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Baby cut out of mother’s womb dies at US hospital

A baby cut out of his murdered teenage mother's womb died Friday at a Chicago hospital of severe brain injury nearly two months after...

Christchurch attack: Brenton Tarrant pleads not guilty to all charges

(BBC) The main suspect in the Christchurch attacks in March, has pleaded not guilty to all charges. Brenton Tarrant is charged with the murder of...

NY Assembly votes to permit driver’s licences for undocumented immigrants

New York state would become the 13th state to permit driver's licences for immigrants who entered the country illegally under legislation passed by the...

Ford recalls 1.2 million vehicles in US over suspension fault

(BBC) Ford is recalling 1.2 million sport utility vehicles in the US over suspension issues that the car giant said could affect steering. The recall,...

Born without hands, Kerala girl writes exam with feet and scores A+ in all...

(The News Minute) In their voices is surprise. Devika and her parents do not seem to think she has done anything extraordinary by scoring...

Cost of basic foodstuff, medical services on the rise in Guyana – BoG report

The price of basic foodstuff including milk, fish and eggs, have steadily increased over the past year, with the price for at least one...

Nasa to open International Space Station to tourists

(BBC) Nasa is to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station from 2020, priced at $35,000 (£27,500) per night. The US space agency said...

Russian and US warships almost collide in East China Sea

(BBC) A Russian warship and a US warship have come close to collision in the western Pacific Ocean, with each side blaming the other...

Job loss fears in India after Trump tariff shock

If you've bought a luxury leather handbag in Milan or Manhattan recently, chances are high that it was made in Sanjay Leekha's three-storey...

Spelling Bee: Record eight children win Scripps National in the US

(BBC) A record number of eight children have been crowned co-champions in the US of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. On Thursday night the finalists,...

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Essequibo teen dies after crying out for ankle pains  

A former student of the Anna Regina Multilateral School died on Monday while receiving medical attention for a pain to the ankle at the...

Boxer who suffered severe brain injury during Friday fight, has died at 28

Russia-born boxer Maxim Dadashev has died from injuries suffered in the ring. He was 28. His death was first confirmed by his trainer James “Buddy”...

Man gunned down at pool party, 2 in custody  

As investigations continue into the shooting to death of a 28-year-old South Sophia, Greater Georgetown resident, the Police have arrested and are currently grilling...

Guyanese registered vessel intercepted with cocaine in BVI

A Guyanese registered vessel was on July 18 last intercepted in Tortola with a total of 95 pounds of cocaine concealed in Thin-set cement. News...

Linden Passport Office yet to open

Almost a year after completion, the newly constructed Linden Passport Office in Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) is yet to be opened to serve members...

New landing equipment for CJIA in 2020

The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCCA) has signed a contract with a Canadian firm to supply the airport with new technical equipment to aid...

6 months jail for man who stole chicken

A 23-year-old man who is accused to stealing some 170 pounds of chicken was today sentenced to serve six months imprisonment for failing to...

PSC says Lowenfield failed to address major concerns raised

The Private Sector Commission in a letter to Chief Executive Officer of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) stated that he has failed to address...

GECOM CEO never advised President voters’ list bloated by 200,000

Chief Elections Officer (CEO) Keith Lowenfield has admitted that he never advised President David Granger that the voters’ list was bloated with 200,000 names,...

High Court denies application for interim order blocking H2H Registration

The High Court on Tuesday denied an application for an interim conservatory order to block the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) from continuing its House...