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Monday, July 15, 2019

PPP confident of majority win at next elections

By Kurt Campbell - The People's Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C) on Monday (December 9) reiterated its confidence of being ready for any elections, whether...

President should have invited Opposition Leader to Mandela’s funeral – Harmon

– A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) feels insulted that President Donald Ramotar left the country to attend the funeral of Nelson Mandela...

PPP echoes call for City Council’s resignation, supports installation of an IMC

– The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has reiterated calls for the City Council of Georgetown to tender its resignation, making way for the...

President Ramotar departs for Mandela’s funeral

 By Kurt Campbell – President Donald Ramotar has departed Guyana for South Africa to attend the funeral of the late former South African President,...

Ganga Persaud dodges question on Sooba’s qualifications; concerns abound

By Kurt Campbell – Local Government Minister Ganga Persaud has refused to provide any clarifications regarding Carol Sooba’s qualifications following her recent appointment by...

NIS should be controlled by competent directors and not politicians – APNU Leader

– Leader of A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) David Granger is urging the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) administration to rethink its social...

GPSU warns of possible mass industrial unrest against 5% wage increase

By Kurt Campbell – President of the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) Patrick Yarde says the body is prepared to stand up against...

Gov’t is hell bent on ensuring a health crisis in Georgetown – Cathy Hughes

– Alliance for Change (AFC) Member of Parliament, Cathy Hughes believes that the health of thousands of citizens is at risk as a...

AFC wants $100 million to fund Public Procurement Commission

– The Alliance for Change (AFC) is proposing that government make available approximately $50 - $100 million to finance the work of the...

APNU files motion to reduce toll of Berbice Bridge

– A motion filed by executive member of A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), Joseph Harmon to the Clerk of the National Assembly...

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Brothers slapped with narcotics possession charge

Kevon Thomas and his brother Kevin Thomas, both 23-years-old of Dubally, Upper Berbice Region Six were jointly slapped with a narcotics possession charge when...

Pensioner sentenced to 20 years for raping 4-year-old girl

A pensioner was earlier today sentenced to 20 years imprisonment after he admitted to raping a four-year-old girl back in 2016. Gregory Ramkissoon, 63, also...

Family pleads for help to care for motherless 5-month-old girl

By Davina Ramdass Sunita Vandyke, who died six days after removing her eye at the Suddie Hospital in Region Two, has left six children behind...

Patterson says CJIA to be fully operational this week

Public Infrastructure Minister David Patterson has said that the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri(CJIA) will be in full operation this week. He noted that once...

Skeldon continues to face hardships after closure of sugar estate

The Skeldon Sugar Estate has been the main source of income in the Upper Corentyne area but since its closure in 2017, the livelihoods...

14-year-old Waiakabra girl disappears without trace

A 14-year-old girl of Waiakabra on the Linden-Soesdyke Highway has been missing since Sunday, July 7, 2019, and according to her relatives, the police...

President must dissolve Parliament – fmr National Assembly Clerk

Former Clerk of the National Assembly, Frank Narine says if President David Granger is serious about having early elections - in keeping with the...

New GECOM Chairman: PSC urges appointment of Chairman from Opposition’s list

In the wake of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) urging that a Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Chairman be appointed urgently, the Private Sector...

WI must learn from England

(Reprinted from Jamaica Observer) In all the years since the very first such tournament in 1975, England and New Zealand had never won the...