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Sunday, October 22, 2017

Bus driver freed of Nismes fatal accident charge

By Shemuel Fanfair The minibus driver who was accused of being at fault for causing the death of motorcyclist, Timothy Emanuel Assing, at the Nismes...

Trio remanded over stabbing death of Highway labourer

Chanderpaul Persaud, 45, of Lot 45 Lusignan, East Coast Demerara (ECD); Harrilall Ramdhan, 52, and Jageshwar Ghanie, 29, of Lusignan, ECD were not required...

‘Playing for Warriors is amazing’ – Tanvir

By Akeem Greene Guyana Amazon Warriors all-rounder Sohail Tanvir is eager to produce another successful season for his franchise in this year’s Hero Caribbean Premier...

LETTER: Not in support of overhead pedestrian crossings

Dear Editor, Although no meaningful consultations were conducted within the Neighbourhood Democratic Council, the construction of three overhead pedestrian crossings at three locations along the...

3 former Medi-Care Pharmacy employees charged with embezzlement

...released on bail  Three women formerly attached to the Medi-Care Pharmacy, were on Thursday released on $150,000 bail each when they pleaded not guilty before...

Minister Cummings, Prisons Director visit warden injured during riot

Minister within the Ministry of Public Health, Dr Karen Cummings and Director of Prisons (ag), Gladwin Samules earlier today (Wednesday) visited Hubert Trim; one...

UPDATE: Autopsy shows Sophia man died as a result of punctured lung

The post-mortem examination conducted on the body of 49-year-old Trevor Dublin which was found on the “C” Field Sophia Access Road, Greater Georgetown on...

Helicopter attacks Venezuela court, Maduro denounces coup bid

By Silene Ramírez and Eyanir Chinea | CARACAS (Reuters) A Venezuelan police helicopter strafed the Supreme Court and a government ministry on Tuesday, escalating the...

Bangladesh rise to No. 6 in ODI rankings

Bangladesh have climbed up to No. 6 on the ICC ODI rankings on the back of their first victory over New Zealand in conditions...

Cops seeking Diamond man in connection with seaman’s murder

Police say Ezekiel Edward called ‘Kezie’, is wanted for questioning in connection with the murder of Roy Roland which occurred between May 16th and...

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...