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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

High Court denies application for interim order blocking H2H Registration

The High Court on Tuesday denied an application for an interim conservatory order to block the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) from continuing its House...

Cosmetologist charged for throwing muddy water at PPP protesters

The woman, who allegedly threw dirty gutter water on a group of People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) protesters on July 19, 2019, at Barrack and...

Minister’s husband calls for boycott of PSC registered businesses

…after Private Sector calls out Govt for not adhering to Constitution, CCJ orders The husband of recently appointed Public Service Minister, Tabitha Sarabo-Halley, has taken...

Commissioner admits corruption a problem at Lands & Surveys

…says several employees fired Commissioner of the Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GL&SC), Trevor Benn, has admitted that corruption and collusion are problems at the...

Injunction sought against House-to-House Registration

…Christopher Ram seeks order compelling GECOM to hold elections by Sept 18 A court challenge has been mounted against the House-to-House Registration being carried out...

Mother dies in Corentyne fire

A 37-year-old mother of two perished in a fire at her home on the Corentyne, Berbice. She has been identified as Sabita Suknandand. More details later.

Man remanded for threatening to kill girlfriend with illegal gun

Thirty-one-year-old Royston Rowe of Newtown Kitty, Georgetown was earlier today slapped with a possession of firearm charge when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrate’s...

GMSA urges speedy resolution to political situation

The Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association in a missive to the press stated that it welcomes the ruling on the consequential orders given down...

“Whistle” gunned down, 3 others injured in drive-by shooting

A well known character to the Police was gunned down while several were injured following a drive-by shooting on Sunday evening at Williamstaad Road,...

Pomeroon coconut firm fined for dumping waste in river

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has fined a Pomeroon coconut company $1 million for dumping shells and husks into the tributaries of the Pomeroon...

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A former student of the Anna Regina Multilateral School died on Monday while receiving medical attention for a pain to the ankle at the...

Boxer who suffered severe brain injury during Friday fight, has died at 28

Russia-born boxer Maxim Dadashev has died from injuries suffered in the ring. He was 28. His death was first confirmed by his trainer James “Buddy”...

Man gunned down at pool party, 2 in custody  

As investigations continue into the shooting to death of a 28-year-old South Sophia, Greater Georgetown resident, the Police have arrested and are currently grilling...

Guyanese registered vessel intercepted with cocaine in BVI

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Linden Passport Office yet to open

Almost a year after completion, the newly constructed Linden Passport Office in Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) is yet to be opened to serve members...

New landing equipment for CJIA in 2020

The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCCA) has signed a contract with a Canadian firm to supply the airport with new technical equipment to aid...

6 months jail for man who stole chicken

A 23-year-old man who is accused to stealing some 170 pounds of chicken was today sentenced to serve six months imprisonment for failing to...

PSC says Lowenfield failed to address major concerns raised

The Private Sector Commission in a letter to Chief Executive Officer of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) stated that he has failed to address...

GECOM CEO never advised President voters’ list bloated by 200,000

Chief Elections Officer (CEO) Keith Lowenfield has admitted that he never advised President David Granger that the voters’ list was bloated with 200,000 names,...

High Court denies application for interim order blocking H2H Registration

The High Court on Tuesday denied an application for an interim conservatory order to block the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) from continuing its House...