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Monday, January 23, 2017

Jagdeo pushes for one-month tax-free bonus to public servants, police, soldiers

...and sugar workers Former Guyanese Head of State and current Opposition Leader, Dr Bharrat Jagdeo has called on the Government to provide the conventional one-month...

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...

Prince Harry visits Joshua House Children Centre

His Royal Highness Prince Harry, this morning, visited the Joshua House Children Centre in Georgetown, Guyana.  The Joshua House Children Centre was established in...

House approves $6B for Presidency’s spending in 2017

− $100M increase for contract employees The National Assembly resumed its sittings on Monday to consider the estimates in the proposed 2017 Budget and approved...

‘Guyanese it seems are destined to remain in poverty’ ‒ CCCC President

- calls on Govt to reconsider imposing  VAT on water, electricity President of the Central Corentyne Chamber of Commerce (CCCC) has expressed alarm at the...

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...

1,628 students graduate with Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates from UG

President Granger presents Valedictorian with medal President David Granger, last evening, attended the University of Guyana’s 50th Convocation exercise at the Turkeyen Campus, Greater...

$250B budget would touch all Guyanese in a positive way – PM Nagamootoo

The 2017 National Budget has been described by Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo as one that has deliberate focus on ‘doing good’ for the vast,...

Granger worried about violent deportees from US

The election of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States of America (USA) has seen some expressing concerns, since he has...

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,...

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Indian High Commission makes book donation

The High Commission of India in Georgetown has donated 160 books – a total of 63 titles with multiple copies -  to the Guyana...

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...