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Monday, December 9, 2019

Former Detroit mayor sentenced to 28 years in prison for corruption

- Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced on Thursday to 28 years in prison for corruption, the apparent last step after a...

Miss Universe under fire in India for Taj Mahal footwear photo shoot

- Miss Universe Olivia Culpo is under fire in India after taking part in a photo shoot for shoes at the hallowed Taj...

US contracted drug monitoring aircraft crash leaves four dead

CMC - The United States Southern Command, which overseas US military operations in the Caribbean and Latin America, says a US-contracted detection and monitoring...

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...

Recent Articles

Pensioner drowns at Kwakwani Waterfront

The body of a pensioner was this morning found floating in the Upper Berbice River in the vicinity of the Kwakwani Waterfront in Region...

Leguan Stelling further collapses

Another section of the already dilapidated stelling at Leguan, Essequibo River was this afternoon further destroyed. INews understands that another part of the stelling has...

GPHC probes allegations of mistreatment of nurses

The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) says it is investigating allegations of mistreatment against nurses, where one of them has since claimed that she...

Duo to face High Court trial over alleged plot to kill businessman

A hotel owner and his alleged ‘hitman’, who are accused of conspiring to kill a businessman in Lethem, Region Nine (Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo), were...

Fire guts Cummings Lodge house

A couple and their two children are now homeless after a fire completely destroyed their house at Cummings Lodge, Greater Georgetown. Shivana Deoall, was in...

OPINION: Eyewitness

Hustling… …sugar workers Stung by the electoral implications of their cold-blooded treatment of sugar workers – both the ones fired and the ones left to swing...

90 hernia surgeries completed over the weekend

Ninety patients underwent successful hernia surgeries at three public health institutions over the weekend. This was disclosed by Dr. Navindranauth Rambaran, Head of the General...

Tullow Oil CEO quits over poor production

Tullow Oil Plc’s chief executive officer and exploration director quit after the company cut its production outlook and suspended the dividend, sending shares...

Finnish minister Sanna Marin, 34, to become world’s youngest PM

(BBC) Finland's Sanna Marin is to become the world's youngest prime minister at the age of 34. The transport minister was picked by her Social...

Probe continues into rape of 6-yr-old boy; parents call for perpetrators to be removed...

In light of reports that a 6-year-old pupil of an East Coast Demerara Primary School was sodomised by older boys in the school’s washroom,...