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Monday, August 19, 2019

Boxing champion sparks fury after homophobic remark – apologises for saying gay people...

(CNN) - Eight-time world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao has apologised after sparking outrage in the Philippines by saying gay people are "worse than animals."  The...

At least 100 bodies found in sewer system under Colombian prison – CNN

CNN is reporting that Colombian authorities are investigating the disappearance and dismemberment of at least 100 people whose bodies were allegedly thrown into a...

‘Truck bomb’ slaughter…at least 28 dead in Turkish capital explosion, BBC reports

A large explosion in the Turkish capital, Ankara, has left at least 28 people dead and 61 injured, Turkish officials have said. According to a...

Former UN Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali dies at 93

Boutros Boutros-Ghali, veteran Egyptian diplomat and the first United Nations Secretary-General from Africa, passed away today at the age of 93. He is being...

Succession fight begins after U.S. Supreme Court Justice Scalia’s death

U.S. Republican lawmakers and presidential candidates hardened their positions on Sunday on blocking a move by President Barack Obama to fill the Supreme Court...

Syria conflict: Two hospitals hit in new air strikes

Two hospitals have been hit in new air strikes in northern Syria, medics and witnesses say, causing a number of deaths and injuries. In Azaz...

SAS sniper bullet decapitates ‘ISIS executioner’ – while he teaches terror recruits how to...

Terrorist recruits were stunned when the sniper took the terror chief's head off from 1,200 metres away, it has been claimed (UK MIRROR) - A...

Cuba returns to the U.S. ‘wrongly shipped’ Hellfire missile

(BBC) - Cuba returned to the United States an inert Hellfire missile that had been wrongly shipped to Havana in June 2014. The missile, which...

After 1,000-year split, pope and Russian patriarch embrace in Cuba

HAVANA (Reuters) - Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill embraced and kissed on Friday in a historic meeting, uniting to issue a global...

More than 5,000 pregnant women in Colombia have Zika virus

According to a Reuters report, more than 5,000 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, the country’s national health institute said...

Recent Articles

“Mad rush” for land at Millie’s Hideout – Region 10 REO

As some 628 applications have been received for land at Millie’s Hideout, there continues to be a “mad rush” for land, Region 10 (Upper...

Jagdeo calls out Govt for poor public servants’ wages track record

…as Finance Minister says talks underway with unions While Finance Minister Winston Jordan has promised that public servants can look forward to salary increases over...

Construction worker found unconscious on roadway

A construction worker was on Saturday morning found in an unconscious state with several injuries about his body along the Washing Pond Public Road,...

Agriculture sector decline: Sugar sector procurement woes sign of mismanagement – Irfaan Ali

…rising costs a major disincentive for local producers The troubles documented in the sugar industry relating to procurement is a strong indicator of incompetence in...

Moruca man beaten to death during argument  

A miner was on Saturday evening beaten to death by another man during an argument at Kumaka Water Front, North West District (NWD). The...

Teen battling for life after being stabbed by knife-wielding bandit

A teenager is currently battling for his life at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) after being stabbed...

Tickets on sale from Monday for CPL matches in Guyana

Tickets for the Guyana Amazon Warriors (GAW) home matches in the upcoming Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) tournament will be on sale from Monday,...

UK Govt denies Russian claim of military base construction in Guyana

Britain’s Defence Ministry on Friday denied the allegations that it was involved in a plot to overthrow the Venezuelan Government using a military base...

Bids received for upgrade of zoo

Guyana’s lone Zoological Park, located within the Botanical Gardens on Vlissengen Road, Georgetown, will soon be upgraded with bids in excess of $5 million...

Virgin Atlantic expresses interest in Guyana

United Kingdom-based Virgin Atlantic Airways is the newest airline to express interest in expanding its service to Georgetown, Guyana. This was revealed by Public Infrastructure...