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22-year-old man electrocuted with ‘homemade drop cord’

Ian Andrews, 22, of Palmyra, East Coast Berbice, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) is now dead after being electrocuted by a homemade drop cord. Reports are that...

Jagdeo due back from Rome today – after chairing high-level meeting on Forests

Former President Dr. Bharrat Jagdeo was in Rome on Monday 8th  February, to chair the Steering Committee of COFO in preparation for its 23...

U.S., Guyana to up fight against narco-trafficking…as DEA Office set to be declared open...

Tomorrow, Wednesday, February 10, the United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Office in Guyana will be officially declared open. The Office is expected to...

Seaman accused of stealing two cellular phones..claims he never saw the VC

A seaman today appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts facing charges of larceny. Carl Hilliman, 27, of Lot 124 Regent...

Rupununi Rancher accused of stealing stallion…placed on $25,000 bail

A rancher, who reportedly stole a stallion, was on Tuesday slapped with a larceny charge when he appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan at...

23-year-old granted bail for assault charge

Twenty-three-year-old Dima Gordon, a resident of Cayenne, French Guiana and Amelia's Ward, Mackenzie, Linden, was granted bail in the sum of $25,000 by Magistrate...

MB Sandaka sails again

Residents of Leguan Island, Region Three (Essequibo Islands-West Demerara) will be pleased to learn that its Motor Barge (MB) Sandaka, has resumed operations after...

Record number of Americans cut official ties with ‘Uncle Sam’

The number of U.S. citizens and long-term residents cutting their official ties to Uncle Sam jumped more than 20% last year to 4,279, according...

Police still hunting for Stewartville man who allegedly drowned wife in canal

Police ranks in ‘D’ Division have intensified their hunt for the reputed husband of the late Bibi Zabida Khan also known as “Theresa” after...

Security guard, gunman face-off in robbery attempt on Insurance company

A security guard attached to the well-known Assuria Insurance company is in for high praise after preventing four perpetrators, one of whom was armed...

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Motorcyclist killed in Essequibo accident

A 20-year-old Essequibo Coast man on Saturday night after crashing into a bridge in the vicinity of the Richmond Housing Scheme Nursery School. The young...

President Granger urges fathers to spend time with children

As the world celebrates Father’s Day today, President David Granger is urging men to make time to spend with their children. The following is a...

Regions 1, 2 & 7 record highest levels of fuel smuggling – GEA

Regions One, Two and Seven continue to lead the way in fuel smuggling as the Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) seized over 1057 gallons of...

Donated blood in Guyana guaranteed 100% safe – CMO

  By Rupa SeenaraineThe National Blood Transfusion Service has recorded over 10,000 voluntary blood donors in Guyana through several collection mediums, all of which have...

BREAKING: Ramjattan to be AFC’s PM candidate

Newly elected Leader of the Alliance For Change (AFC) party, Khemraj Ramjattan, today won a motion to be selected as the Prime Ministerial candidate...

Ramjattan elected AFC leader unopposed; Trotman is now Chairman 

Public Security Minister and incumbent Alliance For Change (AFC) Chairman, Khemraj Ramjattan, was earlier today elected unopposed as leader of his party, riding on...

Coalition govt brought sugar to its knees – Jagdeo

Addressing a commemoration ceremony for the Enmore Martyrs on Friday, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo told the gathering that the remembrance of the sacrifices made...

Jaipaul Sharma removed from Finance, now at Public Infrastructure Ministry

Junior Finance Minister Jaipaul Sharma has been removed from that ministry and will now be working under Public Infrastructure Minister David Patterson. In a statement...

Guyanese fisherman feared dead after thrown overboard

A Guyanese fisherman is now feared dead after he reportedly was thrown off a fishing vessel in neighbouring Suriname on Thursday. The man has been...

No criminal charges in SOCU’s Demerara Bridge feasibility study probe

The Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) has determined that there is no evidence that a criminal offence was committed in relation to the award...