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Thursday, August 22, 2019

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,...

Guyanese passenger taken off CAL flight after objecting to delay without explanation

(TT Guardian)-A Caribbean Airlines (CAL) flight bound for Guyana out of Piarco International Airport was delayed for close to half-an-hour yesterday, after a New...

Biennial women’s conference of Caribbean teachers in progress

The Biennial Women's Conference of the Caribbean Union of Teachers opened on Monday at the Guyana International Conference Centre. The women are being urged to...

Anti-gay march in Haiti threatens more violence

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti -- Another march has been called by religious groups for next Tuesday in the city of Les Cayes, after two...

Caricom engaged in high level forum on donor coordination

Caricom is looking to maximise the use of its resources in light of new practices from international development partners and over the next few...

Jack Warner wins Chaguanas West

Trinidad and Tobago - Former Chaguanas West MP, Mr. Jack Warner, has won the Chaguanas West election by a landslide. By 9:30pm yesterday, Mr. Warner...

Recent Articles

New Amsterdam prisoner injured after setting mattress on fire

Committed prisoner Delon Boucher received injuries about his body after he set fire to his mattress located in the Security Block of the New...

“We are quite alarmed” – Trotman on Amazon fires

Guyana’s Natural Resources Minister Raphael Trotman has expressed grave concerns over the record rate at which fires have been affecting the Amazon Rainforest in...

Man remanded for stabbing ex-girlfriend and her new beau

A 48-year-old man, who stabbed his ex-girlfriend and her new companion, was today remanded to prison. Gilbert Thomas of Hururu Mission, Upper Berbice River, was...

Elections can be held by late October – Jagdeo

The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) believes a date in late October is more reasonable for the hosting of early General and Regional Elections. This timeline...

Barbados to abolish immigration/customs forms

(CMC) — Passengers arriving at the Grantley Adams International Airport here will no longer be required to fill out immigration/customs forms, also known as...

Valmiki College for Business and Technology launched

Guyana’s newest tertiary educational institution, the Valmiki College for business and technology, was declared open today as the non-profit institution is now expanded to...

President Granger attends viewing of late Presidential Guard

President David Granger, on Thursday morning, attended the viewing of the body of the late Constable Winston Cooper, former member of the Presidential Guard,...

Civil society group protests again for Govt to respect Guyana’s Constitution

A few members of civil society have staged another protesting, calling on the government to respect the country's constitution. Last week, just a handful of...

FFTP donates 100 beds to public health sector

The local public health sector has received a tremendous boost with the donation of 100 hundred beds from the Food For The Poor Guyana...

‘City Hall cash-strapped’ – Mayor urges residents to settle outstanding rates and taxes

Mayor of Georgetown, Ubraj Narine is appealing to residents in the capital city to pay their rates and taxes so that City Hall, which...