Category : World News

by Staff - 3 days ago

National Security Officers Appreciation Day

PRESS RELEASE:-The Guyana Association of Private Security Organizations (GAPSO) will promote and observe National Security Officers Appreciation Day on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. National Security Officers Appreciation Day is a designated day set...

by Staff - 3 days ago

Dozens killed in Mexico quake

BBC:-A strong earthquake has struck central Mexico, killing at least 44 people and toppling dozens of buildings in the capital, Mexico City, officials say. The capital’s airport has suspended operations after the 7.1 magnitude quake, and buildi...

by Staff - 3 days ago

Montoute says Maria response ‘good’…..but…

Acting Prime Minister, Lenard ‘Spider’ Montoute, has told St Lucia Times that while generally the response of citizens to warnings to be prepared for the effects of Hurricane Maria was ‘good’, the actions of others left a lot to be desired. Montoute...

by Staff - 3 days ago

Music piracy on increase worldwide: industry group

(AFP) – Music piracy is on the increase worldwide, with 40 percent of users are accessing unlicensed music, up from 35 percent last year, the global recorded music industry group IFPI said. Internet search engines are making piracy easier, the...

by Staff - 3 days ago

Rohingya Muslims being wiped off Myanmar’s map

(AP) — For generations, Rohingya Muslims have called Myanmar home. Now, in what appears to be a systematic purge, they are, quite literally, being wiped off the map. After a series of attacks by Muslim militants last month, security forces and allied...

by Staff - 3 days ago

Guyana: Prisoners demand steak

Demerara Waves:-Prisoners at the Georgetown Prison Tuesday morning kicked doors and behaved disorderly to demand steak for breakfast, but the minor unrest was quelled after senior security sector officers spoke with them, Director of Prisons Gladwin...

by Staff - 3 days ago

Saint Lucia mobilises to help hurricane hit Dominica

Press Release:-The Cabinet of Ministers met Tuesday morning to discuss the preliminary situation in Dominica following the passage of Hurricane Maria on Monday September 19th and Saint Lucia’s immediate response to provide relief. Acting Prime Minist...

by Staff - 3 days ago

How Much Money FoundFlix Makes On YouTube – Net Worth

FoundFlix Net Worth (Jimmy) Net Worth – $80,000 FoundFlix is a movie based YouTube channel created by an American guy named Jimmy John. He has an estimated net worth of around $80,000. It is the home for both classic and new movies. You will f...

by Staff - 3 days ago

Toys ‘R’ Us files for bankruptcy

(AFP) – Global retailer Toys”R”Us, a fixture in post-war America’s booming toys market, said it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, strangled by heavy debt and a tough environment for bricks and mortar stores. The...

by Staff - 3 days ago

T&T mobilising to send help to devastated Dominica

(Trinidad Express) – In Response to a desperate appeal for help from our sister Caribbean country, the Government of Trinidad and Tobago is mobilizing to send assistance to Dominica devastated by a direct hit from Category 5 Hurricane Maria ove...

by Staff - 3 days ago

LUCELEC: Hurricane Maria electricity system update #1

Castries, September 19, 2017 – Overall, the main electricity infrastructure held up fairly well during Hurricane Maria. None of the substations or the main 66kV infrastructure was affected. LUCELEC has received reports of a number of localised area f...

by Staff - 3 days ago

Hurricane Maria smashes Dominica

(AP) — Hurricane Maria smashed into Dominica with 160 mph winds, ripping the roof off even the prime minister’s residence and causing what he called “mind-boggling” devastation Tuesday as it plunged into a Caribbean region already ravaged by Hurrican...