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Thursday, July 18, 2019

Modi to speed up $300 bn stuck projects; Guyana could benefit

- Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken direct control of a project-monitoring body to fast-track investments worth almost $300 billion and revive manufacturing...

Guyana ranked 15th on list of most homicidal countries

– The United Nations and the World Health Organization have released their 2014 Global Status Report on Violence Prevention, which paints a bleak...

Guyanese man sentenced to life in Australia for mother’s murder

- Shock and despair surged through Horace Lorenzo Jones in the court dock yesterday when a 10-person jury found him guilty of murdering...

Over one million new-born babies escape HIV infection – Ban Ki – moon

- On the occasion of World AIDS Day, UN Secretary General Ban Ki – moon has called on World Leaders to Unite in...

Bomb threat investigated on flight at JFK airport

  - Authorities are investigating a bomb threat aboard an arriving flight at JFK Airport on Sunday, officials said. The incoming flight from Barcelona, Spain,...

Guyanese with links to Roger Khan helps in decades old murder case

  - A self-confessed Guyanese drug dealer with ties to Guyana “Phantom death squad” founder and drug lord, Shaheed ‘Roger’ Khan, has helped federal...

Doctor tests positive for Ebola in New York

  - A New York doctor who recently returned from Ebola-hit Guinea in West Africa has tested positive for the disease. Dr Craig Spencer, who...

US lab worker on Caribbean cruise tests negative for Ebola

- A cruise ship carrying a lab worker suspected of contact with Ebola returned to Texas Sunday, as US media reported the woman...

Texas Hospital Worker who may have handled Ebola samples is on Caribbean Cruise

- A Texas hospital lab supervisor who may have handled fluid samples from Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan is on a Carnival cruise...

Can you get Ebola on a plane?

  - Ever since a Liberian man got on a plane and traveled to the United States with the Ebola virus incubating in his...

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Warriors’ Hetmyer says ready for CPL 2019 challenge

The 2018 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) was a breakout season for Shimron Hetmyer, which he has used as a platform to further his...

Govt’s caretaker status puts State contracts at risk – PSC

Companies are now extremely concerned about the status of contracts with the State, now that the government must be in caretaker mode. "It is the...

Higher standards needed for persons seeking to become teachers – BVI Minister

By: Davina Ramdass  As CARICOM embarks on an initiative to review existing teaching standards, a recommendation has been made for there to be a higher...

“Pepper spray saved my life” – survivor of Norton St. shooting

By: Kizzy Coleman For two years, she suffered severe beatings at the hands of a man she truly loved and wanted to please. She was battered...

AmCham Guyana says companies must be held accountable for damage to environment

The need for companies to make an effort to reduce their carbon footprint, observe health and safety policies, and be held accountable by the...

Guyana and Japan looking to further strengthen bilateral cooperation

Guyana and Japan are looking to further strengthen bilateral cooperation, particularly in the area of energy. This was highlighted on Wednesday morning when President David...

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,...