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Friday, December 3, 2021

20-Y-O man gets bail for rape

A 20-year-old St Cuthbert's Mission resident was on Thursday granted $200,000 bail after he was charged with rape. Shameer Clenklian appeared before Magistrate Melissa Mittleholzer...

Spate of fires a threat to law and order – PSC calls for urgent...

Statement from the Private Sector Commission: The Private Sector Commission (PSC) has taken note of, and is deeply concerned with, the recent spate of fires...

Prisoner chokes victim during court session

A man, who was before the court for the unlawful assault of a woman, today choked the victim during a court hearing. The suspect, Alberto...

Wife killer appeals life sentence

Taxi driver Gavin Gill of Whim, Corentyne, Berbice, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne), who pleaded guilty to viciously chopping and stabbing his 21-year-old wife to...

Only police vehicles, ambulances, fire trucks authorised to use sirens – Traffic Chief

Amid an apparent surge in the use of sirens by ordinary vehicles, Traffic Chief Ramesh Ashram has warned that the only emergency-type vehicles are...

1 injured after car collides with electric bike in East Canje

Fifty-seven-year-old Bibi Razac, who was riding an electric bike along the Sheet Anchor Public Road, East Canje, Berbice, is now injured after her vehicle...

Man perishes in Enterprise fire

A 54-year-old man this morning died in a fire which erupted in a house at Enterprise, East Coast Demerara (ECD). The dead man has been...

$614M contract signed for new Fire Service HQ

The Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday awarded a contract of $614 million to Mohammed’s Enterprise, for the construction of the new head office...

Child reportedly sets fire to NA house; 5 homeless

A young family of five is now homeless after their house was last evening destroyed by fire. Those homeless are 25-year-old Christina Nandlall , her...

Better Hope man robbed at gunpoint

  A 34-year-old man was on Thursday last robbed at gunpoint by a man who is no stranger to him. Police stated that at about 19:30h...

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Jagdeo meets with over 35 Afro-Guyanese businessmen on investment opportunities

Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo led a delegation today that engaged a delegation of over 35 Afro-Guyanese private sector representatives. At the meeting, he addressed opportunities...

Jordan instructed to return to SOCU tomorrow

Former Finance Minister Winston Jordan, who was released from custody after falling ill during questioning today, has been instructed to return to the Special...

US invests GY$116M to upgrade GDF’s Coast Guard facilities

The United States announced today that it has invested US$555,000 to renovate the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Coast Guard Training Center, Kingston and construct...

Businessman Brian Tiwari questioned as SOCU probes controversial land sale

Owner of BK International Limited, Brian Tiwari was today questioned by the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) as it probes the controversial sale of...

Unvaccinated Berbice man dies from Covid

A 32-year-old man from Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) who was infected with the novel coronavirus has died. The man was unvaccinated. His death takes the...

Carol Smith-Joseph, Ganesh Mahipaul, Annette Ferguson withdraw from PNC’s Accreditation Congress Committee

See full statement from the PNC: The Central Executive Committee (CEC) of the People’s National Congress Reform at a meeting held on Wednesday 1st December...

APNU+AFC says it will provide “the best” legal representation for Jordan

Hours after former Finance Minister under the APNU+AFC administration was arrested for misconduct in public office, Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon has announced that the...

More than 50% of HIV/AIDS victims vaccinated against Covid-19

National AIDS Programme Secretariat (NAPS) Manager, Dr. Tariq Jagnarine has reported that 55 per cent of persons living with HIV/AIDS in Guyana has been...

Administration of Covid-19 booster doses picking up

The Ministry of Health is seeing a favourable increase in the administration of the COVID-19 booster shots to the adult population here following its...