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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Man shoots girlfriend, then commits suicide

A 24-year-old man of Parfaite Harmonie, West Bank Demerara (WBD) this morning allegedly shot his girlfriend and then reportedly turned the gun on himself. The...

6 weeks after, Cops yet to arrest suspects in Agricola vigilante beating

Over six weeks have passed since the truck driver involved in the Agricola, East Bank Demerara accident, which claimed the life of seven-year-old Ciara...

Sharing World Cup ‘something that should be considered’ – NZ coach

Gary Stead, New Zealand's head coach, has suggested that the possibility of sharing the World Cup was something that "should be considered" after his...

LETTER: Caricom is a duty-bound to stand up on behalf of democracy in Guyana

Dear Editor, If there was any doubt the Government of Guyana fell on December 21, 2018, the Caribbean Court of Justice’s (CCJ) ruling on June...

UG seeking to reduce its carbon footprint

A gasifier was commissioned at the University of Guyana (UG) on Monday, which, once fully operational, will contribute to the reduction in the carbon...

Christine Lagarde resigns as head of IMF

(BBC) Christine Lagarde has said she will step down as managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). It comes ahead of a decision on...

Opposition writes GECOM to begin elections preparations

Former Attorney General Anil Nandlall today dispatched a letter to the Chief Elections Officer (CEO) of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) requesting that the...

Int’l organisation urges Govt to comply with the Constitution

The International Center for Democracy (ICD), a nongovernmental advocacy organisation which was launched in 2017, is calling on the Guyana Government to comply with...

Will MS Dhoni tour the West Indies? Selectors to meet on July 19

Ever since India were knocked out of the World Cup, there has been widespread speculation around the future of MS Dhoni. Will he retire?...

UG to get new Vice Chancellor in 6-9 months

The University of Guyana will be getting a new Vice Chancellor in about six to nine months. Pro-Chancellor of the University, Retired Major-General Joseph Singh...

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Opposition finds Alves, La Bennet as “unfavourable” candidates for GECOM Chair

The Opposition did not find favour with Attorney Kesaundra Alves and Justice Claudette La Bennet as nominees for the post of chairperson of the...

Stansted ‘disruptive passenger’: Woman faces £85,000 bill

(BBC) A woman who allegedly caused a flight to be diverted due to "extremely disruptive behaviour" has been given an £85,000 bill by an...

Antigua Government not willing to pay price Barbados wants for its LIAT shares

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has disclosed that the US$44 million price Barbados was asking for its LIAT shares was too steep, insisting that while...

Mechanic remanded for possession of high-powered weapon

A 32-year-old motorcycle mechanic was today remanded to prison for the illegal possession of a high-powered weapon. Devon Atkinson, known as “Wild Buck”, of Kitty,...

21-Y-O charged for robbing, shooting Kristian Jeffery

A 21-year-old resident of Alberttown, Georgetown was today charged for the shooting and robbing of motor racer, Kristian Jeffery who was attacked by a...

Top Cop signals intention to replace SOCU Head

Police Commissioner Leslie James has signaled the administration’s intention to replace Sydney James as the Head of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU). “Later on,...

Drug Lord ‘El Chapo’ sentenced to life in prison

(BBC) A US judge has sentenced Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán to life in prison plus 30 years. Guzmán, 62, was found guilty...

Tennessee Police Warn Of ‘Meth Gators’ Because Of Drugs Flushed Down The Toilet

(CNN) A Tennessee police department is warning residents to stop flushing drugs down their toilet and sinks out of fear they could create "meth...

Coach says fitness a priority as Guyana U-19 training camp commences

By Brandon Corlette With the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Regional Under-19 tournament looming, the Guyana U-19 team began their training camp on Monday last with...

95 persons die from snakebite in five years

An estimated 95 persons have died over a five year period as a result of being bitten by venomous snakes, the Ministry of Public...