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Thursday, July 18, 2019

Culture Village opens at Umana Yana

– The Ministry of Education today, Monday December 2 opened its culture village at Umana Yana part of activities for the hosting of...

Large amount of iNews voters do not support $5,000 note

– A large number of participants of the iNews Poll do not believe that the recently introduced $5,000 note will improve day –...

New GPC pulls out of proposed Bourda Stadium Deal

– Following media reports that the New GPC wanted to buy over the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) and the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) and...

City Hall makes appeal to business community for vehicles

– The councilors of the Mayor and City Council are appealing to the corporate community to assist them with vehicles so that they...

Floods will always be with us; HydroMet, City Hall failed us – Dr. Luncheon

By Kurt Campbell – Head of the Presidential Secretariat Dr. Roger Luncheon said the recent flooding in Georgetown and its coastal environs exposes...

Ten persons sworn in as Land Surveyors

  By Kurt Campbell  – Ten persons including a lone female – Shibanah Lara - was on Friday morning (November 29) sworn in as Land Surveyors...

More flooding expected if rain continues – Agri Ministry

- The Ministry of Agriculture is advising that the Hydromet Office has recorded  rains of intensity between 12 to 20 mm per hour...

Another fire has struck

- iNews has received information that another fire has struck, this time in Plaisance, East Coast Demerara. The iNews team is en route...

BREAKING NEWS: Fire in Eccles Industrial Site

- iNews has received reports that Comfort Sleep in Eccles Industrial Site, East Bank Demerara is currently on fire. iNews Reporter, Kurt Campbell...

Fifteen Georgetown schools to remain closed on Friday

- The Ministry of Education (MOE) says 15 schools in Georgetown will remain closed on Friday (November 29). On Thursday (November 28) 43 schools...

Recent Articles

Higher standards needed for persons seeking to become teachers – BVI Minister

By: Davina Ramdass  As CARICOM embarks on an initiative to review existing teaching standards, a recommendation has been made for there to be a higher...

“Pepper spray saved my life” – survivor of Norton St. shooting

By: Kizzy Coleman For two years, she suffered severe beatings at the hands of a man she truly loved and wanted to please. She was battered...

AmCham Guyana says companies must be held accountable for damage to environment

The need for companies to make an effort to reduce their carbon footprint, observe health and safety policies, and be held accountable by the...

Guyana and Japan looking to further strengthen bilateral cooperation

Guyana and Japan are looking to further strengthen bilateral cooperation, particularly in the area of energy. This was highlighted on Wednesday morning when President David...

Opposition finds Alves, La Bennet as “unfavourable” candidates for GECOM Chair

The Opposition did not find favour with Attorney Kesaundra Alves and Justice Claudette La Bennet as nominees for the post of chairperson of the...

Stansted ‘disruptive passenger’: Woman faces £85,000 bill

(BBC) A woman who allegedly caused a flight to be diverted due to "extremely disruptive behaviour" has been given an £85,000 bill by an...

Antigua Government not willing to pay price Barbados wants for its LIAT shares

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has disclosed that the US$44 million price Barbados was asking for its LIAT shares was too steep, insisting that while...

Mechanic remanded for possession of high-powered weapon

A 32-year-old motorcycle mechanic was today remanded to prison for the illegal possession of a high-powered weapon. Devon Atkinson, known as “Wild Buck”, of Kitty,...

21-Y-O charged for robbing, shooting Kristian Jeffery

A 21-year-old resident of Alberttown, Georgetown was today charged for the shooting and robbing of motor racer, Kristian Jeffery who was attacked by a...

Top Cop signals intention to replace SOCU Head

Police Commissioner Leslie James has signaled the administration’s intention to replace Sydney James as the Head of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU). “Later on,...