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Monday, September 16, 2019

Where the dead don’t count

For thousands of migrants from Africa, the Sahara is the first step. For many, it is also the last.   CATANIA, Italy – Lucky Iz had...

‘No-selfie’ zones in India after photo deaths

(CNN) Call it a new battleground in the war on selfies -- the Indian city of Mumbai is launching police patrols to prevent photo-related fatalities. The...

‘River of trash’ chokes Beirut suburb as city’s garbage crisis continues

Beirut, Lebanon (CNN) - A river of stinking garbage bags snakes its way through the suburbs of Beirut, a surreal and unhygienic blight on Lebanon's...

GANGSTERS’ PARADISE  – inside the hellish prison where Nelson Mandela was held

*  Exclusive CNN Report by David Mckenzie (Pollsmoor Prison, Cape Town, South Africa):  Before we even see the cell, we can smell it. It's the suffocating...

10 days before teams land for World T20 – tickets on hold

The host (BCCI) is responsible for ticketing and pricing but the delay over final venues has put the board in a tough spot   (INDIAN EXPRESS)...

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...

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‘Caretaker’ Pres. Granger “parroting excuses” to hold elections – PPP

The Peoples Progressive Party (PPP) has responded to President David Granger's address to the nation, where he reiterated his stance of waiting on the...

Guyanese family returns home after hurricane ravaged The Bahamas

Citizenship Minister Winston Felix on Sunday evening assured that the Government is working to have approximately 23 Guyanese on hurricane ravage island of The...

Alleged drunken Police Constable causes boat collision in Canje River  

A Police constable is now in hot water after he reportedly crashed a vessel belonging to the Guyana Police Force (GPF) into two private...

Teen slapped with 8th robbery charge  

A teen who allegedly carried out a number of robberies in the Georgetown area and is no stranger to the courts, was on Monday...

Guyana Amazon Warriors assist 14-Y-O to fight cancer

The Guyana Amazon Warriors (GAW) cricket team has assisted 14-year-old Shaniece Nahoe, who has been diagnosed with a cancerous facial tumour, in her battle...

UG bomb threats: Trial to commence on Oct. 8

Sheneza Jafferally, called Diane, of Cummings Lodge, East Coast Demerara, who was charged for causing chaos at the University of Guyana after making several...

Billions being spent on ministerial outreaches – Jagdeo

…says inflated food bills run into millions of dollars The fact that Cabinet outreaches continue unabated has been slammed by Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo, who...

ECD attempted murder/suicide: Wife, daughter of dead taxi driver still critical

The estranged wife and three-year-old daughter of Balkarana Persaud aka “Clement”, the taxi driver who allegedly committed suicide moments after feeding them a poisonous...

Tallawahs penalised for second over rate breach

The Jamaica Tallawahs were charged with a breach of Article 2.5 of the Hero CPL Code of Conduct – Minimum Over Rate Offences –...

Carpenter stabbed by co-worker during argument

A carpenter is battling for his life at the West Demerara Regional Hospital (WDRH) after he was stabbed twice to his body during a...