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Sunday, January 19, 2020

‘Regret’ as US begins exit from UN climate accord

(BBC) The US has begun the process of withdrawing from the Paris Agreement, notifying the UN of its intention to leave, as other countries...

India air pollution at ‘unbearable levels’, Delhi minister says

(BBC) Air pollution in the north of India has "reached unbearable levels," the capital Delhi's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal says. In many areas of Delhi...

Trump threatens to pull California wild fire funds

(BBC) US President Donald Trump has threatened to cut federal funding for the wildfires sweeping California, in a Twitter spat with the state's governor. Nearly...

US woman found dead with python wrapped around neck

(BBC) A woman has been found dead in the US state of Indiana with an 8ft (2.4m) reticulated python wrapped around her neck. Laura Hurst,...

Sea level rise to affect ‘three times more people’ – report

(BBC) Millions more people will be at risk of coastal flooding from climate-driven sea-level rise later this century. That's the conclusion of new research conducted...

All 39 dead in UK lorry were Chinese nationals

(BBC) The 39 people found dead in a refrigerated trailer in Essex were Chinese nationals. Police are continuing to question lorry driver Mo Robinson, 25,...

AA flight attendants arrested in Miami airport after bringing in thousands in cash

(CNN) Four American Airlines flight attendants were arrested at the Miami International Airport and charged with money laundering after bringing large amounts of cash...

Four dead in Bangladesh riot over offensive Facebook post

(CNN) Four people were killed Sunday when Bangladesh police fired on a crowd after clashes erupted over a Facebook post that angered Muslims. Thousands of...

Rashid Khan, Andre Russell, Mitchell Starc among top Hundred picks

There were big-name omissions, surprise picks and several bumper paydays for local players as the draft for the Hundred took place in London. Rashid...

Afghanistan mosque bombing kills 62 worshippers

(BBC) At least 62 people have been killed and dozens injured by a bomb during Friday prayers at a mosque in Afghanistan, according to...

Recent Articles

Cyclist died after colliding with motorcar

A pedal cyclist is the country’s latest road fatality after the bicycle he was riding collided with a motorcar at Land of Canaan, East...

5 homeless as Linden apartment building goes up in flames

Five persons are now homeless following a fire which gutted a two-story apartment building in Linden, Region 10 (Upper Demerara- Berbice) on Friday evening. The...

Fisherman stabbed to death at Coldingen

The lifeless body of a 23-year-old fisherman was discovered along Coldingen village, East Coast Demerara (ECD) roadway on Saturday evening with several stab wounds. Dead...

ECD man nabbed with illegal gun, ammo in GT

A Victoria East Coast Demerara resident was on Sunday morning taken into custody following the discovery of a .32 Taurus pistol and a magazine...

APNU no good for progress, democracy – Jagdeo tells Region 2 supporters

…as Govt given “F” grade in every sector In light of the A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance For Change (APNU/AFC) paltry track record in upholding...

PPP rebuilt Guyana without oil & gas – Ali to mammoth Essequibo Coast rally

…vows to transform agriculture sector …promises incentives for rice farmers It was a scene of red, yellow and black at Damon Square, Anna Regina, Essequibo Coast,...

13-yr-old hit in the head after rebuffing classmate’s inappropriate touches

A young teenager is now nursing gaping wounds to her head after she was hit with a piece of wood by a male classmate,...

1 arrested after robbing females of cash, jewellery

One man is now in police custody after he and another allegedly robbed two females of a quantity of cash and jewellery in the...

PPP promises to help ex-sugar workers get back on their feet

Presidential Candidate of the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C), Irfaan Ali, has promised that if his party is elected into office come March then they...

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...