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Former Detroit mayor sentenced to 28 years in prison for corruption

- Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced on Thursday to 28 years in prison for corruption, the apparent last step after a...

Miss Universe under fire in India for Taj Mahal footwear photo shoot

- Miss Universe Olivia Culpo is under fire in India after taking part in a photo shoot for shoes at the hallowed Taj...

US contracted drug monitoring aircraft crash leaves four dead

CMC - The United States Southern Command, which overseas US military operations in the Caribbean and Latin America, says a US-contracted detection and monitoring...

U.S. forces strike in Libya, Somalia capture al Qaeda operative

- In two operations in Africa nearly 3,000 miles apart, U.S. military forces went after two high-value targets over the weekend. One operation took...

Scores killed as boat sinks off coast of Italy

(CNN) -- At least 94 people, including a pregnant woman and two children, died when a boat capsized and caught fire off the island...

Americans are fat, stressed and unhealthy – Human Capital Index

By Howard Schneider - The World Economic Forum, sponsors of the exclusive, c-level talkfest held every year in Switzerland, knows what is wrong with...

World holds breath as U.S. government shuts down

Washington (CNN) -- The game of chicken failed. Neither side blinked. Now millions will pay the price. Americans watched a colossal failure by Congress...

U.N. Climate Panel Endorses Ceiling on Global Emissions

  - The world’s top climate scientists on Friday formally embraced an upper limit on greenhouse gases for the first time, establishing a target level at...

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...

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Options being explored to find housing for Venezuelan migrants

Following the arrival of 140 Venezuelan migrants in Georgetown last Wednesday, the Department of Citizenship in collaboration with its international partners and other Government...

Man gets 12 years for killing drinking buddy

Three years after 27-year-old Ravindra Paremdass was sentenced to 57 years imprisonment by Justice Navindra Singh for the killing of a drinking buddy over...

Cyclist killed in Soesdyke hit and run

An auxiliary staff attached to the Guyana Forestry Commission was on Sunday evening killed in a hit and run accident in the vicinity of...

Medical practitioners responsible for deaths of leukemia patients still employed

-GPHC awaiting word from Medical Council to take further action The three medical practitioners who were held responsible for the deaths of three leukemia patients...

Duo remanded for stealing bicycle

Twenty-eight-year-old Wayne Blair of First Avenue Bartica, Region Seven (Cuyuni/Mararuni) and Ezra Evans, 25, of Lot 57 West Front Road, Georgetown were hauled before...

CARICOM Foreign Ministers hold talks with Venezuela’s Opposition Leader

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Foreign Ministers over the weekend met with Venezuela’s Opposition Leader Juan Guaidó as the region seeks to help facilitate a peaceful...

Convicted felon slapped with armed robbery charge

Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus on Monday remanded a known convict to prison when he appeared before her to answer to two counts of armed robbery...

LETTER: The insertion of the word ‘absolute’ has now created a new piece of...

Dear Editor: The rules or guidelines for statutory interpretation are intended to ensure that ambiguities are avoided in order to give effect to a statute...

GMR&SC King of the Strip 2019: Goliath crushes every stone

... ‘Mad Max’ impresses on return There was no stone or slingshot that could deny the might of Team Mohamed’s Goliath; as, for the second...

Nigeria make history after sealing U-19 WC spot

They were 91 for 7 at one stage in their chase of 139 against Sierra Leone Under-19s, but Peter Aho did the trick for...