mathematics” cannot change what is in Guyana’s Constitution – Jagdeo

The Constitution of Guyana is pellucid on what number of votes is needed for the passage of a no-confidence motion; it is a majority...

Sugar worker killed by Africanised bees

A Berbice sugar worker was on Thursday killed by a swarm of Africanised bees as he was clearing bushes. Dead is Rameshwar Poonoo, 31, of...