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Italian mafia boss caught after 20 years on run

(BBC) One of Italy's most wanted mafia bosses has been caught after 20 years on the run, with the authorities finding him asleep in...

First voyage through new Panama canal

(BBC) A Chinese container ship has become the first vessel to sail into the newly expanded Panama Canal. Thousands gathered today as the ship, called...

Asian millionaires now ‘wealthiest in the world’

Asian millionaires now control more wealth than their peers in North America, Europe and other regions, according to a new World Wealth Report from...

West Indies target final hurrah

Big Picture The Preview by Brydon Coverdale (ESPNCricinfo) And then there were two. This tri-series, played across three Caribbean countries - Guyana, St Kitts and Nevis,...

At least 26 dead in West Virginia flooding

(CNN) West Virginia rescue crews worked steadily overnight and into the morning to answer emergency calls from residents stranded by fast-moving floodwaters that...

Hundreds rescued in deadly U.S. floods

According to a BBC report published today, hundreds of persons stranded by floods have been rescued in West Virginia, with the death toll now...

Bernie Sanders: I’ll probably vote for Clinton

(CNN) Bernie Sanders said Friday he will likely vote for Hillary Clinton for president in November, the strongest expression of support yet from the Vermont...

Dow plunges 500 points as U.K. ‘earthquake’ crushes global markets

(CNN) Investors around the world went into crisis mode as British voters chose to leave the European Union in a stunning decision with far-reaching...

Former Antiguan diplomat dies awaiting trial in UN bribery scandal

The former president of the United Nations General Assembly and Antigua and Barbuda’s permanent representative to the UN, John Ashe, has died before facing...

EU referendum: UK ‘must not delay leaving’

(BBC) EU leaders have insisted that the UK must move swiftly to negotiate leaving the organisation, saying any delay would prolong uncertainty. European Commission head...

Recent Articles

First Citizens Bank does not have licence to operate in Guyana

  Following Scotiabank’s announcement that it has sold its operations in Guyana to First Citizens Bank Limited (FCB), the Bank of Guyana (BoG) has stated...

Guyana engages int’l community on Venezuela’s aggression

    The Guyana Government has begun to engage its regional and international partners on the acts of aggression from Venezuela – the most recent being...

Teen accused of trying to extort $10M from ex-boyfriend gets bail

Nineteen-year-old Princess Williams of Providence, East Bank Demerara (EBD), who appeared in court last month and pleaded guilty to attempting to extort $10 million...

Man dies, wife critical after accident near Berbice Bridge

  A 33-year-old man is now dead while his 30-year-old wife is in a critical condition following an accident which occurred along the Berbice River...

Taxi driver found dead in home; bedroom ransacked

An investigation has been launched into the suspected murder of a 31-year-old taxi driver, Raoul Melville, of Lot 43 Norton Street, Bagotstown, East Bank...

Publicly say you recognise the Govt, then let’s talk – Ali tells Harmon

Amid lingering concerns about talks between the Government and the main Parliamentary Opposition, President Dr Irfaan Ali today contended that the Leader of the...

Restructured, rebranded Police Force must focus on service to the people – President

Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, President Dr Irfaan Ali, today charged the Guyana Police Force (GPF) members to give their best in service to...

Eyewitness: A year…

…after PNC’s shamelessness Your Eyewitness waited till today to comment about the March 2nd elections. You know why? Because it’s only today, March 4, that...

51 new Covid-19 cases recorded

Guyana has recorded 51 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total positives recorded to date to 8699. There are seven persons in the...

National Assembly approves $383.1B Budget for 2021

The National Assembly this afternoon passed the $383.1B Budget for 2021 in the absence of the APNU/AFC Opposition Members of Parliament. As Speaker Manzoor Nadir...