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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Minister tells consumers to conserve on water, electricity to cope with VAT increases

While Government Ministers are still benefiting from their 50 per cent salary increases that they afforded themselves upon ascension into office, in addition to...

Activists protest against Jagdeo, Nandlall & Ramsaran being Parliamentarians

By Jomo Paul – A small group of activists are not pleased with the news that Former President Bharrat Jagdeo will be heading to...

Broomes sweeps Regent St Stores; several irregularities found

By Jomo Paul – Junior Minister of Social Protection, Simona Broomes on Tuesday September 08, conducted a spontaneous inspection at on Regent Street establishments...

GDF ready to defend against any intrusion by Venezuela – Brig. Phillips

By Leroy Smith - Chief of Staff of the Guyana Defense Force, Brigadier Mark Phillips has firmly stated that the GDF will not sit...

​​​​President discusses renewable energy options with Barbadian company

- On the heels of government scrapping the Amaila Falls Hydropower Project, President David Granger has met with a team from Innogen Technologies...

Rodney COI unearths mystery of missing GDF guns that police seized from criminals

  - When Police seized submachine Army guns from criminals killed in a deadly shootout with cops at Mahaica in 2009, many questioned how...

Jagdeo to Govt: You can’t run a country on selling ‘plantain chips & cook-up...

...blasts “uncaring government” for not alleviating suffering of sugar workers Opposition Leader, Dr Bharrat Jagdeo on Sunday said the A Partnership for National Unity (APNU)-led...

Guyana says no to ‘face to face meeting’ with Venezuela’s President

By Jomo Paul – Vice President and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl Greenidge has made it clear that President David Granger is not open...

IT’S TRUMP – his stunning win of the U.S. Presidency is...

 Donald Trump will become the 45th president of the United States. According to CNN, it is a historic victory for outsiders that represents a...

“If we don’t deliver in five years, kick us out” ­– Cathy Hughes

By Jomo Paul – Should the APNU/AFC coalition fail to deliver on its promises to the Guyanese electorate, it should be voted out of...

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Railway Embankment road due for expansion – MPI

Geometric improvements will be carried out on the Railway Embankment Road come September. This was revealed to the Department of Public Information (DPI) by...

GRA seizes over 10,000 lbs smuggled chicken, two arrested

Swift action by the Law Enforcement and Investigation Division (LEID) of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) aided in the removal of a large quantity...

CSEC 2017 results: Queen’s Michael Bhopaul tops Guyana

Michael Bhopaul from Queen's College was on Tuesday named the top student in Guyana for this year's Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examination. He has...

CARICOM asks Sweden for help in tackling blacklisting issue

Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has urged Sweden to use its position in two major international organizations to highlight the...

Muslim divorce law “unconstitutional”, rules India’s top court

NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – India’s Supreme Court today ruled a controversial Muslim instant divorce law unconstitutional, a landmark victory for Muslim women who had...

CPL 2017: Gayle, Lewis lead Patriots into playoffs

By Peter Della Penna St Kitts & Nevis Patriots 208 for 3 (Gayle 71*, Lewis 69) beat Jamaica Tallawahs 171 for 7 (Griffiths 42, Shamsi...

Alleged boyfriend of girl who was crushed commits suicide

By Ramona Luthi A 15-year-old Non Pariel, East Coast Demerara resident on Sunday evening took his own life, allegedly over the death of his 12-year-old...

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay US$417m in cancer lawsuit

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — A California jury on Monday ordered drugmaker Johnson & Johnson to pay 417 million dollars to a woman...

CPL 2017: Pollard wants big effort as Tridents chase playoff spot

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Barbados captain Kieron Pollard wants a huge final push from his side ahead of their home leg starting here next...

St Vincent woman dies a week after being set on fire for sex

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) — The 44-year-old woman who was allegedly set on fire one week ago for refusing to have sex with a...