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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Pregnant women warned not to travel to Zika-infected countries

The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States has issued a travel alert for people travelling to Latin American and...

Anna Regina duo on assault charge granted $120,000 bail each

Fifty-one-year-old Albert Barakat and 36-year-old Quincy Parris, of Anna Regina, Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam), were last week granted $120,000 bail each when they appeared before...

62-yr-old Tuschen woman fed-up with unbearable stench from nearby poultry farm

Despite several attempts to get help from the relevant authorities, a 62-year-old woman from Tuschen, East Bank Essequibo is at her wits’ end owing...

Another Essequibo teenager attempts suicide

An 18-year-old from the Essequibo Coast was on Sunday evening rushed to the Suddie Public Hospital after he ingested a quantity of “grass” pesticide...

Agricola accident victim critical

A man (so far unidentified) is currently in the hospital nursing head injuries after he was struck down by a car on the Agricola...

Berbice man killed in brawl, brother-in-law hospitalised

A wedding house brawl at Albion, Berbice on Sunday has left one man dead and another hospitalised, with the suspect being someone just released...

Gov’t to close Wales Estate – Hundreds of sugar workers to be placed...

By Kristen Macklingam, INews reporter The APNU/AFC coalition is proceeding to stick to plans it had made while in Opposition to have sugar factories/estates shut...

Nagamootoo stripped of all ‘line responsibilities’ …now reports to Min of Presidency Harmon

(The following is a lead article published in today’s Guyana Times, and reprinted here for our readers) On Thursday, January 14, in his first address...

24-year-old man commits suicide – in New Amsterdam

A New Amsterdam family was, this morning, plunged into mourning after a 24-year-old man was found hanging by the neck with a rope at...

Gov’t finalising National Budget

Members of Cabinet as well as Non-Cabinet Ministers, today, met at the Ministry of the Presidency to iron-out their 2016 ministerial work programmes, which...

Recent Articles

‘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...