World News Headlines – Nov 27th


    • Sports communities across Guyana are called to join the fight against the usage of tobacco products and the global “No-Smoking” campaign.

    • Seven Islamists have been sentenced to death for a 2016 attack on a cafe in the Bangladeshi capital in which 22 people, mostly foreigners, were killed.

    • President Donald Trump says the US will legally designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorist groups.

    • Grenada has been named ‘one to watch’ in the Association of British Travel Agents Travel Trends Report 2020, the only Caribbean destination to be included in the UK benchmark report since 2018.

    • Twitter will begin deleting accounts that have been inactive for more than six months, unless they log in before an December 11th deadline.

    • Indian ride-sharing firm Ola has begun signing up drivers in London ahead of plans to launch services in the capital “in the coming weeks”.

    • Up to 20 Scotiabank staff members in Barbados could be axed as a result of the sale of the financial institution’s EC operations.

    • Congress has invited US President Donald Trump to its first impeachment hearing on December 4th.

    • Rescuers are scrambling to find survivors under the rubble of buildings in Albania, where a strong earthquake has killed 26 people and injured 650.

    • A volunteer firefighter in Australia has been charged with deliberately lighting blazes during the nation’s bushfire crisis.