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Saturday, October 21, 2017

Opposition defends walkout; Private Sector disappointed

By Kurt Campbell – Opposition Members of the Parliamentary Special Select Committee considering the amendments to the Anti – Money Laundering and Countering the...

18 – year – old charged with murder of Pegasus Taxi Driver

- Lorenzo Forde, 18 of Charlestown was today charged with the murder of Pegasus Taxi Driver – Rubrindranauth Jeeboo. He was remanded to...

Citizens urge tougher penalties for driving under the influence

 - A poll conducted by iNews has found citizens are dissatisfied with the current penalties in place for persons found driving under the influence...

Guyana ranks highest on FATF’s delinquent list

 -  The latest ranking of countries in terms of its level of delinquency for implementing measuring to fight money laundering and the financing of...

51kg of Cocaine seized at CJIA in 2013; CEO boasts of improved security

By Kurt Campbell – Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) Ramesh Ghir has disclosed that some 51.64 kilograms of...

Update: Alleged buggered 16 – year – old climbs onto roof lamenting injustice

By Kurt Campbell - The 16 – year – old young man who was allegedly buggered by three police officers on Thursday (January 30)...

Update: Bandit shot dead by Businessman

By Leroy Smith - Businessman Eon Evans of Dazzele Housing Scheme, East Coast Demerara today (Wednesday, January 29) shot and killed a bandit who...

Cannabis and cocaine were main illicit drugs seized in 2012 – Report

By Kurt Campbell – The Ministry of Home Affairs on Tuesday (January 28) launched its National Drug Report 2012 where Subject Minister, Clement Rohee...

Rohee confirms that President severed Ganga Persaud; Dodges question that he was involved with...

By Fareeza Haniff   – General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Clement Rohee dodged questions that Local Government Minister, Ganga Persaud was involved...

Trevor Rose gunned down, two others injured

By Fareeza Haniff – Guyanese Promoter, Events Coordinator and Popular Designer, Trevor Rose was shot dead early Sunday morning (January 26), while in the...

Recent Articles

Bar Council to President: Justify rejecting 18 GECOM nominees or face further litigation

The Bar Council of the Guyana Bar Association is the latest body to speak out against the recent action on the part of President...

Public Health Ministry to take HPV campaign to private schools- MCH officer

The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) will take its human papilloma virus (HPV) campaign to privately-owned primary and secondary schools next week Maternal and...

Letter: A blatant misrepresentation of the ruling from the acting Chief Justice

Dear Editor, A statement released by the Ministry of the Presidency on Thursday (October 19, 2017) sought to explain the basis on which President David...

Opposition calls out state media for ‘misleading’ information on GECOM nominees

The Office of the Opposition Leader is condemning as 'misleading and deliberate,' information published by the state-owned Guyana Chronicle purporting that the Guyana Elections...

Brazil police arrests 108 in major anti-paedophilia operation

(BBC) Police in Brazil say they have arrested 108 people in the biggest operation ever against paedophiles in Latin America. Suspects were arrested in 24...

Fifties for Powell, Shai Hope help WI consolidate

By Liam Brickhill in Bulawayo   Tea West Indies 154 for 3 (S Hope 56*, Powell 56) v Zimbabwe (ESPNcricinfo) West Indies and Zimbabwe both threw punches...

GECOM debacle: Opposition pulls out of Border Commission

The People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) has pulled out of the Guyana Border Commission in retaliation to Head of State, David Granger’s unilateral appointment of...

Mother, sons killed in Berbice smash-up given emotional send off

By Kizzy Coleman Sabita Manglani and her two sons – five-year-old Ethan Ramjeet and 18-year-old Emanuel Manglani – who were tragically killed in a two-vehicle...

Berbice machine operator killed by African bees

Heavy-duty machine operator Dhancoomar Hookumchan of Bush Lot, West Coast Berbice succumbed on Monday to the venom injected in him after he was attacked...

Govt’s indecisive action over teachers’ concerns could see countrywide strike- GTU

By Lakhram Bhagirat The Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) is accusing Government of sidelining and disrespecting it as a representative body, and is threatening a countrywide...