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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

STOCK MARKET TURMOIL – as China suspends circuit breaker

China will, from tomorrow, suspend its new stock market circuit-breaker mechanism - designed to stop free-falling prices, the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges have...

The schoolboy who scored a thousand runs in one innings

Having already broken the record for the highest score in all known cricket, Pranav Dhanawade told his father he would 'score big tomorrow', and...

NBC news producer who survived Jonestown attack dies at 84

Reprinted from Los Angeles Times Robert Flick was a newsman who could have passed for a barroom bouncer. And standing on the tarmac of an airfield...

Mid-flight, someone noticed plane door was open

A commercial flight heading from from Cebu in the Phillipines, to Busan in South Korea, was forced to turn back 40 minutes into the...

Legend of the penis-eating fish

The story is that the fish swims up a stream of urine into a man's penis, then eats it from the inside. But is...

Wall Street spooked – reels under China shock

U.S. stock indexes tumbled more than 2 percent today - the first trading day of 2016 - with the Dow losing more than 400...

Lady Jags encamped in Canada – ahead of CONCACAF Olympic Qualifiers in February

Ahead of the much anticipated CONCACAF Olympic Qualifier Tournament set for February in Texas, Guyana’s national women’s team better known as the Lady Jags...

Saudi Arabia executes top Shia cleric, 46 others, CNN reports

According to a recent CNN report, Saudi Arabia on Saturday said it had executed 47 people in a single day, including a dissident Shiite...

British Muslim family barred from flying to Disneyland

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Prime Minister David Cameron was urged to intervene Wednesday after a British Muslim family was prevented from flying to...

Guyanese charged for killing Trini woman in Toronto

- The brother of 28-year-old Rosemarie Junor, the victim in an unprovoked fatal stabbing at a downtown Toronto drugstore last week, says his sister had...

Recent Articles

Pomeroon woman dies, others hospitalised after eating cassava

A resident of Wakapao, Pomeroon in Region Two is now dead and four family members hospitalised at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation after suspected...

Guyana featured on cover of int’l travel magazine

Guyana has scored the coveted spot on the cover of the June/July 2019 issue of the international Travel Agent Magazine, as the country continues...

Egypt’s ousted president Mohammed Morsi dies during trial

(BBC) Egypt's former President Mohammed Morsi, who was ousted by the military in 2013, has died after fainting in a courtroom, officials say. A top...

Garbage collector charged for robberies

Aubrey Price, a garbage collector of Princes Street, Georgetown, was Monday slapped with three counts of break and enter and robbery charges when he...

Bangladesh beat West Indies by seven wickets

Bangladesh powered to the second highest run chase in World Cup history as Shakib Al Hasan's brilliant century clinched a memorable seven-wicket win over...

Man charged for possession of 8.3 grams of marijuana

A 26-year-old miner was Monday charged for the possession of 8.3 grams of marijuana. Marlon King, of Cummings Lodge, East Coast Demerara (ECD), appeared before...

Nagamootoo hoping AFC would get better deal from APNU inspite of poor showing at...

It has had a poor showing at the Local Government Elections (LGE), and criticisms abound that it has lost its independence since coalescing with...

Windies Women, England Women to clash in T20I

The West Indies Women will meet the England Women in the first of three T20 International matches on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 (tomorrow). This...

2 weeks after, persons involved in vigilante beating of truck driver yet to be...

It has been close to two weeks since the truck driver involved in the Agricola accident, which claimed the life of a seven-year-old girl,...

UWI Cave Hill campus to train Ghanaian doctors

The University of the West Indies (UWI), Cave Hill campus has entered into an agreement with the University of Ghana (UG), for students to...