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Thursday, November 14, 2019

LIAT to commence flying to/from Ogle Int’l Airport

Regional airline LIAT today announced that it would shortly commence scheduled services to and from the Ogle International Airport in Guyana. Effective Monday July 22, LIAT will operate...

City Hall to investigate bogus fee structure at Seawalls

Deputy Mayor Patricia Chase Green says City Hall will investigate the issue of persons paying to lime on the sea walls. She made it absolutely...

Amaila Falls: GPL’s CEO concerned about Opposition’s vote

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) Bharat Dindyal says the opposition’s decision to vote down the Hydro Electric Amendment...

Heavy rains, poor drainage cause flooding in city

Heavy over night rains, coupled with a lack of drainage in Guyana's capital,  left many wards under water Saturday morning. Parts of Kitty, Cummings Lodge, Bel Air...

GPL blames bad weather for blackouts

The Guyana Power and Light (GPL) today sought to explain the series of blackouts which have occurred over the past three days. Chief Executive Officer...

Multi Stakeholders’ dialogue held on Extractive Industry

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment Robert Persaud says for the extractive industry to be viable it must be linked to the Low...

GTU wants students jailed for assaulting teachers

President of the Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) Colin Bynoe said the time has come for students to face the full brunt of the law...

East La Penitence man accused of assaulting grandmother, cousin

An East La Penitence man was today placed on $7,500 bail and bonded to keep the peace when he appeared before Magistrate Ann Mc...

Mason charged with assault

Sixty – year - old Ervin Griffith; a mason of Lamaha Park appeared before magistrate Ann Mc Lennan charged with assault. Griffith pleaded not guilty...

Stakeholders to refine draft Disaster Risk Management Legislation

National Stakeholders are meeting in a special workshop today and tomorrow to refine Guyana's draft Disaster Risk Management legislation at the Civil Defence Commission's (CDC) headquarters...

Recent Articles

Over 13 drivers detained for traffic offences

Over 13 drivers were recently detained for committing various traffic offences, the Guyana Police Force (GPF) said. On November 11, 2019 between 17:50hrs and 20:00hrs,...

Logos Hope returns to Georgetown in December

The world’s largest floating bookfair, Logos Hope is set to return to Guyana in just two weeks, after a successful run back in 2017...

Youth gets 9 months jail for breaking and entering house

Twenty-year-old Rollox Williams appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on Wednesday and admitted to breaking into a home. Williams appeared before Principle Magistrate Faith McGusty,...

Gender based violence increasing in Guyana, T&T and Jamaica – UN

A senior United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) official Wednesday said that there's a growing problem of gender based violence in Guyana, Jamaica...

GTT launches Christmas promotion

The Guyana Telephone Telegraph Company (GTT) has launched its 'Biggest Christmas Ever' promotion which will end with a Game Show on December 21, 2019. The...

$70,000 new minimum wage for public servants

Finance Minister Winston Jordan has announced $70,000 as the new public sector minimum wage. He also announced that the retroactive salary increase from January this...

1 feared dead after boat capsizes along Mazaruni River

A man is feared dead after he went missing when a boat capsized along the Mazaruni River, in the vicinity of Topoco Falls. The incident...

Albouystown man to face High Court trial for shooting dog food vendor

An Albouystown, Georgetown man was on Tuesday committed to stand trial in the High Court after a prima facie case was made out against...

Wanted man turns self in

Ravindra Punwasie, 36, of Lot 12 Palmyra Street, East Canje has turned himself in to the police. The Guyana Police Force (GPF) had recently issued...

Claims and Objections exercise: PPP claims ‘thousands of false objections’ made in Region 5

As the objections component of Claims and Objections has ended, the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) is raising concerns over the thousands of objections made...