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Monday, October 16, 2017

More needs to be done to detect special needs children – GTU

President of the Guyana Teachers Union Colin Bynoe says more needs to be done to detect children with special needs at an early...

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...

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...

Nagamootoo’s elaborate Secret Service entourage sparks outrage among NY-based Guyanese – protest, poor attendance...

Protest and poor attendance marked two of the three meetings in New York over the weekend that were attended by Guyana’s Prime Minister Moses...

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...

Massy Stores Supermarket opens in Guyana

Massy Stores today opened its first supermarket in Guyana.  The supermarket which is located at New Providence just behind the National Stadium, is the...

Recent Articles

Cambio dealer robbed at gunpoint in front of his home

A 51-year-old cambio dealer was reportedly ambushed by two males on Sunday evening in front of his Meadow Bank, Georgetown home and was robbed...

North Ruimveldt taxi driver robbed, carjacked by gunman

A North Ruimveldt, Georgetown man is now in a distraught state after he was held up by a lone gunman and robbed of his...

Prison Officer remanded for alleged assault of Cop

A 40-year-old officer attached to the Guyana Prison Service was earlier today (Monday) remanded to prison when he appeared before Magistrate Leron Daly at...

‘Obamacare is dead’ — Trump

(AFP) President Donald Trump declared Monday that his predecessor Barack Obama's signature reform and expansion of the US health insurance system is defunct, after...

Letter: Anti-corruption mechanisms need to be implemented

Dear Editor, The Honourable Attorney General, Basil Williams, and his surrogates seem to be staring at the sky, while the pretense that ‘all is well’...

Dominica PM urges businesses to use insurance payments to help re-build island

ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) — Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit Monday called on the owners of businesses damaged by Hurricane Maria last month to use the...

Suspect confesses to robbery/murder of businessman

A 26-year-old man on Sunday reportedly confessed to robbing and killing 64-year-old Godfrey Scipio- a popular D’Urban Street, Georgetown businessman- on Thursday last. According to...

International travel by Govt officials depleting foreign currency reserves- Edghill

The situation in which foreign currency was in short supply earlier this year, in particular the US currency, has led financial experts to believe...

WI v Zimbabwe: Hope, Chase, Brathwaite tune up with fifties

West Indies 301 for 6 (Shai Hope 85, Chase 79, Brathwaite 53) v Zimbabwe A Shai Hope, Roston Chase and Kraigg Brathwaite began West Indies'...

Jamaica Tallawahs head coach Nixon joins Leicestershire

Caribbean Premier League (CPL) franchise the Jamaica Tallawahs could be about to launch the search for a new head coach, on the heels of...