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Sunday, May 19, 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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USA-based CMG take over Barbados Tridents’ ownership

The Barbados Tridents can now focus on Wednesday’s Hero Caribbean Premier League Draft after its ownership was assumed by the USA-based CMG Companies (CMG)....

Heavily armed men demolish 6 homes at Anna Catherina

…claim to be acting on behalf of CH&PA Six houses at Anna Catherina on the West Coast of Demerara (WCD) were destroyed on Friday afternoon...

Man found guilty of murdering Sparendaam resident

Twenty-seven-year-old Junior Anthony Henry also called “Oswald” was on Friday found guilty by a 12-member jury for the murder of Michael Hamilton which occurred...

Decomposed body of missing farmer found 20 miles from home

The badly decomposed body of a 69-year-old Black Bush Polder resident was discovered on Friday some 20 miles from his home. Chandramohan Ishmael of Lot...

$4.2B approved for oil & gas governance – Harmon

An external loan agreement between the Government of Guyana and the International Development Agency (IDA) for the sum G$4.2BILLION (US$20million) was recently approved by...

Hughes blasts Guyanese over corrupt culture

As the coalition administration continues to receive much criticisms over the levels of corruption in government, a sitting minister has fired back at the...

Mother of 6 stabbed to death by reputed husband

Domestic violence has shown its ugly colours once again, as a mother of six was stabbed to death on Thursday evening by her reputed...

FITUG raises concerns over crime situation in Guyana

The Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Guyana (FITUG) has expressed concerns about the rising spate of criminal activities in Guyana. In the past...

Dog rescues baby buried alive in field in Thailand

(BBC) A dog in northern Thailand has rescued a newborn baby after it was buried alive, allegedly by its teenage mother. The baby boy is...

“Fifty” freed of 2018 murder after Magistrate upheld no case submission

Magistrate Wanda Fortune on Wednesday ruled that there was insufficient evidence in the case against Lindener Travis Hazel, called “Fifty” who was accused of...