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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Bulgaria writes off US$2.9M Guyana debt

- Bulgaria will forgive US$ 2.9 million of the debt that Guyana owes. The Council of Ministers approved a draft intergovernmental agreement between...

Pakistan quake death toll rises to 350

Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) -- The death toll from the strong earthquake that struck southwestern Pakistan this week has risen to 350 as rescue workers...

Hurricane Manuel hits Mexico

Renacimiento, Mexico (CNN) -- As raging floodwaters swept away half of his timber shack, Saturnino Medina climbed to the roof. He pointed Thursday to the...

Miss America 2014: Nina Davuluri winning Twitter ‘race’ war; Tyra Banks, Big B in...

The storm is dying down. As Miss America2014 Nina Davuluri settles into her new-found fame and her new role as the USA’s ambassador for...

Four sentenced to death in brutal rape case in India

 - Four men convicted of a brutal gang rape were sentenced Friday to death by hanging, a decision met with grim satisfaction from the victim’s parents...

U.S opens first treatment center for Internet addiction

-- High above the frozen Potomac River in the nation's capitol, Ryan Van Cleave stood on the Arlington Memorial Bridge, contemplating his life....

Australian ruling party looses to opposition

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has conceded defeat in the general election, as Tony Abbott's Liberal-National coalition swept to power. With almost two-thirds of the...

More than 2 million people have fled Syria – UN

BBC - More than two million Syrians are now refugees, with the total going up by a million in six months, the UN says. At...

Severed head sent to Kenya’s Police Commissioner

BBC - A severed human head has been sent to the boss of Kenya's police commission, Johnston Kavuludi, who has been trying to reform...

US marks Martin Luther King ‘I have a dream’ speech

BBC - The US will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March for Jobs and Freedom, the civil rights rally at which Martin Luther...

Recent Articles

CCAC preparing legislation to protect rights of customers who shop online

With the use of online shopping vastly expanding, the Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission (CCAC) has taken up the task of expanding its mandate...

GECOM to hold special meeting on Elections readiness as Chair resumes

A decision has been taken for a special meeting to be held on Thursday, January 24, where matters pertaining to the Guyana Elections Commission's...

Anti-Maduro protests break out across Venezuelan capital

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Protesters took to the streets in at least 30 different parts of Caracas on Tuesday, just 24 hours ahead of...

Suspect accused of severely beating father of 3 charged

Selvin Allen, one of the men accused of attacking and brutally beating a single father of three children was taken before the Suddie Magistrate's...

Trial into 2013 Meten-meer-zorg robbery/murder continues …Prosecution star witness testifies

The High Court trial regarding the killing of 20-year-old Zulfikar Namdar during the course of a robbery in September 2013 continued today (Tuesday) but events...

Duo charged for narco possession

  A Parfaite Harmonie, West Bank Demerara (WBD) man was, on Tuesday, granted bail while his co-accused was remanded to prison after they were earlier...

Op-Ed: No confidence in the public health sector

Below is an opinion piece done by Dr Leslie Ramsammy a former Minister of Health under the People's Progressive Party Administration; When it comes to...

Bleak economic outlook among concerns raised at Union conference in Berbice

The Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) on (Saturday) January 19, 2019 held its Berbice Area Conference under the theme "Protecting Workers Rights...

Still on Top …Guyana Jaguars lead points table despite rare defeat

Four-time defending champions Guyana Jaguars are still in the lead for the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Regional Four-Day Tournament. The Leon Johnson-led Jaguars team top...

Magistrates, Judges to undergo training on Juvenile Justice Act

Persons in the justice system, specifically in the Children’s Court, are expected to undergo training to be fully aware of how matters should be...