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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...

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...

Recent Articles

Over $577M in contracts signed for additional works at CJIA

Three contracts totalling over $577M were today signed by the Ministry of Public Works for additional works to be done at the Cheddi Jagan...

Process to acquire birth certificates made easier with amended law

The process to acquire a birth certificate has now been made easier with the passage of the Registration of Births and Deaths (Amendment) Bill...

Off duty cops can be terminated for breaching Covid curfew

Even though police officers are listed as essential workers who are allowed to operate beyond national curfew hours, off duty ranks can face severe...

Dr Cummings urges public to take vaccine during APNU+AFC protest against Covid-19 measures

Former Public Health Minister Dr Karen Cummings – during an APNU+AFC-organised protest against the recent Covid-19 measures announced by the Guyana Government – has...

Letter: Come on Mr Mayor, stop being so petty

Dear Editor, I listened today (Tuesday) with complete horror and distress to the most recent press conference hosted by the Mayor and a few Councillors...

Decomposed body of unidentified man found floating in canal

The decomposed body of an unidentified man was on Tuesday found floating in the Nouvelle Flanders Koker, West Coast Demerara (WCD). The discovery was...

Authorities probing reports of persons forging & selling Covid vaccination cards

Local authorities are investigating reports that persons are forging and selling Covid-19 vaccination cards, Health Minister Dr Frank Anthony has announced. He noted that in...

World Bank team in Guyana for “strategic dialogue” with Govt

A high-level World Bank (WB) team led by its Vice President responsible for the Latin American and Caribbean Region, Carlos Felipe Jaramillo is here...

SBF International continues to picket GEA over suspension of licence

Employees of fuel wholesale and import company, SBF International continue to protest the Guyana Energy Agency (GEA), and its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Mahender...

8-Y-O among several injured in Essequibo Coast accident

An eight-year-old lad was on Monday evening injured following a two-vehicle collision along the La Union Public Road, Essequibo Coast, Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam). Those injured...