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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

President Granger to Co-chair CARICOM…security of small states, disaster preparedness and response among priority...

Guyana's President, David Granger will be serving as the Co-Chairman of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) when the CARICOM Heads of Governments Summit meets in Guyana in...

Mental health secretariat to be set up…as Govt heightens emphasis on illness

The establishment of a Mental Health Secretariat, to be built in Quamina Street, Georgetown, will see better coordination of mental health related services, interventions...

Young remigrant popularising Guyana brand of plantain chips

“If the plantain chips come from Guyana, then it packaging somewhere else” was the conclusion of one side as a group of friends debated...

Teachers’ housing project awaiting ‘go-ahead’

Teachers will soon have the advantage of receiving a loan to construct their homes through the long-anticipated Teachers’ Revolving Housing Fund, which is awaiting...

Corentyne man dies after foot injured during heated row

Residents of Kildonan, Corentyne, Berbice are in a state of shock after learning that one of their villagers succumbed to wounds inflicted upon him...

Police seeking extradition of former GPL’s deputy CEO from Canada

Guyanese law enforcement officials are aggressively pursuing the extradition of former Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) Ash...

Was another person in ACP Balram Persaud’s vehicle at time of accident?

Traffic Chief admits ‘hearing’ such reports but says investigating ranks saw no one else inside vehicle at accident scene   By Kristen Macklingam Two days after Assistant...

Former Police Sergeant arraigned for murder of reputed wife

Colin Bailey, a former Police Sergeant, was yesterday arraigned for the murder of his reputed wife when he appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan...

Houston accident: Man accused of causing death of pedal cyclist placed on $810,000 bail

  Patrick Higgins, a senior Court Marshal, was granted bail in the sum of Gy$810,000 when he appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan at the...

Guyana Deaf Association has over 200 registered members

 Association lobbies President for 'hearing impaired' Centre In an effort to ensure that measures can be put into place to enhance the lives of persons...

Recent Articles

Mechanics can be fined $100,000 for irresponsible dumping

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is warning persons to desist from dumping waste irresponsibly as this can lead to imprisonment or a fine of...

How the West Indies became a fast-bowling paradise again

Just after the World Cup, there was speculation India might rest Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah for the tour of the West Indies, but...

High Court denies injunction against Guyana Times, Opposition Leader

High Court Judge Fidela Corbin-Lincoln, on Tuesday, denied an injunction filed by engineer Charles Ceres to prevent Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo from speaking about...

$70M modern mortuary for New Amsterdam

A modern mortuary will be constructed at the National Psychiatric Hospital in New Amsterdam, Berbice. It will cost $70M. This facility will also have a chapel...

Amazon rainforest burning at record rate

  Brazil's Amazon rainforest has seen a record number of fires this year, according to new data from the country's space research agency. The National...

Eccles couple nabbed with marijuana

A male foreign national and a female are expected to appear before a magistrate today for the possession of narcotics. The Guyana Police Force said...

Fisherman remanded for shooting city Constable

A fisherman who shot at a city constable who prevented him from jumping the fence of the Bourda Market was on Tuesday arraigned for...

Shop owner slapped with narcotics possession charge  

A business owner, who was recently charged for causing the death of his wife, is once again before the courts, this time for the...

LETTER: Guyanese eagerly await decision from GECOM on the way forward

Dear Editor, Since the successful passage of the No-Confidence Motion (NCM) of December 21, 2018, there should have been early elections in our country, 15-18...

Rashid Khan to lead new-look Afghanistan in Bangladesh Test

Rashid Khan will have several familiar players around him as he begins his stint as Afghanistan's all-format captain, but the Test and T20I squads...