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Friday, July 10, 2020

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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 City police officers are now prohibited from placing their knee on a suspect’s head as a control hold and the department will boost de-escalation...

Trinidad and Tobago opposition calls for election observers

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Basil Williams incites Lowenfield to violate the law – PPP

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West Indies stayed in control of the first test against England on Friday by reaching lunch on Day 3 at 159-3 to trail by...

Eyewitness: The morning after

…the foot fell The last time there was an expected momentous court decision in this elections outrage that’s been fuelled by the judicial antics of...

Authorities urge persons to wear face masks properly

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Guyanese fear of becoming infected with COVID-19 has decreased – DCMO

A survey conducted by the Ministry of Public Health in collaboration with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has found that Guyanese fears of...

142 Guyanese return on first repatriation flight from Canada

A total of 142 Guyanese returned home on Thursday via WestJet Airlines – the first repatriation flight for citizens who were stranded in Canada...

COVID-19 screening & testing unit set up at Aranka/Arangoy Landing

Persons living and working on the Aranka/Arangoy Landing, up the Cuyuni River in Region Seven, can now easily access COVID-19 screening and testing at...