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Thursday, December 12, 2019

Judge: Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide

- PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A South African judge on Friday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death...

South African judge clears Pistorius of murder charges

-  A South African judge cleared Oscar Pistorius of all murder charges today, saying prosecutors had failed to prove the Olympic and Paralympic...

Girl, 18, marries stray dog as part of bizarre Indian tribal ritual

  - An 18-year-old Indian girl has married a stray dog as part of a tribal ritual designed to ward off an evil spell. Mangli...

Man kills himself by decapitation in the Bronx

  - A man managed to behead himself in a spectacularly gruesome suicide in the Bronx on Monday, September 01. Tomas Rivera, 51, of upstate...

Man shot and killed, 4 others wounded near route of West Indian Day Parade

  - At least five people were shot, one fatally, near the route of Brooklyn’s West Indian Day Parade in a string of early...

US Journalist beheaded by Islamist Militants

  - The Islamic State militant group has released a video online purporting to show the killing of a US journalist. The victim was...

Indian girl cuts off uncle’s penis in rape attempt

  - Police in India are praising a teenage girl who allegedly cut off her uncle’s penis as he attempted to rape her. The report...

Brooklyn woman charged for murder of Guyanese in NY

  - A 42-year-old Brooklyn woman has been charged in the killing of a missing woman whose partially dismembered body was found in a...

Scores killed in Taiwan Plane Crash

  - A passenger plane has crashed after a failed emergency landing in Taiwan, killing more than 40 people, local officials say. The domestic flight...

Malaysia airliner crashes in east Ukraine

  - A Malaysian airliner reportedly with 295 people on board has crashed in Ukraine near the Russian border, on a flight from Amsterdam...

Recent Articles

Top UG Computer Science graduate honoured

Shameer Amerullah, a secondary school teacher, has received the Shivraj Maraj Memorial Prize for being this year’s best graduating Computer Science student at the...

21-Y-O fined $20,000 for slapping female cop

A 21-year-old man who carried out a series of offences was on Wednesday hauled before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts. Daniel Boutrim, of Lot 157 Guyhoc...

Driver fined $80,000 for traffic violations

A resident of One Mile, Wismar, Linden, Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) was on Wednesday fined $80,000 by Magistrate Rondel Weever when he appeared at...

Over 200 vessels entered Guyana for 2019 – MARAD

Guyana’s burgeoning oil sector and expanding fisheries industry are attracting more maritime traffic in the country’s waters, according to the Maritime Administration Department (MARAD). In...

UG student benefits from Iwokrama scholarship funded by ExxonMobil

The Iwokrama International Centre recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Guyana (UG) to support a PhD scholarship under a...

Central Bank considering penalties for Republic Bank

The Central Bank of Guyana is considering penalties against Republic Bank, in wake of numerous complaints from customers about its poor service following a...

Hydromet warns of flooding

The Hydromet Office has warned of flooding today, due to heavy rainfall. See full statement: SPECIAL INFORMATION: Flood warning remains in effect for flood prone areas...

Man pretending to be cop faces several robbery charges

A 21-year-old man accused of pretending to be a cop was on Wednesday slapped with several robbery charges and appeared before Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus...

Not difficult to pick ourselves up again – Kieron Pollard

After Rohit Sharma pulled left-arm fingerspinner Khary Pierre against the turn, the ball seemed destined to soar over the midwicket boundary. Until Evin Lewis'...

Youth fined for slapping female Police Officer

A 21-year-old man who carried out a series of offences was on Wednesday hauled before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts. Daniel Boutrim, of Lot 157 Guyhoc...