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26 Haitians, 1 Cuban travelling from Guyana arrested in Brazil for illegal entry

Federal Police in Brazil has arrested 27 immigrants – 26 Haitians and one Cuban – who illegally entered Bom Fin from Guyana. The Customs Anti-Narcotics...

World Court to set timelines for submissions in Guyana-Venezuela border case

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is expected to set various timelines by which Guyana and Venezuela will have to make their respective submissions...

PM calls for COVID-19 related debt write-offs at PROSUR meeting

Prime Minister, Brigadier (Ret’d) Mark Phillips, today called for more to be done to help developing countries recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Prime Minister Phillips...

T&T Police seek to contact family of Guyanese woman killed in accident

The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service issued a public appeal today for help to find relatives of a Guyanese woman, who was killed...

8 Guyanese return from Suriname as ferry service resumes today

Several Guyanese, who have been left stranded in neighbouring Suriname for almost one year following the closure of Guyana’s borders in March 2020 due...

Committee on Guyana-Venezuela Border Controversy discusses recent developments, other matters

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on Friday convened a meeting of the Ministerial Advisory Committee on Guyana-Venezuela Border Controversy. During the meeting,...

Alleged boyfriend arrested for murder of Guyanese teacher in St Maarten

As authorities in St. Maarten continue their investigation into the brutal murder of Guyanese art teacher Rhonda Thomas, who was found dead in her...

All 12 Guyanese fishermen detained by Venezuela arrive home

The 12 Guyanese fishermen who were detained and subsequently released by Venezuela following international pressure have since arrived home in Guyana, making landfall in...

Technical problems forces CAL flight to return to CJIA

A Caribbean Airlines Limited (CAL) flight was forced to return to Guyana hours after takeoff on Friday after the aircraft developed a technical issue. The...

Guyana feels tremor from 5.7 magnitude earthquake in Brazil

Persons across Guyana today felt tremors from a 5.7 magnitude earthquake in Boa Vista, Brazil. Several persons took to social media after feeling the tremor,...

Recent Articles

Linden nurse charged for “child luring”

Yohan London, 32, of Section 'C' Christianburg, Wismar, Linden in Region Ten (Upper Demerara-Berbice), was today arrested and charged for "child luring". London is a...

128 new Covid-19 cases recorded

There are 128 new cases of the novel coronavirus, taking the total positives recorded to date to 13,957. The death toll also increased to 310,...

Hydromet Office warns of heavy rainfall for next few days

The National Weather Watch Center says thunderstorms resulting in potential flooding and mudslides are forecasted to occur between May 4 and May 8, 2021. Rainfall...

$200M payment to sugar workers is compensation for mistreatment, illegal firing – AG

Attorney General and Legal Affairs Minister Anil Nandlall has rubbished criticisms over a recent decision to pay sugar workers outstanding wage increases amounting to...

May 17 for hearing in Jagdeo’s application to set aside $20M libel judgment

An application filed by Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo to set aside a $20 million default judgement in a libel suit brought against him by...

Covid-19 death toll jumps to 310

The Ministry of Health (MOH) regrettably informs that as of May 05, 2021, two more persons who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)...

Yellowtail oil field development plan to be submitted this year – Hess

It is expected that the Field Development Plan (FDP) for Yellowtail, which would be oil giant ExxonMobil’s fourth oil development in the Stabroek Block...

GWI gets $45M high-tech truck to accelerate well maintenance programme

The Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) will now be able to spend less than half of the time it currently takes to maintain its wells...

GOAL Scholarships: Beneficiaries required to provide community service

Persons who benefit from online scholarships offered under the government's Guyana Online Academy of Learning (GOAL) initiative are required to provide community service. Government's Department...

$680M in ganja destroyed at Ebini

Some 600lbs of processed cannabis along with 10,000 ganja plants, worth $680M, were on Wednesday destroyed by police officers, a statement from the Police...