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PPP/C wants forensic audit into parking meters contract

... Says it will impose an additional financial and economic burden on the populace Opposition against the parking meter project continues to mount even...

EBD man remanded for robbery under arms

An alleged “big time” robber from the East Bank of Demerara (EBD) was on Monday remanded to prison by Magistrate Fabayo Azore at the...

Brathwaite, Holder put West Indies in charge

Pakistan v West Indies, 3rd Test, Sharjah, 3rd day Kraigg Brathwaite's unbeaten 142 off 318 steered West Indies to a hard-earned first-innings lead of 56,...

Trump edges ahead of Clinton, poll finds

(AFP) Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has edged ahead of Democratic rival Hillary Clinton by a point for the first time since May, an...

Idle, unemployed youths contributing to crime- Top Cop

Police Commissioner (Ag) David Ramnarine drew focus on what he believes is a significant contributor to the criminal activities in the country, the idle...

Six Police officers dismissed for criminal misconduct

…50 complaints per month against Guyana Police Force officers ...female rank at Brickdam station being investigated for missing gun Six Police ranks were dismissed last...

Foreign Affairs to implement CSME Application Processing System

According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the CARICOM (Caribbean Community) Single Market and Economy (CSME) will be implementing its CSME Application Processing System...

Efforts to promote diaspora tourism to intensify

The Tourism Ministry will ramp-up efforts in 2017 to improve and make diaspora tourism more sophisticated in an effort to enhance Guyana’s economy. Director General...

Italy quake: At least 15,000 in temporary shelters

(BBC) Italy's most powerful earthquake since 1980 has left more than 15,000 people homeless, according to the country's civil protection agency. No-one was killed in...

Brathwaite leads West Indies’ recovery

Pakistan v West Indies, 3rd Test, Sharjah, 2nd day Tea West Indies 141 for 4 (Brathwaite 55*, Chase 43*, Babar 1-24) v Pakistan 281 (Aslam...

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GPSU cancels May Day March & Rally

The Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) has cancelled its annual May Day march and rally, in light of the coronavirus threat in the country. See...

Linden girl, 6, dies after suffering mild fever, shortness of breath

A six-year-old girl passed away during the wee hours of today after she was taken to the Linden Hospital, suffering from respiratory challenges. Medical Superintendent...

CORONAVIRUS: Guyana now has 37 cases, 6 deaths

The Ministry of Public Health has stated that the total number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Guyana now stands at...

Recount must be done “in a matter of days” …Gunraj says country has waited...

Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Justice (rtd) Claudette Singh, today (Wednesday), met with Commissioners and the Chief Elections Officer, Keith Lowenfield, where...

GECOM Secretariat defends 156 days proposal for countrywide recount

See full statement: The Secretariat of the Guyana Elections Commission has taken note of the public ridicule by some Commissioners on the draft workplan for the...

Lowenfield proposes 156 days for countrywide recount

Chief Elections Officer (CEO) Keith Lowenfield has proposed that a national recount of the ballots cast at March 2, 2020 will take 156 days. This...

Linden man who was transferred to GPHC tests positive for COVID-19

The Linden resident who was transferred to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) from the Mackenzie Hospital after he displayed severe respiratory symptoms, has...

US Embassy implements “100% remote work policy” to protect employees, support measures to fight...

The U.S. Embassy in Georgetown said it has implemented a 100% remote work policy to protect its employees and support public measures to stem...

CORONAVIRUS – IDEAS AND MYTHS EXPLORED

By Dr Tariq Jagnarine, BSc, MD, MMed Family medicine, CCFP As the coronavirus continues to make the news, a host of untruths has sprung up around...

COVID-19: Impact could see 195 million job losses, says ILO chief

The rapidly intensifying economic effects of COVID-19 on the world of work are proving to be far worse than the 2008-9 financial crisis, with...