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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Public Servants no longer have to wait 3 months for salaries

Persons who have joined the public service unit will not have to wait three months before receiving their salaries, according to newly appointed minister,...

Opposition, Govt meeting on GECOM Chair continues today

Representatives of President David Granger and Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo are currently meeting at Castellani House to discuss nominations for the Chairman of the...

Judiciary condemns PM’s statement that “judge’s action smacks of vendetta”

The Supreme Court of Judicature has condemned statements published in the State-owned Guyana Chronicle attributed to Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo who was quoted as...

Sarabo-Halley defends arbitrary firing of staff

Minister of Public Service, Tabitha Sarabo-Halley this morning defended the arbitrary firing of employees at her Ministry, shortly after she assumed office. “I think that...

Confusion swirls ahead of meeting to shortlist GECOM Chairman nominees

Ahead of the next meeting today between representatives from the People’s Progressive Party and the ruling coalition, the Opposition has dispatched a letter to...

Opposition wants elections by September 18

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has asked the Caribbean Court of Justice to rule that elections in Guyana should be held no later than September...

‘The final 6’: Discretion remains with the Leader of the Opposition – Jagdeo

President David Granger has rejected five of the 11 nominees submitted by the Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo for the post of the Chairman of...

GECOM Chairman: Granger rejects 5 nominees, shortlists 4

President David Granger has rejected five of the nominees submitted by the Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo for the post of the Chairman of the...

PNC members among President’s nominees for GECOM Chair

Members of the Peoples National Congress Reform (PNC/R) are among the unofficial nominees submitted by President David Granger to Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo for...

President proposes 8 nominees for GECOM Chairman

President David Granger has proposed the names of eight persons he would prefer to be appointed as Chairperson of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM). This...

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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...