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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Timehri prison set to undergo massive renovation

As part of its commitment and effort to ensure that prisons around Guyana are of an acceptable standard, the Ministry of Public Security has...

Actions of CDC Deputy Director suspicious

… says no receipts presented after monies collected Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) Councillor, Dexter Harding, said he is suspicious of the actions of Deputy...

Kids and Joy foundation reaches out to Region 2 residents

Scores of children and the elderly living within the Good Hope, Pomona communities in Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) were the beneficiaries of food supplies, toys...

DJ in Haslington accident dies, girlfriend hospitalised

Five days after colliding with a motor lorry along the Haslington Public Road, on the East Coast of Demerara (ECD), a labourer attached to...

‘Everything is wrong with this horrible deal from hell’ – Ramkarran

- urges Guyanese to boycott the highly controversial Parking Meter project Former Speaker of the National Assembly, Senior Counsel Ralph Ramkarran, believes that if Guyanese...

Burrowes ready to accept responsibility for decisions taken as GO-Invest CEO

Forensic audit In the wake of a forensic audit into Guyana Office for Investment (GO-Invest), former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Keith Burrowes has expressed his...

56 suicides in Essequibo in 24 months

…273 attempted cases reported … Govt’s lack of response criticised Over a two-year period, some 56 Essequibians have committed suicide, signalling the need for more mental...

Cabinet approves construction of duplexes, townhouses -758 units to be built this year

Cabinet has approved the delivery and construction of 758 housing units in Regions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 10. The units will be...

Over US$10M to be plugged into hinterland agri development

Over US$10M will be invested on development of agriculture in Guyana’s hinterland. This development will be facilitated through the Hinterland Environmental Sustainable Development Project. Cabinet...

Charles Ramson Sr sues Nagamootoo for withholding salary

Commissioner of Information, Charles Ramson Sr, has filed legal action against his boss, Prime Minister and Information Minister Moses Nagamootoo and Attorney General Basil...

Recent Articles

Presidential term limit unconstitutional: Court of Appeal upholds Justice Chang’s decision 2 to 1

The Guyana Court of Appeal during a ruling today upheld the decision of former Chief Justice Ian Chang that the presidential term limit was...

President Trump congratulates Guyana on 47th Republic Day Anniversary

The following letter was sent to President David Granger on behalf of the people of the United States: Dear Mr. President: On behalf of the...

Morning downpour inundates sections of the city

The heavy downpour, this morning, once again resulted in some city streets being flooded. However, the water has already started to recede in most...

Guyana signs US$40m loan agreement with IDB

Minister of Finance, Winston Jordan, yesterday, signed four loan agreements with the Inter-American Development Bank to secure US$40 million in developmental resources to finance...

List of players sold and unsold at IPL auction 2017

  Sixty-six players sold in 2017 auction Sold players INR 1 crore = INR 100 lakh = INR 10000000 = USD 149254 approx INR 1 lakh = INR...

Kim Jong-nam killing: Senior N Korea diplomat named as suspect

(BBC) Malaysian police have named a senior North Korean embassy official they want to question in connection with the killing of Kim Jong-nam. Hyon Kwang...

Trump invites Trinidad PM to Washington

Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley got a surprise call from American President Donald Trump during which the leader of the twin-island...

Man perishes in house fire at Timehri

An alleged alcoholic perished in an early morning blaze at Timehri, East Bank Demerara, shortly after threatening to set his property alight. According to Fire...

More details needed on oil wealth distribution plans – UK envoy

The Government should provide more details and specifics about where they plan to invest proceeds from the commercialisation of the oil industry. This is...

MAPM calls on businesses to close at 12 to support today’s protest

The Movement Against Parking Meters (MAPM) will be holding their 4th protest against the controversial parking meter project today from 12:00 to 13:00hrs in...