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Monday, August 19, 2019

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,...

Arizona mother admits to killing daughter, poisoning other children on Christmas Day

- An Arizona mother has admitted to suffocating her 13-year-old daughter and trying to kill her other children by poisoning them, police said...

Indian woman miscarries 10 babies in one Night

 - In what's being called a medical record in India, a 28-year-old woman in Madhya Pradesh miscarried 10 babies in one night this week. The Indo-Asian News...

Mandela laid to rest in Qunu, ending a journey that transformed South Africa

  (CNN) -- With military pomp and traditional rituals, South Africa buried Nelson Mandela on Sunday, the end of an exceptional journey for the prisoner...

Snake bites man’s penis in Ghana public toilet

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- A man in Ghana reportedly went to use a public toilet in the Ashanti region but was bitten on his penis...

Uruguay becomes first country in the world to legalizes sale, production of marijuana

- Uruguay has become the first country in the world to legalize both the sale and production of marijuana. President Jose Mujica has...

Recent Articles

“Mad rush” for land at Millie’s Hideout – Region 10 REO

As some 628 applications have been received for land at Millie’s Hideout, there continues to be a “mad rush” for land, Region 10 (Upper...

Jagdeo calls out Govt for poor public servants’ wages track record

…as Finance Minister says talks underway with unions While Finance Minister Winston Jordan has promised that public servants can look forward to salary increases over...

Construction worker found unconscious on roadway

A construction worker was on Saturday morning found in an unconscious state with several injuries about his body along the Washing Pond Public Road,...

Agriculture sector decline: Sugar sector procurement woes sign of mismanagement – Irfaan Ali

…rising costs a major disincentive for local producers The troubles documented in the sugar industry relating to procurement is a strong indicator of incompetence in...

Moruca man beaten to death during argument  

A miner was on Saturday evening beaten to death by another man during an argument at Kumaka Water Front, North West District (NWD). The...

Teen battling for life after being stabbed by knife-wielding bandit

A teenager is currently battling for his life at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) after being stabbed...

Tickets on sale from Monday for CPL matches in Guyana

Tickets for the Guyana Amazon Warriors (GAW) home matches in the upcoming Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) tournament will be on sale from Monday,...

UK Govt denies Russian claim of military base construction in Guyana

Britain’s Defence Ministry on Friday denied the allegations that it was involved in a plot to overthrow the Venezuelan Government using a military base...

Bids received for upgrade of zoo

Guyana’s lone Zoological Park, located within the Botanical Gardens on Vlissengen Road, Georgetown, will soon be upgraded with bids in excess of $5 million...

Virgin Atlantic expresses interest in Guyana

United Kingdom-based Virgin Atlantic Airways is the newest airline to express interest in expanding its service to Georgetown, Guyana. This was revealed by Public Infrastructure...