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Saturday, January 22, 2022

AFC seats slashed by 25% in new agreement

A final high-level meeting between coalition partners A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) and Alliance for Change (AFC) on Thursday has resulted in the...

PPP names Parliamentarians; Ramotar, Birkett, Dr Singh out

– The People’s Progressive Party/Civic has released the list of 32 parliamentarians that will represent the Party in the National Assembly during the...

Govt pays AFC financier $170M annually to store condoms – Jagdeo

… but spends less than half of that on healthcare delivery for entire of Region 4 The controversial contract between the Public Health Ministry and...

GDF READY! Troops deployed at border locations; Venezuela launches gunboats in Cuyuni River

By Fareeza Haniff – Chief of Staff of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF), Brigadier Mark Phillips is assuring Guyanese citizens that the Force is...

PPP/C launches ‘non-cooperation’ campaign

- over President's  unilateral and 'undemocratic' appointment of GECOM Chair Leader of the Opposition Bharrat Jagdeo, on Friday, held wide-ranging consultations with the Parliamentary Opposition...

Another Magistrate reportedly fired

– The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has reportedly dismissed Senior Magistrate Chandra Sohan, usually reliable sources have revealed. iNews understands that the dismissal letter...

Cabinet notes award of 36 contracts worth $3.8 billion

Cabinet at its Sub-Committee on Tuesday, January 15, noted the award of 36 multi-million-dollar contracts by the procurement entities and the National Procurement and...

Attempts at electoral rigging will have consequences- Opposition Leader

Given the recent issues emanating from the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) over the alleged ethnic imbalance of its workforce and its selective hiring process,...

LGE still possible this year – Gunraj

Government-nominated Commissioner on the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Attorney Sase Gunraj has stated that with embattled Chief Elections Officer Keith Lowenfield, his Deputy Roxanne...

APNU blames Rohee for increase in armed robberies

– A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) has strongly condemned “the daily saga of armed robberies that has become all too common- place in...

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Rape accused shoots 17-year-old victim

A 17-year-old male has been taken to hospital after he was shot by a man whom he and his brothers accuse of sexually molesting...

Domestic Violence help, including calling 914, at fingertips with ‘iMatter’ App

The Ministry of Human Services and Social Security has launched its Gender-Based Violence App, ‘iMatter’ which can be downloaded from both the Google Play...

ExxonMobil begins exploration drilling on new well offshore Guyana

…11 Int’l firms submit bids to review Yellowtail development plan United States oil giant, ExxonMobil, is continuing its exploration activities in the Stabroek Block offshore...

CANU intercepts boat with 60lbs ganja in Berbice

Ranks of the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) on Friday intercepted a speed boat with a large quantity of cannabis onboard. The discovery was made at...

Oil funds to help finance Budget 2022 – Vice President

─ says will ensure Guyana borrows less Vice President Dr. Bharrat Jagdeo said Budget 2022 will be financed partly by Guyana’s oil revenues. This will be...

Eyewitness: Strategic war moves…in Europe

NATO is a creature of the Cold War, when the Soviet Union and the USA, representing their competing ideologies of Communism and Capitalism, faced...

Lusignan Prison construction 70% completed

The construction of the Lusignan Prison is moving apace and is expected to be completed by the end of the first quarter of this...

Int’l firms submit bids to review Yellowtail field development plan

As the government commences its search for a consultant to review the Yellowtail Field Development Plan (FDP), 11 international firms have tendered bids to...

11 new Covid deaths take toll to 1,122

The Ministry of Health has announced that as of January 21st, 2022, eleven more persons who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have...

Budget 2022 to be presented on Wednesday

Senior Finance Minister Dr. Ashni Singh has announced that Budget Day for this year will be Wednesday January 26, 2022. The Minister had been over...