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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

1 dead, 3 missing in suspected piracy attack

A fisherman is now dead and three of his crewmen are missing after a suspected piracy attack on a fishing vessel in Suriname waters. The...

Body found on Abary foreshore

The body of an unidentified man was on Friday afternoon discovered at the Abary Foreshore. The discovery was made by persons from the community. INews understands...

Policeman granted bail; seaman remanded for ganja found in car trunk

Police Corporal Quincy Bacchus, 27 of Ferry Street, New Amsterdam, Berbice was earlier today granted bail in the sum of $300,000 by Magistrate Faith...

Toshaos call for stiffer penalties on illegal and unsafe mining

Toshaos are calling on the government to implement and enforce stricter penalties against illegal miners and those engaging in unsafe mining practices. The village leaders...

$35M in lights for selected hinterland airstrips

Many airstrips throughout the hinterland are set to receive $35M in lights before the end of 2019. This was revealed by Minister of Public Infrastructure,...

67-Y-O woman murdered

Police are investigating the murder of Marva Oudkirk, 67, a pensioner of Lot 241 Bourda Street, Georgetown which occurred at the said address between...

PPP’s Cyril Belgrave passes away

Cyril Belgrave, a longstanding member of the Peoples Progressive Party, has passed away. See full statement from the party below: The People’s Progressive Party announces, with...

National Cultural Centre gets $19M sound system upgrade

The National Cultural Centre (NCC) is currently being enhanced with a new state-of-the-art sound system, costing some $19M. The first phase of the project commenced...

Brothers allegedly tortured, shot dead during fishing trip

The lifeless bodies of two brothers were discovered on Thursday morning at Father’s Beach, North West District (NWD), Region One. The bodies had several gunshot...

Several injured after minibus turns turtle in Essequibo Coast accident

Several persons are now injured after a minibus transporting school children and teachers turned turtle during an accident on the Dunkeld Public Road, Essequibo...

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Eyewitness: Another day…

…another PNC (looting) scandal The word “loot” entered the English language directly from a Hindi dialect of India after the British East India Company’s conquest...

Water quality at Eccles Plant surpasses WHO standards – GWI

Water Quality innovation has resulted in the water produced by Guyana Water Incorporated’s Eccles Water Treatment Plant exceeding World Health Organisation (WHO) standards. Over 2500...

$717.8M lawsuit filed against BK Int’l, Nafico over Yarrowkabra Secondary School project

The Attorney General Chambers has instituted legal proceedings against BK International Inc and the North American Fire and General Insurance Company (Nafico) for breach...

19 new Covid-19 cases recorded

The Ministry of Health has announced that 19 new cases of the novel coronavirus have been detected, taking the total positives recorded to date...

PNCR’s Amna Ally discharged from Cardiac ICU

Amna Ally, General Secretary of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), has been discharged from the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation’s (GPHC) Cardiac Intensive Care...

Letter: Good to know that sanity, stability can return to GECOM

Dear Editor, Recently, the APNU/AFC coalition summoned a meeting with GECOM Chairwoman with which she refused and in quick succession, she issued a follow-up statement...

Family responds to report of diplomat who died while owing money to State

The family of the late Guyanese ambassador, Dr. Odeen Ishmael, has responded to a report “Diplomat dies owing State millions, Govt urged to recover...

President, PM receive farewell courtesy call from outgoing Chinese Ambassador

President Dr. Irfaan Ali today received a farewell courtesy call from outgoing Chinese Ambassador Cui Jianchun at State House. Ambassador Jianchun was accredited in 2017. The Chinese...

STEMGuyana launches TV show on science and engineering for children

Guyanese children across the country will soon enjoy a weekly technology show which will include a local superhero “Robin The Robot” who will work...

Body of man who fell off punt in Canje River found

Police have discovered the body of 33-year-old Jiachim Perez Peters at Sand Landing, Canje Creek, East Berbice, two days after he fell off a...