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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Skipper Holder says Windies have improved

(CMC) — Captain Jason Holder has leapt to the defence of his batting unit, after West Indies slumped to a nine-wicket defeat at Lord's...

UG to offer a minor in Mandarin Chinese Studies

The University of Guyana (UG) and the Dalian University of Foreign Languages (DUFL) in China have reached an agreement for the former to offer...

New $141M Sea Sluice to be constructed at D’Edward

A $141.6M contract has been awarded to the Courtney Benn Contracting Services Limited for the construction of four door sea sluice for the Mahaica-Mahaicony...

House approves motion for Guyana to become IPU member

The National Assembly today unanimously agreed via a motion for Guyana to become a member of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), a move that pre-dates...

Four in custody over shooting of GRA officers in Bee Hive

Four men are expected to be charged soon in connection with the shooting at Bee Hive, East Coast Demerara (ECD) on June 7, 2018,...

President’s “policy speech” has left Guyanese no closer to anything – Opposition Leader

Former President and Opposition Leader Dr Bharrat Jagdeo on Thursday dismissed many of the assertions and promises made by President David Granger following the...

T&T vigilante victim dies, residents realise error

(Trinidad Guardian) Oropune residents are now said to be showing genuine regret, remorse and sadness for the man they badly beat last week, after...

Truck crushes man’s head in Sheriff Street fatal accident

A truck just moments ago ran over the head of a man at the junction of Sheriff and Garnett Street in Georgetown. It is...

UPDATE: Mahaica vendor murdered in alleged robbery attempt

A father of three was in the wee hours of this morning stabbed at least 12 times during a confrontation with an intruder at...

Guyana closer to crafting national climate change policy

Guyana is crafting a national climate change policy with assistance from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). Head of the Office of Climate Change, Janelle Christian,...

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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...