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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Police promotions placed on hold; Commissioner disappointed

By Jomo Paul – After some complaints by Former Home Affairs Minister Clement Rohee, the Police Service Commission (PSC) has taken a decision to...

65-Y-0 man killed during argument

- Investigations are being conducted into the murder of Peter James, 65 years, of Matthews Ridge, North West District, which occurred about 01:30...

5th mother with twins delivers one still-birth at GPHC

- The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation on Tuesday, December 29 recorded four uneventful Caesarean Section (C-Section) deliveries and a fifth mother delivering twins,...

Contractor blamed for fire at Haags Bosch Landfill Site

- Fire continues to consume the Haags Bosch Sanitary Landfill Site, East Bank Demerara, effectively rendering the site inoperable. Firefighters and the contractor –...

President urges Guyanese students studying overseas to return home and serve their country

- President David Granger encouraged an eager group of young Guyanese students studying abroad to return home. The Head of State, in an impassioned...

Ramjattan relaxes 2am curfew until January 01, 2016

– Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan has decided to lift the 2am curfew placed on bars, night clubs and other places of...

“All hands on board”; new Chief Justice to address backlog of cases

By Jomo Paul – It is all hands on board, as newly sworn in Acting Chief Justice Yonette Cummings-Edwards says she intends to encourage...

PUC, Gold Board get new Board members

– Alliance For Change (AFC) Member, Rajendra Bissessar has been named as one of the new Commissioners of the Public Utilities Commission (PUC). Bissesar...

Pay Hike protest: “Reel and come again” – Red Thread

By Jomo Paul   – Women's Rights advocacy group - Red Thread Guyana - says it is not accepting any of the explanations proffered by the...

Guyana invited to access £300M UK aid

– British High Commissioner to Guyana, Greg Quinn has invited the Guyana Government to submit proposals to access a £300 million fund as...

Recent Articles

513 complaints made against police in 2018

Some 513 complaints were made against members of the Guyana Police Force last year, according to the Police Complaints Authority Chairman, Justice William Ramlall. The...

Linden Mayor urges constables to be gatekeepers of town

Linden Mayor, Waneka Arrindell has urged members of the Linden Town Constabulary to understand their roles and to be gatekeepers of the town, as...

US Embassy thanks local agencies over extradition of Troy Thomas

The US Embassy in Guyana has thanked several local agencies for their cooperation in having murder accused Troy Anthony Thomas extradited. He is expected to...

Nappi farmer gets 9 years for killing friend

Martin Salvadore, 54, today pleaded guilty to the lesser count of manslaughter when he appeared before Justice Navindra Singh at the Georgetown High Court...

Guyanese man wanted for murder in US extradited

Troy Anthony Thomas, a Guyanese man wanted for murder in the United States of America, has been extradited. Prisons Director Gladwin Samuels confirmed that he...

Over 50% of businesses violate consumer laws – CAU

Some 50% of businesses are violating consumer laws, according to the Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission (CCAC). This is according to findings from a countrywide...

Former Minister calls for probe in CJIA expansion project

Former Public Works Minister under the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C), Robeson Benn, has supported calls for “a full-fledged public investigation” into the controversial Cheddi...

Africanised bees bother Diamond residents

Some residents of Diamond New Housing Scheme are complaining of the prevalence of Africanised bees in the area and the inaction of the Neighbourhood...

Essequibo Coast tomb raided; skeletal remains missing

The tomb of a woman buried in 1994 has been raided and her skeletal remains are missing. The discovery was made a few days ago...

First Lady takes ICT training to Bina Hill Institute

First Lady Sandra Granger on Tuesday morning said that she was pleased to launch the nationally certified programme, the Information and Communication Technology workshop,...