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Monday, December 9, 2019

PPP/C expresses outrage over Minister Bulkan’s ‘illegal’ appointment of local gov’t officials in tied...

The Peoples Progressive Party/ Civic (PPP/C) has expressed outrage over what the party referred to as the 'illegal' appointment of Mayor and Deputy Mayor, Chairpersons...

St Lucia renames stadium after Darren Sammy

CASTRIES, St. Lucia, CMC – West Indies T20 cricket captain Darren Sammy Tuesday expressed his delight at the decision of the St. Lucia government...

Jamaican remanded to prison for narcotics possession

A Jamaican national was today (Tuesday) remanded to prison when he made his appearance before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts...

Clothes vendor accused of stealing gold band placed on $30,000 bail

A clothes vendor was today (Tuesday) granted $30,000 bail by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan when he appeared before her at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court...

17-year-old charged with illegal possession of firearm

A 17-year-old was today (Tuesday) slapped with an illegal possession charge when he appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts. Adam...

Protesters clash over support for Minister Volda Lawrence

Two groups of protesters clashed in front of the Ministry of the Presidency this afternoon, with one group holding placards calling for action to...

Dominican-born Commonwealth SG takes up post

Dominican-born Baroness Patricia Scotland yesterday began her job as Commonwealth Secretary-General, pledging to focus on several issues of concern to the Caribbean, including dealing...

Conduct of Harmon constitutes corruption, says local transparency group

The Transparency Institute of Guyana Inc. (TIGI) has today slammed the APNU/AFC Government over recent actions of a top Government Minister, saying his conduct,...

Breaking! Revenue Authority seizes Bai-Shan-Lin’s luxury vehicles

The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) around noon today seized two luxury vehicles owned by Bai-Shan-Lin over millions of dollars owed in taxes by the...

Statement by GECOM Commissioners; Shadick, Benn and Gunraj

GECOM Commissioners; Sase R. Gunraj, Robeson Benn and Bibi Shadick have stated that upon publication of the results of the 2016 Local Government Elections...

Recent Articles

Pensioner drowns at Kwakwani Waterfront

The body of a pensioner was this morning found floating in the Upper Berbice River in the vicinity of the Kwakwani Waterfront in Region...

Leguan Stelling further collapses

Another section of the already dilapidated stelling at Leguan, Essequibo River was this afternoon further destroyed. INews understands that another part of the stelling has...

GPHC probes allegations of mistreatment of nurses

The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) says it is investigating allegations of mistreatment against nurses, where one of them has since claimed that she...

Duo to face High Court trial over alleged plot to kill businessman

A hotel owner and his alleged ‘hitman’, who are accused of conspiring to kill a businessman in Lethem, Region Nine (Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo), were...

Fire guts Cummings Lodge house

A couple and their two children are now homeless after a fire completely destroyed their house at Cummings Lodge, Greater Georgetown. Shivana Deoall, was in...

OPINION: Eyewitness

Hustling… …sugar workers Stung by the electoral implications of their cold-blooded treatment of sugar workers – both the ones fired and the ones left to swing...

90 hernia surgeries completed over the weekend

Ninety patients underwent successful hernia surgeries at three public health institutions over the weekend. This was disclosed by Dr. Navindranauth Rambaran, Head of the General...

Tullow Oil CEO quits over poor production

Tullow Oil Plc’s chief executive officer and exploration director quit after the company cut its production outlook and suspended the dividend, sending shares...

Finnish minister Sanna Marin, 34, to become world’s youngest PM

(BBC) Finland's Sanna Marin is to become the world's youngest prime minister at the age of 34. The transport minister was picked by her Social...

Probe continues into rape of 6-yr-old boy; parents call for perpetrators to be removed...

In light of reports that a 6-year-old pupil of an East Coast Demerara Primary School was sodomised by older boys in the school’s washroom,...