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Saturday, December 16, 2017

Gov’t says key elements of land rights addressed – as Amerindian Land...

The Amerindian Land Titling and Demarcation Project will end this year as 29 out of the 45 communities targeted have been titled and demarcated...

APNU/AFC Coalition wins 15 of 16 seats in Linden Municipality – unofficial reports

The A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance For Change (APNU/AFC) coalition has managed to secure the majority of votes in the Local Government Election (LGE)...

Four men arrested for gambling, released on $10,000 bail

 - Four men appeared before Chief Magistrate Priya Beharry for gambling in the Georgetown Magistrates Court on Friday, October 25. John Dundas of 144 Plantation,...

Cash strapped NCN requests bailout from Gov’t

By Fareeza Haniff – State owned National Communications Network (NCN) has requested a cash bailout from the APNU+AFC government, according to Minister of Governance,...

UN calls for sustained momentum as it counts down to the 2015 deadline for...

By Kurt Campbell – The United Nations (UN) have issued a call for the ramping-up of action to generate momentum as its counts down...

Body of GGMC Engineer found

- The body of 49 – year – old Patrick Ramkellawan was fished out of the Pomeroon River on Monday morning (October 14)....

“Gov’t can withdraw at any time” – Urling slams PSC position on $60B

– Former President of the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI), Clinton Urling says the Private Sector Commission (PSC) should not asked...

Issues affecting LGBT community will be addressed – Lawrence

As the world observes Zero Discrimination Day, the Social Protection Ministry has promised to address discriminatory issues that were raised by the Society Against...

GTU calls for review of student to teacher ratio

As part of its Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) signed with the Education Ministry, the Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) is calling for the review of...

Audit of Linden Town Council placed on hold

Four months after Linden Town Clerk Jenella Bowen was sent on administrative leave pending investigations into alleged wrongdoings within the Linden Mayor and Town...

Recent Articles

Tuschen labourer killed in accident

Police say they are investigating a fatal accident which occurred about 05:30hrs this morning (Saturday) on the Orangestein Public Road, East Bank Essequibo(EBE) involving...

Two attacked, carjacked in separate armed robberies

Two men were last evening (Friday) attacked and beaten by armed bandits who then escaped with their motorcars in two separate robberies. The first victim,...

Letter: Public Enterprises suffering from political patronage and interference

Dear Editor, The Honorable Finance Minister in his Budget 2018 speech forecasted a deficit of $12.8 billion in the overall performance of the Public Enterprises...

EYEWITNESS: Stifling…

…debate in Parliament Your Eyewitness is sorry he’s got to begin with a tedious lesson in history. But we’re entering treacherous waters with the Parliamentary...

New Yorker convicted of manslaughter of Guyanese teen

A Brooklyn man was convicted of manslaughter on Friday for shooting a Guyanese teenager who was at the time babysitting her three-year-old cousin. Online news...

Legal challenge filed by NBS sees High Court quashing Parking meter by-laws

The New Building Society Limited (NBS) has been successful in its bid to have the by-laws governing the controversial parking meter project rolled out...

Guyana-Venezuela border controversy: President confident Guyana ‘on good ground’

President David Granger said he is prepared to meet with the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General (SG) once again to ensure the final resolution of...

$267.1B Budget passed without US$18M signing bonus included

-Opposition signals intention to file legal challenge The National Assembly late on Friday afternoon approved the $267.1billion budget for 2018 despite concerns from the Opposition...

65 vehicles belonging to police officers stripped of tint-Traffic Chief

Traffic Chief Dion Moore said that the Guyana Police Force (GPF) Traffic Department has extended its tint campaign to include ranks of the force....

Breaking: Soesdyke Post Office stormed, robbed by gunmen

The Soesdyke Post Office, East Bank Demerara (EBD) was this afternoon stormed by two gunmen who made off with a quantity of cash from...