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House approves Region One’s budget…emphasis on health, education and roads

The National Assembly today approved Region One's (Barima /Waini) Budget to the tune of  2.345B. The Government said that developments in the education, infrastructure and health...

UNDP donates $10M in equipment for mining school

The Ministry of Natural Resources, today, received equipment valued $10M, procured with support from the United Nations Development Fund (UNDP), for the Guyana Mining...

82-year-old on bail for threatening behaviour

A pensioner who appeared before Magistrate Clive Nurse on Wednesday was granted bail for making use of threatening behaviour. 82-year-old Prince Albert John of 46 Victory...

Lindener fined $57,500 for traffic violations

A Lindener was fined a total of $57,500 by Magistrate Clive Nurse when he appeared at the Linden Magistrates Court to answer to two...

Mason remanded on several charges

An Amelia's Ward man was remanded to prison on Wednesday by Magistrate Clive Nurse on two charges. The accused, 23 year old Lloyd Waterton, a...

“Threat to Guyana’s sovereignty, territorial integrity is as grave now as it ever was”…President...

 Statement by President David Granger at the Twenty-seventh Inter-Sessional of the Conference of the Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community, Placencia, Belize, 16-17...

Shawn Hinds, Jason Abdulla still being grilled at CID Headquarters – Crime Chief

People’s Progressive Party (PPP) employee, Jason Abdulla, who was arrested late Monday afternoon at Freedom House, Robb Street, is still in police custody, along...

Gilhuys controversy…Questions being raised as to whether Attorney should continue representing client in rape...

Controversy is still brewing over whether or not former Magistrate and now Attorney-at-Law, Gordon Gilhuys, should be allowed to represent his client in a...

“What’s the hurry?” – AG responds when questioned on status of Rodney CoI report

Attorney General and Legal Affairs Minister, Basil Williams, when questioned by a section of the media on the status of the Walter Rodney Commission...

Govt approves $320M for GINA and NCN…despite reducing their allocations to $1 under previous...

By Edward Layne Despite slashing the budget of the National Communications Network (NCN) Incorporated and the Government Information Agency (GINA) to $1 while in Opposition, the...

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5 more persons die from COVID-19; 74 new cases

Five more persons who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have died, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said today. This now takes the total...

Convict found dead in Lethem lockups

Convicted prisoner, 25-year-old Allen Thomas of Shea Village, South Rupununi, was found dead in the lockups of the Lethem Police Station in the wee...

I have been to a lot of places but Queenstown is my home –...

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From coffee logie to historic landmark – St Bartholomew’s Anglican Church’s history

By Lakhram Bhagirat St Bartholomew’s Anglican Church on the Essequibo Coast is as old as the village of Queenstown in which it sits. Being there...

Queenstown – a village rich with history and culture

By Lakhram Bhagirat Situated in the county of Essequibo and sandwiched between the communities of La Union and Plantation Little Alliance, the village of Queenstown...

Unvaccinated nurse dies, 2 unvaccinated doctors critical

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Berbice man hospitalised after being attacked, chopped

Police in Berbice are investigating an attack on a 45-year-old labourer, Subraminie Permaul called "Recardo" of Hampshire Village, Corentyne, who was chopped to his...

Fisherman beaten, robbed of cell phone; 1 arrested

A fisherman was robbed and beaten on Saturday morning and one of the perpetrators have been arrested, the police said. The incident occurred sometime around 05:00...

Escaped Lusignan prisoner recaptured

An inmate of the Lusignan Prison was recaptured hours after his escape from the East Coast Demerara penitentiary on Saturday. The police said that sometime...