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Monday, January 25, 2021

First EU referendum results in UK suggest tight race

(BBC) The first results in the UK's referendum on whether to remain in the European Union are coming in. Leave won in Sunderland by 22%,...

Will the UK stay or go? …Counting under way in historic referendum on EU...

(BBC) Counting is under way in a referendum that will decide whether the UK remains a member of the European Union. The counting is taking...

The ‘manspreading’ epidemic

* Is it really an epidemic?  By Jordan Burchette, for CNN (CNN) If you've ever crammed into the back of a Toyota with one or more...

Guyana citizen charged with falsifying an application for a U.S. passport

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – A federal grand jury returned an indictment charging Joseph Fedrick, 42, of Guyana, with falsifying an application for a United...

Lightning in Indian states kills 79

At least 79 people have been killed and more than 20 injured by lightning strikes in the Indian states of Bihar, Jharkhand and Madhya...

Brazil ‘Olympic’ Jaguar shot dead

(BBC) A jaguar has been shot dead shortly after it was used in an Olympic torch relay in the Brazilian city of Manaus, the...

Britain divided on eve of historic EU referendum

London (CNN)   - British politicians are making their crucial final pitches to a bitterly divided electorate Wednesday to persuade undecided voters of the merits...

Son pays emotional tribute to mother who died trying to save him during Orlando...

(CNN) In the ultimate expression of maternal instinct, Brenda Lee Marquez McCool put her son's life before her own. As gunshots rang out at the...

Mobile Passport Control App for Caribbean travellers expands at American airports

US says Mobile Passport helping airports to enhance travel experience   NEW YORK, USA (CMC) — The United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency says...

Dead Sea drying: A new low-point for Earth

(BBC) The Dead Sea, the salty lake located at the lowest point on Earth, is gradually shrinking under the heat of the Middle Eastern...

Recent Articles

Guyana records two more COVID-19 deaths, 76 new cases

Two more persons who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have died, according to the Ministry of Health. This now takes the total number...

Age should not stop you from learning new skills – 51-year-old new cosmetologist

By Lakhram Bhagirat Age is quite often used as a deterring factor when it comes to pushing boundaries. One usually hears things like “there will...

Dr Ritesh Tularam’s drive to improve TVET education took him from Unity village to...

By Lakhram Bhagirat Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) education has undergone transformational changes over the years. It has now been repositioned to satisfy the...

Women should not give up on themselves, even after they’ve married & become mothers...

By Lakhram Bhagirat Women are the backbone of any society. They are the silent caregivers and at the fore of almost every movement. They inspire...

Lindener Leslie Walks – A talented craftsman and designer

By Utamu Belle For as long as he can remember, Leslie Walks, a Lindener, has been intrigued and inspired by the art of leathercraft. It’s a...

East La Penitence man hospitalised with 3 gunshot wounds

A young man was shot several times after four gunmen ambushed him outside his home early this morning. The injured man has been identified as...

Motorcyclist dies after collided with car on Mackenzie Road

A 29-year-old man died on Saturday night after his motorcycle collided with an oncoming car on the Mackenzie, Linden, road. Dead is Adrile Drakes of...

WBD Superbet Clerk robbed of cash

A Clerk at a Superbet establishment on the West Bank of Demerara was on Saturday robbed of a quantity of cash. The incident occurred at...

2 injured in separate accidents

Two persons have been hospitalised after being injured in separate accidents on Saturday. The first accident occurred at about 01:35h, when a drunk driver collided...

Low income, young professionals housing earmarked for Ogle/Diamond bypass road

In keeping with the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Government’s ambitious target of 50,000 house lots, the Ogle to Diamond road link and the communities...