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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Residents object to chemical plant in Houston

…say construction started despite EPA’s pending approval Residents in Houston, Greater Georgetown on Saturday came together to urge that the authorities step in and prevent...

Moses Nagamootoo lied about pharmaceutical storage

…NEW GPC still providing storage for MOPH, GPHC, other Govt agencies Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo continues to come under fire over false remarks regarding the...

Coalition Govt accepts caretaker role

One day after the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) handed down its consequential orders reaffirming that the Coalition Government should be in a caretaker...

No date set for meeting on appointment of new GECOM Chair

Despite a prompt response from Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo committing his time to meeting after President David Granger said he is ready to have...

PPP Commissioners urge GECOM to start selections preparations

The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) nominated Commissioners at the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) are urging the body’s elections secretariat to commence preparation for early...

Bandits break into cellphone stall at Anna Regina Market

Bandits carted off millions of dollars in high-end cell phones and accessories from XTREME TECH Phone Centre, a stall at the Anna Regina Old...

Jagdeo proposes urgent meeting with Granger

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has proposed urgent meetings with President David Granger to ensure a new GECOM Chair is appointed as early as Monday. See...

Kitty resident given 3-year sentence, fined $2M for narcotics possession

Paul Smith, 45, of Kitty, Georgetown was earlier today found guilty of narcotic possession following the conclusion of a preliminary inquiry and as such,...

Opposition maintains it will not extend life of “caretaker” govt

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo said that the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) consequential orders handed down earlier today is a major victory for not...

BREAKING NEWS: CCJ orders Cabinet must resign and call elections in 3 months

...three months take effect from June 18, 2019 The Caribbean Court of Justice moments ago handed down consequential orders stipulating that the Cabinet must resign...

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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...