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Lethem man busted with liquor smuggled from Brazil 

Lyndon Franklin of Tabatinja, Lethem in Region Nine (Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo) has been arrested for smuggling liquor into Guyana from Brazil. The bust was made...

Guyana ranks high in Caribbean for COVID-19 immunisation

Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony says Guyana’s vaccination campaign against COVID-19 has put the country in a “good position,” ahead of its CARICOM...

Linden teen found dead in home

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of 19-year-old Tony Juniot Joshua Mann, also known as "Trini" who was found dead in his...

Persons 18 years and older can access Covid-19 vaccines from tomorrow

The Government’s countrywide Covid-19 vaccination programme will now become available to persons who are 18 years and older from tomorrow. The announcement was made via...

On his birthday, man jailed for 4 years & fined $1.5M for ganja trafficking

Joel Cadagon, 51, was today slapped with a four-year prison sentence and fined $1.5 million after pleading guilty to the possession of narcotics for...

Child rapist appeals 25-year prison sentence

Ivor Laud, the man who was sentenced to 25 years’ imprisonment last month for raping a schoolgirl has filed an appeal asking the Guyana...

Pres. Ali reassures St Vincent of Guyana’s long-term support amid volcano crisis

Speaking at the 14th Special Emergency Meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government today, President Dr Irfaan Ali assured Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves that Guyana...

153 new Covid-19 cases recorded

A whopping 153 persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours. This now takes the total number of confirmed cases...

Increased monitoring in Region 9 as Brazil’s Covid cases surge

The Government has increased its monitoring of the Region Nine (Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo), as neighbouring Brazil continues to see an upsurge in COVID-19 cases. Minister...

Local investors to undertake massive corn and soya bean cultivation project

Several companies have joined together to undertake a massive project that could see Guyana on the path to becoming self-sufficient in corn and soya...

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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...