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Tuesday, October 17, 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

Venezuela elections neither ‘free nor fair’, says US

(BBC) The United States has condemned Sunday's elections for state governors in Venezuela, branding them neither "free nor fair". The State Department said ballot papers...

325-pound woman charged for murder after sitting on 9-y-o girl

FLORIDA, United States (AP) — A 325-pound Florida woman is charged with killing her nine-year-old cousin by sitting on the child as punishment. Veronica Green...

HPV Vaccine officially launched in Bartica

School children from Bartica and surrounding communities in Region Seven, participated in the national launch of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination campaign on...

UG student beaten, carjacked by armed bandits who trailed him

A Herstelling man was on Monday evening accosted by bandits in front of his home after returning from classes at the University of Guyana...

Letter: Some car dealers have a part to play in the road carnage

Dear Editor, The recent No.59 road fatalities are horrifying in the latest of senseless deaths. I would appreciate from the Authorities some answers on the...

Jury empanelled for 2013 Port Kaituma murder trial

  A 12-member jury was empanelled before Justice James Bovell-Drakes at the High Court in Georgetown on Monday to hear the trial of Vigilance, East...

Man remanded for ganja trafficking

A pleading father of one was remanded to prison for allegedly trafficking narcotics after Magistrate Leron Daly refused him bail. Delon Andrews was cut short...

Income Tax exemptions for President, others should be removed- Tax Reform Committee

-Measures proposed should be implemented in 2018 Budget- Ram   The Tax Reform Committee that was established by the David Granger Administration had recommended that...

Govt, GPSU commence talks for 2017 salary increases

The Government of Guyana and the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU), yesterday (Monday), met to advance discussions on the proposed salary increases for public...

EYEWITNESS: Alternative…

…indentureship Your Eyewitness finds it quite amazing the PNC-led Guyana Government can casually announce (you think those four Guysuco managers at the “head table were...