(Reuters) – CBS and other networks yesterday suspended Charlie Rose, one of the most prominent American interviewers, after eight women told the Washington Post he sexually harassed them and prompted Rose to apologize for his “inappropriate behaviour.” PBS and Bloomberg said in statements they were suspending Rose’s signature interview show, distributed on both outlets, citing the allegations in the newspaper story.
HARARE, (Reuters) – Zimbab-wean President Robert Mugabe faces the start of impeachment proceedings today that could see him ousted within the week, against the backdrop of a military takeover dubbed “Operation Restore Legacy”.
After being in operation for only seven months, the ExxonMobil-funded Centre for Local Business Development has already registered more than 400 Guyanese businesses in its database, surpassing its end-of-year target of 100 companies.
The Legal Affairs and Security Committee of the Mayor and City Council has completed its report surrounding the allegation of sexual assault on a minor by a city constable, and is expected to present it at the council’s next statutory meeting.
NAIROBI, (Reuters) – Kenya’s Supreme Court yesterday upheld the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta in last month’s repeat presidential vote, paving the way for him to be sworn in next week.
The Guyana government stepped in on Friday and bailed the Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) out of its financial predicament allowing for the male and female rugby teams to compete at this year’s Rugby America’s North (RAN) 7s Championship this weekend in Mexico.
GENEVA, (Reuters) – The capital Sanaa and al-Bayda have joined the list of Yemen cities without clean water due to the blockade by a Saudi-led coalition which has cut off supplies of fuel for pumping, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Monday.
BEIRUT, (Reuters) – The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah said yesterday his Iran-backed group had not sent any weapons to Yemen and denied that it was behind the firing of a ballistic missile at Riyadh from Yemeni territory held by Tehran-allied Houthi forces.
KOLKATA, (Reuters) – India’s captain Virat Kohli staved off the threat of defeat before their fast bowlers ensured the hosts finished on a high in the drawn opening test against Sri Lanka in an enthralling final day at the Eden Gardens yesterday.
The 2017 edition of the Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ George-town Championship was officially launched yesterday at the Thirst Park Sports Club.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – A government witness in the U.S. corruption trial related to soccer’s world-governing body FIFA testified yesterday about millions of dollars paid to former soccer officials in exchange for broadcasting and sponsorship rights for international tournaments, all logged in a secret spreadsheet.
BERLIN, (Reuters) – Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would prefer a new election to ruling with a minority after talks on forming a three-way coalition failed overnight, but Germany’s president told parties they owed it to voters to try to form a government.
(Reuters) – England pace bowler Stuart Broad saw the funny side of things after being struck by a stray golf ball during a day off at the Brisbane Golf Club yesterday as his team eased fears that it would affect his Ashes preparation.
Fruta Conquerors defeated New Amsterdam (NA) United while holders Guyana Defence Force (GDF) and Western Tigers battled to a stalemate when Season III of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) ‘Elite League’ commenced on Sunday.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Actress and gospel singer Della Reese, best known for her role in the “Touched By An Angel” television series, has died at the age of 86 at her home in California, her family said yesterday.
DHAKA, Bangladesh, CMC – Sunil Narine smashed an entertaining half-century but it was his West Indies teammate Chris Gayle’s first of the Bangladesh Premier League in only his second appearance that took the headlines, as it spurred Rangpur Riders to a seven-run victory over Sylhet Riders here yesterday.
MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina/BUENOS AIRES, (Reuters) – A sound detected on Monday in the South Atlantic, near where an Argentine navy submarine with 44 crew went missing five days ago, is not believed to have come from the ill-fated vessel, a navy spokesman said.
Former acting president of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Franklin Wilson was returned as East Bank Football Association (EBFA) president at the Annual General Meeting on Sunday.
Argos Cement, S.A. along with its local partners and distributor National Hardware (Guyana) Ltd on Friday launched its new Soluble Smart Pack Cement – The Bag that becomes Mortar.
Some 41 student/athletes from the University of Guyana (UG) are set to depart Guyana today and tomorrow for the Organization of Universities of Latin American and Caribbean (UDUAL) Games in Curacao.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The United States has charged a former Senegalese foreign minister and a Hong Kong man with bribing high-level officials in Chad and Uganda in exchange for contracts for a Chinese oil and gas company, the U.S.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Three-time reigning champions Guyana Jaguars have opened up a significant lead at the top of the Regional Four-Day Championship, as the first class competition nears the half-way stage.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actress and gospel singer Della Reese, who appeared for years in the “Touched By An Angel” television series, has died at the age of 86 at her home in California, her family said today.
If you are a fan of mass and aesthetics then Saturday night at the Theatre Guild was the place to be since some of the best bodies in the Region took the stage to do battle in what turned out to be a fantastic evening.