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Supreme Court rejects Trump appeal over ‘Dreamer’ immigrants

(BBC) The US Supreme Court has inflicted a blow on the Trump administration's bid to end a programme letting young undocumented immigrants stay in...

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...

U.S. woman jailed for texts urging suicide

(BBC) A Massachusetts woman has been sentenced to two and a half years for encouraging her boyfriend to commit suicide through texts and phone...

Bolt can inspire young, says Coe

(AFP) Jamaican track superstar Usain Bolt can play a key role in inspiring youngsters to get involved in athletics even though he has hung...

Separate mothers and children: How a Trump threat deterred illegal migrants

By Julia Edwards Ainsley | WASHINGTON (Reuters) President Donald Trump has won the first major battle in his war on illegal immigration, and he did...

Immigration tensions build in US Congress as shutdown looms

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — With just two days before the US government runs out of money, and President Donald Trump feuding with Democrats...

Journalist who exposed soccer corruption in Ghana shot dead

A journalist who exposed corruption in soccer in Ghana was killed by two gunmen, an attorney for his employer told CNN. Ahmed Hussein-Suale was near...

Trump to end protections for young C’bean immigrant ‘Dreamers’

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — US President Donald Trump has decided to end a popular program that shields hundreds of thousands of young undocumented...

Zika holds on in sperm longer than previously thought

The Zika virus has been found in the sperm of an Italian man six months after his first symptoms, twice as long as in...

World XI series a ‘huge leap’ for Pakistan – Najam Sethi

The World XI side, led by coach Andy Flower along with head of the ICC's Pakistan Task Team (PTT) Giles Clarke, arrived at Allama Iqbal International Airport...

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GTT employees benefit from chronic disease workshop

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) on Wednesday hosted a Chronic Disease Management workshop in an effort to raise the awareness of the...

3 win motorcars in Ariel Christmas promotion

The three lucky winners in the Ariel 'Triple Treat' Christmas Promotion were on Friday presented the keys to their brand-new Toyota Vitz motorcars during...

Political Parties still to sign onto ERC’s Code of Conduct

As the elections campaigning season has begun, many political parties are yet to sign onto the Ethnic Relations Commission’s (ERC) Code of Conduct- a...

Teen slapped with break-and-enter charge

Acting Chief Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus on Thursday granted bail to a teenager who was slapped with a break-and-enter charge. Eighteen-year-old Roberto Perez, of Kumaka, North...

Museum exhibit, fireworks this weekend to publicly commemorate Guyana’s first oil

Director of Energy Dr. Mark Bynoe on Thursday evening announced that ten lucky persons will have the chance to win a vial containing a...

“Brukup” gets life imprisonment for 2017 nightclub murder

Justice Jo-Ann Barlow on Thursday handed a life sentence to convicted murderer Shawn Harris, called “Shawny” or “Brukup”, after he was recently found guilty...

Contents of AG Report worrying – FITUG

The incumbent A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance For Change (APNU/AFC) has come under greater criticism by the Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Guyana...

Elections candidates’ lists: Political party fraudulently obtained nominator’s name

…PPP/C vows to implement “tougher legislation” on electoral fraud The Opposition People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) says it will implement tougher laws to guard against electoral...

4 in custody after CANU intercepts fertiliser truck with cocaine, ganja

The Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) on Thursday intercepted a fertiliser-laden truck destined for Berbice with a large quantity of ganja and cocaine along Mandela...

Education Ministry says will assist victims in St. Agnes School attack

The Ministry of Education in collaboration with the Guyana Teachers’ Union wishes to react to the unfortunate and absolutely abhorrent incident which took place...