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GDF Captain among others nabbed with illegal gun, drugs

A Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Captain along with three others have been arrested in connection with the discovery of an illegal gun and drugs. INews...

3 hospitalised after suspected poisoning

Three persons were Monday evening rushed to a public hospital in Berbice after suspected poisoning. A mother and her two children, ages 1 and 4,...

Public servants should become familiar with Indigenous Languages – Granger

In order to facilitate effective communication between coastland and hinterland citizens, President David Granger has recommended that public servants become familiar with the various...

Police identify suspects in robbery of Charity family

The Guyana Police Force (GPF) has identified one of the suspects who were involved in an armed robbery committed last night on a family...

CAL introduces layaway flights

Caribbean Airlines (CAL) has announced a new promotion called Caribbean Layaway, an interest-free layaway plan, which allows passengers travelling within a two to six...

President issues proclamation for elections

President David Granger has issued two proclamations for the holding of General and Regional Elections on Monday, 2nd March 2020. The President, by the power...

Charity woman shot during home invasion

A woman is currently hospitalised after she was shot by one of three armed men who invaded her home at Charity, Essequibo Coast, Region...

GPL warns against affixing signage to utility poles

The Guyana Power and Light Incorporated (GPL) has cautioned the general public that it is illegal and dangerous to place signage(s) on the company’s...

Corentyne fisherman found dead

A 45-year-old man of Number 67 Village, Corentyne, Berbice was on Friday evening found dead in a canal at Number 66 Village. He has been...

GECOM removes criteria for registered persons to visit offices during Claims and Objections

Amid much criticism, the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has removed the criteria for registered persons to visit registration offices during the Claims and Objections...

Recent Articles

Top Cop revokes junior ranks’ promotion

Police Commissioner Nigel Hoppie has revoked the January 1, 2021 promotion of some of the junior ranks of the Guyana Police Force. This publication understands...

Foreign Minister briefs Brazilian Counterpart on recent actions taken by Venezuela against Guyana

Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Minister, Hugh Todd, on Friday held a virtual meeting with His Excellency Ernesto Araújo, Minister of Foreign Affairs of...

Fallen tree crushes NWD cook to death

A North-West District (NWD) woman was killed on Wednesday after she was crushed by a falling tree in the backdam. The dead woman has been...

Eyewitness: Lessons…

…from the impeachment We’ve always been told that the US and UK were our exemplars of democracy. It would therefore be remiss of your Eyewitness...

60 new Covid-19 cases recorded

The Ministry of Health has announced that 60 new Covid-19 cases have been recorded in one day, bringing the total number of cases up...

Woman arrested over 8 grams of marijuana

A 38-year-old woman has been taken into police custody after she was found to be in possession of eight grams of marijuana. A statement from...

Single window approval system for construction permits – President

President Dr Irfaan Ali has said that Central Government will soon engage the municipalities to bring the laws, regulations and building codes “up to...

President lauds “great progress” in Henry boys murder probe

President Dr Irfaan Ali this morning lauded the progress made by the Guyana Police Force in relation to the investigation into the brutal murders...

Guyana-Venezuela Border Controversy: Case management hearing postponed to Jan 25 

The scheduled case management conference in the Guyana-Venezuela border controversy matter before the International Court of Justice has been postponed for next two weeks,...

Trio remanded for brutal murders of Henry boys

Three persons, one of whom has since confessed, were today remanded to prison for the brutal murders of Isaiah Henry, 16, and his 19-year-old...