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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Family believes missing 17 – year – old abducted

– It has been five days and the parents of 17 – year – old Kareeshma Rampersaud have not seen or heard from...

Alleged Stone Shortage: GCCI urges Public Works to give BK ‘benefit of the doubt’

- The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GCCI) has taken notice of the public friction between the Ministry of Public Works and...

6,000 pounds of marijuana seized in the Caribbean

- The United States Coast Guard on Saturday revealed the seizure of over 6,000 pounds of marijuana in the Caribbean Sea. The Coast Guard...

Police destroy 10 acres of marijuana plants

– Police destroyed ten acres of marijuana plants and arrested two persons, during a drug eradication exercise on Monday, September 17 at Yarrowkabra,...

East Street Nursery School re – opens after $38M upgrade

  - The Ministry of Education has announced the reopening of the East Street Nursery School, Georgetown following a $38M upgrade. This announcement comes at...

Fernandes wants new Georgetown Port

- The shipping industry appears to be experiencing difficulties, according to Chairman of the Private/Public Trade Dialogue in Guyana, Christopher Fernandes. As a result,...

Guyana Gov’t welcomes US, Russia agreement on Syria; Investigators confirm use of chemical weapons

- The Government of Guyana on Monday, September 16 said that it welcomed the agreement between the United States of America and Russia...

Cocaine found in Nabaclis House

- At about 15:00h today, Monday September 16, police ranks conducted a search on a house at Nabaclis, East Coast Demerara during which...

12 months jail for man who robbed Club Monaco patrons

 - Osman Brumell was today sentenced to 12 months in jail By Magistrate Fabayo Azore after he was found guilty of robbery underarms. The particulars...

PPP slams Opposition for attack on Clerk of the National Assembly

- The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has condemned what it termed the continued harassment meted out to Clerk of the National Assembly Sherlock...

Recent Articles

Minister Keith Scott’s bodyguard shot during attempted robbery

Junior Minister of Social Protection Keith Scott's bodyguard was this morning shot during an attempted robbery. The incident occurred at around 06:30hrs at Market Street,...

CPL tickets now on sale

Guyanese Cricket fans today ensured that they would not miss out on the action at this year’s Biggest Party in Sport, as they copped...

Soesdyke man to face High Court trial for alleged murder of teen

Twenty-two-year-old Rickland Bovell of Swan Village, Linden/Soesdyke Highway, was committed to stand High Court trial for the murder of David Toney, 18, during an...

Berbice biker dies after crashing into pedestrian

A 24-year-old man of Bath Settlement Village lost his life following an accident last night at the Number 40 Village Public Road, West Coast...

Guyana’s Rajendra Chandrika stars in Canada with impressive century

Former West Indies batsman Rajendra Chandrika recently slammed a brilliant century for Vikings Cricket Club in the 2019 Toronto and District Cricket Association’s ‘Super9’...

LETTER: GECOM should stop this charade and move into elections mode

Dear Editor, The rule of law is the foundation upon which modern civilisation rests. In its absence, anarchy prevails! Dictators are born when those in authority...

UK Govt says freedom of movement ‘will end’ after Brexit

(BBC) The UK government has said rules allowing EU nationals to live and work freely in the UK will end in the event of...

Govt taxation strangles struggling economy – Ali

… cites higher income and trade taxes Despite an economy in which the traditional productive sectors have struggled, the 2019 Mid-year report shows that tax...

NIS in $748.4M half year deficit

– loss of more than 20,000 jobs major contributing factor As a result of more than 20,000 persons from various sectors including the sugar industry...

British envoy urges Chevening scholars to return and serve their country

Eleven Guyanese will soon be departing Guyana’s shores for studies in the United Kingdom (UK) after they were selected for the Chevening scholarship this...