(Field Level Media ) Sacramento Kings guard and Bahamas native Buddy Hield scored a team-high 29 points in 26 minutes, and the World team cruised to a 155-124 win over the U.S.
Owin Accra, the labourer who is accused of fatally stabbing his drinking buddy after a row on Sunday, was yesterday charged with murder and remanded to prison.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – Venezuela’s hardline opposition party Popular Will, whose leader Leopoldo Lopez would be a leading presidential contender if he were not under house arrest, announced on Friday it would boycott April’s presidential vote, calling it a “fraud.” Venezuela’s opposition coalition has been debating whether to participate in the April 22 election.
Dear Editor, A constitution which encapsulates the democratic ethos of a nation, that is built upon the doctrine of separation of powers, guarantees the independence of the judiciary, limits executive power and accords the citizenry their basic human rights as fundamental freedoms, will always be a hindrance to the authoritarian.
RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) – Brazil’s federal government yesterday ordered the army to take over command of police forces in Rio de Janeiro state in a bid to curb violence driven by drug gangs, who have “virtually taken over” Rio’s metropolitan area of 12 million people, President Michel Temer said in announcing the decree.
CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) – South Africa will face “tough decisions” as it works to repair its economy after years of stagnation, new President Cyril Ramaphosa said in a sober address on Friday that sought to draw a line under the turbulent rule of his predecessor Jacob Zuma.
Poetry on a stool and tassa drumming are among the treats as the Rupununi Music and Arts Festival continues today at the Manari Ranch.
A Campbellville Housing Scheme resident was yesterday remanded to prison after she was charged with the attempted murder of a relative.
(Reuters) – A struggling Tiger Woods failed to make the cut at the Genesis Open in California on Friday as he had eight bogeys in a round of five-over-par 76.
Police Constable of Brickdam Police Station Michael ‘Smallie’ Small placed third with his song “Help Meh Stop the Violence” at the Junior Calypso competition on February 3, at the Mahaicony Fun Park.
A 19-year sentence imposed upon Lawrence Rambarran for the fatal chopping of his common-law wife was yesterday affirmed by the Court of Appeal, which declared the sentence to be just, while specifically referencing the manner in which the woman met her demise.
In the wake of the latest mass shooting, what more can be said about the unconscionable lack of gun control in America?
Dear Editor, If the Guyana Chronicle’s article, ‘Calls grow for King’s removal’ (Feb 15) with regard to recent correspondence from Minister of Communities Ronald Bulkan to Mayor of Georgetown Patricia Chase-Green is accurate, and I have no reason to believe otherwise, I welcome the Minister’s wise counsel, and hope the Mayor acquiesces to giving the information the Minister has requested.
GASCI (www.gasci.com/telephone Nº 223-6175/6) reports that session 760’s trading results showed consideration of $2,535,754 from 35,463 shares traded in 15 transactions as compared to session 759’s trading results which showed consideration of $9,429,354 from 38,884 shares traded in 9 transactions.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Criticism of Formula One’s “ugly” new head protection device should subside once the new season has started, Williams technical boss Paddy Lowe said.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – The song is called “God’s Plan” and Canadian rapper Drake dropped a music video to match yesterday in which he gave away almost $1 million in cash to people in Miami.
MEXICO CITY, (Reuters) – The head of the Organization of American States’ anti-corruption mission in Honduras said on Thursday he would resign over a lack of support from authorities in the Central American country and clashes with OAS leadership.
President David Granger yesterday warned that government will not tolerate any attempt to derail the implementation of needed security reform.
The Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU) has discovered a drug ring inside two Georgetown secondary schools and charges are expected to be laid soon.
A US-based Guyanese and a woman were robbed at gunpoint of $7.4m yesterday afternoon by two motorcycle bandits, the police say.
With the planned reopening of the Skeldon and Enmore sugar estates, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo yesterday rained criticism on the David Granger-led APNU+AFC government saying that the move was reflective of their “phenomenal incompetence”.
Two women went on trial at the High Court in Berbice this week for the murder of overseas-based Guyanese, Abdul Majid, whose body was found with scalp missing and other injuries at the Number 56 Village, Corentyne foreshore back in 2012.