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Friday, December 4, 2020

GECOM Chair votes against releasing Region 4 SoPs, live streaming recount – Jagdeo

General Secretary of the Peoples Progressive Party/ Civic (PPP/C) Bharrat Jagdeo, today (Friday), lashed out at the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM),...

Amerindian Act review to address mining in Indigenous communities

The Indigenous peoples call for a review of mining practices under the Indigenous Peoples Act 2006, have been heeded as the Ministry of Indigenous...

Trio freed of attempted murder charge

A father, his son and nephew were on Wednesday set free on an attempted murder charge by a mixed Berbice jury. The three men, Rajnarine...

Jagdeo says President Granger, GECOM Chair could intervene to stop confusion over recount

The recount of all the votes cast that was supposed to start on Monday has been delayed, first by the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM)...

Essequibo couple’s home invaded by masked bandits

-Suspect in custody An Essequibo couple, residing at Onderneeming Sandpit in Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) were left in a state of shock as their privacy...

Toshao says Govt not doing enough to push tourism in Bartica …Minister Norton promises...

At the launch of the Bartica Regatta 2017, the benign nature of the event was eclipsed by Mainstay’s Whyaka Village Toshao Joel Fredericks, who...

Elderly couple homeless after Sophia fire

A Sophia, Greater Georgetown couple along with four other family members are now homeless after a fire of unknown origin gutted their home on...

Pensioner shot, robbed by motorcycle bandits

A 70-year-old pensioner is now nursing a gunshot wound to her right arm after she was shot during a robbery on Tuesday. The woman was...

GRA uncovers multi-million-dollar racket at its Timehri operations – several customs officers being...

The Guyana Revenue Authority  (GRA) has uncovered a revenue leakage racket at its branch at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport Timehri involving several customs...

Man injured after Banks DIH & Bakewell trucks collide in West Berbice

Two trucks, one belonging to beverage giant Banks DIH Limited and the other to Bakewell, collided head-on in a three-vehicle accident at Number 28...

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Int’l universities showing interest in Guyana – President

President Dr Irfaan Ali on Wednesday announced that universities from around the world have expressed an interest in his government’s 20,000 scholarship initiative he...

Small businesses urged to become registered to possibly benefit from tax exemptions

The Small Business Bureau Wednesday evening hosted a webinar for small and micro enterprises (SMEs) to examine solutions small business owners could use to...

Police Force announces new measures to ease traffic congestion on EBD

Press Statement from the Guyana Police Force Following a meeting with the General Manager of the Demerara Harbour Bridge, Mr. Rawlston Adams, Deputy Commissioner "Operations"...

Over $500M being invested to ease flooding during rainy season

The Ministry of Agriculture is placing greater importance on drainage and irrigation countrywide while other strategies are being implemented to lessen the effects of...

New batch of officers being trained to reduce corruption in prisons

A new batch of prison officers is currently being trained to be initiated into the Guyana Prison Service with the aim of ridding the...

Politician named after Adolf Hitler wins election in Namibia

(BBC) A Namibian politician named after Adolf Hitler says he has no plans for world domination after winning a sweeping victory in local elections. Adolf...

Chief Justice halts deportation of detained Haitians

Chief Justice (ag) Roxane George on Thursday evening issued a conservatory order halting the deportation of 26 Haitian nationals who, according to their lawyer...

Over $1B housing project for Region 3 in 2021

Over $1 billion will be injected into the Region Three housing sector come 2021, through an Inter-American Development Bank-funded project. Minister within the Ministry of...

Police Force gets $2M in bikes and accessories

The Ministry of Home Affairs today received two motorcycles worth approximately $1M each along with accessories to help police officers perform their duties. Minister, Robeson...

Pensioner injured after high voltage sparks fire at Leonora house

  A 65-year-old man was injured in a fire which erupted on Saturday last at his Leonora, West Coast Demerara (WCD) home following an episode...