Mindless J'cans - Lecturer: Masses exploited by politicians, elite because of critical thinking deficit
Critical thinking is not a common trait among many Jamaicans because the country's leaders, both past and present, have been reaping much rewards from keeping the minds of the people in bondage, University of the West Indies lecturer in the School...

Bunny Wailer to receive membership in Order of Merit today
A total of 171 persons will receive national awards at King's House in St Andrew today.The list of awardees includes musical icon Neville O'Reilly Livingstone, popularly known as 'Bunny Wailer', who is to be conferred with membership in the Order of Merit.Bunny...

SOMALIA – Somalia truck bombing toll over 300, scores remain missing

MOGADISHU — More than 300 people were killed in the weekend truck bombing in Somalia’s capital and scores remained missing, authorities said Monday, as the fragile Horn of Africa nation reeled from one of the world’s worst attacks in years. As funerals continued, the government said the death toll was expected to rise. Nearly 400 […]


PORTUGAL/SPAIN – Dozens die in Portugal and Spain fires

LISBON/MADRID – A spate of wildfires in central and north Portugal which started at the weekend has killed at least 31 people, civil defence authorities say. Dozens of the 145 fires still raging are considered serious, a spokeswoman said. To the north, fires which broke out across the border in Spain’s Galicia region claimed at […]


Former death row inmate succumb at hospital

Former death row inmate Bharatraj Mulai who had his sentence commuted to life imprisonment in 2013 died at the Georgetown Public Hospital Saturday last. He was ill after spending more than two decades behind bars. He began his prison sentence on Death Row since July 1994, when he and his brother Lallman Mulai were sentenced

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Five dead

— including mother and sons in deadly Corentyne smash-up FIVE persons died on the spot on Sunday in what has been described as one of the worst accidents in recent times on the Corentyne Coast. The tragedy occurred after a driver reportedly lost control of his motor car and slammed into an oncoming paddy truck

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President lights symbolic diya

— as Guyana prepares to observe Diwali PRESIDENT David Granger said as Guyana strives for national unity and social cohesion, there are many important lessons to be learnt from Diwali, an important national Hindu festival, which symbolises love and togetherness. “I do believe that there are lots of lessons that all Guyanese can learn from

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APOLOGY FOR MURDER
OVERCOME with grief at a murder committed by his brother, Brenton McLean wept as he hugged the murder victim’s son and apologised to him yesterday.

Maria devastates Dominica
GOVERNMENT was yesterday mobilising resources to send relief supplies and manpower to Dominica after Category 5 Hurricane Maria devastated that country between Monday night and early yesterday morning.

AG: Judiciary, DPP getting help
ATTORNEY General Faris Al-Rawi yesterday said both the Judiciary and the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) have been receiving assistance to help improve the criminal justice system.