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Saturday, August 24, 2019

Education Minister announces Petroleum engineering course to commence at UG

In the wake of a massive oil find in Guyana, the University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus, will soon be offering a Petroleum...

AB de Villiers blasts Tridents to victory over Patriots in Hero CPL

A brilliant innings from AB de Villiers helped the Barbados Tridents to victory in their Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) match against the St...

Tallawahs prepare for clash with front-runners Amazon Warriors

Reprinted from Jamaica Observer Jamaica Tallawahs Captain Christopher Gayle says he is focused on continuing his outstanding form in the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL)...

Fish vendor gets 2 years jail for escaping Police custody

A fish vendor was on Wednesday sentenced to spend the next two years in prison when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts before...

Colombian fined $30,000 for overstaying in Guyana

A Colombian woman was on Wednesday brought before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts for overstaying her time in Guyana. Karen Rosario...

Crime Chief confident Caricom’s ‘Arrest Warrant Treaty’ will boost local crime fighting efforts

Head of the Guyana Police Force’s Criminal Investigations Department, Wendell Blanhum is optimistic about the ‘Arrest Warrant Treaty’ that regional heads recently agreed to...

SARU being used as ‘propaganda arm to destroy reputations’ – Jagdeo

BY DEVINA SAMAROO Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo says the forthcoming legislation to institutionalise the State Assets Recovery Unit (SARU) can be regarded as nothing more...

First ever social workers’ conference to be held in Guyana

The Ministry of Social Protection in collaboration with the University of Guyana (UG), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Guyana Association of...

Bandits caught, handed over to Police after robbing market vendors of G$500,000

Two men are now in the lockups following a daring late night robbery on Monday where they held two vendors at gun-point robbing them...

Guyanese, regional judges to benefit from Hague’s network of judges

Guyanese judges stand to benefit from an extensive network as part of the Hague Network of Judges, but more effort is needed for the...

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Opinion Poll on upcoming elections, other political matters launched

The Turkeyn Research and Polling Institute (TRPI) earlier today rolled out an opinion poll to collect the views of Guyanese on a number of...

GA-FDD intensifies inspection activities, closed several food establishments

The Government Analyst Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD) after trumping up inspection activities on local food establishments following a survey conducted earlier this year...

MMA rice farmers call for dams to be fixed before harvest

By: Andrew Carmichael With less than one week before farmers in the Mahaica Mahaicony Abary-Agricultural Development Authority (MMA-ADA) Scheme start harvesting their rice, concern is...

CJIA Senior Manager charged for sexual assault

Senior Airport Manager at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), Andrew Kellman was earlier today granted bail in the sum of $70,000 when he...

Philadelphia accident leaves several injured

An accident involving two Route 32 minibuses - BTT 4542 and BTT 4448, earlier today (Friday), in the vicinity of Philadelphia, East Bank Essequibo,...

‘Book your spot now!’ …Cricket fans urged to secure CPL tickets early

Guyanese cricket fans are being urged to secure their tickets early so that they do not miss out on the action at this year’s...

France threatens to block trade over Amazon fires

(BBC) France and Ireland say they will not ratify a huge trade deal with South American nations unless Brazil does more to fight fires...

Commonwealth SG calls for greater unity on climate change

LONDON, United Kingdom (CMC) – Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, has called for more action to deal with the impact of climate change as the...

Ramjattan boasts AFC played integral role in closing sugar estates

Leader of the Alliance For Change (AFC) Khemraj Ramjattan has admitted that his party played an integral role in the decision to close sugar...

Civil society group reiterates calls for President, Cabinet to resign, call elections

Less than a week after its first protest outside of the Ministry of the Presidency (MotP), the Mass Action People’s Movement (MAPM) — a...