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Friday, August 14, 2020

Breaking: No elections before November 2019 – GECOM tells Granger

GECOM Chairman Justice James Patterson today wrote President David Granger, informing him that General and Regional Elections cannot be held before late November 2019. This...

ERC finalising Code of Conduct for politicians

In a bid to ensure politicians are held accountable for their actions, the Ethnic Relations Commission is compiling a code of conduct for political...

‘Guyana faces threat of substandard drugs’- Food and Drugs Director

Guyana is not immune from the threat of substandard or falsified pharmaceutical drugs, says Director of the Food and Drugs Department, Marlon Cole. He made...

SOCU case against GBTI Directors thrown out

The case brought against Directors of the Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) by the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU's) has been dismissed. The...

Man remanded for robbery, shooting at Police, victim

Andre Teon Scott of Lot 64 West Ruimveldt, Georgetown, was on Monday remanded to prison by the Chief Magistrate in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts...

GECOM hiring practices: Chairman, HR refused to cooperate with probe

Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Justice James Patterson and other top officials refused to cooperate with the investigation into its hiring practices,...

Constitutionally-mandated elections: The clock never stopped ticking – British High Commissioner

- urges Guyanese to hold elected officials accountable British High Commissioner to Guyana, Gregory Quinn on Monday reminded that the clock has never stopped ticking...

Hiring practices at GECOM: Vishnu Persaud was most qualified candidate for DCEO post –...

Following a thorough investigation into the hiring practices of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), the finding revealed that Vishnu Persaud, the former acting Deputy...

Pensioner charged for sharing nude photos of estranged lover

A sixty-five-year old man was on Monday granted bail by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts charged for...

Convicted felon slapped with armed robbery, assault charges

A twenty-six-year-old miner was on Monday remanded to prison by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan when he made his appearance at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court...

Recent Articles

Lowenfield returns to court

Chief Elections Officer Keith Lowenfield has returned to the Georgetown Magistrates' Court where he is currently facing private criminal charges for conspiring to commit...

Teen kills brother-in-law; stabs sisters & children

Police are on the hunt for a teenager who on Thursday afternoon stabbed his brother-in-law to death, and wounded his sisters along with three...

Health Ministry weighing options to allow for self-quarantine/isolation

Notwithstanding the significant impact COVID-19 has on the lives of Guyanese, newly-appointed Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony, today, said his Ministry is currently...

Agriculture Ministry working to lift US catfish ban

Agriculture Minister, Zulfikar Mustapha has committed towards lifting the US-imposed catfish ban, which was instituted against Guyana in early 2018 under the Granger-led administration. He...

New Govt reviewing APNU/AFC’s “phased reopening” plan

The new PPP/C Administration is currently reviewing the criteria for reopening of the country. Under the previous APNU/AFC Administration, there were four phased re-openings. The...

Guyana can become 4th largest oil producer in Latin America – expert

Guyana is tipped to become one of the largest and most promising non-OPEC oil producers in the world and could encroach on certain markets...

UK Ambassador tests negative for Covid-19

Following the announcement that the Hugh Todd, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, had tested positive for COVID-19 the British High Commissioner, HE...

Tourism Minister tests positive for COVID-19; President, PM, VP & other Cabinet members test...

Minister of Tourism, Commerce and Industry Oneidge Walrond Allicock has tested positive for COVID-19. She has since been placed into self isolation. Minister of Health Dr...

Harmon terminated as Director General of MotP; earned $900,000 per month plus benefits

Senior Member of the APNU/AFC Coalition Joseph Harmon was earning $900,000 per month plus benefits as Director General of the Ministry of the Presidency. The...

PM Modi of India congratulates President Ali

Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi has extended congratulations to President Dr Irfaan Ali. In a correspondence, PM Modi highlighted that Guyana and India enjoy...