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ACS, OAS to help Venezuela through open and inclusive dialogue

Heads of Government and the State of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) at a recent Summit held in Cuba, embraced an Organisation of...

Inter-American press body concerned at cyber-bullying of several T&T journalists

(IAPA) MIAMI, Florida:  The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) today expressed concern about actions of cyberbullying against journalists in Trinidad and Tobago who have...

PPP/C says looking forward to debate on Rodney CoI Report

As thousands in Guyana and many other countries observe the 36th anniversary of the assassination of Dr Walter Rodney, the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) said...

Caribbean legislator in NY wants popular Brooklyn street named after Muhammed Ali

A Caribbean-American legislator in New York wants to honour the memory and legacy of the late Muhammad Ali by co-naming a popular Brooklyn street...

‘We are counting down the days to the biggest party in sport’ – Shah...

Looking ahead to the start of the 2016 CPL campaign, Shah Rukh Khan, owner of TKR, said: “We’re counting down to the start of...

Florida massacre: Who was the gunman?

(BBC) A gunman who killed dozens of people in a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, has been identified as Omar Mateen, a US citizen...

PPP/C condemns Orlando attack – calls for int’l cooperation to stamp out terrorism

Two days after a lone gunman walked into a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida and shot dead 50 persons, the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C)...

Jamaican woman in Florida charged with double murder of her children

A Jamaican woman in the U.S. State of Florida is facing two premeditated murder charges after allegedly suffocating her two children. The mother of four,...

‘We want food!’ Looting and riots rock Venezuela daily

CARACAS,  (Reuters) – A young woman faints in the heat as hundreds fight for pasta, screaming they are hungry. Slum-dwellers and armed gangs wait...

Qatar convicts ‘raped’ Dutch woman – for having sex outside marriage

(BBC) -  A court in Qatar has convicted a Dutch woman of having sex outside marriage after she told police she was raped. The 22-year-old...

Recent Articles

Coalition lawyers urge court to ignore ‘late service’ of election petition as ruling set...

By: Jarryl Bryan  Arguments in the election petitions case continued today, with lawyers for petitioners Monica Thomas and Brennan Nurse urging Chief Justice (ag) Roxane...

Local companies must embrace new ways of doing business – President Ali

President Dr Irfaan Ali has reaffirmed his Government’s commitment to ensure that local businesses are optimally involved in the oil and gas sector. The Head...

Guyana has exceeded target for HIV testing – UNAIDS

World Aids Day will be observed tomorrow, December 1, 2020. In a statement to mark the occasion, UNAIDS said that Guyana has exceeded the...

Man jailed 15 years for raping girl, 14

A 27-year-old man will be spending the next 15 years behind bars for raping a 14-year-old girl. Akeem Wong, 27, also known as, “Ben...

Regional storage facilities to be retrofitted to house COVID-19 vaccines

Regional storage facilities will be retrofitted to house the COVID-19 vaccines once they become available. During Monday’s COVID-19 update, Minister of Health, Dr Frank Anthony...

Govt anticipates new markets for rice in 2021

Minister of Agriculture, Zulfikar Mustapha is confident that Guyana will attract new markets for rice exports as production yields climb.   The Minister said Government...

Some 8,700 persons living with HIV/AIDS in Guyana

Message by Minister of Health Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony For World AIDS Day to be Observed on December 1, 2020 Under the Theme: “Global...

Man commits suicide after chopping woman who objected to his advances to teen daughter

  A 52-year-old man of Parfaite Harmonie, West Bank Demerara (WBD) committed suicide shortly after chopping a woman who had rejected his advances towards her...

6 arrested over robbery at Marcus Bisram’s house

Regional Commander Jairam Ramlakhan has revealed that six persons are in custody as investigations continue into the robbery under arms committed on former murder...

20% of population suffers from mental health issues

By: Rupa Seenaraine An estimated 20% of the country's population suffers from some form of mental illness, says Director of the Mental Health Unit, Dr...