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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Thousands pay last respects to Good Hope rice farmers

Thousands today paid their last respects to the elderly couple that was burnt to death in their Good Hope, East Bank Essequibo (EBE), home...

Woman who jumped off Harbour Bridge receiving psychiatric treatment

The 38-year-old woman who was rescued yesterday after she plunged into the Demerara River in an attempt to end her life due to “spiritual...

Employee of burnt elderly couple still being questioned – source

An employee of the elderly couple that was burnt to death in their Good Hope, East Bank Essequibo (EBE) home on Sunday night is...

Guyana, India sign US$1M MoU for set up of ICT Centre

The Government of Guyana, through the Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, today, signed a US$1 million Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian...

39 road deaths so far for 2016…speeding, drunk driving major causes – Traffic Chief

Thus far for the year 2016, a total of 8104 drivers have been prosecuted for speeding and 656 for being under the influence of...

WICB responds to critics…says Board has lived up to promises – See full statement

The following is a statement from the Board of Directors and the Executive of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB):   Restructuring in today’s sporting world...

Baroness Valerie Amos to attend Guyana’s Jubilee celebrations in NYC

Former Leader of the British House of Lords and Director of The School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS), University of London, Baroness Valerie...

Norway’s mass murderer Anders Breivik wins human rights case

Reprinted from BBC Norwegian mass murderer, Anders Behring Breivik, has won part of a human rights case against the Norwegian state. The court upheld his claim...

GRA stepping up pressure on Bai-Shan-Lin to pay outstanding taxes

The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) has already begun seizing company assets belonging to Chinese logging company, Bai-Shan-Lin over taxes owed to the State. During a...

Investigators still trying to locate ex-boyfriend of murdered Sophia woman

By Kristen Macklingam The ex-boyfriend of the woman whose body was fished out of a trench on Tuesday morning is yet to be located and...

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Fisherman remanded for shooting city Constable

A fisherman who shot at a city constable who prevented him from jumping the fence of the Bourda Market was on Tuesday arraigned for...

Shop owner slapped with narcotics possession charge  

A business owner, who was recently charged for causing the death of his wife, is once again before the courts, this time for the...

LETTER: Guyanese eagerly await decision from GECOM on the way forward

Dear Editor, Since the successful passage of the No-Confidence Motion (NCM) of December 21, 2018, there should have been early elections in our country, 15-18...

Rashid Khan to lead new-look Afghanistan in Bangladesh Test

Rashid Khan will have several familiar players around him as he begins his stint as Afghanistan's all-format captain, but the Test and T20I squads...

Pakistan to seek world court ruling on Kashmir

Pakistan has said it will take the Kashmir dispute to the International Court of Justice. The move comes after India revoked the special autonomous status...

Where is the $30B GuySuCo bond?

…PPP Presidential Candidate questions value for money When Government arranged a $30-billion bond guaranteed by the State and National Industrial and Commercial Investment (NICIL) assets,...

Kennar Lewis replaces Xavier Marshall at Jamaica Tallawahs

The Jamaica Tallawahs have announced a temporary replacement for USA player Xavier Marshall who will be unavailable until September 14 due to international commitments. Marshall...

JetBlue exploring Guyana route – Patterson

Public Infrastructure Minister David Patterson has announced that a JetBlue team will be arriving in Guyana next month. “They will be mounting a mission next...

Soesdyke man slapped with G$2M fraud charge

A man who is accused of defrauding G$2 million from two persons and evading Police custody was on Monday remanded to prison when he...

Education Ministry blames ‘structural changes’ for poor Maths results this year

The pass rate for Mathematics at this year’s Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examination was well below 50 per cent and the Education Ministry...