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Thursday, March 21, 2019

Police hunting for third suspect in Port Mourant robbery

Police are on the hunt for a third suspect who is believed to have been involved in a robbery which was carried out at...

Young miner dies as mining pit caves in

A young miner from Kurukubaru, Region Eight, is now dead following the caving in of a mining pit during an illegal operation yesterday. INews understands...

Suspects held for murder of Sparendaam youth released from custody…police going after new lead

The two suspects who were held in connection with the murder of the Sparendaam youth, whose body was found along the East Coast Railway...

Funeral of Opposition Leader’s sister to be held tomorrow

The funeral of Ms. Ooma ‘Shanta’ Jagdeo; sister of Opposition Leader, Dr Bharrat Jagdeo, will be held tomorrow at her Sparendaam, East Coast Demerara...

Prison officers arrive in US for emergency response, riot training

Several officers of the Guyana Prison Service (GPS) have arrived in the United States (US) to participate in the 18th Annual Mock Prison Riots, at...

Caribbean to test tsunami early warning system on Thursday

A tsunami early warning exercise will take place in Caribbean on Thursday to identify possible weaknesses in the Tsunami and other Coastal Hazards Warning...

Merriman Mall vendors express frustration over huge increase in vending fee

The Mayor and City Council (M&CC) of Georgetown will be raising the fees for vendors plying their trade at the rehabilitated Merriman Mall. The...

GuySuCo workers to receive API on April 1…no decision yet on wage increases

By Shemuel Fanfair After months of deliberation, the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) has finally informed the Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) that workers...

Unrest, riot at Camp Street jailhouse was aimed at getting media’s attention – prisoner

As the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into the prison unrest continues, a murder accused on Monday testified that the Camp Street Prison unrest was...

Large acreage rice lands destroyed by salt water in Region 2

Scores of rice farmers in the Westbury and Dartmouth areas on the Essequibo Coast are bitterly complaining about the intrusion of salt water onto...

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PPP/C promises rejuvenation of affected communities – Ali

People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Presidential Candidate Irfaan Ali has promised a complete rejuvenation of communities across Guyana, which were affected in some way by...

Body of man found among derelict vehicles at Grove EBD

The body of man was on Wednesday evening found among derelict vehicles in an open plot of land at Grove, East Bank Demerara. The...

Teen killed after mining pit caves in

A teenager was on Monday afternoon killed after the mining pit in which he was working caved in at Oko Baramally Sand Hill Backdam,...

President Granger to announce elections date soon

President David Granger has written Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo to inform him that he will be announcing a date for General and Regional Elections...

Opposition Leader says Govt conspiring with GECOM to rig elections

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has accused the coalition Government of conspiring with the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to rig the next General and Regional...

Pedal cyclist killed in Rupununi accident

A Rupununi resident has become the latest road fatality after she was allegedly struck down by a motor pickup on Wednesday afternoon at Wowetta...

Govt refuses to recognise its illegality post March 21

The A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance For Change (APNU/AFC) Administration is refusing to accept that it will become illegal today after it failed to...