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Monday, June 17, 2019

U.S. forces strike in Libya, Somalia capture al Qaeda operative

- In two operations in Africa nearly 3,000 miles apart, U.S. military forces went after two high-value targets over the weekend. One operation took...

Scores killed as boat sinks off coast of Italy

(CNN) -- At least 94 people, including a pregnant woman and two children, died when a boat capsized and caught fire off the island...

Americans are fat, stressed and unhealthy – Human Capital Index

By Howard Schneider - The World Economic Forum, sponsors of the exclusive, c-level talkfest held every year in Switzerland, knows what is wrong with...

World holds breath as U.S. government shuts down

Washington (CNN) -- The game of chicken failed. Neither side blinked. Now millions will pay the price. Americans watched a colossal failure by Congress...

U.N. Climate Panel Endorses Ceiling on Global Emissions

  - The world’s top climate scientists on Friday formally embraced an upper limit on greenhouse gases for the first time, establishing a target level at...

Bulgaria writes off US$2.9M Guyana debt

- Bulgaria will forgive US$ 2.9 million of the debt that Guyana owes. The Council of Ministers approved a draft intergovernmental agreement between...

Pakistan quake death toll rises to 350

Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) -- The death toll from the strong earthquake that struck southwestern Pakistan this week has risen to 350 as rescue workers...

Hurricane Manuel hits Mexico

Renacimiento, Mexico (CNN) -- As raging floodwaters swept away half of his timber shack, Saturnino Medina climbed to the roof. He pointed Thursday to the...

Miss America 2014: Nina Davuluri winning Twitter ‘race’ war; Tyra Banks, Big B in...

The storm is dying down. As Miss America2014 Nina Davuluri settles into her new-found fame and her new role as the USA’s ambassador for...

Four sentenced to death in brutal rape case in India

 - Four men convicted of a brutal gang rape were sentenced Friday to death by hanging, a decision met with grim satisfaction from the victim’s parents...

Recent Articles

Motorcyclist killed in Essequibo accident

A 20-year-old Essequibo Coast man on Saturday night after crashing into a bridge in the vicinity of the Richmond Housing Scheme Nursery School. The young...

President Granger urges fathers to spend time with children

As the world celebrates Father’s Day today, President David Granger is urging men to make time to spend with their children. The following is a...

Regions 1, 2 & 7 record highest levels of fuel smuggling – GEA

Regions One, Two and Seven continue to lead the way in fuel smuggling as the Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) seized over 1057 gallons of...

Donated blood in Guyana guaranteed 100% safe – CMO

  By Rupa SeenaraineThe National Blood Transfusion Service has recorded over 10,000 voluntary blood donors in Guyana through several collection mediums, all of which have...

BREAKING: Ramjattan to be AFC’s PM candidate

Newly elected Leader of the Alliance For Change (AFC) party, Khemraj Ramjattan, today won a motion to be selected as the Prime Ministerial candidate...

Ramjattan elected AFC leader unopposed; Trotman is now Chairman 

Public Security Minister and incumbent Alliance For Change (AFC) Chairman, Khemraj Ramjattan, was earlier today elected unopposed as leader of his party, riding on...

Coalition govt brought sugar to its knees – Jagdeo

Addressing a commemoration ceremony for the Enmore Martyrs on Friday, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo told the gathering that the remembrance of the sacrifices made...

Jaipaul Sharma removed from Finance, now at Public Infrastructure Ministry

Junior Finance Minister Jaipaul Sharma has been removed from that ministry and will now be working under Public Infrastructure Minister David Patterson. In a statement...

Guyanese fisherman feared dead after thrown overboard

A Guyanese fisherman is now feared dead after he reportedly was thrown off a fishing vessel in neighbouring Suriname on Thursday. The man has been...

No criminal charges in SOCU’s Demerara Bridge feasibility study probe

The Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) has determined that there is no evidence that a criminal offence was committed in relation to the award...