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Sunday, April 30, 2017

U.S. deports 21 more convicted Guyanese

...104 convicted Guyanese deported last year Twenty-one Guyanese-born nationals were deported from the United States yesterday after having served jail time for a range of...

Guyana passport drops on visa-free index

Guyana’s passport allows its citizens to visit 74 countries without a visa Guyana has dropped within a year on the Arton Capital’s Passport Index ranking....

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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Brazil: Violence erupts in Rio after general strike

(BBC) Violence has erupted in Brazil at the end of the country's first general strike in more than 20 years. Buses and cars have been...

North Korea crisis: North in another ‘failed’ missile launch

(BBC) North Korea has test-fired another ballistic missile, South Korean and US military officials say. The missile exploded shortly after take-off, they said - the...

Education COI unearths non-existent teachers on payroll in Region 10

The preliminary report of the Commission of Inquiry (COI) launched into the state of the education sector of Region 10 has revealed that there...

Flash Flood warning in effect- Hydromete office

The Hydrometeorological office has announced a Flash Flood warning. See full statement below: Continuous overcast skies are being observed throughout Guyana with moderate to heavy rain...

Motorcyclist meets gruesome death after crashing into plough

A 21-year-old clerk, Farzul Junior Bacchus, is Guyana's latest road fatality after the motorcycle he was riding attempted to overtake a motor car but...

Row over water murder: Bagotstown man charged, remanded

The suspect in the recent Bagotstown stabbing was charged with the capital offence of murder when he appeared before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on...

Several rescued after being stranded for hours on the Essequibo River

Several passengers were stranded for  hours on Friday morning in the middle of the Essequibo River. The passengers were at the time traveling from Parika...

Florida National Guard Brigadier General visits Guyana …hosts sexual assault prevention workshop

In observation of “Sexual Assault Awareness Month,” Brigadier General Mike Canzoneri, Commander of the Florida Army National Guard (FLARNG), and a team of subject...

Jamaica monitoring US border wall funding Act

(Jamaica Observer) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade has indicated that it is fully aware that a draft Bill entitled “HR 1813...

FIFA opens probe into head of Caribbean Football Union

(Reuters) A member of FIFA’s audit and compliance committee was handed a provisional 90-day ban from football on Friday, a day after pleading guilty...