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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

New UNICEF Representative accredited, vows to continue working on reducing child mortality

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Representative for Guyana and Suriname, Ms. Marianne Flach who will be focusing on mainstreaming the fund’s multi-sectoral work with...

New plane returns to LIAT

LIAT - the Caribbean Airline's service - is expected to improve significantly with the return of a new plane to its network. LIAT announced its...

Trade relations, bilateral issues to be discussed during President Maduro’s visit

Guyana is looking to move beyond the new rice agreement in terms of trade relations with neighbouring Venezuela. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett in...

CAL to review airfare structure

Following a meeting today between the Guyana government and the management of Caribbean Airlines (CAL), it was agreed that the current airfare structure...

Suriname puts on spectacular show as Carifesta XI opens

The Surinamese Presidential Palace located in Independence Square, Paramaribo on Friday, was transformed into a kaleidoscope of colours as thousands of people witnessed the...

60-member contingent departs today for Carifesta XI

Participants, who will be representing Guyana at Carifesta XI in Suriname, yesterday paid a courtesy call on Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport...

Stocktaking a priority, says New EPA Implementation Director

The new Director of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) Implementation Unit at the Caricom Secretariat, Mr Carlos Wharton, has prioritised a stocktaking exercise in...

CUSO aids the battle against teenage pregnancy

CUSO International - a Canadian volunteer group - today signed an agreement with Women Across Difference (WAD) to reduce gender discrimination through economic and...

Dr. Jagdeo delivers keynote address at 3rd Int’l Congress on Biodiversity of the Guiana...

The 3rd International Congress regarding the Biodiversity of the Guiana Shield got underway on Monday August 5 in Paramaribo, Suriname with a keynote address...

Guyanese woman found hanging in Trinidad Immigration Detention Centre

(Trinidad Express)- DETECTIVES are investigating the death of a female detainee at the Immigration Detention Centre yesterday . According to police reports, 42-year-old Indira Joseph,...

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Berbice student assaults colleagues; Education Ministry launches probe

The Ministry of Education has launched an investigation into an incident where a male student attached to the New Amsterdam Technical Institute assaulted three...

Opposition files no-confidence appeal at CCJ

The Opposition, Peoples Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C) today filed its appeal in the no-confidence case at the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ). The matter, filed...

Miner charged for murder of cousin

A miner who allegedly murdered his cousin during an argument was on Tuesday remanded to prison when he appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan. David...

Teen miner remanded on murder charge

A teen miner was Tuesday remanded to prison for the murder of his friend, Herbert Willie on March 24, 2019. Emmanuel McCloud, 19, was not...

Linden house destroyed by fire; 8 homeless 

A fire of unknown origin today destroyed a house at Amelia's Ward, Mackenzie in Linden, Region Ten, leaving eight persons homeless. The house reportedly went...

Govt dual citizens will return to National Assembly – Chief Whip

Dual citizenship parliamentarians on the government side will return to the National Assembly despite court rulings that such persons are disqualified from sitting in...

Bravo and Watson come up trumps against Delhi

Chennai Super Kings 150 for 4 (Watson 44, Mishra 2-35) beat Delhi Capitals 147 for 6 (Dhawan 51, Bravo 3-33) by six wickets This encounter was billed as...

LETTER: The APNU/AFC’s selective acceptance of Appellate Court’s ruling is no surprise

Dear Editor, The masses in Guyana and abroad are still shocked beyond belief by the Appellate Court’s split decision to nullify the Chief Justice (ag)...

Guyana signs trade agreement with UK

Ambassador David Hales last Friday signed the CARIFORUM-United Kingdom Economic Partnership Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on behalf of the Government of...

PAHO calls for hefty taxes on fatty, salty, sugary foods

Given that Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs) is one of the main causes of death among Guyanese, specialists at the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) believe...