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Friday, July 10, 2020

IDB urges Govt to do more competitive bidding, less single sourcing

A key Inter-American Development report (IDB) has recommended that countries in the region, including Guyana, implement a number of measures aimed at improving public...

Man drowns after falling off koker

A father of two drowned on Tuesday afternoon at Vreed-en-Hoop, West Bank Demerara (WBD) after he reportedly fell from a koker. The dead man’s name...

Travelspan to partner with American Airlines for NYC/Guyana flights

Travelspan Vacations has announced a new sales agreement with United States carrier, American Airlines (AA), for the new North America to Guyana routes. The travel...

Police destroys ganja farm, discover abandoned bikes

Police in 'F' Division (Interior Locations) have destroyed a marijuana farm they found at Eight Miles, Ituni Road, Upper Demerara River. According to reports, acting...

BREAKING: Linden man in leaked rape video murdered

An autopsy performed on the body on is 41-year-old Sherwin Apple, also known as “Yellow” revealed that he was murdered and did not commit...

Banks DIH employee killed after car slams into utility pole

A Banks DIH employee is now dead after the car he was driving slammed into a utility pole at New Amsterdam, Berbice on Tuesday...

PPP calls for tougher penalties against electoral fraud

People’s Progressive Party General Secretary Bharrat Jagdeo is arguing for tougher penalties for political parties found culpable of electoral fraud, even as discrepancies with...

Taxi driver to face judge, jury for murder

A taxi driver was on Tuesday committed to stand trial in the High Court for the murder of a Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC)...

Police Constable charged for stealing cell phone

A Police Constable was fortunate to have a simple larceny matter dismissed when he appeared at the Charity Magistrates’ Courts on Monday charged for...

Youth granted bail for armed robbery

Twenty-one-year-old Shamar Singh who was arraigned with two counts of armed robbery reappeared before Magistrate, Dylon Bess and was granted bail after he was...

Recent Articles

ND&S Furniture Store fire was purposely set – Fire Chief

The Guyana Fire Service (GFS) has confirmed that the fire which destroyed the ND&S furniture store located at Lot 40 B and C Gap...

Schenectady bans police head holds after controversial arrest of US-based Guyanese

 City police officers are now prohibited from placing their knee on a suspect’s head as a control hold and the department will boost de-escalation...

Trinidad and Tobago opposition calls for election observers

(Caribbean News Global) International election observation and monitoring is an important mechanism for ensuring election integrity, the United National Congress (UNC) asserted in its...

WHO Chief blasts ‘lack of leadership’ and calls for global unity as coronavirus cases...

(CNN) The director-general of the World Health Organization has condemned a "lack of leadership" in fighting the coronavirus pandemic and made an emotional plea...

Basil Williams incites Lowenfield to violate the law – PPP

PRESS STATEMENT BASIL WILLIAMS INCITES LOWENFIELD TO VIOLATE THE LAW It is an established fact that Attorney General Basil Williams has not won a singular case...

Brathwaite’s 65 puts West Indies, 159-3, closer to England’s total in 1st Test

West Indies stayed in control of the first test against England on Friday by reaching lunch on Day 3 at 159-3 to trail by...

Eyewitness: The morning after

…the foot fell The last time there was an expected momentous court decision in this elections outrage that’s been fuelled by the judicial antics of...

Authorities urge persons to wear face masks properly

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Karen Gordon-Boyle is pleading with Guyanese to wear their face masks properly. "We continue to witness the misuse of the...

Guyanese fear of becoming infected with COVID-19 has decreased – DCMO

A survey conducted by the Ministry of Public Health in collaboration with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has found that Guyanese fears of...

142 Guyanese return on first repatriation flight from Canada

A total of 142 Guyanese returned home on Thursday via WestJet Airlines – the first repatriation flight for citizens who were stranded in Canada...