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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Prison Officer remanded for alleged assault of Cop

A 40-year-old officer attached to the Guyana Prison Service was earlier today (Monday) remanded to prison when he appeared before Magistrate Leron Daly at...

‘Obamacare is dead’ — Trump

(AFP) President Donald Trump declared Monday that his predecessor Barack Obama's signature reform and expansion of the US health insurance system is defunct, after...

Suspect confesses to robbery/murder of businessman

A 26-year-old man on Sunday reportedly confessed to robbing and killing 64-year-old Godfrey Scipio- a popular D’Urban Street, Georgetown businessman- on Thursday last. According to...

International travel by Govt officials depleting foreign currency reserves- Edghill

The situation in which foreign currency was in short supply earlier this year, in particular the US currency, has led financial experts to believe...

Many lessons to be learnt from the significance of Diwali says President

President David Granger said that as Guyana strives for national unity and social cohesion, there are many important lessons to be learnt from Diwali,...

Guyana to benefit from opening of Ajeenkya DY Patil Medical University

The Ajeenkya DY Patil University Turkeyen (Inc), currently under construction, is slated to be completed early next year and be ready to welcome its...

17-year-old mechanic killed in accident

A 17-year-old mechanic is now dead after a motor car struck him around 20:40h on Saturday while he was attempting to cross Mandela Avenue,...

Guyana’s inflation would continue to rise in 2018- IMF

By Jarryl Bryan The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is projecting Guyana’s inflation would continue to rise in 2018. This is a dangerous development, even as...

UPDATE: Child among 5 killed in Corentyne smash-up

An accident on the Number 59 Village Public Road, Corentyne, Berbice, on Sunday has left a mother, her two sons, her secretary and a...

ECD man chopped to death, father injured in confrontation

Police say they are investigating an alleged Murder committed on Harrinarine Ramawaj, 31, a driver, of Cane Grove, East Coast Demerara (ECD) which occurred...

Recent Articles

Cops probing alleged rape of juvenile detainee by City Constab Officers

Police “A” Division Commander, Marlon Chapman has confirmed that the Town Clerk of Georgetown, Royston King, has asked him to investigate a matter involving...

Suspect in murder of city businessman remanded

A 26-year-old man was on Tuesday remanded to prison when he appeared before Chief Magistrate  Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrates' Court to answer...

Tallawahs wish Nixon well, begins hunt for new coach

(SportsMax)-The Jamaica Tallawahs will begin the hunt for a new head coach following the departure of Paul Nixon who has been named head coach...

Venezuela elections neither ‘free nor fair’, says US

(BBC) The United States has condemned Sunday's elections for state governors in Venezuela, branding them neither "free nor fair". The State Department said ballot papers...

325-pound woman charged for murder after sitting on 9-y-o girl

FLORIDA, United States (AP) — A 325-pound Florida woman is charged with killing her nine-year-old cousin by sitting on the child as punishment. Veronica Green...

HPV Vaccine officially launched in Bartica

School children from Bartica and surrounding communities in Region Seven, participated in the national launch of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination campaign on...

UG student beaten, carjacked by armed bandits who trailed him

A Herstelling man was on Monday evening accosted by bandits in front of his home after returning from classes at the University of Guyana...

Letter: Some car dealers have a part to play in the road carnage

Dear Editor, The recent No.59 road fatalities are horrifying in the latest of senseless deaths. I would appreciate from the Authorities some answers on the...

Jury empanelled for 2013 Port Kaituma murder trial

  A 12-member jury was empanelled before Justice James Bovell-Drakes at the High Court in Georgetown on Monday to hear the trial of Vigilance, East...

Man remanded for ganja trafficking

A pleading father of one was remanded to prison for allegedly trafficking narcotics after Magistrate Leron Daly refused him bail. Delon Andrews was cut short...