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Monday, October 16, 2017

GECOM axes Boodhoo

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) yesterday, Tuesday July 16 voted against the renewal of the contract for Gocool Boodoo, who was the Chief Elections...

Elderly man dies onboard MV Lady Northcote – Mabaruma residents want medical personnel on boat

In light of an elderly man dying while onboard the MV Lady Northcote a few days ago, residents of Mabaruma in Region One (Barima-Waini)...

Enmore Sugar workers speak out about health, safety concerns

- During a visit to the Enmore Sugar Estate, East Coast Demerara on Friday, May 29 by Minister within the Ministry of Social...

SCENES: Voters exercising their franchise in today’s LGE

The much-anticipated and historic Local Government polls opened this morning after a 19-year-absence but the expected hype was marred  by a disappointingly low turnout...

InselAir introduces low fares to Curacao starting at US$161

- InselAir will start direct flights from Georgetown to Curacao as of December 18, 2014. Passengers from Georgetown now have a direct and fast...

Annandale Secondary wins JOF Haynes debating competition

The curtains came down on the JOF Haynes Memorial Inter-Secondary Schools debating competition yesterday, with round three of the national competition. The Annandale Secondary...

Amerindians reject Govt’s ploy to set up land CoI

President David Granger on Tuesday remained unfazed as yet another group of Amerindian leaders rejected Government’s decision to establish a Commission of Inquiry (CoI)...

Man remanded for robbery at Electronic Store

Twenty – nine - year old Dwayne Chance of Russel Street Charlestown, Georgetown appeared before Chief Magistrate Priya Beharry and pleaded not guilty to...

Select Committee on Money Laundering Bill to meet on Monday

– The Special Select Committee on the Anti – Money Laundering and Countering of Financing of Terrorism Amendment Bill is slated to meet...

Public losing trust, confidence in visionless Gov’t  –  says Ramson Jnr during Budget debate

The route that the APNU+AFC coalition Government is taking remains “visionless”, the end result of which is that the entire Guyanese populace will lose...

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...