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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...

E-commerce ready: Kitty Post office rehabilitated, reopened

The Guyana Post Office Corporation (GPOC) on Monday reopened its Kitty Post Office, with the aim to maximise e-commerce in the country’s postal services. In...

Int’l experts to gather in Guyana for Internet Week 2017

Internet and ICT experts from around the world will gather in Georgetown next week to participate in the annual high-level Technology Conference to mark...

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CXC to consider petition for Mathematics resit following breaches

The Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) is to consider a petition call­ing for all stu­dents to re-sit the 2019 CSEC Maths ex­ams fol­low­ing se­ri­ous breach­es...

Handling pressure, not conditions, the challenge at the World Cup – Virat Kohli

India captain Virat Kohli believes handling the pressure "is the most important thing in the World Cup and not necessarily the conditions". He said...

Guyanese killed after motorcycle slams into garbage truck in Queens NY

A Guyanese biker was on Tuesday evening killed while his friend is rendered critical after the motorcycle on which they were travelling slammed into...

Jailed MPs attend Spain parliament opening

Five Catalan separatist politicians - currently on trial accused of rebellion - have taken their seats in the Spanish parliament under discreet police...

Gunmen cart off $1.2M in cash, jewellery from Bartica businesswoman

Two armed and masked men executed a daring daylight robbery on Monday at 7th Street and 4th Avenue Bartica, Region Seven during which they...

NIS reserves expected to be exhausted in 2021

As far back as 2016, the actuary review into the finances of the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) had warned that repeat deficits may bring...

“Justice served” – mother of brothers killed during robbery

The mother of two men, Harricharran and Premcharran Samaroo, who were killed reportedly at the hands of one of the suspected bandits killed on...

Blackout hits Demerara, Berbice; GPL apologises

Residents in the Demerara and Berbice region have been hit with blackout. The power outage comes at a time when scores of persons are getting...

Man charged with murder of ex-wife Zaila Sugrim

A 38-year-old businessman was hauled before Magistrate Zameena Ali at the Leonora Magistrate’s Court to answer to the capital offence of murder. Ryan Sugrim is...

Berbice Commander urges residents to remain alert

Commander of “B” Division, Paul Langevine is urging residents to remain alert as there may be more bandits involved in a criminal network operating...