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Saturday, February 29, 2020

Ecuador earthquake: 77 killed, hundreds injured

(CNN) A major earthquake hit Ecuador's central coast, killing at least 77 people as it buckled homes and knocked out power in a...

Another close call

Russia denies wrongdoing after jet barrel-rolls over U.S. aircraft Washington (CNN)  - A U.S. Air Force reconnaissance plane was barrel-rolled by a Russian jet over...

Japan earthquake: Rescuers in ‘race against time’ as storm hits

Update from BBC: Rescuers are in a "race against time" to find survivors of a powerful earthquake amid forecasts of heavy rain and cold overnight,...

New earthquake rocks Japan

Reprinted from the BBC A powerful earthquake has struck near the southern Japanese city of Kumamoto, a day after a tremor there killed at least...

Slain cricketer’s family hoping to pull Gayle for memorial game

The family of slain cricketer, Adrian St John, hope to have West Indies superstar Chris Gayle available to play in a memorial match, which...

U.S. cautions Caribbean countries offering economic citizenship

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The United States Government has cautioned Caribbean countries offering a Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP) to be extra cautious about who...

New figures confirm EU has kept place as world’s leading aid donor in 2015

The European Union and its Member States have once again kept their place as the world's leading aid donor, providing more than half of...

Plane turned around for couple to visit dying grandson

(BBC) A pilot allowed an elderly couple to get off a plane moments before take-off so they could visit their dying grandson in hospital. They...

‘Longest-ever’ captured python dies in Malaysia

A giant python found on a Malaysian building site, that may be the longest ever caught, has died, officials say. The estimated eight-metre long...

Canada emergency over suicide attempts

(BBC) - An indigenous community in northern Canada has declared a state of emergency after 11 people attempted to take their own lives in...

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CORONAVIRUS: Risk of spread upgraded to highest level

: The World Health Organization (WHO) has upgraded the global risk of the coronavirus outbreak to "very high" - its top level of risk...

ExxonMobil Guyana, other agencies continue oil spill response readiness

As part of its ongoing efforts to ensure enhanced capacity to respond to an unlikely event of an oil spill, ExxonMobil Guyana has staged...

EU deploys 20 short-term observers to all regions of Guyana

The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) deployed today 20 short-term observers. They joined the 14 long-term observers, who have been observing electoral preparations...

Linden Highway speed limit reduced to 80km

The Guyana Police Force (GPF) has taken a decision to reduce the speed limit on the Linden Highway from 100km to 80km. The Force said...

CORONAVIRUS: 18 persons in Guyana being monitored

The Ministry of Public Health today announced that 18 persons are currently under surveillance for signs of the deadly coronavirus, which has been declared...

UN monitoring political, security, human rights issues in electoral process

As Guyana gears up to head to the polls in three days’ time, the United Nations will be keeping an eye on developments with...

T20 World Cup champion Sammy to receive Pakistan’s highest civilian award

Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy is to become an honorary citizen of Pakistan and will also receive the country’s highest civilian award, the...

Anna Catherina woman killed after being struck down by cop

A pedal cyclist was on Sunday night killed after she was struck down while riding along the Anna Catherina Public Road, West Coast Demerara...

Woman arrested over chopping death of husband

  A Corentyne, Berbice man has succumbed to injuries after allegedly being chopped by his wife during a drunken brawl. The suspect has since been...

Sunrisers Hyderabad name David Warner captain for IPL 2020

Sunrisers Hyderabad have announced David Warner as their captain for the upcoming IPL that starts on March 29. Warner takes over from Kane Williamson,...