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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Eccles man commits suicide

The family and friends of an elderly man are in shock and at a loss as to why he committed suicide today. Reports are that...

Andrew Holness to be sworn in as Jamaica PM on Thursday

Jamaica’s Prime Minister-designate, Andrew Holness, is scheduled to be sworn in at King's House in St Andrew on Thursday. The ceremony is set to...

One staff sent for training at CARPHA…as part of efforts to monitor Zika

The Ministry of Public Health has reported that it is continuing to closely monitor the mosquito-borne Zika virus. Public Health Minister Dr. George Norton...

GuySuCo hit by another strike

The Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) has reported that another strike was staged today by 1700 sugar workers, and according to the company’s Finance Director,...

Brazil’s External Affairs Minister for official visit tomorrow

Minister of External Relations of the Federative Republic of Brazil, His Excellency Mauro Vieira, will make his first Official visit to Guyana tomorrow, March...

$40M injected into WoW programme

The Ministry of Social Protection has announced that it has restructured the Women of Worth (WoW) microcredit initiative, by injecting $40M to allow single...

Volunteers begin training as city tour guides for Guyana’s Jubilee celebrations

The Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education is currently training 29 volunteers to become tour guides for Georgetown. This...

Ramjattan presses need for “coherent strategy” to tackle crime and violence in CARICOM region

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries continue to suffer tremendously as a result of crime and violence at the youth level, and despite a number of...

PPP says still waiting on GECOM to provide Disciplined Forces List

As the date for the advance voting by members of the Disciplined Forces draws nearer, the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) is “fully prepared” for...

Bin Laden left $29m inheritance for jihad

Osama Bin Laden left a personal fortune of around $29m after his death in a raid in 2011, his will shows. According to a BBC...

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Deadly landslide hits Colombian town

At least 17 people have been killed by a landslide on Sunday in south-western Colombia, officials say. Five others were injured and several houses destroyed...

Billionaire brother “arrested in Algeria”

Four billionaire brothers with links to ousted Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika have been detained by police, state TV reports. They are being held over...

Sri Lanka attacks “linked to foreign network”

A wave of bombings that killed 290 people in Sri Lanka on Sunday was carried out with the support of an international network, officials...

Previous attempts to audit UG’s finances faced staunch resistance – auditor

The announcement that an audit will be conducted into the University of Guyana (UG) is a welcome one for anti-corruption advocate Christopher Ram, who...

Uncle in custody for allegedly raping 8-year-old niece

A 49-year-old man was taken into custody for allegedly raping his 8-year-old niece who was left in his care by her mother. The incident...

Miner executed, another allegedly abducted

One man was reportedly executed while another was allegedly abducted on Sunday evening following an incident at a mining community in Region Seven (Cuyuni...

$1.5B lost to paddy bug infestation in Region 6

…farmers forced to dump paddy Seventeen Berbice, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) rice farmers have been forced to dump their paddy after it was rejected by...

Mother of 3 killed, family injured after being struck by overtaking truck

A mother of three was on Sunday evening killed while husband and three children sustained injures after they were struck down by a truck...

Miner arrested for rape of 11-year-old

…found with gun, ammo A 27-year-old miner is now in Police custody after he was arrested for the rape of an underage female and was...

Man dies after being pinned under tractor

A 38-year-old man is now dead after being pinned down in a trench when he allegedly lost control of a tractor he was operating. ...