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9 killed at historic African-American Church in US

- US police are hunting a 21-year-old man they suspect shot dead nine people at a historic African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina. Charleston...

Donald Trump to run for president in 2016

- Property billionaire Donald Trump has announced he will run for the White House in the 2016 election. Mr Trump, a Republican, has...

Guyanese arrested for gruesome Washington murders appears before Guyanese-born judge

- More than one person was likely involved in the slayings of four people who were held captive inside a Washington, D.C., mansion...

David Cameron returns as UK’s Prime Minister

- David Cameron has promised to lead a government for "one nation" and make "Great Britain greater" as he returned to Downing Street...

10-Y-O Paraguayan impregnated by stepfather blocked from having abortion

ASUNCION, Paraguay (AFP) — The case of a 10-year-old girl raped and impregnated by her stepfather has triggered outrage in Paraguay, where the health...

Bollywood star Salman Khan jailed for five years in hit-and-run case

- Bollywood star Salman Khan has been freed on bail, hours after being convicted of culpable homicide in a 2002 Mumbai hit-and-run case. The...

Hundreds dead in huge Nepal earthquake

- At least 876 people are known to have died in a powerful earthquake in Nepal, with many more feared trapped under rubble,...

New U.S. sanctions treat hackers like terrorists

- President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the U.S. will now treat foreign hackers and cyber spies like terrorists and nuclear arms dealers. He...

Overseas based Guyanese Mother, son plead guilty to arson

- A Schenectady mother and son on trial for hiring a 14-year-old boy to burn down their rental property abruptly pleaded guilty Wednesday...

7 children killed in Brooklyn house fire

- Seven brother and sisters were killed and two others -- including their mother and their teenage sister -- were critically injured when...

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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...