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The world’s first selfie is 180 years old

(CNN) Never underestimate the power of a selfie. The pocket-sized self-portrait inspires man to forgo common sense and get up close with wild animals or nuclear disaster sites. They can be life-affirming, and they can be deadly. There’s a museum dedicated to the phenomenon with photo opportunities in every room in lieu of exhibits. The […]

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LETTER: Delaying tactics to stall the elections

Dear Editor, When the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) gave its ruling, there should have been strict adherence to the dictates of the law which states; (a) Parliament should be dissolved and the Cabinet, including the President, must resign forthwith. (b) The Government must thereafter operate in a caretaker capacity. (c) The President must set […]

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Keemo Paul, Sherfane Rutherford drafted for GlobalT20 Canada

― Matthew Nandu, Gordon, Heyliger among Guyanese selected By Brandon Corlette Guyanese duo, Keemo Paul and Sherfane Rutherford, were selected for the 2019 Global T20 (GT20) Canada that will commence from July 25 to August 11. On the player’s draft that commenced yesterday Thursday June 20, 2019, Rutherford was picked up in the sixth round […]

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Landmark rulings an opportunity to restore confidence in Guyana’s economy – Irfaan Ali

Presidential Candidate of the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C), Irfaan Ali sees Tuesday’s landmark rulings of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as an opportunity to restore economic confidence and job creation in Guyana. The Trinidad-based regional court ruled that the no-confidence motion against the coalition Government was validly passed on December 21, 2018 and the […]

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Bandits drop loot after businessman discharges firearm  

Several gunshots fired during the course of a robbery caused two cutlass-wielding bandits to drop some of the loot and flee the scene after robbing a pump attendant in Berbice. The incident occurred at the Sookpaul Service Station of Springlands, Corriverton, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) on Thursday morning. According to reports, the two cutlass-wielding bandits […]

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Marijuana farm at Ituni destroyed

Police on Thursday morning destroyed a marijuana farm during a Narcotics Eradication Exercise which was conducted at 5 Miles Backdam, Ituni Trail in Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice). According to information from the police, the exercise was conducted between 06:30hrs and 11:20hrs following the discovery of the marijuana farm which measured approximately three acres. Approximately 8,000 […]

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Police investigating Wakapoa poisoning

Police ranks have been deployed into the Wakapao Village, Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) to investigate the circumstances surrounding the suspected poisoning of a family, where two members have already died. Divisional Commander, Khali Pareshram told INews that although no report was made to any of the police stations under his command, he has instructed that investigators […]

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Police Officers trained to care for companion animals

Ranks of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) Mounted Branch and the K-9 Section have been trained in caring for companion animals. The lecture and training session was recently conducted by the Veterinary Embedded Health Engagement Team from the US Army, GPF said. Captain Isavelida Goodearly, along with Captain Dr. Leiland Im (Veterinarian) and her assistant […]

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Kuru Kururu students complete work-study at GDF

Ten students of the Kuru Kururu Training College have successfully completed the first phase of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Work-study Attachment Programme. The students were presented with certificates at a simple graduation ceremony conducted on June 14, 2019 at the Education Department, Ayanganna, GDF said in a social media post. The stint, which lasted […]

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Outgoing Indian High Commissioner calls on President Granger

President David Granger, this morning, received a courtesy call from outgoing Indian High Commissioner to Guyana, Mr. Venkatachalam Mahalingam at the Ministry of the Presidency. President Granger thanked High Commissioner Mahalingam for the support he has provided to Guyana during his five-year tenure. He reminded the Indian High Commissioner that it was through collaboration that the Indian […]

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