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Armed bandits rob Craig couple

Four bandits armed with knives and cutlasses on Friday night broke into the home of a Craig, East Bank Demerara, couple and robbed them...

NA prisoner beaten with wood by inmate

A convicted prisoner at the New Amsterdam Prison in Berbice, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne), was beaten with a piece of wood by another inmate...

9 Covid deaths recorded; toll now 323

  Guyana has recorded nine new Covid-19 deaths, a source from the Ministry of Health has confirmed. These persons would have died within a 48-hour period...

‘Known character’ shot during scuffle with police

A 17-year-old, police say is a "known character," was on Friday shot and injured during a scuffle with the cops following a high-speed chase...

Duo arrested with ganja found at Ogle home

Police on Friday arrested two males after a quantity of marijuana was found at their Area 'E', Ogle, East Coast Demerara (ECD) premises on...

New GMC to boost extension, export & post-harvest handling services with additional vehicles 

The New Guyana Marketing Corporation’s (New GMC) extension arm will soon benefit from 13 new motorcycles and three all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) to better advance...

Delinquent taxpayers urged to submit Returns soon to avoid penalties 

Despite the April 30 deadline for the submission of tax return has passed, the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) is encouraging taxpayers who did not...

DEMTOCO records $1.780B profit after tax in 2020

Local cigarette distributor, Demerara Tobacco Company Limited (DEMTOCO) has recorded a whopping $1.780 billion in profits after taxation for the year ending December 31,...

60,000 doses Sputnik V vaccine to arrive next week; 38,000 from COVAX expected later...

An incoming consignment of 60,000 Sputnik V vaccines is expected to arrive next week – the fourth batch of doses that were sent to...

Region 1 to get US$832,000 vocational training facility

A US$832,883 contract was signed on Friday for the expansion of the North West Secondary School's Practical Instruction Department (PID) in Mabaruma, Region One...