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UG Vice Chancellor withdraws request for renewal of contract

University of Guyana Vice Chancellor, Professor Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith on Friday withdrew his request for the renewal of his contract. This decision came amid...

Security guard pulled from Demerara River drowned – PM

A post mortem performed on the body of 58-year-old Mohamed Al Rasheed, whose body was retrieved from the Demerara River on Thursday has given...

New Sophia Drop-In Centre to be completed by April – Ally

The construction of the new Sophia Drop-In Centre at Block ‘C’ Sophia is expected to be completed within weeks and will serve as a...

Leading political parties confident of victory at November polls

The two major political parties contesting this year’s Local Government Elections (LGE) on Wednesday confirmed that they are ready and beaming with confidence to...

Photos: Teachers taking part in strikes countrywide

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Interior conflicts require decisive Govt action- GTUC

The Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) is calling on the Government of Guyana to send a strong message of its responsibility and commitment to...

Google hit with €4.3bn Android fine from EU

Google has been fined a record €4.34bn ($5bn; £3.9bn) over Android. The European Commission said the firm had used the mobile operating system to illegally...

Surgeries resume at National Ophthalmology Hospital

After an almost three-year hiatus the National Ophthalmology Hospital at Port Mourant, East Berbice-Corentyne, is once again functioning. Laser cataract surgeries as well as...

First Lady, Minister Hughes tell girls ‘ICT is the future’

With a view to women reaching the highest pinnacle, First Lady, Mrs Sandra Granger today urged women and girls to develop their capacity in...

Convict serving 65 yrs gets 22 more for another murder

...says "better yuh chuck in yuh gloves than beat around the bush" Almost one year after being sentenced to 65 years in prison for the...

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Over 19kg ganja found during CANU operations

The Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit on Saturday unearthed over 19 kilograms of cannabis during separate operations in Georgetown and Berbice. In the first instance, three persons...

Over 200 Berbicians apply to join Police Force

Over 200 persons applied to join the Guyana Police Force (GPF) during a recruitment drive held in Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne). The COVID-19 pandemic had...

Man charged for stabbing ex-wife to death

Suraj Ganpat who turned himself in days after stabbing his ex-wife to death was on Monday remanded to prison by Magistrate Alex Moore when...

US$200M oil refinery proposed for EBD to employ 300 persons

…750 persons to be employed during construction – American investor A US$200 million oil refinery and integrated petrochemical manufacturing complex, which will employ 750 persons...

EYEWITNESS: Spare a thought…for the elderly

Friday was “International Youth Day”. That’s right, there’s been a day set aside for our yutes since the beginning of our new millennium. But...

18 new COVID-19 cases; 1 in ICU

The Ministry of Health has reported that 18 more persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours. Consequently, active cases...

Woman killed, daughter seriously injured in Linden-Soesdyke Highway accident

A mother of two was killed and her daughter hospitalised with serious injuries in a horrific accident on the Linden-Soesdyke Highway this morning. Dead is...

“Great Soul” Bibi Shadick laid to rest

Government-nominated Commissioner at the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) and former Minister Bibi Safora Shadick, who passed away on Saturday, was laid to rest today. At...

Outside GPHC: Granny’s snacks attract many

By Alva Solomon Anyone who works at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) at nights would boast of Granny’s tasty snacks. She journeys to her...

Govt eyes restarting coffee cultivation in Pomeroon – Min Mustapha

The Agriculture Ministry is currently collaborating with the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) to restart coffee cultivation in the Pomeroon, Region Two...