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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Mosquito-borne virus threat to Americas laid bare

(BBC) More than 500 million people across Latin America and the Caribbean are at risk from mosquito-borne diseases, a summit in Cuba has heard. Dengue,...

US election: Clinton and Trump trade barbs at Al Smith dinner

White House rivals Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have poked fun at each other at a charity dinner, a day after their bitter duel...

Trump will accept result ‘if I win’

(BBC) Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has said he will accept the results of the US election "if I win". He added that he would...

Trump ‘might not accept election result’

(BBC) Republican Donald Trump has refused to commit to accepting the U.S. election result if he loses, in the final TV debate against Hillary...

Clinton and Trump face final debate

(BBC) Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will take to the stage in Las Vegas later for the final debate in an increasingly bitter race...

US state of Georgia prepares to execute cop killer

(AFP) — The southern US state of Georgia was preparing Wednesday to execute a man convicted of killing a police officer, after the state...

Haiti sees 800 new cholera cases after hurricane

(AFP) — Haiti recorded nearly 800 cases of cholera the week after it was ravaged by Hurricane Matthew, the World Health Organization (WHO) said...

Facebook, Twitter show interest in IPL media rights

Major non-television entities such as Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, Reliance Jio were among 18 companies that have bought the Invitation to Tender (ITT) document for...

Tasmanian devil milk fights superbugs

Milk from Tasmanian devils could offer up a useful weapon against antibiotic-resistant superbugs, according to Australian researchers. The marsupial's milk contains important peptides that appear...

China’s economy grows steadily at annual rate of 6.7%

China's economy grew at an annual rate of 6.7% in the three months to September, government data showed, a sign that growth is stabilising. The...

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Pollard slams WICB for questioning his commitment

Allrounder Kieron Pollard has challenged the West Indies selectors' rationale for dropping him for the tri-series in Zimbabwe in November. Pollard said he was...

Police Detective takes stand in 2009 taxi driver murder trial

Following several voir dire trials (trial within a trial), Detective Corporal, Roland Beharry earlier today took the stand at the Georgetown High Court, as...

Barama concessions may be used as carbon sink or given out- Govt

Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman told the Government Information Agency (GINA), that the government is exploring several ways to utilise the forest concessions...

Teen among two charged with murder of Mahaicony woman

The two accused in the brutal murder of a Mahaicony businesswoman appeared at the Sparendaam Magistrate’s Court earlier today, following the Director of Public...

Prince Harry expected in December- Quinn

British High Commissioner to Guyana Greg Quinn has confirmed the dates for Prince Harry’s visit to Guyana. Quinn in a statement said “I am happy...

Original owner of lost wedding band found half a world away

(St Lucia News Online) The mysterious lost wedding ring found at the bottom of the Caribbean sea off the coast of St. Lucia has...

New Bartica Town Clerk says ‘humbled and honoured’ to serve in town of her...

The town of Bartica has announced the appointment of Ms Phebe Wallerson who will serve in the capacity of Town Clerk of the Municipality. According...

New Amsterdam Prison Officer caught with cannabis

A female officer at the New Amsterdam Prison was on Sunday taken into custody after she was allegedly found with a quantity of cannabis...

Pakistan beat Windies by 133 runs, clinch series

(AFP) Leg-spinner Yasir Shah took six second-innings wickets in Pakistan's crushing 133-run second Test win over West Indies in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday as...

PI continues into Babita Sarjou’s murder

The Preliminary Inquiry into the murder of Babita Sarjou, whose body was found six years after she had gone missing, continued at the Georgetown...