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Sunday, March 24, 2019

Argentine 11-year-old’s C-section sparks abortion debate

(BBC) News that doctors performed a caesarean section on an 11-year-old rape victim has reignited a debate on Argentina's abortion rules. The girl became pregnant...

‘Tiniest baby boy’ ever sent home leaves Tokyo hospital

(BBC) A baby boy who weighed just 268g (9.45oz) at birth has been released from hospital in Japan, and is believed to be the...

South Africa funeral firm to sue pastor for ‘resurrection stunt’

A group of funeral directors in South Africa say they will sue a self-styled prophet who claims to have resurrected a dead man. A viral...

Indian air strikes target militants in Pakistan

India says it launched air strikes against militants in Pakistani territory, in a major escalation of tensions between the two countries. The government said strikes...

US man given US$21m for false murder charge

(BBC) A California man wrongly convicted of murder has been awarded $21m (£16m) as compensation for his 38 years in jail. Craig Coley, 71, was...

Bangladesh plane ‘hijacker’ killed by police was carrying toy gun

(BBC) A passenger who took a crew member hostage and threatened to storm the cockpit on a flight from Dhaka in Bangladesh was carrying...

R. Kelly charged with Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse

R. Kelly has been charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse in Cook County, Illinois, multiple sources in Chicago reported Friday. The...

U.S. President congratulates Guyana on 49th Republic Anniversary

The following letter was sent to President David Granger on behalf of the people of the United States. Dear Mr. President: Congratulations to you and the...

Venezuela crisis: Border clashes as aid row intensifies

At least one person has died and several others have been injured in clashes at Venezuela's border with Brazil, local media report. Venezuelan security...

World’s biggest bee found alive

The world's biggest bee has been re-discovered, after decades thought lost to science. The giant bee - which is as long as an adult's...

Recent Articles

PSC urges GECOM to continue election preparations

In light of the Appeal Court’s decision that 34 votes were needed to validly pass the no-confidence motion, the Private Sector Commission (PSC) is...

CCJ fixes case management hearing in challenge of GECOM Chairman’s appointment

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has set a date for a case management hearing in relation to the appeal filed to reverse the...

Chef in ‘hot water’ after police find illegal shotgun in mining camp

Police in ‘F’ Division (Interior Locations) have arrested a chef, who was the lone occupant at a mining camp where an illegal shotgun and...

President Granger’s 1st phase of medical treatment in Cuba successful – medical specialists

-no more chemo treatment, radiotherapy to commence in April  The first phase of President Granger’s medical treatment in the Republic of Cuba has been successfully...

Known felon, other arrested with illegal gun, ammo during high speed chase  

A high speed chase by ranks of the Guyana Police Force on Friday afternoon in the streets of Georgetown led to the arrest of...

Teen miner fatally stabbed by drunk employer

A teenager is now dead after he was allegedly murdered by his employer, who happened to be a close relative. Dead is 19-year-old Dave Boyal,...

ERC calls for prevailing calm among Guyanese

The current political situation in Guyana is not going unnoticed by the Ethnic Relations Commission (ERC) and the entity is calling for the prevailing...

Charrandas Persaud files $30M lawsuit against Ramjattan

Former APNU/AFC Parliamentarian Charrandas Persaud has filed a $30 million lawsuit against Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan for libel committed after the passage of...

“Strange Mathematics” cannot change what is in Guyana’s Constitution – Jagdeo

The Constitution of Guyana is pellucid on what number of votes is needed for the passage of a no-confidence motion; it is a majority...

Sugar worker killed by Africanised bees

A Berbice sugar worker was on Thursday killed by a swarm of Africanised bees as he was clearing bushes. Dead is Rameshwar Poonoo, 31, of...