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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

West Berbice farmer’s house destroyed by fire

- arson suspected A West Coast Berbice farmer is counting his losses after the house he and his daughter occupied went up in flames. The...

New Canadian High Commissioner to Guyana accredited

...envisions increased cooperation in energy sector President David Granger on Wednesday accepted Letters of Credence from Her Excellency Lilian Chatterjee, accrediting her High Commissioner...

President accused of engineering Police Force ‘shake-up’

- to bend to the will of his Govt ... Opposition condemns machinations as akin to ‘Banana Republic’ leader The imminent shake-up in the Guyana Police...

President’s press officer embroiled in racial slur controversy

Lloyda Nicholas-Garrett, who functions as Public Information and Press Services Officer for President David Granger, was a no-show at an event at State House...

Stakeholders benefit from capacity building training to access funding for ‘green’ initiatives

The Office of Climate Change (OCC), which falls under the purview of the Ministry of the Presidency, yesterday, opened a three-day workshop at the...

Hurricane Irma claims Guyanese life

...as Diaspora in Florida brace for impact ...remittances projected to fall significantly Guyanese have not been spared the ravages of the devastating 2017 hurricane season...

Another motorcyclist killed in early morning accident

- girlfriend critical An accident that occurred on the Meten-Meer-Zorg public road, West Coast Demerara (WCD) on Sunday at about 2:55hrs has left 21-year-old Kevin...

GAWU contemplating next ‘serious’ move

against sugar estates’ closure The Guyana Agriculture and General Workers Union (GAWU) is still working with people in the sugar belt to get their...

Govt roasted over ‘incompetence’ against errant land developers

Former President Bharrat Jagdeo, speaking at a media engagement with members of the local press corps at his Church Street Office yesterday, added his...

Banks DIH rewards 23 NGSA highflyers with bursaries

Banks DIH Limited on Saturday last rewarded 23 highflyers who recorded outstanding performances at this year’s National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA). They were awarded bursaries...

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UPDATE: Man stabs wife, burns home over claims of infidelity

-Several homeless as neighbouring home gutted  Several persons are now homeless following a fire on Da Silva and De Abreu streets, Newtown, Kitty, Georgetown during...

DIWALI MESSAGES 2017

PPP/C's Diwali Message Diwali is universally recognized as the festival of light; the triumph of knowledge over ignorance and the substitution of all that is...

Demerara River crossing: Affected home owners given 2 years to relocate

By Samuel Sukhnandan Those residents whose homes fall directly in the area that has been earmarked for the new Demerara River crossing have been put...

Guyana has more poverty, crime than the regional average- IDB

By Jarryl Bryan Guyana has a long road ahead of it when it comes to poverty reduction, with a recent report from the Inter-American Development...

Trio in custody for illegal gun, ammo

Three men between 22-26 years of age are in police custody following their arrest and the finding of a 9mm pistol with one matching...

Officer dies following motorcycle accident

A 39-year-old motorcyclist is now in police custody after he was involved in an accident in the wee hours of Diwali morning (Wednesday October...

“Smallie”, Nero appear in High Court for businessman’s murder charge

Less than two weeks after being apprehended by Police in Berbice, Mark Royden Williams, called “Smallie”, along with another accused, Sherwin Nero, also known...

EYEWITNESS: Out of the mouth…

…of the big enchilada Readers would know what they say about “Freudian slips”! You know the truth, your listeners know the truth…but you can’t utter...

BREAKING: Fire erupts at Da Silva St, kitty, 2 homes engulfed

A fire of unknown nature has erupted at a home in Da Silva Street, Newtown, Kitty, Georgetown on Tuesday night, destroying that house as...

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...