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Sunday, May 26, 2019

Lifetime of love: Couple married 75 years die a day apart

- When Les and Helen Brown became high school sweethearts more than 75 years ago, their parents didn’t believe the match would last. Les’...

China Set to Build Its Way Past U.S.

The Wall Street Journal - After decades of blistering construction, China could overtake the U.S. as the world’s wealthiest nation in terms of built...

For Cuba, a harsh self-assessment

HAVANA — There was a time, Alexi remembers, when life in Cuba was simpler. People dressed properly. Children respected their elders. Stealing was stealing. “My...

It’s a boy! Catherine gives birth to royal baby

London (CNN) -- It's a boy! Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and husband Prince William on Monday welcomed their first child. The baby boy was born at...

Norwegian woman: I was raped in Dubai, now I face prison sentence

Dubai (CNN) -- Norwegian interior designer Marte Deborah Dalelv has spoken out after being handed a 16-month prison sentence in Dubai -- after she...

India faces another mass food poisoning

(CNN) - Another mass food poisoning case has been reported in India. At least 23 students in the southwestern coastal state of Goa were...

Nelson Mandela turns 95 on 41st day in hospital

CBS News - Nelson Mandela turned 95 years old, and marked 15 years of marriage to his wife Graca Machel today, Thursday July 18,...

Now you can charge your mobile phone with urine, Scientists claim

Huffington Post - Scientists are claiming a world first in developing a way to charge mobile phones using human urine. The Bristol-based boffins have been...

Iran president elect calls for stronger ties with Guyana

By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor TEHRAN, Iran -- In response to a congratulatory message from Guyana’s President Donald Ramotar, Iran’s president elect, Hassan Rohani,...

US attorney general says Trayvon Martin inquiry to continue

America's top prosecutor has said an investigation into the "tragic, unnecessary" death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin will continue. The justice department last year opened an...

Recent Articles

UG back in full swing after Friday’s bomb scare

Full operations resumed at the Turkeyen Campus of the University of Guyana (UG) this morning (May 25, 2019) after the Guyana Police Force’s Bomb...

77 conferred with national awards

In recognition of their service and contribution to Guyana’s development, 77 persons were on Friday bestowed with national awards. At an investiture ceremony at the...

Floods hit Black Bush Polder

Just one day after regional authorities said that there is no danger of flooding at Black Bush Polder, Berbice, during the rainy season, a...

CPL 2019: Smith seeking redemption with ball for GAW

Odean Smith, a stocky 22-year-old fast bowler from Jamaica — who has been lined up in the Guyana Amazon Warriors (GAW) squad, having been...

President pardons 2 female prisoners

President David Granger on Friday pardoned two female prisoners in observance of Guyana’s 53rd Independence Anniversary. The women freed are Bibi Parjohn, 40, and 30-year-old...

Decomposed body of miner found in latrine

The decomposed body of a 25-year-old miner was on Wednesday found in a latrine in Tasawenie Backdam, North West District (NWD). It is believed that...

Carpenter arraigned for murder of reputed wife

Devenand Narine, a saw operator was earlier today arraigned for the brutal murder of his reputed wife, Farida Khayum who was stabbed at their...

Constable nabbed with several passports at his home under “open arrest”

The Police Constable who was earlier this month nabbed by law enforcement officials with several passports at his home is under “open arrest” but...

Takatu Landing fatal stabbing: Victim identified as Diamond, EBD resident

The police have confirmed that the miner who was stabbed to death at Takutu Landing, Puruni Road, Mazaruni River after he went in aid...

UG on lock down following bomb scare

The University of Guyana (UG) is currently on lock down due to a possible bomb scare. As a result, the gates to the tertiary...