Donald Trump BEDMINSTER, N.J., (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump today threatened military intervention in Venezuela, a surprise escalation in Washington’s response to Venezuela’s political crisis.
Pedro Pablo Kuczynski LIMA, (Reuters) – Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski today urged Venezuela’s president Nicolas Maduro to step down, calling him a “dictator”, and rejected the socialist leader’s call for the two to meet face-to-face along with other presidents in the region.
“The secret message communicated to most young people today by the society around them, is that they are not needed, that the society will run itself quite nicely, until they – at some distant point in the future – will take over the reins.
Rhonda Blair, a co-proprietor of the Stretch D Dollar franchise in Berbice was stabbed to death in the wee hours of this morning and her husband, Rudolph later took his own life.
The suspect in the murder of a Canje girl was nabbed by the Surinamese police in Nickerie and not held by the authorities here at Springlands as had been erroneously reported by the cops.
Ricardo Luna LIMA, (Reuters) – Peru fears Venezuela may be headed toward civil war as a political crisis deepens and its economy implodes under the rule of socialist Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, Peru’s foreign minister told Reuters on Wednesday.
Ravi Karunanayake COLOMBO, (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s foreign minister resigned today over corruption charges in a bond scam that is now being investigated, maintaining that he was not guilty of wrongdoing.
A reward of $10 Million is being offered by the Guyana Police Force for information leading to the arrest of the remaining four prison escapees, Cobena Stephens, Paul Goriah, Uree Varswyck and Mark Royden Durant..
At 11:30 am today, the prime suspect in relation to the murder of Parbattie Lakhpal which occurred at East Canje, Berbice on July 29, 2017, was arrested at Springlands, Corriverton, Berbice, the police said..
Having already made major finds, ExxonMobil is set for a new round of offshore exploration beginning on August 14.
Glen Campbell (Reuters) – Singer-guitarist Glen Campbell, the “Rhinestone Cowboy” who went on a farewell tour to play hits such as “Wichita Lineman” and “Gentle on My Mind” before Alzheimer’s disease robbed him of talents, died yesterday at the age of 81.
David Patterson With the pressure building on the government over a torrent of on-and-off blackouts and shutdowns of the Demerara-Berbice system, Minister of Public Infrastructure David Patterson today expressed disappointment at the situation and said he will intervene to find solutions.
Jacob Zuma CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) – South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma survived a no-confidence motion against him in parliament on Tuesday by garnering 198 votes to the opposition’s 177 votes as African National Congress lawmakers rallied to his support.
The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) says it has launched an investigation to ascertain the circumstances leading to the crash of a single engine CESSNA aircraft – bearing registration number 8R-GPR, shortly after takeoff at the Eteringbang airstrip in Region 7 (Cuyuni/Mazaruni).
Press freedom group, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) today called on President David Granger not to assent to the controversial Broadcast (Amendment) Bill which was passed in the National Assembly on Friday.
The International Press Institute today called on the Government of Guyana to address “serious concerns” which have been raised here about the controversial Broadcast (Amendment) Bill which was passed on Friday despite opposition in and out of Parliament.
U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein GENEVA, (Reuters) – Venezuelan security forces have wielded excessive force to suppress protests, killing dozens, and have arbitrarily detained 5,000 people since April, including 1,000 still in custody, the United Nations human rights office said on Tuesday.
Shiv Chanderpaul LONDON, CMC – Barbadian all-rounder Jodfra Archer continued to impress in the English County Championship stroking another half-century and then grabbing a brace of wickets, to help Sussex take command of their Division Two contest against Worcestershire here Monday.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, left, passes by the table of Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi at the start of the 7th East Asia Summit Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and its dialogue partners as part of the 50th ASEAN Ministerial Meetings in Manila, Philippines August 7, 2017.
In the wake of the crisis in the prisons system following the destruction of the Camp Street jail and the escape of high-profile prisoners, the AFC yesterday voiced confidence in Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan’s who is its immediate past leader and current Chairman of the party.