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Thursday, July 18, 2019

Hiring of temporary magistrates could help in reducing long list of remand prisoners

Hiring of temporary magistrates is an option that is currently being explored in an effort to expedite trials and to review bail in order...

Man dumps bag of marijuana, escapes after noticing police approaching him

Police ranks who were on foot patrol yesterday along the Guyana/Brazil Bridge at Takatu, Lethem, Region Nine, observed a man running away after dumping...

Smooth, peaceful polls but low voter turnout – so far for today’s LGE

The much-anticipated Local Government polls opened this morning after a 19-year-absence but the expected hype was marred  by a disappointingly low turnout by eligible...

HISTORIC…Voting underway in local polls

Guyanese are currently in the process of voting in what is being deemed a “historic” 2016 Local Government Elections which could re-shape the local...

Massy Stores Supermarket opens in Guyana

Massy Stores today opened its first supermarket in Guyana.  The supermarket which is located at New Providence just behind the National Stadium, is the...

Gov’t, Opposition appeal to eligible voters to ‘go out and vote tomorrow’

  The coalition APNU/AFC Government and Opposition PPP/C have issued ‘last-minute’ calls for eligible Guyanese in general and party supporters in particular to go out tomorrow and...

Grand rally planned to observe Guyana’s 50th Independence Anniversary in New York

Guyanese in the New York Metropolitan area will be celebrating Guyana’s 50th Independence Anniversary this year under the theme, “Reflect Our Journey: Forging Unity and...

SOCU’s seizure of goldsmith’s jewellery at CJIA: Nandlall says ‘this entire case is a...

The move by the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) to seize jewellery from a goldsmith while he was proceeding to leave the country without...

Passenger train to roll again in Jamaica

The Jamaica Government is moving to revive its railway service and Minister of Transport and Mining Mike Henry says he is exploring a public-private...

Public can now access reports of forensic audits online

The findings of the forensic audits into the operations of several key State agencies will be made accessible to the public through the Ministry...

Recent Articles

Higher standards needed for persons seeking to become teachers – BVI Minister

By: Davina Ramdass  As CARICOM embarks on an initiative to review existing teaching standards, a recommendation has been made for there to be a higher...

“Pepper spray saved my life” – survivor of Norton St. shooting

By: Kizzy Coleman For two years, she suffered severe beatings at the hands of a man she truly loved and wanted to please. She was battered...

AmCham Guyana says companies must be held accountable for damage to environment

The need for companies to make an effort to reduce their carbon footprint, observe health and safety policies, and be held accountable by the...

Guyana and Japan looking to further strengthen bilateral cooperation

Guyana and Japan are looking to further strengthen bilateral cooperation, particularly in the area of energy. This was highlighted on Wednesday morning when President David...

Opposition finds Alves, La Bennet as “unfavourable” candidates for GECOM Chair

The Opposition did not find favour with Attorney Kesaundra Alves and Justice Claudette La Bennet as nominees for the post of chairperson of the...

Stansted ‘disruptive passenger’: Woman faces £85,000 bill

(BBC) A woman who allegedly caused a flight to be diverted due to "extremely disruptive behaviour" has been given an £85,000 bill by an...

Antigua Government not willing to pay price Barbados wants for its LIAT shares

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has disclosed that the US$44 million price Barbados was asking for its LIAT shares was too steep, insisting that while...

Mechanic remanded for possession of high-powered weapon

A 32-year-old motorcycle mechanic was today remanded to prison for the illegal possession of a high-powered weapon. Devon Atkinson, known as “Wild Buck”, of Kitty,...

21-Y-O charged for robbing, shooting Kristian Jeffery

A 21-year-old resident of Alberttown, Georgetown was today charged for the shooting and robbing of motor racer, Kristian Jeffery who was attacked by a...

Top Cop signals intention to replace SOCU Head

Police Commissioner Leslie James has signaled the administration’s intention to replace Sydney James as the Head of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU). “Later on,...