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Friday, December 13, 2019

Ministry commences ‘tax concession hearings’ with miners

The Ministry of Natural Resources in collaboration with the Tax Concession Review Committee (TCRC) yesterday, started its first in a series of hearings for applicants...

Top Cop “unaware” of SOCU’s surveillance activity – in controversial NICIL probe

Police Commissioner Seelall Persaud has reportedly admitted that he was unaware of the circumstances surrounding the probe by the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU)...

Zika virus may be linked to birth defects in Brazil – health officials say

A surge in underdeveloped brains in Brazilian infants born to women infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus has public health authorities and doctors taking...

Breaking! Godbrother, friend charged for British teen’s murder

Around 4:40 pm today, Thursday January 14, 23-year-old Aaron Hing and his close friend, 23-year-old Staymon George appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court and...

Ramotar accuses Gov’t of misusing security forces – warns about ‘a military government...

Former Guyanese Head of State, Donald Ramotar, is highly concerned about the manner in which the eight-month-old APNU+AFC administration is utilising the country’s security...

WANTED: Police hunt 4 Lindeners for Mabura armed robbery

The Guyana Police Force this afternoon issued Wanted bulletins for Devon Stephen called ‘Water Dog’ or ‘Water Cat’, Jevon Scott, Ronald Rodney and Alex...

$700M approved to buy drugs, medicine

Cabinet has approved $700M for the purchase of essential drugs and other medicine supplies for health facilities in all ten of Guyana’s administrative regions. The...

URP accuses Gov’t of ‘spying, eavesdropping’ on citizens – says it’s...

Over the past few days, severe criticisms and condemnations have been coming from major stakeholders, including political parties, private sector groups and NGOS, against...

President Granger’s address to Parliament today (Full Text)

INDEPENDENCE & RESILIENCE -  Our people’s path to economic progress   Following is the Full Text of the address by President David Granger to the National...

Wireless link between Harbour Bridge, GPF will help boost crime fight

A significant step in the fight against crime was taken today, January 14, 2016, when the Demerara Harbour Bridge Company, under the Ministry of...

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Teen in custody for murder of Rupununi man

Police are investigating the murder of Marcellus ‘Ton’ Reynolds, 31, a miner of Achiwuib, South Rupununi which occurred on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at...

Bus conductor who attempted to kill wife remanded

A minibus conductor who attempted to kill his wife by pouring hot water over her and stabbing her was on Thursday remanded to prison. Forty-seven-year-old...

Jagdeo rubbishes President’s explanation for terminating services of mission heads

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has rubbished claims that the recent shakeup in the Foreign Affairs Ministry (MoFA) was to professionalise the Foreign Service. Ambassadors Hamley...

‘Fully committed’ Dwayne Bravo comes out of T20I retirement

Former West Indies captain Dwayne Bravo has officially come out of international retirement, making himself available for selection in the West Indies T20I side...

“Hot Skull” on run after stabbing WBD resident

The Police are on the hunt for an alleged drug addict popularly known as “Hot Skull” after he stabbed a Pouderoyen, West Bank Demerara...

Attempted murder accused found hanging in Suddie Police lock-ups

A prisoner who was on remand pending a High Court trial for attempted murder and wounding with intent was on Thursday found dead in...

Boris Johnson hails ‘new dawn’ after historic victory

(BBC) Boris Johnson has promised to deliver Brexit and repay the trust of voters after he led the Conservatives to an "historic" general election...

Albouystown man found dead in apartment

The motionless body of a 37-year-old man was found in his rented apartment on Thursday at Albouystown, Georgetown. Neville Anthony Haynes was discovered hanging in...

Arrest warrant issued for cop who allegedly planted ganja at business place

An arrest warrant was issued on Wednesday for Detective Constable Richard Persaud after he failed to show up in court on a charge of...

Murder accused attacks, stabs inmate with knife

– suspect alleges victim, other inmates plotted to kill him A prisoner who is on remand for murder at the Mazaruni Prison, Region Seven...