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Thursday, August 22, 2019

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...

Police one step closer in apprehending main suspect in Wakenaam businessman’s murder – sources

One man is now in police custody in connection with the murder of Wakenaam businessman, Mahendra Persaud, who was shot to his chest on...

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Update: Wife was putting husband’s clothes in the yard when he killed her

Vinnette Headley-James, 44, was putting her husband's clothes in the yard when she was allegedly attacked and murdered by the man. Headley-James was stabbed to...

If you already own property, don’t apply for house lots – CH&PA

Head of the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA), Lelon Saul is urging persons who already own property to desist from applying for house...

GDF ranks get scholarships to study in China

President David Granger, yesterday afternoon at the Ministry of the Presidency, met eleven scholarship awardees of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) who will soon...

Man allegedly kills wife then attempts to take his own life

A 45-year-old man from Nabacalis Side Line Dam, East Coast of Demerara (ECD) has allegedly killed his wife and then attempted to take his...

Eccles man to spend 5 years behind bars for cannabis possession

An Eccles resident, who was arrested after police ranks unearthed 27grams of cannabis at his residence, was on Wednesday, sentenced to five years’ imprisonment...

Father of 5 jailed after pleading guilty to armed robberies

A father of five was Wednesday sentenced to ten years imprisonment after he pleaded guilty two armed robberies charges and illegal gun and ammunition...

Investigation launched into American Airlines flight mishap at CJIA

The Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) has announced that investigations have been launched into an incident involving an American Airlines flight coming into contact...

At 37, Omesh Jhagroo finally gets CSEC qualifications

Omesh Jhagroo, 37, has proven that it is never too late to achieve your dreams. Being completely blind, he has defied all odds and secured...

Consultations begin on construction of VIP latrines

A consultation session has begun among stakeholders in the construction sector regarding the developing of Ventilated Improved Pit (VIP) latrines. VIP latrines are an improvement...

High Court trial begins for duo accused of killing 3 in Robb St arson

A 12-member jury was on Tuesday empanelled to hear the case of 24-year-old Avishkar Bissoon and 74-year-old Ganga Krishna, who were charged for three...