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Watford appoint Garcia as new boss

BBC Sport - 13 hours 50 min ago
Watford name former Brighton boss Oscar Garcia as their new head coach following the resignation of Beppe Sannino.

Coahuila approves same-sex marriage

BBC - 13 hours 57 min ago
Congress in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila legalises same-sex marriage and adoption by gay couples, despite opposition by conservatives.

Matthews withdraws from Wales squad

BBC Sport - 14 hours 39 sec ago
CEltic defender Adam Matthews becomes the third player to withdraw from the Wales squad to face Andorra in the Euro 2016 qualifier.

Man Utd identity is broken - Phelan

BBC Sport - 14 hours 3 min ago
Former Manchester United coach Mike Phelan fears the club's identity is broken with the departure of Danny Welbeck to Arsenal.

Gov’t commits $2B from mining revenues for protected areas fund

Stabroek - 14 hours 9 min ago
Natural Resources and the Environment Minister Robert Persaud yesterday announced that $2 billion in revenues from mining will be channelled to the National Protected Areas Trust Fund (NPATF). The...

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Aberdeen miner stabbed to death at Arakaka

Stabroek - 14 hours 12 min ago
A 46-year-old gold miner was yesterday stabbed to death during an argument with a man at 4 Miles, Arakaka, North West District. Dead is Glendon Cox of Aberdeen, Essequibo Coast. Police said a suspect...

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Truck bulldozes billboard, utility pole along East Bank road

Stabroek - 14 hours 13 min ago
A truck driver escaped unharmed after ploughing through a number of obstacles, including a billboard, along the East Bank Demerara Public Road yesterday afternoon. The accident occurred at around 5...

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Grove man dies six weeks after suspected attack at Long Creek

Stabroek - 14 hours 14 min ago
Six weeks after he was reportedly hit from behind as he journeyed on a lonely dark road off the Linden/Soesdyke Highway 50-year-old Elton Headley died on Sunday and his family is calling on the...

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Victim withdraws complaint against teen accused in cutlass robbery

Stabroek - 14 hours 16 min ago
A teenager, accused of using a cutlass to rob two sisters in the city on Saturday night, got a reprieve yesterday when one of the women told a court that she would not be offering any evidence...

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No bail for labourer on robbery charge

Stabroek - 14 hours 16 min ago
A labourer was yesterday remanded to prison on a charge that he was one of two persons who robbed a man. The allegation against Jonathan Ishmael is that on August 26, at First Street, Alexander...

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Indian university listed as registered institution even though school still to be set up

Stabroek - 14 hours 19 min ago
The National Accreditation Council (NAC) of Guyana has listed the Ajeenkya D Y Patil University at Turkeyen (Guyana) Inc as registered even though its planned medical school has not even broken...

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Teens freed of carjacking charge due to improper ID parade

Stabroek - 14 hours 19 min ago
A questionable identification parade conducted by the police resulted in two teenaged boys walking free of an armed robbery charge yesterday at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts. It was alleged that...

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BCB’s contribution to Guyana cricket invaluable — President Donald Ramotar

Stabroek - 14 hours 20 min ago
President of the Republic of Guyana, Donald Ramotar during his feature address at the 75th annual Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) Jubilee celebration, deemed the board’s contribution as invaluable as...

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Starr Computers in women’s empowerment seminar

Stabroek - 14 hours 21 min ago
Starr Computers Inc on Saturday unveiled a new computer sharing device called “The Virtual Computer” at an Information Communications Technology (ICT)/Women’s Empowerment seminar hosted with the S4...

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Driver agrees to pay for damage to Bagotstown house

Stabroek - 14 hours 21 min ago
The driver who crashed into the under-construction house at Bagotstown on Saturday morning has agreed to pay the owner, Debbie Kaladeen, for the damage caused. Lawyers have been called in to draft an...

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Chanderpaul sends warning with big hundred

Stabroek - 14 hours 21 min ago
BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Veteran left-hander Shiv Chanderpaul issued a stern warning to Bangladesh ahead of Saturday’s start of the first Test, when he hammered a top class hundred in the Tour...

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Pacesetters hold on to win GABA first division tournament

Stabroek - 14 hours 22 min ago
Trinity Grid Holdings (TGH) Pacesetters survived a fourth quarter offensive surge from Pepsi Sonics to clinch the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) Trifecta First Division title...

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NA man on bail after denying fuel theft

Stabroek - 14 hours 23 min ago
A New Amsterdam man was yesterday accused of stealing over $400,000 in fuel in the North West District Nkhaomi King, 35, also known as “Bun Up,” of lot 55 New Amsterdam, Berbice, was placed on bail...

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Nash hits 40 to top 700 runs for Kent

Stabroek - 14 hours 29 min ago
CANTERBURY, England, CMC – Former West Indies vice-captain Brendan Nash passed 700 league runs for the season when he scored 40 for Kent, on the second day of their County Championship game against...

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Victor J Ramraj, 1941-2014: A fine scholar dedicated to a life of the mind

Stabroek - 14 hours 29 min ago
Dear Editor,        I am very sad to learn of the passing of Victor Ramraj, Professor of English at the University of Calgary in Canada, where he taught for over four decades. I first encountered him...

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