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Friday, December 13, 2019

Harmon accuses PPP/C of using scare tactics to turn citizens against Budget

By Ramona Luthi Minister of State Joseph Harmon has contended that Guyana will become a better place with the various measures outlined in Budget 2017,...

West Berbice farmer’s house destroyed by fire

- arson suspected A West Coast Berbice farmer is counting his losses after the house he and his daughter occupied went up in flames. The...

Spring Garden, Supenaam residents frustrated over water quality

…says water 'useless' Residents living in the villages of Spring Garden and Supenaam in Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) are complaining bitterly about the poor quality...

Berbice man jailed, fined $36M for trafficking cocaine

A drug trafficker was today sentenced to prison by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts when she found him guilty of...

Cash-strapped GuySuCo asked to repay $3.8B ‘loan’ to Govt

- according to Auditor General's report The cash-strapped Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) is being asked to repay a loan of $3.8 billion which it...

InselAir opens up Caribbean, US markets via Boa Vista

International carrier InselAir will start operating flights from Boa Vista, Brazil  to Georgetown, Guyana beginning July 4, 2016. InselAir’s friendly and multilingual staff in combination with...

Report on Lindo Creek CoI handed over to President

The completed report for the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into the June 2008 Lindo Creek Massacre recommends, among other things, that compensation be given...

Chanderpaul’s 50 steers Jaguars past Hurricanes – WICB/NAGICO Super 50

Shivnarine Chanderpaul struck his second half-century of the competition to lead Guyana Jaguars to a comprehensive seven-wicket win over the Leeward Islands Hurricanes in...

North Pakaraima Mountain Safari takes off this weekend

The 17th Annual Pakaraima Mountain Safari 2019 is expected to kick off this Saturday, as close to 100 persons including tourists from Korea and North...

GDF Captain among others nabbed with illegal gun, drugs

A Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Captain along with three others have been arrested in connection with the discovery of an illegal gun and drugs. INews...

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H2H Data: Opposition suspicious over APNU’s push for sample survey

The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Opposition is concerned over a move by the Government through its Commissioner on the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to...

Top UG Computer Science graduate honoured

Shameer Amerullah, a secondary school teacher, has received the Shivraj Maraj Memorial Prize for being this year’s best graduating Computer Science student at the...

21-Y-O fined $20,000 for slapping female cop

A 21-year-old man who carried out a series of offences was on Wednesday hauled before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts. Daniel Boutrim, of Lot 157 Guyhoc...

Driver fined $80,000 for traffic violations

A resident of One Mile, Wismar, Linden, Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) was on Wednesday fined $80,000 by Magistrate Rondel Weever when he appeared at...

Over 200 vessels entered Guyana for 2019 – MARAD

Guyana’s burgeoning oil sector and expanding fisheries industry are attracting more maritime traffic in the country’s waters, according to the Maritime Administration Department (MARAD). In...

UG student benefits from Iwokrama scholarship funded by ExxonMobil

The Iwokrama International Centre recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Guyana (UG) to support a PhD scholarship under a...

Central Bank considering penalties for Republic Bank

The Central Bank of Guyana is considering penalties against Republic Bank, in wake of numerous complaints from customers about its poor service following a...

Hydromet warns of flooding

The Hydromet Office has warned of flooding today, due to heavy rainfall. See full statement: SPECIAL INFORMATION: Flood warning remains in effect for flood prone areas...

Man pretending to be cop faces several robbery charges

A 21-year-old man accused of pretending to be a cop was on Wednesday slapped with several robbery charges and appeared before Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus...

Not difficult to pick ourselves up again – Kieron Pollard

After Rohit Sharma pulled left-arm fingerspinner Khary Pierre against the turn, the ball seemed destined to soar over the midwicket boundary. Until Evin Lewis'...