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Sunday, March 24, 2019

NEW GPC awards bursaries to employees’ children

The NEW Guyana Pharmaceutical Corporation (New GPC) on Wednesday distributed several bursary awards to its employees’ children who would have written the National Grade...

15-y-o with disability to receive corrective surgery with help from US based Guyanese

...US40,000 equipment to be donated to GPHC to help others with same problems The dreams of a mother seeing her daughter walking normally might soon...

GPF disburses $3.5M in bursaries to NGSA students

The Guyana Police Force (GPF) on Thursday handed out $3.5M in bursary awards to 127 children who did exceptionally well in the National Grade...

Bagotville Tamarind tree, a daily reminder of Emancipation

Between La Rouse Adventure, Canal Number One Polder and Plantation Nismes is Bagotville, a village that in 1848 was gifted to the slaves freed...

Mother of autistic 8-y-o alleges child abuse at the hands of teachers

After only six months of commencing his new primary school term, parents of an autistic 8-year-old are claiming that the child was physically abused...

Homophobia education coordinator says condoms should be distributed in Prisons

Homophobia Education Coordinator within the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD), Anil Persaud on Wednesday voiced his support for condoms to be distributed among...

A Division hosts annual Youth Expo

Main Street, Georgetown, was set abuzz on Saturday as the Guyana Police Force’s (GPF) A Division (Georgetown-East Bank Demerara) hosted its annual Youth Expo...

Guyanese physician, humanitarian Dr Narendra Singh receives honorary degree from York U

... reminds graduands to be humble and helpful Described as an extraordinary humanitarian and health care leader, Schulich alumnus and physician, Guyanese, Dr Narendra Singh...

70% of school dropouts in Region 5 are fatherless – MoE

Seventy per cent of school dropouts in Region Five (Mahaica-Berbice) are from broken homes without a father figure, according to Senior Guidance and Counselling...

Mother, sons killed in Berbice smash-up given emotional send off

By Kizzy Coleman Sabita Manglani and her two sons – five-year-old Ethan Ramjeet and 18-year-old Emanuel Manglani – who were tragically killed in a two-vehicle...

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PSC urges GECOM to continue election preparations

In light of the Appeal Court’s decision that 34 votes were needed to validly pass the no-confidence motion, the Private Sector Commission (PSC) is...

CCJ fixes case management hearing in challenge of GECOM Chairman’s appointment

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has set a date for a case management hearing in relation to the appeal filed to reverse the...

Chef in ‘hot water’ after police find illegal shotgun in mining camp

Police in ‘F’ Division (Interior Locations) have arrested a chef, who was the lone occupant at a mining camp where an illegal shotgun and...

President Granger’s 1st phase of medical treatment in Cuba successful – medical specialists

-no more chemo treatment, radiotherapy to commence in April  The first phase of President Granger’s medical treatment in the Republic of Cuba has been successfully...

Known felon, other arrested with illegal gun, ammo during high speed chase  

A high speed chase by ranks of the Guyana Police Force on Friday afternoon in the streets of Georgetown led to the arrest of...

Teen miner fatally stabbed by drunk employer

A teenager is now dead after he was allegedly murdered by his employer, who happened to be a close relative. Dead is 19-year-old Dave Boyal,...

ERC calls for prevailing calm among Guyanese

The current political situation in Guyana is not going unnoticed by the Ethnic Relations Commission (ERC) and the entity is calling for the prevailing...

Charrandas Persaud files $30M lawsuit against Ramjattan

Former APNU/AFC Parliamentarian Charrandas Persaud has filed a $30 million lawsuit against Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan for libel committed after the passage of...

“Strange Mathematics” cannot change what is in Guyana’s Constitution – Jagdeo

The Constitution of Guyana is pellucid on what number of votes is needed for the passage of a no-confidence motion; it is a majority...

Sugar worker killed by Africanised bees

A Berbice sugar worker was on Thursday killed by a swarm of Africanised bees as he was clearing bushes. Dead is Rameshwar Poonoo, 31, of...