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Family, colleagues demand justice for nurse found dead in Mahdia

Family members, friends and colleagues on Monday took to the streets of Linden, Region 10, calling for justice to be served for Schenise Apple,...

Modern asphalt plant arrives in Guyana

A German-made asphalt plant, described as the most modern in the Caribbean region, has arrived in Guyana. This new equipment can result in construction costs...

Opposition rebuffs Govt’s attempts to act outside of caretaker mode

The Parliamentary Opposition yesterday rebuffed attempts by the coalition administration to act outside of its current caretaker status. Finance Minister Winston Jordan on July 10,...

Jagdeo says Granger avoiding meeting; dragging feet to appoint GECOM Chair  

Bilateral engagements are no closer to bringing President David Granger and Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo together for a meeting. Instead of confirming a meeting time...

5 arraigned for murder of Better Hope money changer, daughter

Five men were earlier today arraigned for the gunning down of money changer, Aaron Latchman and his teenage daughter, Arianna Latchman at their Better...

OPINION: Eyewitness: Political…

…opportunists The consequential orders of the CCJ are serving like inkblots in Rorschach Tests to reveal the true nature of some characters, who’d like us...

Brothers slapped with narcotics possession charge

Kevon Thomas and his brother Kevin Thomas, both 23-years-old of Dubally, Upper Berbice Region Ten were jointly slapped with a narcotics possession charge when...

Pensioner sentenced to 20 years for raping 4-year-old girl

A pensioner was earlier today sentenced to 20 years imprisonment after he admitted to raping a four-year-old girl back in 2016. Gregory Ramkissoon, 63, also...

Family pleads for help to care for motherless 5-month-old girl

By Davina Ramdass Sunita Vandyke, who died six days after removing her eye at the Suddie Hospital in Region Two, has left six children behind...

Patterson says CJIA to be fully operational this week

Public Infrastructure Minister David Patterson has said that the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri(CJIA) will be in full operation this week. He noted that once...

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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...