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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Vice Chancellor continues to deny sale of exam papers at UG

The University of Guyana continues to deny the sale of examination papers to students at the institution. Two months ago, reliable sources indicated to...

Region Three appears to be a target for criminals – Parliamentarian

In wake of the gruesome murder of 27 – year – old Zulficar “Vicky” Namdar, Region Three Parliamentarian for the ruling Peoples Progressive Party...

Armed men storm Montrose House, engaged in shootout with police

By Kurt Campbell Gunfire exchange between police and armed bandits at Montrose, East Coast Demerara on Tuesday night (September 10) ended without anyone sustaining...

Update: Son of CIOG member gunned down

By Fareeza Haniff Six gunmen this evening stormed into the house of CIOG (Central Islamic Organisation of Guyana) member, Gulzar Namdar and shot his only...

TravelSpan initiates non-stop service from JFK to Guyana

TravelSpan Vacations and Vision Airlines is currently applying to the US Department of Transportation for authorization to begin non-stop service to Guyana and Trinidad,...

National Assembly Clerk, Opposition Leader clash over Local Gov’t Bills

The Clerk of the National Assembly, Sherlock Isaacs and Leader of A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), David Granger have locked heads as it...

UG to establish sexual harassment policy for staff

A Sexual Harassment Policy and Regulation is soon to be formulated for staff members of the University of Guyana (UG). This is According to the...

Father of four sentenced to one year jail for cocaine charge

A man was today sentenced to one year imprisonment along with a fine of $5000 when he made his second court appearance before Magistrate...

UG in $482M debt, $50M owed to part – time lecturers

By Kurt Campbell Vice Chancellor of the University of Guyana (UG) Dr Jacob Opadeyi has confirmed that the institution has a debt which amounts to...

Teenager accused of assault, granted bail

A teenager was   granted bail in the sum of $80,000 when he appeared before Magistrate Judy Latchman charged with the offence of assault causing actual...

Recent Articles

Deadly landslide hits Colombian town

At least 17 people have been killed by a landslide on Sunday in south-western Colombia, officials say. Five others were injured and several houses destroyed...

Billionaire brother “arrested in Algeria”

Four billionaire brothers with links to ousted Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika have been detained by police, state TV reports. They are being held over...

Sri Lanka attacks “linked to foreign network”

A wave of bombings that killed 290 people in Sri Lanka on Sunday was carried out with the support of an international network, officials...

Previous attempts to audit UG’s finances faced staunch resistance – auditor

The announcement that an audit will be conducted into the University of Guyana (UG) is a welcome one for anti-corruption advocate Christopher Ram, who...

Uncle in custody for allegedly raping 8-year-old niece

A 49-year-old man was taken into custody for allegedly raping his 8-year-old niece who was left in his care by her mother. The incident...

Miner executed, another allegedly abducted

One man was reportedly executed while another was allegedly abducted on Sunday evening following an incident at a mining community in Region Seven (Cuyuni...

$1.5B lost to paddy bug infestation in Region 6

…farmers forced to dump paddy Seventeen Berbice, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) rice farmers have been forced to dump their paddy after it was rejected by...

Mother of 3 killed, family injured after being struck by overtaking truck

A mother of three was on Sunday evening killed while husband and three children sustained injures after they were struck down by a truck...

Miner arrested for rape of 11-year-old

…found with gun, ammo A 27-year-old miner is now in Police custody after he was arrested for the rape of an underage female and was...

Man dies after being pinned under tractor

A 38-year-old man is now dead after being pinned down in a trench when he allegedly lost control of a tractor he was operating. ...