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Trump threatens ‘national emergency’ over wall

US President Donald Trump has said he could declare a national emergency to build a US-Mexico border wall without the approval of Congress. It came...

Democrats to take on Trump as divided US Congress gets to work

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Democrats take over the US House of Representatives on Thursday, ushering in a new era of divided government in...

China ‘lifts mysterious veil’ by landing probe on far side of the moon

BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese space probe successfully touched down on the far side of the moon on Thursday, China’s space agency said, hailing...

Jamal Khashoggi murder trial opens in Saudi Arabia

The trial of 11 individuals over the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has begun in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, state media report. Prosecutors have...

Amnesty International says time to make death penalty history in English-speaking C’bean

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The London-based international human rights organisation, Amnesty International, says while it welcomes a “significant reduction” in the application of the...

NY governor grants Caribbean nationals clemency

NEW YORK, United States (CMC) — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has granted pardons to several Caribbean nationals, including five Jamaicans, convicted of minor...

New Year’s Eve party in Times Square to cheer for press freedom

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Reporters will be the guests of honor at the New Year’s Eve party in New York’s Times Square on Monday,...

Trump threatens to shut Mexican border in demand for wall funding

Donald Trump has threatened to shut down the border with Mexico over illegal immigration if Congress fails to fund his proposed wall. "Either we build...

Bodies of two US kids found in garden of father, who worked as Santa

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Police in the southern United States have discovered the bodies of two teenagers buried in the garden of their...

US won’t be world’s ‘policeman,’ Trump says during surprise Iraq visit

AL-ASAD AIR BASE, Iraq (AFP) -- President Donald Trump used a surprise visit to US troops stationed in Iraq on Wednesday to declare that...

Recent Articles

CCAC preparing legislation to protect rights of customers who shop online

With the use of online shopping vastly expanding, the Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission (CCAC) has taken up the task of expanding its mandate...

GECOM to hold special meeting on Elections readiness as Chair resumes

A decision has been taken for a special meeting to be held on Thursday, January 24, where matters pertaining to the Guyana Elections Commission's...

Anti-Maduro protests break out across Venezuelan capital

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Protesters took to the streets in at least 30 different parts of Caracas on Tuesday, just 24 hours ahead of...

Suspect accused of severely beating father of 3 charged

Selvin Allen, one of the men accused of attacking and brutally beating a single father of three children was taken before the Suddie Magistrate's...

Trial into 2013 Meten-meer-zorg robbery/murder continues …Prosecution star witness testifies

The High Court trial regarding the killing of 20-year-old Zulfikar Namdar during the course of a robbery in September 2013 continued today (Tuesday) but events...

Duo charged for narco possession

  A Parfaite Harmonie, West Bank Demerara (WBD) man was, on Tuesday, granted bail while his co-accused was remanded to prison after they were earlier...

Op-Ed: No confidence in the public health sector

Below is an opinion piece done by Dr Leslie Ramsammy a former Minister of Health under the People's Progressive Party Administration; When it comes to...

Bleak economic outlook among concerns raised at Union conference in Berbice

The Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) on (Saturday) January 19, 2019 held its Berbice Area Conference under the theme "Protecting Workers Rights...

Still on Top …Guyana Jaguars lead points table despite rare defeat

Four-time defending champions Guyana Jaguars are still in the lead for the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Regional Four-Day Tournament. The Leon Johnson-led Jaguars team top...

Magistrates, Judges to undergo training on Juvenile Justice Act

Persons in the justice system, specifically in the Children’s Court, are expected to undergo training to be fully aware of how matters should be...