24 C
Georgetown, Guyana
Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Zero tolerance for illegal boat operators – Maritime Administration Dept.

In light of a recent article regarding illegal boat operators appearing in a section of the media with complaints allegedly from the Bartica Speed...

GECOM should explain why Supplementary Voters Lists have not been posted – PPP

The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) in a media statement issued today said it is deeply concerned that fourteen (14) days after the Claims and...

Fire at Haags Bosch Landfill site extinguished

The fire at Haags Bosch Landfill Eccles Industrial Site, East Bank Demerara is completely extinguished and the Government of Guyana has put in place...

PPP slams Govt’s tardy response to Zika virus

The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) at its most recent media briefing, has slammed the Public Health Ministry over its handling of the lone Zika...

Alcohol, drug use major problems in Region 7 schools – Regional Chairman

A top regional official of Region 7 (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) has told a section of the media that drug and alcohol use and suicides are some...

Govt says will take lead in tackling suicide…announces national suicide prevention plan

While acknowledging suicide prevention is everybody’s business, the Government today has said it will lead in efforts to tackle the present trend. On Sunday, 17...

GFF Men’s National Futsal team departs for Cuba today

The Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Men’s National Futsal Team departs for Cuba today, 19th January, 2016 to participate in the Caribbean Football Union’s Futsal...

Sattaur’s son flees ‘pursuers’ in tinted, unmarked vehicle – found out later vehicle was driven...

Law enforcement officials have once again reportedly engaged in ‘dangerous driving’ tactics in the streets of Georgetown, this time aggressively pursuing the 19-year- old...

Woman who delivered ‘dead baby’ sues GPHC for $20M – Doctor at Suddie Hospital also...

An angry and distraught 34-year-old woman has filed a multi-million-dollar lawsuit against the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) for negligence, among other things, following...

Schoolgirls nabbed in Berbice hotel – fabricate story they were ‘kidnapped’

The Education Department of Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) has been called in to investigate a report that three teenage schoolgirls were found in a...

Recent Articles

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. ...