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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

New Minister sends personnel dept, accountant packing

Just over three weeks after being appointed Public Service Minister, Tabitha Sarabo-Halley reportedly sent the entire personnel department and the chief accountant packing on...

Berbice woman, baby die in childbirth tragedy

Hours after the tragic death of her newborn, a mother of five succumbed while receiving medical attention at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC)...

Dead bandit identified as Mocha serial robber

Hours after a bandit was shot and killed during a robbery on Crown Street, Queenstown, Georgetown, he was identified as a known armed robber...

RSF cites efforts to “silence opposition journalists” in Guyana

  While recognising the presence of constitutional provisions for free speech, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) highlighted the ‘fragility of independence’ in Guyana especially with regards...

President Granger completes radiotherapy regime in Cuba

President David Granger today (Saturday, April 20, 2019) completed his regime of radiotherapy in Cuba, where he has been receiving medical treatment for non-hodgkins...

1 hospitalised, 3 in custody after shooting out at Bar  

Gun-play between a group men and a bar manager in the wee hours of Good Friday resulted in one man being shot to his...

Fire destroys house in Bartica

A fire of unknown origin has destroyed a house at Third Avenue, Ninth Street, Bartica. There are no reports of injuries at the moment. Details to...

Escaped juvenile “walks back” into NOC, 5 still on run

One of the six male teens who escaped from the New Opportunity Corps (NOC), located at Onderneeming, Essequibo Coast on Tuesday last, has voluntarily...

‘Suspicious’ passenger nabbed in bus with cannabis

A young man is now in the lock-ups after he was caught with a quantity of cannabis in his possession while travelling in public...

Eco-Atlantic to drill second well in Guyana

Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Ltd. (AIM: ECO, TSX-V: EOG), the oil and gas exploration company with licences in highly prospective regions in Guyana...

Recent Articles

Essequibo teen dies after crying out for ankle pains  

A former student of the Anna Regina Multilateral School died on Monday while receiving medical attention for a pain to the ankle at the...

Boxer who suffered severe brain injury during Friday fight, has died at 28

Russia-born boxer Maxim Dadashev has died from injuries suffered in the ring. He was 28. His death was first confirmed by his trainer James “Buddy”...

Man gunned down at pool party, 2 in custody  

As investigations continue into the shooting to death of a 28-year-old South Sophia, Greater Georgetown resident, the Police have arrested and are currently grilling...

Guyanese registered vessel intercepted with cocaine in BVI

A Guyanese registered vessel was on July 18 last intercepted in Tortola with a total of 95 pounds of cocaine concealed in Thin-set cement. News...

Linden Passport Office yet to open

Almost a year after completion, the newly constructed Linden Passport Office in Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) is yet to be opened to serve members...

New landing equipment for CJIA in 2020

The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCCA) has signed a contract with a Canadian firm to supply the airport with new technical equipment to aid...

6 months jail for man who stole chicken

A 23-year-old man who is accused to stealing some 170 pounds of chicken was today sentenced to serve six months imprisonment for failing to...

PSC says Lowenfield failed to address major concerns raised

The Private Sector Commission in a letter to Chief Executive Officer of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) stated that he has failed to address...

GECOM CEO never advised President voters’ list bloated by 200,000

Chief Elections Officer (CEO) Keith Lowenfield has admitted that he never advised President David Granger that the voters’ list was bloated with 200,000 names,...

High Court denies application for interim order blocking H2H Registration

The High Court on Tuesday denied an application for an interim conservatory order to block the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) from continuing its House...