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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

BREAKING: Armed bandits kill Parika businessman

A popular fuel dealer from Parika, East Bank Essequibo was, earlier tonight, shot and killed by armed bandits as the spiraling crime wave continues...

In memory of the Lusignan massacre victims…Inter-faith service planned to observe 8th anniversary

The Indian Action Committee (IAC) today said it will be holding an inter-faith service on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 in commemoration of the eighth...

Amaila Falls only realistic path for Guyana – Norway report

…only way for Govt to fulfil its LCDS commitment to UN The independent assessment of the Amaila Falls Hydropower Project (AFHP) has revealed that the...

Traffic ranks “not permitted to take away persons documents” -Traffic Chief

Twenty-two police officers fresh out of Police College, will spend an additional two weeks in training before becoming full-fledged traffic officers. Traffic Chief Deon Moore...

Father seeking assistance to raise G$50M for daughter’s life-saving operation

Thirteen-year-old Mikelle Brutus was diagnosed with a brain tumour that is progressively paralysing her body and without the G$50 million treatment required, her situation...

Private Sector minimum wage increased from $35,000 to $44,200 per month

Effective January 1 2017, private sector employees will benefit from a 26 per cent increase in their salaries as their minimum wage has officially...

 39,000 Guyanese applied for U.S. visas in 2015 – Ambassador

…over 4,900 persons granted permanent resident status   The boom in Guyana’s economy over the past years has been touted as one of the reasons for...

Massy Stores Supermarket opens in Guyana

Massy Stores today opened its first supermarket in Guyana.  The supermarket which is located at New Providence just behind the National Stadium, is the...

Woman busted smuggling lover out of prison in suitcase

(Taken from the New York Post) Love definitely didn’t set this Venezuelan woman free! Antonieta Robles Saouda, 25, was arrested after she tried to break her...

DPP to formally apply for Bisram’s extradition

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Shalimar Ali-Hack is expected to formally write the judicial office in New York, United States to have murder...

Recent Articles

Opposition finds Alves, La Bennet as “unfavourable” candidates for GECOM Chair

The Opposition did not find favour with Attorney Kesaundra Alves and Justice Claudette La Bennet as nominees for the post of chairperson of the...

Stansted ‘disruptive passenger’: Woman faces £85,000 bill

(BBC) A woman who allegedly caused a flight to be diverted due to "extremely disruptive behaviour" has been given an £85,000 bill by an...

Antigua Government not willing to pay price Barbados wants for its LIAT shares

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has disclosed that the US$44 million price Barbados was asking for its LIAT shares was too steep, insisting that while...

Mechanic remanded for possession of high-powered weapon

A 32-year-old motorcycle mechanic was today remanded to prison for the illegal possession of a high-powered weapon. Devon Atkinson, known as “Wild Buck”, of Kitty,...

21-Y-O charged for robbing, shooting Kristian Jeffery

A 21-year-old resident of Alberttown, Georgetown was today charged for the shooting and robbing of motor racer, Kristian Jeffery who was attacked by a...

Top Cop signals intention to replace SOCU Head

Police Commissioner Leslie James has signaled the administration’s intention to replace Sydney James as the Head of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU). “Later on,...

Drug Lord ‘El Chapo’ sentenced to life in prison

(BBC) A US judge has sentenced Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán to life in prison plus 30 years. Guzmán, 62, was found guilty...

Tennessee Police Warn Of ‘Meth Gators’ Because Of Drugs Flushed Down The Toilet

(CNN) A Tennessee police department is warning residents to stop flushing drugs down their toilet and sinks out of fear they could create "meth...

Coach says fitness a priority as Guyana U-19 training camp commences

By Brandon Corlette With the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Regional Under-19 tournament looming, the Guyana U-19 team began their training camp on Monday last with...

95 persons die from snakebite in five years

An estimated 95 persons have died over a five year period as a result of being bitten by venomous snakes, the Ministry of Public...