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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

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...

Mother who died after childbirth suffered from a blood disorder- LHC CEO

The 41-year-old mother of three who died on Monday following a normal delivery at the Linden Hospital Complex (LHC) suffered a blood disorder, referred to...

NDMA conducting needs assessment for internet connectivity in Region 9

Minister of Public Telecommunications, Catherine Hughes and a team comprising officials from her ministry and the National Data Management Authority (NDMA) are in Upper...

Recovery plan for stranded passengers of Fly Jamaica Airways starts today

Fly Jamaica Airways has announced via its airline officials that their devised operations recovery plan- to address the multitude of passengers, using their airlines,...

Regions 1, 7 and 8 to get internet access before the end of 2018-...

Public Telecommunications Minister, Catherine Hughes has disclosed that before the end of 2018, Region One (Barima-Waini), Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) and Region Eight (Potaro-Siparuni) are...

Cyber-bullying: Diamond woman fearful for life

...accused of creating fake Facebook profile A 27-year-old woman says that she is concerned about her safety after being cyber-bullied on social media and accused...

​Youths urged to protect themselves from Internet negatives

The Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) on Friday hosted a “Youth in ICT Day” to bring the curtain down on an enlightening five days of...

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Bandit shot during attempted robbery at Campbellville

A bandit has been shot and is now in police custody following an attempted robbery at Seaforth Street, Campbellville, Georgetown. INews understands that another perpetrator...

Giftland aiding COVID-19 fight with donation of 20 cases of gloves to GPHC

The FoodMaxx Supermarket, a member of the Giftland Group of Companies, today, donated two thousand, eight hundred and eighty (2,880) pairs of gloves to...

Way cleared for private labs in T&T to start testing for COVID-19; Guyana yet...

Private medical laboratories across Trinidad and Tobago are now being encouraged to begin performing tests for the coronavirus (COVID-19), but Guyana, with daily rising...

BREAKING: Guyana’s COVID-19 cases climb to 33

There are now 33 cases of COVID-19 in Guyana, authorities have announced. The country has also recorded its fifth COVID-19 death. The total number of persons...

Corentyne man dies after bitten during fight with employee

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man who died after being bitten during a fight with one of his employees. Dead...

Patient who showed up with coronavirus symptoms at Mackenzie Hospital transferred to GPHC

The Linden Hospital Complex (LHC) has confirmed that a patient showed up at the Mackenzie Hospital yesterday (Monday) where he demonstrated several respiratory symptoms....

Hotline and ‘safe space’ set up for victims of domestic violence during ‘lockdown’

As Guyanese join the rest of the world in sheltering at home to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, a hotline and safe...

Tourism sector takes beating; several businesses likely to close doors if no financial support...

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a heavy toll on the tourism sector worldwide, Guyana is likely to lose $100 billion this year...

PPP continues countrywide distribution of face masks to contain spread of coronavirus

Presidential Candidate of the People’s Progressive Party/Civic, Dr Irfaan Ali, is leading a team persons to distribute thousands of face masks and other essential...

Calls being made for Mingo, Myers to play no part in elections recount

Now that the Appellate Court has cleared the way for the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to go ahead with the recount of all ballots...