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Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel Peace Prize

(BBC) The 2019 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed who made peace last year with bitter foe Eritrea. He...

Singapore overtakes US as world’s most competitive economy

(CNN Business) Singapore has knocked the United States out of the top spot in the World Economic Forum's annual competitiveness report. The index, published on...

FBI names America’s deadliest serial killer

(BBC) The FBI has confirmed an imprisoned murderer who confessed to 93 murders over four decades is the most prolific serial killer in US...

How cells sense oxygen wins Nobel prize

(BBC) Three scientists who discovered how cells sense adapt to oxygen levels have won the 2019 Nobel Prize. Sir Peter Ratcliffe, of the University of...

Gandhi’s ashes stolen and photo defaced on 150th birthday

Thieves stole some of Mahatma Gandhi's remains on what would have been his 150th birthday, police say. The ashes were taken from a memorial...

Paris police attack: Four killed by knife-wielding employee

A knife-wielding employee has killed three officers and one administrative worker at police headquarters in the centre of the French capital, Paris. The attacker,...

WHO chief urges world to ‘rally round’ hurricane-ravaged Bahamas

UNITED NATIONS (CMC) — The top United Nations health official has called for the world to rally around The Bahamas as the country continues...

OAS waiting for elections proclamation

The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS) says it is looking forward to the issuance of a proclamation for the hosting...

Ohio woman who buried her newborn in her backyard found not guilty of murder

(CNN) An Ohio woman accused of killing her newborn daughter and burying her in her Carlisle backyard has been found guilty of abuse of...

Indian man, 32, caught impersonating 81-year-old to board US flight

(BBC) An Indian man disguised as an 81-year-old was caught trying to board a plane to New York with a fake passport, authorities say. The...

Recent Articles

Fmr acting CJ Ian Chang dies

Former acting Chief Justice, Ian Chang, died this evening (Saturday, November 16, 2019) after a losing a battle with cancer. At the time of his...

Armed bandits rob employees of city business

A group of employees attached to a paint establishment located on Water Street, Georgetown, were robbed by three armed bandits this morning (Saturday, November...

GECOM dismisses over 13,000 unsubstantiated objections in Region 5

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has rejected objections to a total of over 13,000 names being on the voters’ list in Region Five and...

THAG resounded calls for ban on wildlife trade

Officials of the Tourism and Hospitality Association of Guyana (THAG) are continuing to press for the trade and commercial use of wildlife to be...

Berbice woman busted with 5lbs ganja

Ranks on duty at the Berbice River Bridge Police Checkpoint this morning (Saturday, November 16, 2019) arrested a 48-year-old woman after she was found...

Over 600 murders recorded in Guyana from 2015

A whopping 631 murders were recorded in the country between the year 2015 and the November, 2019, the Guyana Police Force (GPF) said. In 2015,...

Student, 6, beaten with broken glass bottle at school

Fawaz Asgar, 6, is now traumatised after a fellow schoolmate slashed his hand with a broken glass bottle, at the Mon Repos Primary School,...

Cricket West Indies appoints new team analyst

(CWI) Cricket West Indies (CWI) is pleased to announce the appointment of A.R. Srikkanth as the new West Indies Men’s Team Analyst, on a...

LETTER: Massive amount of work needed to rebuild and then grow Guyana’s economy in...

Dear Editor, The good news is that Guyana is not bankrupt; the bad news is that we are broke. Consistently spending more than we earn...

Jagdeo says will fight to ensure eligible voters are not disenfranchised

In light of the APNU/AFC objections to thousands of living people, claiming them to be dead, the Opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) says it...