MEXICO CITY, (Reuters) – There were more than 25,000 murders across drug-ravaged Mexico in 2017, the highest annual tally since modern records began, government data showed.
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WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers are urging AT&T Inc, the No. 2 wireless carrier, to cut all commercial ties to Chinese phone maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and oppose plans by telecom operator China Mobile Ltd to enter the U.S.
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov held his nerve to knock home favourite Nick Kyrgios out of the Australian Open in a fourth-round thriller at the Rod Laver Arena yesterday.
Friday’s meeting on the future of the sugar industry between the government and the two unions, GAWU and NAACIE is a heartening development and must lead to substantive options for the thousands of dislocated workers and a viable plan for the remaining estates.
BEIJING, (Reuters) – China’s top newspaper, decrying Washington as a trouble-maker, said yesterday U.S.
LONDON, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Four out of every five dollars of wealth generated in 2017 ended up in the pockets of the richest one percent, while the poorest half of humanity got nothing, a report published by Oxfam found yesterday.
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Brothers United secured the final berth in the playoff round of the Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ West Demerara/East Bank Demerara zone, defeating Young Stars 2-0 in the final yesterday.
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(Reuters) Elfrid Payton scored 22 points and the Orlando Magic snapped a 14-game losing streak in Boston by delivering an impressive 103-95 triumph over the Celtics yesterday at TD Garden.
A bill to provide a legal framework for the protection of witnesses was passed without amendment by the National Assembly on Friday evening despite arguments by the parliamentary opposition that it failed to take into account modern challenges.
The Guyana Olympic Association (GOA) said yesterday that it was looking forward to the day when national athletes and coaches will be paid in order to adequately focus on their goals.
The ownership of over $7 million in local and foreign currencies and several vehicles that were all seized during a raid by the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) at Soesdyke, East Bank Demerara on Friday has raised questions and a separate probe is expected to be launched.
LINCOLN, New Zealand, CMC – Alick Athanaze lashed an unbeaten hundred and off-spinner Bhaskar Yadram claimed a five-wicket haul, as West Indies Under-19s overcame a slight hiccup to easily dispose of Kenya Under-19s by 222 runs and notch their first win of the ICC Youth World Cup here yesterday.
The playoff round of the Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ West Demerara/East Bank Demerara zone kicks-off today from 9:00am at the Pouderoyen Tarmac.
Fruta Conquerors continued their preparation for the resumption of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Elite League on a positive note, downing Santos 4-2 on Friday at the Tucville Community ground.
Grove Hi-Tech overcame a 1-0 deficit to defeat Kuru-Kururu Warriors by a 4-1 margin, when the East Bank Demerara zone of the Frank Watson Memorial u15 Football League commenced yesterday.
Empowerment should be more than a “buzzword” for women, social activist Akola Thompson said on Friday evening, when she was one of several women who spoke at “Emerging Through Generations,” a female empowerment session held at the National Cultural Centre.
The extent of the International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) support for the ‘the Caribbean will be known later this week, President of the Guyana Boxing Association (GBA), Steve Ninvalle said yesterday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers took a tough stance on Saturday after the US Congress failed to fund federal agencies, saying they would not negotiate on immigration until Democrats help end the government shutdown.
City Hall last Thursday started a series of consultations on its move to implement a fee for garbage collection for city residents.
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – World number one Simona Halep saved three match points and overcame throbbing ankle pain to get past Lauren Davis 4-6 6-4 15-13 in a marathon third round encounter at the Australian Open yesterday.
In keeping with the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) legislation, the National Assembly on Friday night approved the appointment of the nominees for the posts of accountant and attorney for the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), though the parliamentary opposition declared its non-support for the latter candidate because of alleged political affiliations.