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Sunday, July 21, 2019

Missing Malaysia Plane a mystery

- Malaysia's civil aviation chief has said the fate of a missing Malaysia Airlines jet remains "a mystery". Azharuddin Abdul Rahman said officials had...

Malaysia Airlines plane crashes in South China Sea with 239 people aboard: report

By Stuart Grudgings and Anuradha Raghu KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew crashed in the South China...

Malaysia Airlines Loses Contact With Flight Carrying 239

-A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 239 people has lost contact with air traffic control and was still missing two hours after it was...

‘Dozens die’ in China knife attack at Kunming train station

- An attack by knife-wielding men at a train station in Kunming in south-west China, has left at least 27 dead, the state...

Indian lawmaker pepper sprays colleagues in Parliament

NEW DELHI (AP) — A lawmaker sprayed pepper-spray inside India's Parliament on Thursday, creating chaos that left his colleagues coughing and crying as they...

Corruption across EU ‘breathtaking’ – EU Commission

- The extent of corruption in Europe is "breathtaking" and it costs the EU economy at least 120bn euros (£99bn) annually, the European...

‘No shots fired’ day urged to honour Martin Luther King Jr.

- People worldwide should honor the memory of Rev. Dr Martin Luther King Jr. by making Monday a "no shots fired" day and...

Obama: Marijuana is not more dangerous than alcohol

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama said he doesn't think marijuana is more dangerous than alcohol, "in terms of its impact on the individual...

Scientists invent hydrating, hangover-free beer

- Sunglasses and Advil might not be the only cure for a hangover these days. Australian scientists have brewed up a hangover-free beer, allowing...

Maryland mother kills 2 of her children, wound 2 others during attempted exorcism

- A Maryland mother stabbed two of her children to death and wounded two others while attempting an exorcism, authorities said. Zakieya L. Avery,...

Recent Articles

Jagdeo writes Granger to resign, call elections

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has written President David Granger calling on him and his caretaker Coalition Cabinet to resign and announce a date for...

Butcher shot after being ambushed by 3 gunmen

A Berbice butcher is now nursing a gunshot wound to his left foot after he was ambushed by three masked gun-men this morning (Saturday,...

President off to Cuba for medical evaluation

President David Granger left Guyana this morning (Saturday, July 20, 2019) for the Republic of Cuba to undergo medical check-up. He is accompanied by First...

Althea Padmore is acting head of SOCU

The Guyana Police Force moments ago announced that Althea Padmore will be the acting Head of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU). The Police...

Fisherman beaten to death, brother hospitalised

A fisherman was on Thursday evening beaten to death while his brother was admitted a patient at the West Demerara Regional Hospital (WDRH) in...

PPP mulls legal action against GECOM’s CEO over breach of Guyana’s Constitution

The Peoples Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C) is contemplating approaching the court to prevent GECOM from going ahead with house-to-house registration, an activity which is...

Eccles man charged for attempting to kill girlfriend

A 32-year-old man was today placed on remand for attempting to kill his girlfriend. Trayon Parks of Old Road, Eccles, East Bank Demerara (EBD) was...

Clothes vendor gets 2 years for snatching gold band

A 27-year-old clothes vendor of Diamond Housing Scheme, East Bank Demerara, was on Friday sentenced to two years imprisonment after admitting to a simple...

Vendor charged for allegedly attempting to kill girlfriend

Less than one year after being implicated in a $22 million jewellery heist, 32-year-old Trayon Parks reappeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts earlier today,...

PNC/R supports GECOM’s defiance of Guyana Constitution, CCJ orders

The People’s National Congress Reform (PNC/R) – the largest party of the coalition government –is supporting the move by the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM)...