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Employers must allow workers to go vote in LGE – Opposition Leader

As the final countdown to the 2018 Local Government Elections (LGE) approaches, the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) is encouraging employers to avoid preventing staff...

Fly Jamaica’s crash landing… Black box yet to be sent off for decoding –...

…says no disruption to CJIA’s operations The Boeing 757 aircraft’s black box containing all the information about Fly Jamaica’s Flight OJ256 has been retrieved but...

More than 7,000 people headed for US in migrant caravan — UN

UNITED NATIONS, United States (AFP) — More than 7,000 people have joined the migrant caravan headed toward the US border with Mexico, a UN...

3 dead after fuel truck turns turtle in Puruni

Three men are now dead after the truck in which they were travelling turned turtle at Kumung Trail, Puruni River on Saturday afternoon. The dead...

Kwakwani Hospital needs urgent expansion – Dr Inniss

By Lakhram Bhagirat Kwakwani, one of Guyana’s premier logging communities, has been on the cusp of rapid development for a number of years, but it...

Teen facing gun charge to spend more jail time

A 17-year-old Charlestown, Georgetown resident, who was arraigned with two-gun related charges by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan, will be spending more time behind bars...

“LGE is about fixing local problems” – President tells Lethem residents

Local Government Elections (LGE) is about empowering citizens to fix local problems, President David Granger said on Friday, even as he encouraged residents to...

Cancer survivor breaking glass ceilings …says women are resilient despite stereotypes

  It is considered a ‘man’s world’ but there are several women who continue to champion this field and they are doing it in a...

1 shot, 2 arrested after pointing gun at security officer

A 21-year-old miner of Pouderoyen, West Bank Demerara was shot after he reportedly drew an unlicensed firearm at an armed security officer attached to...

Father of 2 gunned down in home invasion

A father of two was in the wee hours of Sunday shot dead after four armed men invaded his Mon Repos, East Coast Demerara...

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Parliament sitting postponed at Govt’s request, says Clerk

The postponement of Friday’s sitting of the National Assembly, just one day after the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) filed a no-confidence motion against the...

Press association blasts APNU/AFC over “continued intimidation of media workers”

The Guyana Press Association (GPA), moments after a press conference hosted by the A Partnership for National Unity (APNU)/Alliance For Change (AFC) Government, called...

New standard for restaurants aimed at improving quality of services offered

…implementation to enable better services for consumers The Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS), the Tourism Hospitality Association of Guyana (THAG) and the Guyana Tourism...

Labourer accused of stealing canter batteries gets $40,000 bail

A 31-year-old labourer of Lot 56 Norton Street, Georgetown, on Friday, found himself before Senior Magistrate Leron Daly, after being accused of committing simple...

Shop owner remanded over alleged narco trafficking

A shop owner of Lot ‘E’ Hardina Street, Werk-en-Rust, Georgetown, was on Friday hauled before the courts after she was allegedly busted with a...

GECOM working to resolve electoral ties in 3 constituencies

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), at a press conference held today (Friday), said it is currently working to address electoral ties in three constituencies...

Op Ed: Whim Referendum – Total rejection, repudiation of Nagamootoo and AFC

By Dr Leslie Ramsammy  Webster's Dictionary has chosen TOXIC as the 2018 Word of the Year. Local Government Elections (LGE) 2018 dramatically pronounced the AFC...

Poultry farmer busted with several packets of cocaine en route to Suriname

Police says a 50-year-old poultry farmer of Smythfield, New Amsterdam, Berbice was arrested at the Moleson Creek Ferry Stelling about 09:25h. today (Friday) for...

Bravo opens up on 2014 India tour pull-out

  (ESPNCricinfo) On October 17, 2014, India and West Indies played the fourth ODI of a five-match series, in the hill town of Dharamsala. Halfway through...

‘Don’t blame us’ – GECOM boss says in response to low voter turnout

The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has made significant gains in the November 12 Local Government Elections (LGE). This has come, however, with a meager...