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Saturday, December 16, 2017

50% of Guyanese trafficked are children – UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has expressed concern that Guyana’s heavy reliance on its extractive and timber industries might generate violations of children’s...

Tasmanian devil milk fights superbugs

Milk from Tasmanian devils could offer up a useful weapon against antibiotic-resistant superbugs, according to Australian researchers. The marsupial's milk contains important peptides that appear...

From Nebraska to Guyana: A world of difference for Peace Corps volunteer

By Courtney Brummer-Clark / World-Herald staff writer Every day for the past year, Emily Garcia has grabbed a basket of laundry and walked a short...

GTUC renews call for re-establishment of ministry dedicated to address labour issues

In light of claims being made that persons are turned away from the Social Protection Ministry when they attempt to make complaints against their...

Port Mourant salesman shot

The Police have launched an investigation surrounding the shooting of a salesman of Port Mourant, Corentyne. According to a statement issued by the Police earlier...

Special needs children showcase artistic talents

Students of the David Rose School for Special Needs yesterday showcased their artwork in the form of 50 beautifully designed pieces of fabrics that...

Grade 6 students of CI Primary launch anti-litter campaign

As schools throughout Guyana step up their campaigns to have a clean and healthy environment, the Grade Six students of the Cornelia Ida (CI)...

104 and still “as wonderful as can be”…Guyanese Centenarian to celebrate another milestone in...

Thousands of persons throughout the world often wish that they could live to the ripe old age of 100, but only a privileged few...

We must banish race hate and disunity from our midst – says AFC in...

Phagwah message from the AFC:  The Alliance For Change (AFC) extends  Phagwah  (Holi) greetings to all the citizens of Guyana, especially our Hindu brothers and...

PPP extends warm Phagwah greetings to all

PPP's Phagwah message follows: The People's Progressive Party (PPP) extends warm greetings to our Hindu brothers and sisters on the occasion of Phagwah which is...

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...