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Sunday, March 7, 2021

Search of Sattaur’s home a violation of his human rights – PSC

The Private Sector Commission (PSC) has expressed its concern over media reports of the recent search by officials of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA),...

EU gives $75.7M grant support to improve child rights in Guyana

The European Union (EU) Guyana office, today, signed a grant contract to implement a ‘Child Rights Alliance’ project here, with one of its main aim...

NA prison escapee captured

Police ranks, acting on information received at about 20:45 last night, went to an abandoned lot at Rose Hall, Corentyne, where they arrested escaped...

Gov’t slashes budgets for Opposition Leader, DPP, Parliament Office – using one-seat House...

The proposed budgets of several constitutional agencies for 2016, including the Office of the Opposition Leader, the Parliament Office and the Director of Pubic...

Enforce regulations but provide appropriate space for vendors – President urges M&CC

In the wake of protest action from vendors, who usually ply their trade on the section Merriman’s Mall where operations have been temporarily ceased,...

Moco-Moco hydro power station to be rehabilitated – Gov’t seeking proposals

The Ministry of Public Infrastructure is currently seeking proposals from appropriate firms to rehabilitate and operate the Moco-Moco Hydropower plant in Region 9. This is...

Emergency meeting on suicide prevention convened – President says suicide rate disturbing

Following another suicide tragedy, which occurred yesterday at East Bank Berbice, President David Granger today convened an emergency meeting with several of his ministers...

Mahdia’s township status to be delayed

The move to clear the way for the hinterland community of Mahdia in Region Eight to  become a town, before May 26, 2016 may be delayed...

Police destroy one-acre ganja field at Ekereku

The Guyana Police Force said ranks of its ‘F’ Division, whilst on roving patrol at Ekereku at about 10:00h yesterday  (Wednesday), stumbled upon a...

687,784 tonnes of rice produced in 2015

Local rice production last year has exceeded the level set in 2014. According to Head  of the Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB), Nizam Hassan,...

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Govt committed to creating environment to attract investment – Ali

– sod turned for $3B Guyanese-owned hotel   President Dr. Irfaan Ali has reaffirmed the PPP/C Government’s commitment to creating the environment needed to attract investment...

4 survive after sand barge slams into boat on Corentyne River

Four persons including a 74-year-old man were forced to swim ashore just after midnight on Friday after a barge carrying sand slammed into the...

57-Y-O man from Region Four is Guyana’s latest COVID-19 death

Another person who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has died today. This now takes the total number of deaths from the pandemic to...

43 new COVID-19 cases detected; active cases now at 466

The Ministry of Health reported today that 43 more persons have tested positive in the last 24 hours from some 674 tests conducted. According to...

EYEWITNESS: Taking control… of our financing

With our economy set on an exponential growth trajectory on account of our just as exponentially growing oil industry, VP Bharrat Jagdeo had reason...

Armed bandits chopped, robbed man after breaking in his Craig, EBD, home

A 45-year-old man of Craig, East Bank Demerara is now nursing a chop wound to his head after armed bandits broke into his house...

Motorcycles, ganja seized during police raids in G/T; 4 arrested

Four persons were arrested and several items seized by police during raids conducted throughout Georgetown this morning. The areas where ranks of the Regional Division...

Early morning fire destroys teacher’s apartment at NA house

A fire of unknown origin destroyed the bottom flat of a New Amsterdam, Berbice house early this morning. The house was occupied by a 28...

Chinese businessman robbed outside Vryheid Lust supermarket

A 39-year-old Chinese businessman was robbed of half a million dollars outside his Vryheid Lust, East Coast Demerara, supermarket. The robbery occurred sometime around 02:00h...

Family not satisfied with suspension of negligent healthcare workers for death of Berbice mother,...

Following the announcement by Health Minister Dr Frank Anthony that those responsible for the deaths of Vanessa Sahadeo and her newborn child were suspended,...