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Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Opposition defends walkout; Private Sector disappointed

By Kurt Campbell – Opposition Members of the Parliamentary Special Select Committee considering the amendments to the Anti – Money Laundering and Countering the...

18 – year – old charged with murder of Pegasus Taxi Driver

- Lorenzo Forde, 18 of Charlestown was today charged with the murder of Pegasus Taxi Driver – Rubrindranauth Jeeboo. He was remanded to...

Citizens urge tougher penalties for driving under the influence

 - A poll conducted by iNews has found citizens are dissatisfied with the current penalties in place for persons found driving under the influence...

Guyana ranks highest on FATF’s delinquent list

 -  The latest ranking of countries in terms of its level of delinquency for implementing measuring to fight money laundering and the financing of...

51kg of Cocaine seized at CJIA in 2013; CEO boasts of improved security

By Kurt Campbell – Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) Ramesh Ghir has disclosed that some 51.64 kilograms of...

Update: Alleged buggered 16 – year – old climbs onto roof lamenting injustice

By Kurt Campbell - The 16 – year – old young man who was allegedly buggered by three police officers on Thursday (January 30)...

Update: Bandit shot dead by Businessman

By Leroy Smith - Businessman Eon Evans of Dazzele Housing Scheme, East Coast Demerara today (Wednesday, January 29) shot and killed a bandit who...

Cannabis and cocaine were main illicit drugs seized in 2012 – Report

By Kurt Campbell – The Ministry of Home Affairs on Tuesday (January 28) launched its National Drug Report 2012 where Subject Minister, Clement Rohee...

Rohee confirms that President severed Ganga Persaud; Dodges question that he was involved with...

By Fareeza Haniff   – General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Clement Rohee dodged questions that Local Government Minister, Ganga Persaud was involved...

Trevor Rose gunned down, two others injured

By Fareeza Haniff – Guyanese Promoter, Events Coordinator and Popular Designer, Trevor Rose was shot dead early Sunday morning (January 26), while in the...

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Over 900 active Covid-19 cases in Guyana

The total positive Covid-19 cases recorded in Guyana to date increased to 22,234 following the detection of 53 new cases within the last 24...

Letter: Support for Gandhi Street in Georgetown

Dear Editor, The Indian Diaspora Council International (IDC), in collaboration with Guyana IDC Chapter headed by business magnate Mr Yesu Persaud fully supports the proposal...

Linden man chopped to head after attempting to rescue woman who was being assaulted

A 36-year-old man identified as Keno Griffith was on Monday afternoon chopped about his body after he attempted to rescue a woman who was...

500 hectares of mangroves restored since 2010 – Agri Minister

Some 500 hectares of mangroves have been restored since the 2010 launch of the government’s mangrove restoration project which is aimed at protecting and...

Dr Anthony concerned as some religious leaders urging persons against taking Covid-19 vaccine

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Sheriff-Mandela Road Project deadline now October 31

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Engineers who fraudulently certify works warned of consequences, including jailtime

With the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) uncovering increasing cases of overpayment of contractors, Ministry staff who fraudulently certify works will soon start feeling the...

Letter: Ogle Airport unlawfully imposing 10% increases on lease holders

Dear Editor, Though Ogle Airport Inc’s (OAI) Public Relations would toss aside serious matters raised by stakeholders as mere storm in a teapot in its...

Opposition SLP Claims Victory in St Lucia General Elections

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Man jailed for grabbing woman’s breast

Senior Magistrate Leron Daly has found a man guilty of sexual assault for grabbing a woman's breast without her consent. Jason Yarris, 33, was charged...