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95-year-old maritime mystery solved – U.S. naval ship found 95 years after vanishing

(CNN) It was peacetime when the USS Conestoga departed from California's Golden Gate strait on March 25, 1921, but in one of the...

Brussels terror attacks: ‘Two brothers’ behind Belgium bombings

(BBC) - Two of the men who carried out the deadly terror attacks in Brussels on Tuesday have been named by Belgian media as...

Toronto’s controversial ‘crack cocaine’ Mayor, Rob Ford, dies – age 46

(CNN) - Former Mayor  of Toronto Rob Ford has died, according to his chief of staff, Dan Jacobs. Ford, who had been battling an aggressive form...

Political ‘tsunami’ sweeps U.S.

Washington (CNN)  Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump won pivotal primaries Tuesday, while Gov. John Kasich's long-awaited debut victory in his home state of Ohio...

Angelina Jolie urges world powers to do more for Syrian refugees

U.N. special envoy Angelina Jolie urged world powers, today (Tuesday), to do more to end Syria's five-year war and help the millions who have...

Pope says Mother Teresa to be made a saint

canonization date set for September 4 VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Mother Teresa will be made a saint on Sept. 4. Pope Francis set the canonization...

Nigeria’s oil revenues of US$16 billion missing – in massive scam

(BBC) Nigeria's state-owned oil firm failed to transfer US$16bn to the treasury in 2014, the government says. An audit of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) showed the...

Russia begins withdrawing forces from Syria

(CNN) Russia began withdrawing its forces from Syria this morning in a move that will leave behind both significant destruction and a Syrian...

Indian student hacked to death for intercaste marriage

An Indian student from the lowest Dalit caste was hacked to death and his wife critically injured in southern India in a suspected "honour...

Deadly blast in Turkey – 27 killed

(CNN) An explosion ripped through a busy square in the Turkish capital Sunday afternoon, killing at least 27 people and wounding 75 others,...

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16 new COVID-19 cases

The Ministry of Public Health has revealed that 16 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed today. This now brings the total number of COVID-19 cases...

Corentyne woman nabbed with missing baby

Police in Berbice, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) has arrested a woman after she was found with a baby, who was reported missing since early...

Over 1300 persons repatriated to Guyana – GCAA Chairman

The National Covid-19 Task Force has managed to repatriate over 1,300 Guyanese back to their homeland, after being stranded overseas due to the COVID-19...

Court awards $10M to WCB cash crop farmers

…after Region 5 REO maliciously bulldozed farms in 2018 The High Court has awarded over $10 million relief to three cash crop farmers of Region...

Container trucks, lorries to be restricted during rush hours

The Guyana Police Force on Friday announced that it will start restricting container trucks and lorries along the roadways during peak hours. In a post...

Lowenfield slapped with 3rd private criminal charge

Chief Elections Officer Keith Lowenfield has been slapped with yet another private criminal charge for fraud. Two private criminal charges were filed against Lowenfield for...

Suspect in Agricola fatal shooting nabbed, confesses to crime

The man who was fingered in the shooting to death of 27-year-old Tyron Duesberry on June 22, 2020, whilst he was searching for party...

General Elections set for August 10th in Trinidad and Tobago

Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr Keith Rowley, has announced that general election will be held on August 10th. After announcing that he had...

UN urges all to refrain from acts, remarks that could incite racial hostility

The United Nations Resident Coordinator in Guyana, Mikiko Tanaka, has urged all stakeholders to work towards ensuring that there is peace and stability in...

‘I have every confidence in recount’ – CARICOM Secretary General

Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Ambassador Irwin LaRocque says he has "every confidence" in the work conducted by the high-level CARICOM delegation...