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Monday, February 13, 2017

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...

‘There are no arsonists among us’ – President says at re- opening of burnt...

 – The Peoples Progressive Party (PPP) on Saturday (January 25) reaffirmed its commitment and support for the people and development of Region 10 with the re-commissioning...

Recent Articles

Private criminal charges to be filed against corrupt APNU/AFC ministers

- Jagdeo warns Opposition Leader Dr Bharrat Jagdeo earlier today stated that the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) intends to file private charges against Ministers...

CARICOM heads to be briefed on CSME review

The CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME), crime and security and correspondent banking are among the issues to be discussed at CARICOM’s 28th Intercessional Heads...

Local millers paying premium price for aromatic rice

At least two rice millers in Region Five are offering premium price to farmers for the high-yielding aromatic rice variety. Extension Manager of the Guyana...

Jagdeo says reduction of parking meter fees not adequate

maintains call for a scrapping of the controversial, corrupt project In light of the announcement today by the Mayor and Town Clerk that the...

Jagdeo gives incumbent APNU/AFC grade ‘F’ for failing investments, economy, crime

In light of the A Partnership for National Unity/ Alliance for Change (APNU/AFC) celebrating their second anniversary as a coalition tomorrow, the Opposition Leader...

LETTER: GRANGER – Rewrites Grading System

I am flabbergasted that  the President  give himself and the government a Grade A and at the same time his Minister of Finance, defends...

World Bank appoints new Country Director for the Caribbean

Tahseen Sayed Khan is the new Country Director for Caribbean countries. She will be responsible for maintaining a solid partnership with the countries to address their...

Valentine’s Day banned in Pakistan “with immediate effect”

(CNN) The Islamabad High Court in Pakistan's capital issued an order Monday that banned the celebration of Valentine's Day across the country 'with immediate...

Parking meter rates slashed by 50% following mounting public pressure

In light of mounting public pressure for the parking meter project to be scrapped, the Mayor and Town Clerk, this morning, announced that the...

Land reclamation to be aggressively pursued – Trotman

Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman said he would petition the Ministry of Finance to set aside a greater portion of the gold royalties...