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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

‘Death announcement’ budget will attract ‘pressurization’, ‘sufferation’ – Hamilton

…also a recipe for escalation of crime and criminality By Ramona Luthi Amid widespread condemnation and rejection and even calls for the complete 'withdrawal' of Budget...

$5B set aside for Sheriff Street upgrade – Indian Gov’t to build new road...

The Government has announced that more than $5B will be invested for the “reconstruction” of  Sheriff Street in Georgetown. It also announced that a US$50M...

Diwali 2016 date lands in controversy again

– 2015 is yet to conclude but already there is brewing controversy over the 2016 date for Diwali, with the Guyana Hindu Dharmic...

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...

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...

​​​​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...

Maduro threatens military action in Guyana/Venezuela controversy

– Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro is set to address the current conflict with Guyana in the Venezuelan National Assembly on Friday, June 26...

“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...

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...

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...

Recent Articles

UPDATE: Man stabs wife, burns home over claims of infidelity

-Several homeless as neighbouring home gutted  Several persons are now homeless following a fire on Da Silva and De Abreu streets, Newtown, Kitty, Georgetown during...

DIWALI MESSAGES 2017

PPP/C's Diwali Message Diwali is universally recognized as the festival of light; the triumph of knowledge over ignorance and the substitution of all that is...

Demerara River crossing: Affected home owners given 2 years to relocate

By Samuel Sukhnandan Those residents whose homes fall directly in the area that has been earmarked for the new Demerara River crossing have been put...

Guyana has more poverty, crime than the regional average- IDB

By Jarryl Bryan Guyana has a long road ahead of it when it comes to poverty reduction, with a recent report from the Inter-American Development...

Trio in custody for illegal gun, ammo

Three men between 22-26 years of age are in police custody following their arrest and the finding of a 9mm pistol with one matching...

Officer dies following motorcycle accident

A 39-year-old motorcyclist is now in police custody after he was involved in an accident in the wee hours of Diwali morning (Wednesday October...

“Smallie”, Nero appear in High Court for businessman’s murder charge

Less than two weeks after being apprehended by Police in Berbice, Mark Royden Williams, called “Smallie”, along with another accused, Sherwin Nero, also known...

EYEWITNESS: Out of the mouth…

…of the big enchilada Readers would know what they say about “Freudian slips”! You know the truth, your listeners know the truth…but you can’t utter...

BREAKING: Fire erupts at Da Silva St, kitty, 2 homes engulfed

A fire of unknown nature has erupted at a home in Da Silva Street, Newtown, Kitty, Georgetown on Tuesday night, destroying that house as...

Cops probing alleged rape of juvenile detainee by City Constab Officers

Police “A” Division Commander, Marlon Chapman has confirmed that the Town Clerk of Georgetown, Royston King, has asked him to investigate a matter involving...