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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Man kills himself by decapitation in the Bronx

  - A man managed to behead himself in a spectacularly gruesome suicide in the Bronx on Monday, September 01. Tomas Rivera, 51, of upstate...

Man shot and killed, 4 others wounded near route of West Indian Day Parade

  - At least five people were shot, one fatally, near the route of Brooklyn’s West Indian Day Parade in a string of early...

US Journalist beheaded by Islamist Militants

  - The Islamic State militant group has released a video online purporting to show the killing of a US journalist. The victim was...

Indian girl cuts off uncle’s penis in rape attempt

  - Police in India are praising a teenage girl who allegedly cut off her uncle’s penis as he attempted to rape her. The report...

Brooklyn woman charged for murder of Guyanese in NY

  - A 42-year-old Brooklyn woman has been charged in the killing of a missing woman whose partially dismembered body was found in a...

Scores killed in Taiwan Plane Crash

  - A passenger plane has crashed after a failed emergency landing in Taiwan, killing more than 40 people, local officials say. The domestic flight...

Malaysia airliner crashes in east Ukraine

  - A Malaysian airliner reportedly with 295 people on board has crashed in Ukraine near the Russian border, on a flight from Amsterdam...

ID cards for New York Caribbean immigrants

  - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has signed legislation to create a municipal identification card for Caribbean and other immigrants living...

Legendary author Maya Angelou dies

  - Maya Angelou, a renowned poet, novelist and actress whose work defied description under a simple label, has died, her literary agent, Helen...

Google to start building ‘friendly’ driverless car

  - Google is to start building its own driverless car that will have a stop-go button but no controls, steering wheel or pedals. The...

Recent Articles

Minister Keith Scott’s bodyguard shot during attempted robbery

Junior Minister of Social Protection Keith Scott's bodyguard was this morning shot during an attempted robbery. The incident occurred at around 06:30hrs at Market Street,...

CPL tickets now on sale

Guyanese Cricket fans today ensured that they would not miss out on the action at this year’s Biggest Party in Sport, as they copped...

Soesdyke man to face High Court trial for alleged murder of teen

Twenty-two-year-old Rickland Bovell of Swan Village, Linden/Soesdyke Highway, was committed to stand High Court trial for the murder of David Toney, 18, during an...

Berbice biker dies after crashing into pedestrian

A 24-year-old man of Bath Settlement Village lost his life following an accident last night at the Number 40 Village Public Road, West Coast...

Guyana’s Rajendra Chandrika stars in Canada with impressive century

Former West Indies batsman Rajendra Chandrika recently slammed a brilliant century for Vikings Cricket Club in the 2019 Toronto and District Cricket Association’s ‘Super9’...

LETTER: GECOM should stop this charade and move into elections mode

Dear Editor, The rule of law is the foundation upon which modern civilisation rests. In its absence, anarchy prevails! Dictators are born when those in authority...

UK Govt says freedom of movement ‘will end’ after Brexit

(BBC) The UK government has said rules allowing EU nationals to live and work freely in the UK will end in the event of...

Govt taxation strangles struggling economy – Ali

… cites higher income and trade taxes Despite an economy in which the traditional productive sectors have struggled, the 2019 Mid-year report shows that tax...

NIS in $748.4M half year deficit

– loss of more than 20,000 jobs major contributing factor As a result of more than 20,000 persons from various sectors including the sugar industry...

British envoy urges Chevening scholars to return and serve their country

Eleven Guyanese will soon be departing Guyana’s shores for studies in the United Kingdom (UK) after they were selected for the Chevening scholarship this...