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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

GPHC’s first in house neurosurgeon completes 15 surgeries

- Though still in its initial setup stage, the newly specialised Neurosurgical Department at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC), complemented with its...

Miner stabbed to death after going to woman’s aid   

A miner was on Wednesday evening stabbed at least 12 times after he intervened in an argument between his colleague and woman at Takutu...

Those media reports about Gafoors fire just speculation, ‘not authentic’ – says Police commander

Police Divisional Commander, Clifton Hickens has categorically dismissed reports published in a section of the media earlier today that the owner of a dry...

Trio ordered to do community service after busted with marijuana at GuyExpo

- Two women and one man were placed before Chief Magistrate Priya Beharry charged with the offence of possession of narcotics. Thirty – one -...

New Demerara Harbour Bridge: 22 companies bid for feasibility study and design

Some 22 companies, from Guyana and around the world have submitted Expressions of Interest to conduct a feasibility study and design, and ultimately construct...

Taxi driver who looted from Da Silva’s during fire granted bail

Forty – year – old taxi driver, Troy Burrows appeared before Chief Magistrate Priya Beharry and pleaded not guilty to the offence of simple...

OBR/CADVA unveil massive plans for International Women’s Day

- Guyana will join the rest of the world on Sunday, March 08 to observe International Women’s Day under the theme: “MAKE IT...

Berbice business community concerned with spike in crime

- The central Corentyne Chamber of Commerce (CCCC) in Berbice is calling on President of Guyana, David Granger, Minister of Public Security, Khemraj...

Public Works Ministry lashes back at Kaieteur News’ Toilet Seats article

Following several articles published in the Kaieteur News in relation to the Cheddi Jagan International Airport Expansion Project, the Ministry of Public Works issued...

Talks to continue for satisfactory public servants’ salary increase – President Granger

Public servants can be guaranteed a satisfactory salary as the government continues to negotiate with the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU). President David Granger...

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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...