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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Eyewitness: Look Back

Look back… …in anger at all killings On the day before the 10th anniversary of the Lusignan when 11 men, women and children were massacred by the...

100 day review: Electorate dissatisfied with performance of new government

- Guyana's electorate has expressed a general sense of dissatisfaction with the performance of the new APNU+AFC government after it was voted into...

OP-ED: Govt’s secret health insurance deal must be investigated- Ramsammy

Below is an edited commentary by a former health Minister, Dr Leslie Ramsammy on Government procuring health insurance polices for its Ministers. While he...

Mashramani greetings from Political Parties

PPP STATEMENT ON MASHRAMANI The People's Progressive Party extends Mashramani greetings to all Guyanese on the occasion of 44 years of Republican status. Mashramani is an...

COMMENTARY: BETRAYAL-BULKAN CONFESSES APNU+AFC HAS NO INTENTION OF STOPPING THE GREEN MONSTER

By Dr Leslie Ramsammy The Minister of Communities, Ronald Bulkan, defiantly confessed in a brazen statement yesterday that paid parking is a fact of...

Opinion: Eyewitness

Native informants… …in sugar Native informants were a staple of British colonial rule all across its empire, of which it boasted, “the sun never sets”. Well,...

The Court cannot order a recount – Ramkarran

– Former Speaker of the National Assembly, Ralph Ramkarran says that Guyana’s High Court does not have the legal remit to order a...

Op-Ed: Patterson’s unilateral appointment cannot be allowed to stand

(Following is an opinion piece written by PPP  Member of Parliament and former Attorney General Mohabir Anil Nandlall) I am convinced that the PNC has...

Gov’t should pursue National Airline – iNews Poll

– The majority of respondents to an iNews poll believe that the APNU+AFC government should pursue a national airline in light of a...

PPP’s “arrogance” was not helpful in sustaining the support of the West  – Ramkarran

- In his September 27 edition of his weekly column “Conversation Tree”, former Peoples Progressive Party (PPP) member Ralph Ramkarran has traced historical...

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Opposition finds Alves, La Bennet as “unfavourable” candidates for GECOM Chair

The Opposition did not find favour with Attorney Kesaundra Alves and Justice Claudette La Bennet as nominees for the post of chairperson of the...

Stansted ‘disruptive passenger’: Woman faces £85,000 bill

(BBC) A woman who allegedly caused a flight to be diverted due to "extremely disruptive behaviour" has been given an £85,000 bill by an...

Antigua Government not willing to pay price Barbados wants for its LIAT shares

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has disclosed that the US$44 million price Barbados was asking for its LIAT shares was too steep, insisting that while...

Mechanic remanded for possession of high-powered weapon

A 32-year-old motorcycle mechanic was today remanded to prison for the illegal possession of a high-powered weapon. Devon Atkinson, known as “Wild Buck”, of Kitty,...

21-Y-O charged for robbing, shooting Kristian Jeffery

A 21-year-old resident of Alberttown, Georgetown was today charged for the shooting and robbing of motor racer, Kristian Jeffery who was attacked by a...

Top Cop signals intention to replace SOCU Head

Police Commissioner Leslie James has signaled the administration’s intention to replace Sydney James as the Head of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU). “Later on,...

Drug Lord ‘El Chapo’ sentenced to life in prison

(BBC) A US judge has sentenced Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán to life in prison plus 30 years. Guzmán, 62, was found guilty...

Tennessee Police Warn Of ‘Meth Gators’ Because Of Drugs Flushed Down The Toilet

(CNN) A Tennessee police department is warning residents to stop flushing drugs down their toilet and sinks out of fear they could create "meth...

Coach says fitness a priority as Guyana U-19 training camp commences

By Brandon Corlette With the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Regional Under-19 tournament looming, the Guyana U-19 team began their training camp on Monday last with...

95 persons die from snakebite in five years

An estimated 95 persons have died over a five year period as a result of being bitten by venomous snakes, the Ministry of Public...