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Sunday, September 15, 2019

Blame game over market shutdown continues while vendors suffer

  By Tracey Khan - Drakes – Local Government Minister Norman Whittaker yesterday (December 15) called an urgent press conference at his office following the...

GPL refutes KN article regarding its losses

- The Guyana Power and Light (GPL) today refuted allegations that millions of dollars are forfeited annually to the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph...

Vendors, Councillors blame Sooba for market shutdown

  By Tracey Khan - Drakes   – The Georgetown Mayor & City Council (M&CC) says it is capable of paying the five percent increase and...

SHUT DOWN: Strike action forces closure of all city markets, abattoir

- Staffers at the Georgetown Mayor and City Council (M&CC) have gone on strike, commencing this morning; forcing the closure of all city...

Guyana makes top 10 in Miss World Pageant; South Africa cops title

– Guyana’s Rafieya Husain has done Guyana proud by making it to the top ten of Miss World pageant 2014 held in London...

CAL’s new baggage policy may have to be adopted to stay viable – Gouveia

  By Tracey Khan – Drakes – Veteran Pilot Captain, Gerry Gouveia believes that Caribbean Airline’s (CAL) announcement of changes to its baggage policy...

Guyana gets its first Neurosurgeon

- Dr. Amarnauth Dukhi has become Guyana’s first neurosurgeon and will be stationed at the Georgetown Public Hospital from January 2015. He is young,...

E – Networks refutes allegations of unauthorised pole use

– Cable provider, E – Networks has refuted reports contained in an article in a local newspaper alleging that the Guyana Power and...

Scouts spread Christmas cheer

- Every year the Scout Association of Guyana (SAG), as part of its Christmas outreach programme, visits several communities and institutions to share...

Demerara Bank launches Visa Card

- The achievements of Demerara Bank were celebrated when the indigenous financial institution celebrated its milestone anniversary with the launch of its “Signature...

Recent Articles

Fire guts Good Hope house, furniture workshop

An early morning fire has left an East Coast Demerara (ECD) family counting their losses as their home and furniture workshop were completely destroyed. The...

Hero CPL 2019: Guyana to host double-header playoff

Cricket fans in Guyana will get a special treat as the double-header playoff matches for the 2019 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) has been...

Loan write off, free tertiary education for all Guyanese – Ali

As the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) rolls out aspects of its manifesto for the upcoming elections, Presidential Candidate Irfaan Ali continues to highlight specific...

CPL 2019: Andre Russell’s scans clear after blow to helmet

Andre Russell was stretchered off the ground by medical staff after a blow to his helmet in the first innings of Jamaica Tallawahs' clash...

GPL says “not proud” of the situation customers face

Acknowledging that it continues to struggle to maintain its generating systems, the Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL) today admitted that it is not...

Labourer jailed for trafficking over 7lbs of marijuana

Thirty-year-old Dennis Nunes, who was earlier this year charged for trafficking almost eight pounds of marijuana, will now spend the next three years and...

Mechanic jailed for 18 months for wounding co-worker during argument over money

A 26-year-old mechanic, who is accused of maliciously wounding his co-worker over money, was on Friday, hauled before the Georgetown Magistrates' Courts to answer...

Govt assures ‘Safe City’ project will not breach privacy rights

The Guyana Government is assuring the public that its Safe City System will not infringe upon an individual's right to privacy. See statement from Ministry...

Special needs school for Bartica

Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni), more so its township Bartica, is slated to house the hinterland’s first special education needs school. According to the Department of Public...

Plaisance teen stabbed to death

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 15-year-old lad of Plaisance, East Coast Demerara (ECD). The incident occurred at around 16:00hrs on...