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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

BREAKING NEWS: Man, daughter shot dead during robbery

A money changer and his daughter were shot dead during a home invasion this afternoon. Dead are Aaron Latchman and his 19-year-old daughter, Arianna of...

Granger wants new GECOM Chair appointed “within days”

Following the hour-long meeting between President David Granger and Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo, the Head-of-State anticipates appointing a new Chairman of the Guyana Elections...

Magistrates can take notice – Harmon on proposed “ganja” changes

The coalition administration wants magistrates to start implementing its proposal for the removal of custodial sentencing for persons caught with small amounts of marijuana,...

Jagdeo has ‘low expectations’ ahead of meeting with President Granger

Ahead of today's highly anticipated meeting with President David Granger, the Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo moments ago said he does not have "very high"...

Haitian national who overstayed in Guyana fined, ordered deported

A 39-year-old Haitian national, who pleaded guilty to overstaying in Guyana, was Thursday fined $60,000. Failure to pay will result in six weeks imprisonment. The...

Man dead after truck topples on Lethem/Linden trail

A 35-year-old man is now dead after the log truck he was travelling in turned turtle at Devil Hill, Lethem/Linden trail. The incident occurred yesterday...

DIGICEL baffled over long delays in liberalisation process

  Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Digicel Guyana, Gregory Dean, has expressed disappointment over the continuous delays in the liberalisation process. “It’s still uncertain what’s happening...

Woman dead, sister and baby injured after chopped by brother

One woman is now dead after being chopped about her body with a cutlass by her brother. Her sister along with her 8-month-old baby are...

Unemployed youth tells court he stole phone over hunger

A 22-year-old unemployed man, who admitted to snatching a woman’s cellular phone, was jailed for two years when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’...

Fuel thief nabbed with illegal gun

A 64-year-old boat captain who was wanted for stealing a quantity of fuel was Tuesday nabbed by police. The man was detained at the Mabaruma...

Recent Articles

Coalition lawyers urge court to ignore ‘late service’ of election petition as ruling set...

By: Jarryl Bryan  Arguments in the election petitions case continued today, with lawyers for petitioners Monica Thomas and Brennan Nurse urging Chief Justice (ag) Roxane...

Local companies must embrace new ways of doing business – President Ali

President Dr Irfaan Ali has reaffirmed his Government’s commitment to ensure that local businesses are optimally involved in the oil and gas sector. The Head...

Guyana has exceeded target for HIV testing – UNAIDS

World Aids Day will be observed tomorrow, December 1, 2020. In a statement to mark the occasion, UNAIDS said that Guyana has exceeded the...

Man jailed 15 years for raping girl, 14

A 27-year-old man will be spending the next 15 years behind bars for raping a 14-year-old girl. Akeem Wong, 27, also known as, “Ben...

Regional storage facilities to be retrofitted to house COVID-19 vaccines

Regional storage facilities will be retrofitted to house the COVID-19 vaccines once they become available. During Monday’s COVID-19 update, Minister of Health, Dr Frank Anthony...

Govt anticipates new markets for rice in 2021

Minister of Agriculture, Zulfikar Mustapha is confident that Guyana will attract new markets for rice exports as production yields climb.   The Minister said Government...

Some 8,700 persons living with HIV/AIDS in Guyana

Message by Minister of Health Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony For World AIDS Day to be Observed on December 1, 2020 Under the Theme: “Global...

Man commits suicide after chopping woman who objected to his advances to teen daughter

  A 52-year-old man of Parfaite Harmonie, West Bank Demerara (WBD) committed suicide shortly after chopping a woman who had rejected his advances towards her...

6 arrested over robbery at Marcus Bisram’s house

Regional Commander Jairam Ramlakhan has revealed that six persons are in custody as investigations continue into the robbery under arms committed on former murder...

20% of population suffers from mental health issues

By: Rupa Seenaraine An estimated 20% of the country's population suffers from some form of mental illness, says Director of the Mental Health Unit, Dr...