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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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...

Brooklyn woman found guilty of murdering Guyanese tenant

- A jury has convicted a Brooklyn woman in the death and dismemberment of a woman whose body parts were found on Long...

91-Y-0 woman suffocates to death from sex game with neighbour

- It was a sex game gone wrong. A 91-year-old Portuguese woman suffocated to death during a freaky sex game with her 49-year-old...

US to tighten rules for visa-free visits

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — After recent extremist attacks, the United States is to tighten security procedures for its visa waiver program for visitors...

Commonwealth elects first woman Secretary General

- Baroness Patricia Scotland from the UK was elected secretary general of the Commonwealth by leaders of the 53-nation bloc. She was one of...

US issues worldwide travel alert due to ‘increased terrorist threats’

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) – The United States issued a worldwide travel alert on Monday warning American citizens of "increased terrorist threats" in the...

Paris attacks: Bataclan and other assaults leave many dead

- France has declared a national state of emergency and tightened borders after at least 128 people were killed in a night of gun...

South African man ‘found with 21 severed vaginas’ in his freezer

  - A man who was allegedly found with 21 pieces of female genitalia in his freezer has appeared in court. Peter Frederiksen, 63, a...

12-Y-O US boy allegedly found with detailed plan to attack school

  - A 12-year-old boy is accused of plotting to shoot students and others at his Dallas charter school after he was found clutching...

Update: 15 injured in Dynamic Airways fire

- At least 15 people were injured when an apparently leaking engine on a Dynamic Airways plane burst into flames on the tarmac...

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Opposition finds Alves, La Bennet as “unfavourable” candidates for GECOM Chair

The Opposition did not find favour with Attorney Kesaundra Alves and Justice Claudette La Bennet as nominees for the post of chairperson of the...

Stansted ‘disruptive passenger’: Woman faces £85,000 bill

(BBC) A woman who allegedly caused a flight to be diverted due to "extremely disruptive behaviour" has been given an £85,000 bill by an...

Antigua Government not willing to pay price Barbados wants for its LIAT shares

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has disclosed that the US$44 million price Barbados was asking for its LIAT shares was too steep, insisting that while...

Mechanic remanded for possession of high-powered weapon

A 32-year-old motorcycle mechanic was today remanded to prison for the illegal possession of a high-powered weapon. Devon Atkinson, known as “Wild Buck”, of Kitty,...

21-Y-O charged for robbing, shooting Kristian Jeffery

A 21-year-old resident of Alberttown, Georgetown was today charged for the shooting and robbing of motor racer, Kristian Jeffery who was attacked by a...

Top Cop signals intention to replace SOCU Head

Police Commissioner Leslie James has signaled the administration’s intention to replace Sydney James as the Head of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU). “Later on,...

Drug Lord ‘El Chapo’ sentenced to life in prison

(BBC) A US judge has sentenced Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán to life in prison plus 30 years. Guzmán, 62, was found guilty...

Tennessee Police Warn Of ‘Meth Gators’ Because Of Drugs Flushed Down The Toilet

(CNN) A Tennessee police department is warning residents to stop flushing drugs down their toilet and sinks out of fear they could create "meth...

Coach says fitness a priority as Guyana U-19 training camp commences

By Brandon Corlette With the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Regional Under-19 tournament looming, the Guyana U-19 team began their training camp on Monday last with...

95 persons die from snakebite in five years

An estimated 95 persons have died over a five year period as a result of being bitten by venomous snakes, the Ministry of Public...