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Tuesday, August 15, 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...

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,...

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...

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...

‘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...

National Grade Six Assessment results to be released on June 11

- The Ministry of Education has announced that the marking of all the NGSA papers has been completed. Currently, the marked examination scripts...

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...

Recent Articles

UPDATE: Aircraft found at another illegal airstrip in Rupununi

Almost two weeks after an illegal airstrip was discovered at Santa Fe North Rupununi, Region Nine (Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo); the Police on Sunday evening...

House lot payment fraud: CH&PA not in favour of compensating fraud victim(s)

… citizens urged to report all corrupt practices The Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) said in light of the recent house lot payment fraud...

Maduro orders Venezuela military drill after Trump threat

(AFP) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday ordered his armed forces to carry out a national exercise next week in reaction to a threat...

Parika fisherman granted $120,000 bail over chopping incident

A fisherman was granted bail earlier today (Monday) after he appeared at the Leonora Magistrate’s Court charged for chopping another man. Forty-nine-year-old Randolph Anfermee of...

Fish depot robber lands in Court again …remanded for illegal possession of firearm, ammo

Just a few months after he was released on bail pending the “Wild Caught Fresh Fish Depot” robbery trial, Marvin Blackman found himself yet...

CPL 2017: The Warriors are here! …express confidence ahead of 4 ‘home’...

The Guyana Amazon Warriors returned  home earlier today (Monday) to a joyful welcome at  the Marriott Hotel in Kingston, Georgetown, after securing their first...

Modernised waterfront recreational areas in the works – Patterson

The Ministry of Public Infrastructure is in the process of assessing environmental, social and economic impacts as it prepares to commence the creation, restoration...

LETTER: Govt should have been more open about Ministers’ visit to ExxonMobil Headquarters

Dear Editor, In an article which appeared in the media on August 13, it was reported that senior ministers in the APNU/AFC Government are on...

Don’t write West Indies off yet, warns Garner

(AFP) — Joel Garner has warned against "writing the West Indies off too early" ahead of their upcoming Test series against England. A three-match campaign...

UN rights experts slam US immigrant detention

GENEVA, Switzerland (AFP) — A group of United Nations experts voiced alarm Monday at the widespread detention of immigrants and asylum seekers in the...