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Friday, November 16, 2018

President Granger being treated for cancer in Cuba

President David Granger has been diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, a type of caner that originates in the white blood cells which forms part of...

LGE 2018: Despite challenges PPP/C says it won 52 of the 80 Local Authority...

...surpassing its 2016 figures The Opposition People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) says based on the preliminary results of the recently concluded Local Government Elections (LGE) it...

‘Public servants can’t make ends meet’, GPSU seeking improved wages from Govt

Weeks after the Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) inked a deal with Government for retroactive salary increases and benefits between 8 and 12 per cent;...

Guyana’s experience, oil education among changes to curriculum says Education Ministry

A new curriculum is being developed for schools, which is seeking to, among other things, incorporate information on the oil sector as well as...

LGE 2018: PPP takes 188 seats out of 261 in Region 6 in landslide...

Of the 261 seats which were available through the 18 Neighbourhood Democratic Councils (NDC) and three towns in the Region 6 – Corriverton, New...

Residents of Matthew’s Ridge without adequate power after theft of generator turbocharger – MPI

The Hinterland Electrification Company Inc. an agency within the Ministry of Public Infrastructure (MPI) had on Monday, 12 November, 2018, issued a report to...

Foreign delegation in Guyana to push for end to death penalty

A delegation of international experts on the death penalty are in Guyana to advocate for the abolition of the use of capital punishment in...

Jagdeo says APNU, AFC suffered “massive defeat” at 2018 LGE

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has said that his party, the Peoples Progressive Party/ Civic (PPP/C) is very happy with the results of the 2018...

LGE 2018: APNU sweeps Georgetown municipality but PPP makes inroads

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) results show that A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) has taken the Georgetown municipality, with Mayor Patricia Chase-Greene’s constituency...

Faulty pipe network delaying Port Kaituma water supply upgrade- GWI

The completion of the ongoing upgrade works at the Port Kaituma Water Supply System has been marred by a number of factors that existed...

Recent Articles

Parliament sitting postponed at Govt’s request, says Clerk

The postponement of Friday’s sitting of the National Assembly, just one day after the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) filed a no-confidence motion against the...

Press association blasts APNU/AFC over “continued intimidation of media workers”

The Guyana Press Association (GPA), moments after a press conference hosted by the A Partnership for National Unity (APNU)/Alliance For Change (AFC) Government, called...

New standard for restaurants aimed at improving quality of services offered

…implementation to enable better services for consumers The Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS), the Tourism Hospitality Association of Guyana (THAG) and the Guyana Tourism...

Labourer accused of stealing canter batteries gets $40,000 bail

A 31-year-old labourer of Lot 56 Norton Street, Georgetown, on Friday, found himself before Senior Magistrate Leron Daly, after being accused of committing simple...

Shop owner remanded over alleged narco trafficking

A shop owner of Lot ‘E’ Hardina Street, Werk-en-Rust, Georgetown, was on Friday hauled before the courts after she was allegedly busted with a...

GECOM working to resolve electoral ties in 3 constituencies

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), at a press conference held today (Friday), said it is currently working to address electoral ties in three constituencies...

Op Ed: Whim Referendum – Total rejection, repudiation of Nagamootoo and AFC

By Dr Leslie Ramsammy  Webster's Dictionary has chosen TOXIC as the 2018 Word of the Year. Local Government Elections (LGE) 2018 dramatically pronounced the AFC...

Poultry farmer busted with several packets of cocaine en route to Suriname

Police says a 50-year-old poultry farmer of Smythfield, New Amsterdam, Berbice was arrested at the Moleson Creek Ferry Stelling about 09:25h. today (Friday) for...

Bravo opens up on 2014 India tour pull-out

  (ESPNCricinfo) On October 17, 2014, India and West Indies played the fourth ODI of a five-match series, in the hill town of Dharamsala. Halfway through...

‘Don’t blame us’ – GECOM boss says in response to low voter turnout

The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has made significant gains in the November 12 Local Government Elections (LGE). This has come, however, with a meager...