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Young fisherman feared drowned, but father suspects foul play

Devin Persaud, 21, of Crabwood Creek, Berbice is feared drowned following a fishing trip in the Corentyne River. The matter was reported to the police...

Covid-19 death toll climbs to 265

The Ministry of Health (MOH) regrettably informs that as of April 15, 2021, two more persons who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)...

More than 4000 young people contracted Covid-19 in Guyana – Dr Anthony

A significant portion of the younger population in Guyana has contracted the novel coronavirus, according to Health Minister Dr Frank Anthony. During today's Covid-19 update,...

Uitvlugt workers stage protest action to call on GuySuCo to address outstanding wages dispute

Workers of Uitvlugt Estate this morning took part in a picketing exercise calling on the Guyana Sugar Corporation Inc (GuySuCo) to resume discussions on...

Govt rejects “mischievous claims” that Reg. 10 Councillor died after taking Covid vaccine

Statement from the Ministry of Health  The Ministry of Health notes the patent misinformation being pedalled in relation to the COVID-19 vaccines by Anti-Vaxxers, particularly...

First smart classroom in Education District Four commissioned at President’s College

Minister of Education Priya Manickchand, commissioned the first smart classroom in Education District Four today at President's College. In the presence of students and teachers...

CXC will accept SBAs in January 2022

The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) will for the first time accept Student Based Assessments (SBAs) in January 2022 for candidates deferring to sit exams...

Govt to help families affected by Sophia fire

The Ministry of Human Services and Social Security (MoHSSS) says it will be offering varied assistance to five families that were displaced by a...

Missing Guyanese: Man was deported from US in October 2020

As investigations intensify into the disappearance of four Guyanese men who had travelled to The Bahamas, it has been revealed that one of the...

Venezuelan currency, guns & ganja found at Mahaicony River camp

  Ranks of the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) on Thursday intercepted a quantity of marijuana camps, guns and Venezuelan currency in the Mahaicony River. The camp...

Recent Articles

120 new COVID-19 cases; 13 in ICU

A whopping 120 persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus from some 1,574 tests conducted in the last 24 hours. This now takes the...

Sections of Sheriff Street to be closed in the nights for road works

The Ministry of Public Works is reminding road users that the contractor, Sinohydro Corporation Limited, will be conducting works on the Sheriff/Mandela Expansion Project...

GMSA lauds membership for $20M donation to St Vincent

See below for a statement from the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA) on the Emergency Humanitarian Relief to St. Vincent: The CARICOM nation of...

PM Gonsalves receives relief aid from Guyana; lauds Guyana’s generosity

The vessel carrying emergency supplies donated by Guyana arrived at Port Kingstown, St Vincent and the Grenadines this morning. SVG Prime Minister, Dr Hon Ralph Gonsalves,...

Decomposed body found at Cornelia Ida seashore

A partially decomposed body of a male has washed up on the Cornelia Ida Seashore, West Coast Demerara this morning. The police said at about...

Vehicle set on fire in Providence

The Guyana Police Force is investigating where a vehicle was found on fire along the Green Field Access Road (StadiumRoad), Providence, East Bank Demerara. The...

Region 4 pensioner is Guyana’s 268th COVID-19 death

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has reported that another person who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has died. This takes the total number...

Police intercepted car with ganja in Berbice

Police ranks from the Narcotics Branch and the Special Branch acted on information and intercepted a silver grey motor car (#PTT 6996). The interception occurred...

Emergency works ordered to help flood-affected Mahaicony rice farmers

Minister of Agriculture,  Zulfikar Mustapha on Friday said emergency works to repair the dams and clear clogged channels in the Mahaicony area would begin...

Family slams T&T police for slothfulness in investigating Guyanese designer’s murder

The family of Guyanese born fashion designer, runway coach, and cosmetologist 27-year-old Latchman Singh, popularly known as Marcus or Marc Anthony, who was found...