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Saturday, December 7, 2019

Govt says will take lead in tackling suicide…announces national suicide prevention plan

While acknowledging suicide prevention is everybody’s business, the Government today has said it will lead in efforts to tackle the present trend. On Sunday, 17...

German Embassy to host 50th Independence Anniversary Reception

President David Granger, this morning, met with Germany’s Ambassador to Guyana, His Excellency Lutz Hermann Gorgens, at the Ministry of the Presidency, during which...

Consultations continue on draft management plan for Shell Beach

  By Tracey Khan - Drakes - A Public Meeting was this morning (November, 14) held at the Protected Areas Commission, National Park, to consult...

American Airlines plane makes U-turn after taking off from CJIA

Just one day after having to divert one of its flight because of runway issues at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), another American...

Arson suspected as Yarrowkabra sawmill goes up in flames  

A fire suspected to be an act of arson has completely destroyed Lumber Master Guyana Inc.- a sawmill at Yarrowkabra, Soesdyke/Linden Highway.  The fire...

Chief of Staff promoted to Rear Admiral, plans to retire next month

Chief of Staff of the Guyana Defence Force Gary Best was today promoted from Commodore to Rear Admiral, the first of its kind in...

Religious groups should play a greater role in suicide prevention – iNews Poll

- Seventy nine percent of respondents to a poll conducted by iNews believe that the various religious groups in Guyana can play a...

TravelSpan initiates non-stop service from JFK to Guyana

TravelSpan Vacations and Vision Airlines is currently applying to the US Department of Transportation for authorization to begin non-stop service to Guyana and Trinidad,...

Gov’t remains steadfast to new National Minimum Wage

Head of the Presidential Secretariat, Dr. Roger Luncheon today said that government will not budge on the new minimum wage policy and that employers,...

Suspects in Parika Sea Dam murder still in custody…Police hoping for breakthrough soon

The five men who were arrested in connection with the murder of the pensioner at Parika Sea Dam, East Bank Essequibo (EBE) are still...

Recent Articles

GTT offers $5M reward for info on vandalised cable

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) is offering a $5M reward for information leading to the arrest of anyone involved in the vandalisation...

Several injured in Long Creek accident

Several persons were Friday injured in an accident at Long Creek, Linden- Soesdyke Highway when the minibus they were travelling in reportedly careened off...

Teenager stabbed during argument at school lessons

A 15-year-old boy is now nursing stab wounds at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) after he was stabbed during a scuffle with other...

Road carnage is “not a political issue” – Jagdeo

With the significant increase in deaths on Guyana’s roadways in recent time, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo stated that the situation is not a political...

Imperious Kohli writes off Williams and West Indies

India 209 for 4 (Kohli 94*, Rahul 62) beat West Indies 207 for 5 (Hetmyer 56, Lewis 40, Chahal 2-36) by six wickets An unmistakable sign of greatness...

Guyanese wanted for crime in Canada nabbed at GRA

A 28-year-old Guyanese national who is wanted in Canada for attempted murder among other crimes and had been placed on the Interpol’s “Wanted” list...

Public Service Department gets new PS

The Department of Public Service, Ministry of the Presidency has a new Permanent Secretary, in the person of Ms. Soyinka Grogan, appointed effective December...

Police probing alleged brutality by ranks at Meadow Bank

The Guyana Police Force (GPF) says it is investigating an incident whereby some of its ranks allegedly assaulted a man during the course of...

US border agents make multi-million-dollar drug bust in Caribbean Sea

JACKSONVILLE, Florida (CMC) — The United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency says crew from its Air and Marine Operations (AMO) P-3 Orion...

India opt to bowl against West Indies; Bhuvneshwar Kumar returns

Toss India chose to bowl v West Indies Bhuvneshwar Kumar made his way back into international cricket since the West Indies tour in August; he...