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Monday, June 18, 2018

Breaking: Edghill arrested, Speaker orders that he cannot enter Parliament

Opposition People’s Progressive Party Member of Parliament (MP) Bishop Juan Edghill was this morning (Tuesday) prevented from entering the National Assembly. His vehicle was stopped...

AFC to now contest LGE with APNU, Trotman mandated to write President

The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Alliance For Change (AFC) having met on February 17, 2018 at a duly constituted meeting, has mandated...

iNews refute claims by Local Government Minister

iNews wishes to refute the claim by Local Government Minister Ganga Persaud that this news agency is being supported by the State. Mr. Persaud clearly...

Was Manickchand forced to read the Speech? Opposition says it is an embarrassment

  By Tracey Khan – Drakes - The speech delivered by acting Foreign Affairs Minister and Education Minister, Priya Manickchand at the US Ambassador’s...

GECOM Chair 3rd list: Opposition Leader shortlists 10, says 1 already declined

Ten names have been shortlisted from different entities for the selection of a new Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM). This is according to...

Specialty Hospital: Surendra Engineering has never built anything – AFC

The company contracted by government to build the Specialty Hospital is in the business of dealing spare parts and has never constructed anything in...

Cabinet approves increased salaries, stipends for NDC workers, Councillors

– Cabinet has approved a five percent increase in wages and salaries for workers at all 67 Neighbourhood Democratic Councils effective from January...

GECOM can’t stop PPP’s use of state resources for campaigning – Granger

  By Fareeza Haniff – There is no law which the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) could use to stop the ruling People’s Progressive Party Civic...

Regional Executive challenges GECOM’s ‘sham’ claims; distances self from accusation

  - Regional Executive Officer of Region One, Nigel Fisher has expressed great concerns over allegations made by the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) that...

GRA Boss sent on 200 days leave to facilitate audit

By Jomo Paul – Head of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA), Khurshid Sattaur has been sent on 200 days administrative leave to facilitate an...

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FIFA WORLD CUP 2018: Switzerland hold Brazil to draw as Neymar plays full game

  Brazil's bid for a sixth World Cup got off to a slow start as Switzerland withstood an early onslaught to snatch a 1-1 draw...

Overseas-based Guyanese donates to Salem Congregational Church 

An overseas-based Guyanese, who has definitely not forgotten his roots, has made a significant donation to the Salem Congregational Church, located on Hadfield and...

FIFA WORLD CUP 2018: Mexico stun lethargic Germany in major Group F upset

Defending champions Germany made a disastrous start to their bid to win back-to-back World Cups with a shock defeat by Mexico. Hirving Lozano's first-half goal...

Mavado’s 16-year-old son slapped with murder, gun charges

Jamaica police have slapped murder and other criminal charges against the 16-year-old son of popular entertainer, Mavado. Police said that the minor, whose name cannot...

Nigeria attacks: Blasts and rockets ‘kill 31’ in Borno state

Two suicide bombers have attacked a town in north-eastern Nigeria only hours after the country's army chief urged displaced residents to return home because...

FIFA WORLD CUP 2018: Kolarov stunner gives Serbia Victory against Costa Rica

  Aleksandar Kolarov scored a spectacular free-kick to give Serbia a deserved victory in their opening World Cup Group E match against Costa Rica. Serbia captain...

Gunman killed, another in custody after opening fire at New Jersey arts festival

A gunman who stormed a Trenton, New Jersey music festival and opened fire on Saturday evening was shot and killed by lawmen and his...

Former SWAT boss files legal challenge against ‘special leave’

Less than one month after the acting Public Security Minister, former Police Commissioner Winston Felix, ordered that former Commander of the Special Weapons and...

Convicted child molester elected as Kamarang Toshao

  ...sections of community furious Most of the residents in the Amerindian Village of Kamarang in Region 7 (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) have raised concerns after a convicted child...

LGE date to be announced in 2 weeks – Bulkan

Mid-November has been touted as the timeframe for the hosting of this year’s Local Government Elections (LGE) and the exact date is expected to...