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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Timehri logger acquitted for 2014 murder

Family members of 50-year-old Rajesh Roopnarine, called “Popo”, erupted in tears of joy on Thursday as a 12-member jury was directed by Justice Navindra...

Man accused of raping a minor to stand trial in High Court

Mario Heywood, 30, of East Ruimveldt, Georgetown, was committed to stand trial in the High Court for raping a minor. The Preliminary Inquiry (PI) was...

Cabinet to deliberate on allegations of misconduct against AG

Director General of the Ministry of the Presidency, Joseph Harmon, has indicated that Cabinet will be looking into allegations of misconduct against Attorney General...

Govt paid for ministers to attend CCJ hearings

Even though they had no direct or significant purpose to the issues, six ministers were approved by Cabinet to attend hearings of the no-confidence...

West Indies Rum Association to engage regional leaders on tax-free alcohol

The West Indies Rum & Spirits Producers Association (WIRSPA) plans to engage regional leaders on the issue of tax-free alcohol. Chairman of the Demerara Distillers...

Man accused of rape, robbery under arms escapes from police station

Police have launched a manhunt for a 23-year-old man of Lot 271 Hope East/Enmore, East Coast Demerara who has escaped custody at a police...

9-hours of ‘service interruption’ on May 19 – GPL

The Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL) has announced a nine-hour long interruption to the supply of electricity in areas in Georgetown and on...

Former NFMU Director’s role at Telecoms Agency being explored

Former Managing Director of the National Frequency Management Unit (NFMU) Valmikki Singh has responded to reports that he did not apply for a role...

President announces plans to reshuffle Permanent Secretaries

With the possibility of elections looming, President David Granger has nonetheless hinted at more changes within his various ministries. He was at the time answering...

National Assembly pays respect to Bernard De Santos, Sir Fenton Harcourt Ramsahoye

The National Assembly on Wednesday observed a moment of silence for the passing of former Members of Parliament, Sir Fenton Harcourt Ramsahoye and Former...

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CXC to consider petition for Mathematics resit following breaches

The Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) is to consider a petition call­ing for all stu­dents to re-sit the 2019 CSEC Maths ex­ams fol­low­ing se­ri­ous breach­es...

Handling pressure, not conditions, the challenge at the World Cup – Virat Kohli

India captain Virat Kohli believes handling the pressure "is the most important thing in the World Cup and not necessarily the conditions". He said...

Guyanese killed after motorcycle slams into garbage truck in Queens NY

A Guyanese biker was on Tuesday evening killed while his friend is rendered critical after the motorcycle on which they were travelling slammed into...

Jailed MPs attend Spain parliament opening

Five Catalan separatist politicians - currently on trial accused of rebellion - have taken their seats in the Spanish parliament under discreet police...

Gunmen cart off $1.2M in cash, jewellery from Bartica businesswoman

Two armed and masked men executed a daring daylight robbery on Monday at 7th Street and 4th Avenue Bartica, Region Seven during which they...

NIS reserves expected to be exhausted in 2021

As far back as 2016, the actuary review into the finances of the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) had warned that repeat deficits may bring...

“Justice served” – mother of brothers killed during robbery

The mother of two men, Harricharran and Premcharran Samaroo, who were killed reportedly at the hands of one of the suspected bandits killed on...

Blackout hits Demerara, Berbice; GPL apologises

Residents in the Demerara and Berbice region have been hit with blackout. The power outage comes at a time when scores of persons are getting...

Man charged with murder of ex-wife Zaila Sugrim

A 38-year-old businessman was hauled before Magistrate Zameena Ali at the Leonora Magistrate’s Court to answer to the capital offence of murder. Ryan Sugrim is...

Berbice Commander urges residents to remain alert

Commander of “B” Division, Paul Langevine is urging residents to remain alert as there may be more bandits involved in a criminal network operating...