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Saturday, April 20, 2019

Capital City left without Mayor and Deputy Mayor

Georgetown Mayor, Hamilton Green has left the country for an indefinite period while his Deputy Patricia Chase-Green has left the council without leave for...

AFC calls for comprehensive review of education system

The Alliance for Change (AFC) has expressed concerns over the number of students who did not acquire passes between grades one to three at...

Town Clerk exposes corruption as main reason for Mayor’s protests

Acting Town Clerk Carol Sooba says there are three main reasons behind the Mayor’s objection to her and his organised protests, with one of...

Man busted with cocaine in Ochro sentenced to 5 years in jail

A man was today sentenced to five years imprisonment for possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking when he made his first court...

PSC Chairman calls for policy development on land, energy at Economic Forum

Chairman of the Private Sector Commission (PSC), Ronald Webster has called for the formation of an industrial development policy on land use and an...

No other option for Amaila Falls Project – Dr. Singh

Finance Minister Dr. Ashni Singh says that there is no immediate alternative to the Amaila Falls Hydro Power Project within the next decade. During his...

Update: Plaisance man was beaten to death by fiance

The police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Clifford Singh, 35 years, of Prince William Street, Plaisance , East Coast Demerara. According to...

Woman kills man in Plaisance

Police have confirmed that a murder occurred early this morning at William Street, Plaisance East Coast Demerara. Information reaching iNews stated a man was killed...

Port Kaituma residents bemoan deplorable roads

Residents of Port Kaituma, Region One are calling on the Local Government and Regional Development Ministry to fix the deplorable roads within their community. The...

No minibus fare increase

The Ministry of Tourism, Industry and Commerce has revealed that there has been no increase in minibus fares and any increase in unauthorised. The Ministry...

Recent Articles

Whim Magistrate draws firearm on advancing robbery accused

Whim Magistrate Renita Singh was forced to pull her revolver while sitting on the bench after a man she had just remanded to prison...

Son killed, father, stepmother injured during brawl with others

An 18-year-old was fatally stabbed while his father and step mother were injured during a brawl with a group of men at Timehri Docks,...

Taxi drivers lectured by traffic ranks on proper road usage

Traffic Ranks recently hosted a lecture at the Linden Park on Hadfield Street, Georgetown where some hire car operators were reminded of proper road...

Minister Hughes threatens legal action against Teixeira

Opposition Chief Whip Gail Teixeira has been threatened with legal action by Minister of Public Telecommunications, Cathy Hughes. The legal notice is in relation to...

15 more touts arrested

Ranks of the Guyana Police Force’s Traffic Department today swooped down on the various bus parks where 15 individuals were arrested for touting. The exercise...

Education Ministry requests audit of UG’s finances

The Education Ministry has requested the Office of the Auditor General to conduct a special audit of the University of Guyana’s finances. This comes in...

BREAKING: ExxonMobil announces 13th discovery offshore Guyana

IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil said today it made a new oil discovery offshore Guyana at the Yellowtail-1 well, marking the 13th discovery on the Stabroek...

GNBA releases list of compliant broadcasters, threatens actions against others

The Guyana National Broadcasting Authority has released a list of all the local broadcasters that compliant for the year 2019; and consequently are the...

12 arrested after massive police operation in Berbice

Some 12 persons were today arrested for various offences after police conducted a massive raid in several Berbice communities. Two men and two women were...

ExxonMobil pumps $20M into STEM programme

ExxonMobil Guyana on Wednesday donated $20M to the Volunteer Youth Corp’s (VYC) Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programme which is hosting its 6th...