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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

AFC calls on Gov’t to release names of all contracts beyond G$1B

In light of the allegations by Former Speaker of the House and one time PPP Executive Member, Ralph Ramkarran, the Alliance for Change ...

APNU Member to Robeson Benn: Like Father, Like Son

As Public Works Minister Robeson Benn added his contribution to the debate in Parliament, A Partnership for National Unity Parliamentarian, Vanessa Kissoon heckled...

Two men jailed for Health Ministry Fire

Two men were today sentenced to prison by Magistrate Judy Latchman for the arson attack on the Ministry of Health building on Brickdam between...

US$7.1M Basic Needs Trust Fund launched

The US$7.1 million seventh cycle of the basic needs trust fund was today launched in the presence of the Caribbean Development Bank President and...

Two day investment conference gets underway

A two day, Guyana investment conference opened today with the goal of maximising opportunities for investment here.   Over this period it is expected that stakeholders...

Man allegedly found with 250grams of marijuana granted bail

Stephon Harry of 417 North East La Penitence Georgetown made his first court appearance before Magistrate Fabayo Azore today, charged with possession of narcotics...

Diamond man pleads not guilty to assault, abusive language

Twenty – Three – year old Andrew Burke of 5th Avenue Diamond Housing Scheme appeared before Magistrate Sueanna Lovell charged with assault and abusive...

Venezuelans charged with illegal entry

Two Venezuelans were today charged with Illegal entry. Forty – year – old Julio Mendeza and Andre Pachelo of Venezuela appeared before Magistrate Sueanna...

Vendor charged with assault

A vendor was today granted bail in the sum of $20,000 when he appeared before Magistrate Sueanna Lovell charged with assault.   Forty – Seven –...

Nat’l Assembly approves motion to ratify Arms Treaty

Parliamentarians this afternoon approved a motion, paving the way for Government to ratify the Arms and Trade Treaty, which the country had signed onto. The...

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Suspect in Eccles execution-style killing arrested in private hospital

One of the alleged perpetrators who shot and killed a young father execution-style on Tuesday night in the vicinity of the two Brothers Service...

No-confidence cases: Submissions filed in the High Court

The various parties in the legal challenges relating to the no-confidence vote have filed and sent out their submissions to the High Court. In one,...

Letter: If GECOM cannot cope then the staff should be replaced

Dear Editor, I want to throw this out there - does it make sense that on one hand the constitution, which is the supreme law...

Four dead in clashes ahead of Venezuela protests

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — At least four people have died following overnight clashes ahead of Wednesday's rival protests in Venezuela by supporters and opponents...

Miner accused of fraud gets bail

A miner found himself before the Court on Wednesday after he allegedly failed to return funds obtained following the sale of car parts to...

West Indies bat first at Bridgetown as England leave out Stuart Broad

ESPNcricinfo- West Indies won the toss and chose to bat on the opening day of the first Test against England in Barbados. England have selected...

PPP/C presidential candidate on the move, begins outreach in Berbice

Newly elected People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) presidential candidate, Irfaan Ali travelled to Berbice, on Tuesday, where he was given a resounding welcome as he...

Man executed in Eccles

A man was on Tuesday evening gunned down in the vicinity of the Two Brothers Service Station, Eccles, East Bank Demerara (EBD) by two...

EYEWITNESS: Dragging their feet…

…but digging their grave It was a bit surprising the PNC’s still insisting the elections be dragged out – via their unilaterally appointed GECOM Chair,...

CCAC preparing legislation to protect rights of customers who shop online

With the use of online shopping vastly expanding, the Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission (CCAC) has taken up the task of expanding its mandate...