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Jeff Bezos: World’s richest man agrees $35bn divorce

(BBC) The world's richest man, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, and his wife MacKenzie have agreed a record-breaking divorce settlement of at least $35bn (£27bn). Ms...

1.1 million children affected by Venezuela crisis — UNICEF

United Nations, United States (AFP)— The number of children who are affected by the Venezuelan crisis and who will need humanitarian aid this year...

Trump considering naming an ‘immigration czar’

WASHINGTON, United States (AP) — As he threatens to shut down the southern border, President Donald Trump is considering bringing on a "border" or...

Drug lord ‘El Chapo’ is set to launch a fashion brand from prison

Most famous prisoners parlay their notoriety into memoirs. But that would be far too prosaic for El Chapo. Nope, the famous chief of...

Pregnant whale washed up at Italian tourist spot had 22 kilograms of plastic in...

(CNN) The carcass of a pregnant sperm whale that washed up in Sardinia, Italy, last week had 22 kilograms (49 pounds) of plastic in...

Guyana gets US$50.7M debt write-off from Kuwait

The Government of Kuwait has cancelled some US$50.7 million in debt owed by Guyana from a loan taken in 1975. This massive debt write-off is...

Joe Biden denies Lucy Flores’s misconduct allegations

(BBC) Former Vice-President Joe Biden has denied allegations of misconduct ahead of his widely-expected announcement of a presidential run. Lucy Flores, a former Nevada Assembly...

Slovakia elects first female president

Anti-corruption candidate Zuzana Caputova has won Slovakia's presidential election, making her the country's first female head of state. Caputova, who has almost no political experience,...

Missed no-ball ‘ridiculous’ – Kohli

Virat Kohli furiously criticised the umpires after his Royal Challengers Bangalore side lost to Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League. With RCB needing...

Venezuela crisis: Guaidó banned from office for 15 years

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó will be barred from holding further public office for 15 years, the maximum allowed by law, the state...

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Several areas experiencing service interruption – GPL

The Guyana Power and Light Incorporated (GPL Inc.) is advising that customers from North Sophia to Success, East Coast of Demerara, are currently experiencing...

Guyana elected to WHO Executive Board

Public Health Minister Volda Lawrence was elected to the Executive Board of the World Health Organisation (WHO), giving Guyana a voice in helping to...

Children who witnessed mother being killed by their father to receive counselling

The children of the 39-year-old woman who was knifed to death by her husband on Thursday last will be receiving counselling. This is according to...

Woman dies in motorbike accident at Mahdia

A 24-year-old woman is now dead after she succumbed to injuries she received in a motorcycle accident at Mahdia, Region Eight. Abidacy Klass od Norton...

Clive Lloyd believes all-rounders will have biggest roles

LONDON, United Kingdom (CMC) — One of the greatest West Indies captains of all time, Sir Clive Lloyd expects all-rounders to play a decisive...

House-to-House Registration: Former GCCI President says GECOM legal advice appears in line with the...

The recent legal opinion by the Guyana Elections Commission’s (GECOM’s) Legal Officer that the expired voters’ list should be refreshed without house-to-house registration continues...

Several injured in High Street accident

Several persons were rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) for medical treatment after the minibuses they were travelling in were involved in...

Mother of 6 dies after eye removed

Sunita Vandyke, the mother of six who recently lost her eye weeks after giving birth at the Suddie Hospital in Region 2, has died. She...

Armed bandits beat, rob Diamond residents during birthday celebration

The birthday celebration of a Diamond Housing Scheme, East Bank Demerara resident turned into a nightmare when armed bandits stormed into her house on...

1 confesses to killing “White Boy”

One man has reportedly confessed to killing 23-year-old Patrick Matthew Fraser also called “White Boy”, who was fatally shot at Norton Street, Bagotstown, East...