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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Guyanese citizens close to border urged to be alert as Venezuela builds up military...

– The Guyana government says it is concerned about the “unannounced an unexplained build-up” of military personnel and equipment from Venezuela close to...

President ‘backballing’ is no disrespect to me or the presidency – First Lady

By Kurt Campbell -  Following a string of negative comments surrounding the acceptance of a ‘backball’ from a woman on Old Year’s night...

Budget woes could be addressed without snap elections – Dr Luncheon

  By Fareeza Haniff – Head of the Presidential Secretariat and Cabinet Secretary, Dr. Roger Luncheon holds the strong view that the current budget dilemma...

Closure and transfer of dormant Bank accounts nothing new – PPP

  – The People’s Progressive Party/Civic says that the transfer of funds from dormant bank accounts to the consolidated fund is nothing new and...

Min. Whittaker calls for an end to Plaisance protest; meets with Councilors of IMC

  - Following days of protest action by residents of Plaisance, East Coast Demerara, Minister of Local Government and Regional Development, Norman Whittaker met...

‘Adjust, reverse budget measures to benefit Guyanese’ – Jagdeo to Gov’t

Opposition Leader Dr Bharrat Jagdeo is strongly of the view that Budget 2016 and the measures detailed by Finance Minister Winston Jordan, underscored the...

“Ramotar’s Presidency has failed” – Granger gives himself an ‘excellent’ grade

By Kurt Campbell – Opposition Leader David Granger believes the 3 – year – old Donald Ramotar presidency has failed in its most vital...

Renewed resolve needed to achieve social cohesion – Minister Ally

Minister of Social Cohesion, Amna Ally, has called on residents of Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) to renew their resolve to fight inequality and division, even...

Gov’t efforts in fight against Money Laundering lauded by FATF – Nandlall reports

- President of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), Mr. Roger Wilkins, has written to President Donald Ramotar in response to a letter...

PPP says Jagdeo’s return has received “overwhelming support”

– The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has responded to concerns raised by a group of protestors who are calling on the Party to...

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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...