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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

9/11 anniversary: America remembers lives lost

- Bells are tolling and tears are flowing as the nation marks a dark day in sorrowful yet hopeful ceremonies. Fourteen years ago Friday, terrorists...

Lawyer shot in deadly mayhem before West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn

- Harvard-educated lawyer in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration was shot in the head by a stray bullet in Brooklyn early Monday during a...

1 dead, 4 wounded in Brooklyn hookah lounge shooting

- A dispute turned deadly when a man opened fire at a Brooklyn bar early Friday, killing his adversary and wounding three partygoers...

Two US TV journalists shot dead during live report

- Two journalists have been shot dead during a live TV report in the US state of Virginia, their employer confirms. WDBJ7 TV...

Guyanese man killed trying to break up bar fight in Jersey City

JERSEY CITY (WABC) - A family is in mourning and speaking out about their brother, who died days after trying to break up a...

Food and Drug Administration approves “Female Viagra”

- The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a libido-enhancing drug for women dubbed the "female Viagra". Flibanserin, a drug produced by Sprout...

Former US President Jimmy Carter says cancer has spread to his brain

- Former United States President, Jimmy Carter said that the cancer doctors discovered earlier this year, on his liver, has spread to his...

Brooklyn family allegedly locks baby in safe at Niagara Falls hotel

- Canadian police are looking for a Brooklyn family who locked their infant in a safe at a Howard Johnson Hotel in Niagara...

Jimmy Carter, former US president, reveals he has cancer

- Former US President Jimmy Carter says recent liver surgery revealed that he has cancer and it has spread to other parts of...

Gay marriage legalized across US

- The US Supreme Court has ruled that same-sex marriage is a legal right across the United States. In a landmark 5-4 decision, Justice...

Recent Articles

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...