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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

APNU says Govt. is letting deteriorating infrastructure impede national development

By Kurt Campbell - Rickety stellings; congested city streets; failing ferries; deteriorating hinterland airstrips; broken bridges; impassable roadways and weakened kokers and sea...

Persaud confirms Guyana at risk of losing US$20M from Norway

- Guyana is at risk of losing at least US$20 million from its Norway Fund deal. This follows a new report, which shows...

‘Contentious’ Parliamentary Sitting for November 7

By Kurt Campbell – Speaker of The National Assembly Raphael Trotman confirmed that he has received information indicating that Thursday, November 7 will be...

APNU does not need to be satisfied with Anti – Money Laundering Amendment –...

– Government says that it does not need to satisfy A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) when it comes to the details contained in...

AFC will support Anti – Money Laundering Legislation

- The Alliance for Change (AFC) has announced that it will support the Anti – Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism...

In wake of pressure from AFC, Gov’t moves to establish Procurement Commission

– In light of the increased pressure from the Alliance for Change (AFC), the government has decided to establish the Public Procurement Commission...

Non – enactment of Anti Money Laundering legislation could cripple aviation services– Aircraft Association

– The Aircraft Owners Association of Guyana is urging Parliamentarians to set aside their political differences and work together to ensure the successful...

Opposition members who voted against Anti – Money Laundering Amendment should have their visas...

– The youth arm of the governing People’s Progressive Party is calling on the U.S, Canadian and UK authorities to revoke the visas...

PNC/R youths to take over at next Local Government Elections

By Kurt Campbell – The Guyana Youth and Student Movement (GYSM) – Youth Arm of the Peoples National Congress Reform (PNCR) - launched its...

APNU under pressure to pass Anti – Money Laundering Amendment Bill; Diplomatic Community expresses...

– The main opposition - a Partnership for National Unity (APNU) is under pressure from the Diplomatic Community to ensure the successful passage...

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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...