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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Recycle Plant Controvery: Webster comes out in bitter defense of daughter’s involvement

– Human Services Minister, Jennifer Webster has come out in full defense of her daughter, Andriana Webster who is alleged to be investing...

Home Affairs Ministry hits the roof over Granger’s criticisms

- The Ministry of Home Affairs has come out in full condemnation saying it notes with ‘utter disgust’ comments made by Opposition Leader...

SOCU: Too little, too late – AFC

By Kurt Campbell – The Alliance for Change (AFC) says the announcement by the Government to establish a Special Organized Crime Unit (SOCU)...

Proposed hydro – electric project will wipe out indigenous tribes

- Plans to build a massive hydro-electric dam on the land of two unique tribes in Guyana would lead to the destruction of...

Recycling MOU with Ghost Company is Déjà vu – Patterson

By Kurt Campbell – Alliance for Change (AFC) General Secretary David Patterson was at a loss for words as he tried to comprehend how...

AFC supports re-tabling of AML/CFT Bill; maintains establishment of PPC first

By Kurt Campbell - The Alliance for Change (AFC) says it will support efforts to suspend the Standing Orders of the National Assembly so...

Opposition wants stricter gun control policies; Govt. says more well trained specialized units

- The Home Affairs Ministry in a statement on Wednesday, November 13 said Tuesday’s  shooting incident on Middle Street, Georgetown which left five...

Opposition is using its one seat majority to bully Gov’t – PPP

- The People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C) is still recovering from the non – enactment of the Anti – Money Laundering and Countering...

PNC/R passes motion supporting APNU on Anti – Money Laundering Bill

- The Peoples National Congress Reform’s (PNC/R) General Council has passed a Motion in support of the stand taken A Partnership for National...

Guyanese urged to petition CFATF on AML/CFT Bill

– Government’s Chip Whip Gail Teixeira has challenged all Guyanese to petition the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) in recognizing the importance...

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Billionaire brother “arrested in Algeria”

Four billionaire brothers with links to ousted Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika have been detained by police, state TV reports. They are being held over...

Sri Lanka attacks “linked to foreign network”

A wave of bombings that killed 290 people in Sri Lanka on Sunday was carried out with the support of an international network, officials...

Previous attempts to audit UG’s finances faced staunch resistance – auditor

The announcement that an audit will be conducted into the University of Guyana (UG) is a welcome one for anti-corruption advocate Christopher Ram, who...

Uncle in custody for allegedly raping 8-year-old niece

A 49-year-old man was taken into custody for allegedly raping his 8-year-old niece who was left in his care by her mother. The incident...

Miner executed, another allegedly abducted

One man was reportedly executed while another was allegedly abducted on Sunday evening following an incident at a mining community in Region Seven (Cuyuni...

$1.5B lost to paddy bug infestation in Region 6

…farmers forced to dump paddy Seventeen Berbice, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) rice farmers have been forced to dump their paddy after it was rejected by...

Mother of 3 killed, family injured after being struck by overtaking truck

A mother of three was on Sunday evening killed while husband and three children sustained injures after they were struck down by a truck...

Miner arrested for rape of 11-year-old

…found with gun, ammo A 27-year-old miner is now in Police custody after he was arrested for the rape of an underage female and was...

Man dies after being pinned under tractor

A 38-year-old man is now dead after being pinned down in a trench when he allegedly lost control of a tractor he was operating. ...