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Sunday, June 25, 2017

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Masked bandits rob Berbice supermarket

- owners, customers beaten Two armed bandits who beat and robbed the owners of a Corentyne, Berbice supermarket on Tuesday night were caught on camera...

Minister Sharpe-Patterson drops bombshell on Guyanese

…says “going to private hospitals means you have money, so pay VAT” …taxing condoms is taxing safe sex – Dr Anthony By Gary Eleazar Government has roundly...

Man killed by speeding Policeman – in Corentyne fatal accident

A Police Officer is under close arrest following an accident on Old Year’s night which resulted in the death of a Corentyne labourer and...

Minibus, taxi collide on Mandela Avenue – bus ends up in trench

By Carl Croker The journey for a minibus en route to Berbice was suddenly cut short when it plunged into a trench parallel to...

‘Death announcement’ budget will attract ‘pressurization’, ‘sufferation’ – Hamilton

…also a recipe for escalation of crime and criminality By Ramona Luthi Amid widespread condemnation and rejection and even calls for the complete 'withdrawal' of Budget...

14-year-old gives birth at GPHC

* reportedly impregnated by 35-year-old man A 14-year-old girl, who was impregnated by a 35-year-old man, gave birth at the Georgetown Public Hospital on Tuesday,...

Only $800 increase in Old Age pension

Old Age Pensioners can look forward to a ‘whopping’ $800 (US$4) increase from next year, while workers across the spectrum will also benefit from...

Body of 44-yr-old New Amsterdam man fished out of Mazaruni river

The body of a welder was on Sunday fished out of the Mazaruni river, Region Seven (Cuyuni/Mazaruni), one day after he reportedly went missing. Dead...

Student stabbed with scissors during school brawl

A fourth form Kingston Secondary School student was yesterday morning stabbed to his abdomen by another student following a scuffle.  According to the 17-year-old teen...

Truck crushes woman to death at Eccles

By Ramona Luthi A woman who, up to last evening was yet to be identified, was yesterday afternoon crushed to death by a truck on...

Recent Articles

Herstelling man crushed to death

deceased was reportedly intoxicated and lying on road A Herstelling, East Bank Demerara man is now dead after he was reportedly crushed to...

Sophia man found dead with stab wound

The body of a Sophia, Greater Georgetown man was discovered late Saturday evening in the area with a stab wound. The dead man has been...

Woman killed, five others injured in Liliendaal accident

A bridal shower outing turned deadly for one of six friends on Saturday evening after the car they were travelling in lost control and...

10-year-old needs life-saving surgery, family seeking help

A mother of three is pleading with corporate and private Guyana to assist her in saving her 10-year-old daughter’s life by donating whatever financial...

China, U.S. agree on aim of ‘complete, irreversible’ Korean denuclearization

(Reuters) China and the United States agreed that efforts to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula should be "complete, verifiable and irreversible", Chinese state media said...

Berbice flooded by heavy rainfall

…Hope Canal saves Mahaica/Mahaicony farmers A deluge which started on Thursday afternoon and continued until Friday morning has left residential areas along the 85-mile length...

1,164 work permits issued in 2016- Felix

Minister of Citizenship, Winston Felix who has direct responsibilities for the Department of Citizenship within the Ministry of Presidency (MOTP) told the Department of...

Truckers lament deplorable interior roads, economic downturn

Reports of an economic downturn were personified by a group of truck operators who travelled from the interior to Georgetown on Friday to complain...

EYEWITNESS: Diversification…

…in agriculture Once again, your Eyewitness isn’t quite sure why so many persons have their drawers in a knot over the “policies” of the Government....

PME result suggests 8-year-old was strangled to death

The 8-year-old boy whose body was discovered in a shallow marsh in Sophia on Tuesday evening died from asphyxiation due to compression to the...