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Friday, November 22, 2019

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...

Meghan Markle reportedly approves of Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas’ engagement

Priyanka Chopra’s long-time friend Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, has approved of the actor’s engagement to singer Nick Jonas, according to a report. A source...

Barbados: Rihanna sues her own dad over use of their last name

(Barbados Nation) According to several international media sources Rihanna is suing her father Ronald Fenty for exploiting the Fenty name. Media site TMZ claims to...

Indigenous storytelling festival set for this weekend

The inaugural ‘Indigenous Storytelling Festival’ is slated for this weekend in the Moruca Sub-District, Region 1. The event will see over two dozen Indigenous communities...

New TIF series “Canzone -Sing a Song of Joy” for NCN, TVG, radio

Now in the eighth-year of existence, The Tina Insanally Foundation’s (TIF) choirs have been rehearsing since May of this year on their most ambitious...

Premier Photo and Film Expo for this weekend

CineffX, Guyana’s first ever photography and filmography Expo will begin Friday night at the Arthur Chung Convention Centre, Liliendaal, Greater Georgetown. The expo was created...

UNESCO adds reggae to global cultural heritage list

PORT LOUIS, Mauritius (AFP) — Reggae music, whose chill, lilting grooves won international fame thanks to artists like Bob Marley, on Thursday secured a...

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,...

ExxonMobil’s third drillship headed to Guyana basin

- will join Stena Carron as oil major ramps up exploration activities here ExxonMobil has added a third drillship to its Guyana basin with the...

Singer Chris Brown detained in Paris over rape claim

PARIS, France (AFP) -- American R&B star Chris Brown is being questioned by police in Paris after being accused of rape, sources close to...

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Venezuelan migrants dwelling along EBD riverside to be relocated

Minister of Citizenship, Winston Felix, this morning, said attention will be given to relocating approximately 150 Venezuelan migrants, who are currently residing along the...

UG, Halliburton sign $459M MoU

The Faculty of Engineering and Technology of the University of Guyana (UG) is set to see some major developments with a $459M investment by...

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Barbados to expand categories of persons who can apply to become citizens

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2 arrested over some 1000 grams of ganja

Two persons have been arrested in connection with the discovery of over 1000 grams of suspected cannabis. Police ranks in Regional Police Division-4 B( Eccles-Moblissa),...

Albouystown fisherman jailed for wounding drinking partner

A 25-year-old Albouystown, Georgetown, resident, was on Thursday sentenced to two years imprisonment for maliciously wounding his drinking partner, whilst 'playing around' with knives. The...

Marcus Bisram remanded for murder of carpenter

After being deported to Guyana late last night, Guyanese murder accused Marcus Bisram made his court appearance today, where he was charged with the...

No decision yet on H2H data – GECOM Commissioners

In what was described as a ‘marathon’ meeting on Wednesday afternoon at the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Commissioners would have left the discussions with...

Murder accused jailed for illegal gun, ammo possession

Brian Mohan, of Albouystown, Georgetown, was on Wednesday sentenced to two years imprisonment after he was found guilty of possession of an illegal gun...

No wage increase, bonus for sugar workers – Holder

Agriculture Minister Noel Holder says sugar workers may not benefit from wage increases or bonuses this year, due to the Guyana Sugar Corporation's (GuySuCo)...