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Friday, June 18, 2021

New Year’s resolution: President commits to building public trust and confidence

As across the Nation, Guyanese ushered in Guyana's Jubilee year, President David Granger, like many others, spent the time in prayer and reflection at...

Increased focus on promoting healthier lifestyles in 2016

Health authorities here in Guyana have made it clear that this year (2016), increased focus will be placed on addressing issues relating to Chronic...

Changes in ministerial responsibilities aimed at meeting national needs – Govt

President David Granger, after seven months in office, has said that he has had the opportunity to identify policy areas that need strengthened Ministerial...

Twelve organisations receive National Awards

To usher in the new year (2016) -the commencement of Guyana’s 50th Independence Anniversary-  the Government of Guyana has honoured twelve cultural and religious...

Teen accused of escaping with employer’s money

A teenager, who allegedly fled to Berbice with $400,000 of his employer’s money, was on Thursday charged for fraudulent conversion and placed on $100,000...

Fake visa appointment letter lands man in court

A computer technician was on Thursday released on $50,000 bail when he appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan for forging an appointment letter from...

GTUC not happy with the removal of Broomes from Labour portfolio

The Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) has stated that the removal of Minister Simona Broomes from the Labour portfolio could not have been informed...

Govt lists priority items for 2016 …urges all citizens to rally together

The Government of Guyana in its end-of-the-year press statement has outlined several plans for the development of the country and promises that the new...

Guyana records over 3000 child abuse cases in 2015 …Govt promises more aggressive approach...

Government intends to take a more aggressive approach in 2016 to tackle child abuse and child exploitation. This is according to Social Protection Minister...

2015 a dismal year for sugar workers – GAWU

2015 would be indelible in the sugar workers’ memory as the year when, for the first time in thirty-one (31) years, they were not...

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Prisoner found dead in lockups at No.51 Police Station

Statement from the Guyana Police Force The police are conducting investigations into the circumstances surrounding the suspected suicide of Sewdial Persaud, 45 years, of No....

Eyewitness: Creating a better…

…Guyana Yesterday was “Enmore Martyrs’ Day”. With all the rains and floods piling on top of the COVID-19 woes – as the number of deaths...

Child rapist sentenced in absentia to life imprisonment

A 22-year-old man, who absconded his trial on the day the jury was set to deliberate on a verdict has been sentenced to life...

Mayor Narine says not his job to monitor employees, refuses to accept blame for...

Georgetown Mayor Ubraj Narine on Thursday refused to take the blame for the lackadaisical approach towards the management of the city’s pump stations, sluices,...

GCCI slams Harmon’s “reckless” remarks on Sputnik V, urges citizens to get vaccinated

Statement from the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GCCI) remains supportive of the vaccination drive by...

‘Please get vaccinated’ – President urges Guyanese to ignore Harmon’s “reckless” remarks

Highlighting that Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon himself is already fully inoculated against the novel coronavirus after receiving both doses of the Sputnik V vaccine,...

Covid: 3 more deaths, 75 new cases

Guyana has recorded three more deaths as a result of the novel coronavirus, taking the overall death toll to 441. The latest fatalities are a...

Haitian children found at Skeldon hotel, suspected to have been trafficked

GOVERNEMNT OF GUYANA STATEMENT Today at approximately 10:30 hrs, based upon information received, members of the Guyana Police Force visited the Swiss Hotel, Skeldon, Corentyne,...

Harmon has no clue about vaccines; Sputnik V is safe & will remain in...

Contending that Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon is not medically trained and has no authority to pronounce on the efficacy of a vaccine, Health Minister...

PM Rowley out of line and reckless, Sputnik V saving lives – Guyana’s Health...

Statement from Dr Leslie Ramsammy, Guyana's Advisor to the Minister of Health  Globally, the use of COVID-19 vaccines became an emergency, an imperative. Individual countries...