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Saturday, January 25, 2020

Mon Repos Bridge closed to traffic

Rehabilitation works are currently being executed on the first Acrow Panel Bridge located at Mon Repos, East Coast Demerara (ECD) and as such the...

Sattaur denies revealing taxpayer’s info.

In justifying the reason why outgoing Commissioner-General Khurshid Sattaur has been sent packing by the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA), its Chairman Rawle Lucas earlier...

Video of PM Nagamootoo’s speech in NY creates uneasiness in Guyana’s political arena

Guyana's Prime Minister, Moses Nagamootoo, in one of his speeches made during his recent visit to New York, which was captured on video, has...

East Coast resident narrowly escapes death…shot twice in front of home

Thirty-one-year old Glenfield Dennison of Cummings Lodge, East Coast Demerara (ECD) is counting his lucky stars after narrowly escaping death last night after being...

Breaking!!! Body found in canal at Zeelugt, EBE

The body of an unidentified female was found in a canal at the Zeelugt village, East Bank Essequibo (EBE) on Thursday evening around 20:30hrs. According...

Migrant Crisis: Dozens drown in shipwrecks off Greece – BBC reports

A total of 42 migrants are reported to have drowned overnight in two separate shipwrecks in the Aegean Sea. According to an online BBC report...

Ali urges gov’t to reduce electricity rates by at least 30%

People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) Member of Parliament, Mr Irfaan Ali, has called on the Government to immediately adjust electricity rates and fuel prices to...

McLennan dismisses gold smuggling charge against Tuschen businessman

A prominent businessman from Tuschen, East Bank Essequibo who was accused of gold smuggling had the charged dismissed, yesterday, after the Prosecution failed to...

Republic Park resident gets 4 years jail for drug trafficking

Magistrate Deron Daly, at the Providence Magistrate’s Court on Thursday, jailed Robin Wills, who was deported from the United States, after he was found...

‘You should have a President for only one term’ – Nagamootoo declares

Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo is of the view that “you should have a President for only one term or five years” after which that...

Recent Articles

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...