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Monday, January 23, 2017

OP-ED: Creeping dictatorship is not a hyperbole, it is very real

...APNU/AFC sidestepping DPP is a clear example  (The following is an opinion piece penned by veteran politician and former PPP Government Minister, Dr Leslie Ramsammy) Another...

Citizens’ Bank opens $2.6B headquarters

Citizens Bank on Friday commissioned a spanking new structure at the corners of Camp Street and South Road, Georgetown, to the tune of $2.6...

‘We are being victimised’ – Parika speedboat operators

...calling for a new representative Boat operators plying the Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam)-Region Three (Essequibo Islands-West Demerara) route in the Essequibo River say they are being...

Spurned lover douses ex with corrosive liquid

...was clad in female attire throughout the ordeal Police are now hunting for 34-year-old Alfred D’Yonge after he doused his ex-lover with a corrosive liquid...

Chinese national among several in custody for unlicenced firearms, ammo

Police in New Amsterdam have unearthed two guns and taken three persons into custody including a security guard and a Chinese National. Reports are that...

GECOM controversy: Outcome may reveal Govt’s agenda-Jagdeo

By Ramona Luthi In a packed People's Progressive Party (PPP) Public Forum at the Umana Yana tonight, Opposition Leader Dr Bharrat Jagdeo stated that based...

Standing Rules Committee needed in transitioning to new Civil Procedure Rules- CCJ President

President of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Sir Dennis Bryon, has recommended the establishment of a Standing Rules Committee to evaluate and update...

GuySuCo consultations: Govt awaiting response, while GAWU awaiting Govt info

On December 31, 2017, consultations commenced between the Government, the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo), the Opposition and Unions on the future GuySuCo and sugar. The...

Omar Shariff fired

The services of Omar Shariff as Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of the Presidency (MOTP) have been terminated as of December 31, 2016, a...

Fire razes Robb Street business

A businessman is now counting his losses after a fire razed the upper flat of his four storey entity on Robb Street, between Camp...

Recent Articles

Police arrest 3 after raid unearths high-powered firearms, matching ammo

A Police raid on Sunday evening resulted in the arrest of three males after investigators unearthed two high-powered firearms along with matching ammunition at...

Drama in Tucville as horse thief evades arrest

A horse thief managed to evade arrest after Police gave chase in Tucville, Greater Georgetown, with a horse he had stolen some two weeks...

‘Leaning dangerously’

Motorists and pedestrians plying the Mandela Avenue area closer to the Plaza Bridge are doing so at the risk of a dangerously hanging GPL...

Govt attacks on Chancellor ‘unprecedented in its savagery’ – Ramkarran

…says blatant intimidation signals to judiciary “toe the line” The State-owned Guyana Chronicle has over the past few months been waging an obscene and libellous,...

Man killed after car slams into Soesdyke utility pole

A father of one was in the wee hours of Sunday killed after he reportedly lost control of his car and crashed into a...

Explosion at BM Enterprise kills CEO’s brother, leaves another injured

One man is now dead, and another injured following an explosion at the BM Enterprise ice plant in Houston, around 10:30hrs today. Inews understands that...

US Ambassador to Guyana remains on job- Embassy PRO

… not affected by President Trump’s envoy recall While newly elected Unites States President Donald Trump has announced a major shakeup in his country’s foreign...

The policemen who dressed as women to hide from IS

(BBC) When the so-called Islamic State group seized control of a town near Mosul and began killing police officers, some of them resorted to...

Bridge causes massive flooding on highway farms

… farmers call for Govt intervention A section of the flooded farmland on the Soesdyke/Linden Highway Several farmers in the vicinity of Splashmin’s Fun Park, Soesdyke/Linden...

Letter: They are either Ministers or students

Dear Editor, President David Granger is reported on in the State Media as saying “there is nothing corrupt about the granting of scholarships to ministers...