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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

APNU/AFC campaign trail: “Sukhai got an Allion in she mouth” – Christopher Jones

By Jomo Paul – A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) Youth Leader Christopher Jones on Tuesday evening reminded residents of South Ruimveldt of the...

PNCR Member detained for allegedly disrupting PPP meeting; NCN accuses Opposition of attacking Reporters

– People’s National Congress Reform Member, Vanessa Kissoon was last evening (Tuesday, March 24) reportedly detained by Police in Linden for allegedly disrupting...

Guyana signs visa agreement with Georgia

- Guyana has strengthened ties with Georgia, as the two countries signed a visa agreement, aimed at strengthening relations and improving trade. The agreement...

PPP echoes call for public vetting of polling day staff; GECOM maintains position

By Jomo Paul – While the People’s Progressive Party/Civic has been unrelenting in its call for public vetting of polling day staff, the Guyana...

PPP satisfied with turnout at public meetings

By Jomo Paul –General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) Clement Rohee says the Party is not disenchanted by the low turnout of...

Ramsammy rejects Stanley Ming’s “attack” on Sugar Industry

– Agriculture Minister, Dr Leslie Ramsammy has taken Stanley Ming to task on the state of Guyana’s Sugar Industry, stating that Ming’s comments...

“It’s not true” – Rohee responds to Ramkarran’s claim that dissenting voices silenced within...

By Jomo Paul –General Secretary of the ruling People’s Progressive Party/Civic, Clement Rohee says that Former Speaker of the National Assembly, Ralph Ramkarran has...

Home Affairs Min. admits to Forensic Lab fire; but says facts “exaggerated” by Hughes

– The Ministry of Home Affairs on Monday afternoon confirmed that the Guyana Forensic Science Laboratory suffered an electrical fire on March 17...

President Ramotar chides international community for lack of funding for Iwokrama

By Jomo Paul – President Donald Ramotar has lashed out at the international donor community for neglecting its duties and not providing funding for...

Rohee refuses to confirm or deny fire at Forensic Laboratory

By Jomo Paul – Home Affairs Minister, Clement Rohee on Monday morning refused to confirm or deny reports of a fire at Guyana’s Forensic...

Recent Articles

Coalition lawyers urge court to ignore ‘late service’ of election petition as ruling set...

By: Jarryl Bryan  Arguments in the election petitions case continued today, with lawyers for petitioners Monica Thomas and Brennan Nurse urging Chief Justice (ag) Roxane...

Local companies must embrace new ways of doing business – President Ali

President Dr Irfaan Ali has reaffirmed his Government’s commitment to ensure that local businesses are optimally involved in the oil and gas sector. The Head...

Guyana has exceeded target for HIV testing – UNAIDS

World Aids Day will be observed tomorrow, December 1, 2020. In a statement to mark the occasion, UNAIDS said that Guyana has exceeded the...

Man jailed 15 years for raping girl, 14

A 27-year-old man will be spending the next 15 years behind bars for raping a 14-year-old girl. Akeem Wong, 27, also known as, “Ben...

Regional storage facilities to be retrofitted to house COVID-19 vaccines

Regional storage facilities will be retrofitted to house the COVID-19 vaccines once they become available. During Monday’s COVID-19 update, Minister of Health, Dr Frank Anthony...

Govt anticipates new markets for rice in 2021

Minister of Agriculture, Zulfikar Mustapha is confident that Guyana will attract new markets for rice exports as production yields climb.   The Minister said Government...

Some 8,700 persons living with HIV/AIDS in Guyana

Message by Minister of Health Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony For World AIDS Day to be Observed on December 1, 2020 Under the Theme: “Global...

Man commits suicide after chopping woman who objected to his advances to teen daughter

  A 52-year-old man of Parfaite Harmonie, West Bank Demerara (WBD) committed suicide shortly after chopping a woman who had rejected his advances towards her...

6 arrested over robbery at Marcus Bisram’s house

Regional Commander Jairam Ramlakhan has revealed that six persons are in custody as investigations continue into the robbery under arms committed on former murder...

20% of population suffers from mental health issues

By: Rupa Seenaraine An estimated 20% of the country's population suffers from some form of mental illness, says Director of the Mental Health Unit, Dr...