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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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Container of dynamite explodes in St Lucia, 4 dead, several injured

Four people are dead and more than a dozen are being treated for serious injuries following an explosion in St Lucia’s north yesterday evening....

Artistic talents at E.R. Burrowes School of Art showcased in OCC’s logo competition

Three students of the E.R. Burrowes School of Art were declared first, second and third place winners of the Office of Climate Change’s (OCC)...

GMSA calls on authorities to take urgent steps to stabilise exchange rate

The Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA) today expressed concern at the rate of deterioration of the Guyana dollar and has called on the...

UPDATE: Terror attack at UK Parliament

(BBC) A police officer has been stabbed in the Houses of Parliament in central London, in what police are treating as a terrorist incident. The attacker,...

Farm certification is a requirement for fresh produce export – NAREI

Local farmers who may be thinking of exporting agricultural produce must first ensure that their farm lands are certified by Quarantine Officers who inspect...

Road works in Regions Seven, Eight in the pipe line

Hinterland Engineer, Ministry of Public Infrastructure, Geoffrey Walcott has confirmed that road works are moving apace in Bartica, Region Seven while the Ministry is...

IPA awarded $36.5M contract without licence to import

… danger of dumping pre qualification criteria exposed Public Health Minister Volda Lawrence has revealed that in 2016 and 2017, several firms were awarded contracts...

Assailant shot, at least a dozen injured in incident at UK parliament

(Reuters) An assailant was shot outside the British parliament by armed police, the leader of the House of Commons said on Wednesday after loud...

Berbice youth apologises in Court for stealing, claims he was drunk

A youngster of East Canje, Berbice was charged and fined for the offence of simple larceny by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan after he confessed...

Windies set to begin preparation for Pakistan series

(CMC) West Indies players will assemble in Barbados today (Wednesday) as they begin preparation for their four-match Twenty20 series against Pakistan starting next Sunday. The...