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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

GRPA wants sex education programme in schools

- The Guyana Responsible Parenthood Association (GRPA) says it is deeply concerned over the startling number of school aged students being involved in...

PSC touts Economic forum during meeting with President Granger

– The Private Sector Commission (PSC) has called for there to be a national economic forum during a meeting with President David Granger...

“If I can’t get your wellbeing in order I will walk” – Min Norton...

- Minister of Public Health, Dr. George Norton, has assured staff of the New Amsterdam Regional Hospital that he will make representation on...

UG unions outline priorities for new government

– The University of Guyana Workers Union (UGWU) and the University of Guyana Senior Staff Association (UGSSA) have outlined the areas of priority...

New Parliament to be convened on June 10

- President of Guyana, David Granger has officially proclaimed that the 11th Parliament will convene at 14:00hrs on Wednesday, 10th June, 2015 at...

Live streaming of National Assembly sittings set to start next week

- The ways in which Canada can continue to support Guyana’s sustainable development was one of the issues discussed when the country’s High...

GuySuCo’s CEO fired; Board of Directors urged to resign

– The Government of Guyana has announced that it has dismissed the Chief Executive Officer of the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) Dr. Raj...

$75M approved for drainage works

By Jomo Paul – The David Granger APNU+AFC Cabinet has cleared a total of $75M that will go towards the desilting of canals and...

National consultation on fisheries sector commences

By Jomo Paul – The Government of Guyana through the Ministry of Agriculture on Wednesday June 03, initiated a national consultation process on the...

Gov’t interventions bring significant relief following floods

- Engineer of the Ministry of Public Infrastructure Walter Willis has reported that water has receded from most of the areas of Georgetown...

Recent Articles

‘Hit-and-run’ driver gets bail

A driver allegedly involved in a hit-and-run accident on the Corentyne which claimed the life of a 27-year-old man has been released on bail. Yadesh...

Man charged for attempted execution on ex-cop

One of the men who attempted to execution ex-cop Teon Allen known as "Spoil Child" at East La Penitence, Georgetown was on Tuesday Slapped...

LETTER: Guyanese should refrain from near-sighted temptations that oil wealth will offer

Dear Editor, Two favourite campaign promises are already being bandied about: free education and cash transfers. The former is borne of a desire to fundamentally...

Man slapped with murder charge for setting girlfriend on fire

A 25-year-old man of Sophia, Greater Georgetown this morning appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan where he was not required to plead to the...

Suspect who murdered Meten-Meer-Zorg fisherman arrested

Twenty-year-old Ramesh Ramdeen also called “Braffy”, a fisherman who was on the run after killing his villager was this morning arrested in Parika, East...

Guyana has second most oil discoveries in the world for 2019

By Jarryl Bryan Oil and gas companies throughout the world have discovered over seven billion barrels of oil equivalent for the year 2019, but of...

India’s ‘exceptional ruthlessness’ with bat left us ‘mentally weak’ – Faf du Plessis

Faf du Plessis will continue to captain South Africa despite overseeing one of their worst Test results since readmission - he sees it as...

Cancer survivors, patients and caregivers receive self-care vouchers

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) in collaboration with partnering companies, has distributed 42 self-care vouchers to cancer survivors, cancer patients and caregivers...

Repairman gets 2 years’ jail for stealing from employer

Uriel Amsterdam was on Monday sentenced to two years’ imprisonment after he confessed to a larceny charge when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’...

Duo busted with 42kg of ganja at Parika charged

The two men of Tuschen New Housing Scheme, East Bank Essequibo (EBE), who were busted with over 42 kilograms of ganja in a motorcar...