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Wins for West Berbice, Lower Corentyne 

- Persaud, Hetymer hit centuries

Following Essequibo’s triumph, Lower Corentyne and West Berbice also completed victories in fourth action of the Guyana Cricket Board/ Jaguars three-day franchise league yesterday.

Trump on North Korea is worrying

Dear Editor, It is very worrying for many to see and hear the incumbent President of the United States of America, Mr Donald Trump speak to the international community in such an irresponsible manner about the North Korea President.

Broadcasting amendments enacted

President David Granger has assented to the government’s contentious broadcasting bill, despite local and international calls for more consultations with stakeholders over some of its provisions.

Leaders should look to create a durable framework for peace

Dear Editor, Diplomacy, it is said is war by other means. This war of words was very much in evidence at the United Nations General Assembly when United States President Donald Trump took to the stage and levelled accusations against North Korea and Iran which, along with Venezuela are perceived by the current US administration as  ‘rogue states’.

Mexicans turn to church as earthquake death toll hits 320

MEXICO CITY,  (Reuters) – Mexicans packed churches on Sunday to pray for the victims of the country’s deadliest quake in 32 years as rescue teams searched against the odds for any survivors trapped under rubble since Tuesday’s tremor shook Mexico City and nearby states.

Granger still considering third Gecom list


Minister of State Joseph Harmon on Thursday said that President David Granger is still considering the third list of nominees for the post of Chairperson of the Guyana Elections Commission (Gecom), which was submitted by Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo  a month ago.

Hurricane relief

A debt of gratitude is owed to all those here and abroad who have risen up to provide relief to the hurricane-stricken islands of the Caribbean, whether it be the first responders, householders gathering clothing and batteries, the business community mobilising food and building materials, institutions providing cash or friendly governments availing inter-island transport.

Jamaica most wanted man shot dead

(Jamaica Gleaner) The police say two persons were detained yesterday morning following the fatal shooting of Jamaica’s most wanted criminal, Marlon ‘Duppy Film’ Perry, in Port Morant, St Thomas.