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Saturday, January 25, 2020

Sacked GRA head justifies backdating pension plan – claims nothing illegal about move

By Kristen Macklingam Commissioner-General of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) Khurshid Sattaur, in justifying his move to backdate his pension plan, stated that this was...

Narine to play for TT Knight Riders in the CPL

(Reprinted from Guardian Media Group) Cricket fans in T&T will be happy with the news that mystery spinner Sunil Narine will be coming home for...

25-yr-old soldier on child-rape charge granted $150,000 bail

Trevon King, a 25-year-old soldier and father of two, was last week charged with rape of a child under 16. He was granted $150,000...

Region One prepares for Local Gov’t polls – Chairman assures

Chairman of Region One (Barima-Waini), Mr. Brentnol Ashley, said even though his region is located at the upper-most part of Guyana, it is very...

Govt ‘poorly handled’ Wales estate closure – says veteran trade unionist

Veteran trade unionist, Lincoln Lewis believes the APNU/AFC government has “handled poorly” the issue of the closure of the Wales sugar estate on the...

Stewartville man still on the run after killing wife

Police in ‘D’ Division are still trying to locate 43-year-old Rudolph Williams of Stewartville, West Coast Demerara, who allegedly drowned his reputed wife in...

Drought situation: Govt taking multi-stakeholder approach to support affected communities

Guyana is at present experiencing prolonged dry weather conditions which have led to an intensified drought situation in most regions. In Region Nine (Upper...

More parenting forums, community-based outreaches needed to address suicide – Region 2 Chairman

In light of the rising suicide and attempted suicide rates in Guyana, Regional authorities in the county of Essequibo are calling for the Government...

New York Gov. declares State of Emergency…2 FEET OF SNOW, FLOODING EXPECTED IN SOME...

New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo has today declared a State of Emergency and is warning residents to stay at home as a blizzard threatens to dump as...

In memory of the Lusignan massacre victims…Inter-faith service planned to observe 8th anniversary

The Indian Action Committee (IAC) today said it will be holding an inter-faith service on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 in commemoration of the eighth...

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EITI concerned about lack of petroleum legislation in Guyana

Even as Guyana has begun producing oil, there is an absence of modern legislation to govern the oil and gas sector. This is an area...

Porter dies after falling off moving vehicle

Thirty-six-year-old Sheldon Chase of Lot 103 C Meadowbrook Gardens lost his live on Thursday afternoon after he was crushed by a moving lorry at...

Youth Village opens at D’Urban Park

Scores of students from both Primary and Secondary Schools who gathered for the first day of the Republic Day Youth Village were urged to...

Accused in the rape of 11-year-old girl to face retrial

A 59-year-old Linden, Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) man is expected to face a retrial after a jury failed to reach a verdict in his...

CORONAVIRUS: Guyana must be ready to protect citizens – Opposition

By: Devina Samaroo While regional officials have indicated that the deadly coronavirus may not reach the Caribbean, Guyana’s Opposition is urging authorities here to put...

GECOM admits only errors through “inadvertence” can be changed

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has warned that the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) is insisting on making 91,000 changes to the Revised List of Electors...

Scott, Felix illegally occupied seats in Parliament – Court rules

The Court of Appeal on Thursday ruled that Minister within the Social Protection Ministry, Keith Scott, and Citizenship Minister Winston Felix illegally occupied seats...

Husband stabs, slits wife’s throat during argument over electrical cord

A domestic worker was late Thursday evening stabbed to death by her reputed husband during an argument over an electrical cord. The dead woman has...

Hururu labourer crushed by fallen log

A 64-year-old labourer of Hururu Mission, Aroaima, Upper Berbice River met his demise on Thursday after he was reportedly crushed by a fallen log....

GPF mulls changing age limit to apply for driver’s licence

The Guyana Police Force is currently considering the possibility of changing the age requirements for persons applying for driver's licence. Traffic Chief Superintendent Linden Isles...