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‘Harmon will help me manage the Ministry of the Presidency’ – Pres. Granger

President David Granger has explained that the position of Director General of the Ministry of the Presidency (MotP) was created to help him manage...

Housing Minister reassigned over “conflict of interest” allegations – President

Former Junior Communities Minister with responsibility for Housing, Valerie Patterson-Yearwood, was reassigned in light of the controversy surrounding the award of a multi-million dollar...

Dr Karen Cummings named Foreign Affairs Minister

Former Junior Public Health Minister, Dr Karen Cummings has taken up the position of Guyana's Minister of Foreign Affairs. Dr Cummings will be replacing Carl...

Opposition, Govt clash over dismissed sugar workers, unemployment rate

The Opposition People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) Member of Parliament and Government Ministers on Wednesday clashed at the Labour Day rally on the issues of...

Canada “disappointed” with Govt’s honouring of convicted terrorist

The Canadian High Commission in Guyana has become the latest in a number of diplomatic delegations to criticise the coalition government for honoring former...

Nandlall asks court to remove Prof. Thomas, Heath-Retemyer from SARA

Former Attorney General Anil Nandlall has approached the courts to have the Director of the State Assets Recovery Agency (SARA) Professor Clive Thomas and...

APNU/AFC’s honouring of convicted anti-US terrorist betrays democracy

…motion in National Assembly not reflective of Guyanese beliefs ‒ PPP The use of the National Assembly, Guyana’s highest decision-making body, to honour the People’s...

4 new Parliamentarians sworn in

The four new Members of Parliament (MP) this afternoon took the oath of office before Speaker and Clerk of the National Assembly signaling a...

CJIA fees increase: Initial expansion plans could have offset expenses – Jagdeo

… blasts Govt for not knowing of increase beforehand Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo said had the coalition Government gone along with the PPP/C’s initial designs...

BREAKING: President announces Cabinet reshuffle

See below statement from President David Granger on the reshuffling of Cabinet members, and ministers. The Constitution of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana is the country’s...

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CXC to consider petition for Mathematics resit following breaches

The Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) is to consider a petition call­ing for all stu­dents to re-sit the 2019 CSEC Maths ex­ams fol­low­ing se­ri­ous breach­es...

Handling pressure, not conditions, the challenge at the World Cup – Virat Kohli

India captain Virat Kohli believes handling the pressure "is the most important thing in the World Cup and not necessarily the conditions". He said...

Guyanese killed after motorcycle slams into garbage truck in Queens NY

A Guyanese biker was on Tuesday evening killed while his friend is rendered critical after the motorcycle on which they were travelling slammed into...

Jailed MPs attend Spain parliament opening

Five Catalan separatist politicians - currently on trial accused of rebellion - have taken their seats in the Spanish parliament under discreet police...

Gunmen cart off $1.2M in cash, jewellery from Bartica businesswoman

Two armed and masked men executed a daring daylight robbery on Monday at 7th Street and 4th Avenue Bartica, Region Seven during which they...

NIS reserves expected to be exhausted in 2021

As far back as 2016, the actuary review into the finances of the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) had warned that repeat deficits may bring...

“Justice served” – mother of brothers killed during robbery

The mother of two men, Harricharran and Premcharran Samaroo, who were killed reportedly at the hands of one of the suspected bandits killed on...

Blackout hits Demerara, Berbice; GPL apologises

Residents in the Demerara and Berbice region have been hit with blackout. The power outage comes at a time when scores of persons are getting...

Man charged with murder of ex-wife Zaila Sugrim

A 38-year-old businessman was hauled before Magistrate Zameena Ali at the Leonora Magistrate’s Court to answer to the capital offence of murder. Ryan Sugrim is...

Berbice Commander urges residents to remain alert

Commander of “B” Division, Paul Langevine is urging residents to remain alert as there may be more bandits involved in a criminal network operating...