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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Teixeira slams PM’s “spurious justification” for Parliament recess

Opposition’s Chief Whip, Gail Teixeira today slammed the APNU/AFC Government over what she referred to as the “untenable decision by the government” to have...

Two captured Jaguars now at Zoo – will take some time before they adjust...

Two Jaguars which were recently captured by residents in Essequibo are now housed at the Zoological Park, Vlissengen Road, according to GINA. Minister of Natural Resources,...

One in custody for Soesdyke farmer’s murder

One man is now in police custody in connection with the murder of 60-year-old Anthony Breedy, a farmer of Hill Foot/ Soesdyke/ Linden Highway. Breedy’s...

Surama aims to be major eco-tourism driver – rehabilitated airstrip to aid process

Surama, an indigenous community, set against the backdrop of the Pakaraima Mountains, sits on five square miles of savannah lands.  It is now benefitting...

Police hunting for third suspect in Port Mourant robbery

Police are on the hunt for a third suspect who is believed to have been involved in a robbery which was carried out at...

Young miner dies as mining pit caves in

A young miner from Kurukubaru, Region Eight, is now dead following the caving in of a mining pit during an illegal operation yesterday. INews understands...

Suspects held for murder of Sparendaam youth released from custody…police going after new lead

The two suspects who were held in connection with the murder of the Sparendaam youth, whose body was found along the East Coast Railway...

Funeral of Opposition Leader’s sister to be held tomorrow

The funeral of Ms. Ooma ‘Shanta’ Jagdeo; sister of Opposition Leader, Dr Bharrat Jagdeo, will be held tomorrow at her Sparendaam, East Coast Demerara...

Prison officers arrive in US for emergency response, riot training

Several officers of the Guyana Prison Service (GPS) have arrived in the United States (US) to participate in the 18th Annual Mock Prison Riots, at...

Caribbean to test tsunami early warning system on Thursday

A tsunami early warning exercise will take place in Caribbean on Thursday to identify possible weaknesses in the Tsunami and other Coastal Hazards Warning...

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‘Hit-and-run’ driver gets bail

A driver allegedly involved in a hit-and-run accident on the Corentyne which claimed the life of a 27-year-old man has been released on bail. Yadesh...

Man charged for attempted execution on ex-cop

One of the men who attempted to execution ex-cop Teon Allen known as "Spoil Child" at East La Penitence, Georgetown was on Tuesday Slapped...

LETTER: Guyanese should refrain from near-sighted temptations that oil wealth will offer

Dear Editor, Two favourite campaign promises are already being bandied about: free education and cash transfers. The former is borne of a desire to fundamentally...

Man slapped with murder charge for setting girlfriend on fire

A 25-year-old man of Sophia, Greater Georgetown this morning appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan where he was not required to plead to the...

Suspect who murdered Meten-Meer-Zorg fisherman arrested

Twenty-year-old Ramesh Ramdeen also called “Braffy”, a fisherman who was on the run after killing his villager was this morning arrested in Parika, East...

Guyana has second most oil discoveries in the world for 2019

By Jarryl Bryan Oil and gas companies throughout the world have discovered over seven billion barrels of oil equivalent for the year 2019, but of...

India’s ‘exceptional ruthlessness’ with bat left us ‘mentally weak’ – Faf du Plessis

Faf du Plessis will continue to captain South Africa despite overseeing one of their worst Test results since readmission - he sees it as...

Cancer survivors, patients and caregivers receive self-care vouchers

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) in collaboration with partnering companies, has distributed 42 self-care vouchers to cancer survivors, cancer patients and caregivers...

Repairman gets 2 years’ jail for stealing from employer

Uriel Amsterdam was on Monday sentenced to two years’ imprisonment after he confessed to a larceny charge when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’...

Duo busted with 42kg of ganja at Parika charged

The two men of Tuschen New Housing Scheme, East Bank Essequibo (EBE), who were busted with over 42 kilograms of ganja in a motorcar...