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Friday, July 3, 2020

‘Guyana Night’ CARIFESTA debut wows

Just days before the official opening of the Caribbean Festival of Arts (CARIFESTA) XIV, the Guyana contingent debuted their melting-pot performance of ‘one year...

R. Kelly charged with prostitution involving a minor

(BBC) R. Kelly is facing prostitution charges by prosecutors in Minnesota, who allege he solicited a teenager who asked him for an autograph in...

CJIA gives passengers Emancipation Day welcome

The Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) yesterday welcomed passengers to the sweet sounds of African drums, and traditional African dishes in keeping with the...

Eddy Grant LIVE on ‘The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon’

Guyanese International Superstar, Eddy Grant - famous for his hit song 'Electric Avenue' - will be making a rare live performance on the popular...

CJIA records over 31,000 arrivals in May

The Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) has released flight statistics for this year thus far, which show a whopping 6000 increase in arrivals for...

Govt, Princess Casino collude to quash Marriott Casino tenders – Jagdeo

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has accused the Government and the authorities of Princess Hotel and Casino of working in tandem to block the realisation...

Buju Banton urges youth to stay away from violence

Jamaican reggae and dancehall artiste, Buju Banton performed to a sold-out crowd at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence on Sunday morning. During the concert, Banton,...

Youths dominate 53rd anniversary flag-raising ceremony

The flag-raising ceremony for Guyana’s 53rd anniversary was held at D’Urban Park on Sunday, with several rounds of performances delivered by mostly students, members...

GTT launches +Star Singing Competition

After persistent calls from the public for the return of the GTT Jingle and Song Competition, the company has launched the GTT Plus Star...

Over $1M up for grabs at Kite Flying Competition

Over one million dollars in cash and prizes is up for grabs at the "Flying High Kite Flying Competition" organised by the Smalta brand,...

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Lowenfield slapped with 3rd private criminal charge

Chief Elections Officer Keith Lowenfield has been slapped with yet another private criminal charge for fraud. Two private criminal charges were filed against Lowenfield for...

Suspect in Agricola fatal shooting nabbed, confesses to crime

The man who was fingered in the shooting to death of 27-year-old Tyron Duesberry on June 22, 2020, whilst he was searching for party...

General Elections set for August 10th in Trinidad and Tobago

Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr Keith Rowley, has announced that general election will be held on August 10th. After announcing that he had...

UN urges all to refrain from acts, remarks that could incite racial hostility

The United Nations Resident Coordinator in Guyana, Mikiko Tanaka, has urged all stakeholders to work towards ensuring that there is peace and stability in...

‘I have every confidence in recount’ – CARICOM Secretary General

Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Ambassador Irwin LaRocque says he has "every confidence" in the work conducted by the high-level CARICOM delegation...

Private Sector bemoans that COVID-19 Task Force not functioning as expected

The Private Sector Commission (PSC) has once again expressed concerns that the COVID-19 Task Force - which comprises of caretaker ministers - is not...

Charges against PPP/C’s “pro-democracy” protesters withdrawn

The charges which were instituted against two pro-democracy protesters for breaching the government’s COVID-19 guidelines have been withdrawn. The charges were brought against former People’s...

GTA, THAG receive int’l funding to tackle wildlife trafficking

The Tourism and Hospitality Association of Guyana (THAG) and Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) have received funding from the Latin American Trade Association (LATA) Foundation...

Caribbean scholars join mounting calls for Granger to concede defeat

Respected Caribbean scholars and practitioners; W. Andy Knight and Winston Dookeran, on Friday, joined the mounting calls for Guyana’s President David Granger, Leader of...

Bandits storm Western Union outlet, pharmacy at Little Diamond

Four armed bandits on Wednesday pounced upon a Western Union outlet and a pharmacy located at Little Diamond, East Bank Demerara (EBD). During the ordeal,...