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Friday, December 6, 2019

Ohio woman who buried her newborn in her backyard found not guilty of murder

(CNN) An Ohio woman accused of killing her newborn daughter and burying her in her Carlisle backyard has been found guilty of abuse of...

Indian man, 32, caught impersonating 81-year-old to board US flight

(BBC) An Indian man disguised as an 81-year-old was caught trying to board a plane to New York with a fake passport, authorities say. The...

Guyana signs historic Amazonian pact to protect tropical forest

Guyana joined six fellow Amazonian countries on Friday (September 6, 2019) in Letecia, Colombia to sign a pact to protect the world’s largest tropical...

Indian woman, 73, gives birth to twin girls

(BBC) A 73-year-old woman in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh has given birth to twin girls. Doctors delivered the twins, who were born...

Zimbabwean strongman Robert Mugabe dies at 95

(Excerpted from BBC) Robert Mugabe, the Zimbabwean independence icon turned authoritarian leader, has died aged 95. Mr Mugabe had been receiving treatment in a hospital in...

Journalist charged £55k for a single beer in Manchester hotel

An Australian cricket journalist was mistakenly charged £55,000 for a single bottle of beer in a Manchester hotel. Peter Lalor ordered the £5.50 Deuchers...

Hurricane Dorian lashes US as Bahamas counts cost

Hurricane Dorian is expected to bring "life-threatening storm surges" up the US east coast after causing destruction and at least 20 deaths in...

Bricks of cocaine wash up on Florida beaches from Hurricane Dorian waves

 More than a dozen bricks of cocaine washed up on two Florida beaches Tuesday from waves churned up by Hurricane Dorian, police said. At around...

UK government asks Queen to suspend Parliament

(BBC) The government has asked the Queen to suspend Parliament just days after MPs return to work in September - and only a few...

Bangladesh drops ‘virgin’ word from marriage form

(BBC) Women in Bangladesh are no longer required to declare if they are virgins on marriage registration forms, the country's top court has ruled. The...

Recent Articles

Fire guts houses at Bent Street

A fire this morning completely destroyed several houses at Bent Street, Georgetown. The fire started just after 05:00h Friday morning and quickly swept through the...

Driver gets bail for accident that killed boy, 7

A 21-year-old man was released on $500,000 bail by Magistrate Rabindranauth Singh when he appeared at the Blairmont Magistrate’s Court in relation to the fatal...

Chicken smugglers open fire on police

A group of men who were in the process of smuggling chicken opened fire on police ranks on Thursday at Belfield, East Coast Demerara...

Boy, 6, allegedly sexually assaulted at school

Police are investigating reports that a six-year-old boy was allegedly sexually assaulted whilst at school. Police Commander of Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica) Subdivision ‘C’ (East Coast...

Teen girl raped, later assaults suspect with hammer, mopstick

A 15-year-old girl was on December 3 allegedly raped by a 28-year-old man, who is employed as a miner and is said to be...

‘I am not required to make an announcement now’ – Pres. Granger on dissolution...

With pressure mounting for President David Granger to dissolve parliament, in preparation for the March 2, 2020 elections, the Head-of-State has contended that he...

Businessman accused of gold smuggling charged for attempting to bribe CANU rank

A businessman, who was charged on November 25, for attempting to smuggle raw gold through the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), was on Thursday...

Taxi driver jailed for 3 years for stealing woman’s underwear, cash

Twenty-six-year-old Yudhister Samjawan of 158 Third Street, Alexander Village, Georgetown, who was accused of breaking and entering a woman’s home and stealing a pair...

GAWU claims Police suppressing sugar workers’ right of expression

The Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) has raised serious concerns about ranks of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) for suppressing the cries...

Former SOCU Head being probed over missing gold, cash

Embattled Assistant Police Commissioner Sydney James, the former Head of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU), is now under further Police investigation following instructions...