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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

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...

3 senior staff fired over Uitvlugt estate “flying knives” incident

The probe into the ‘knife-shredder’ incident at the Uitvlugt Sugar Estate’s has concluded and three senior staff, including one engineer, were fired. This was...

PSC urges GECOM to continue election preparations

In light of the Appeal Court’s decision that 34 votes were needed to validly pass the no-confidence motion, the Private Sector Commission (PSC) is...

20 Broad St. squatters get Food For The Poor houses at Prospect

The Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) has embarked on the first phase of its relocation programme on Saturday, March 16, 2019 during which...

Govt to widen road from Belfield to Rosignol

Residents along Belfield, East Coast Demerara (ECD) to Rosignol, West Bank Berbice (WBD) can now look forward to improved road access as government announces...

Baby listed as stillborn later found alive at GPHC

An Emore, East Coast Demerara (ECD), family is calling for a complete investigation after their baby was listed as stillborn at the Georgetown Public...

President, First Lady off to Cuba

President David Granger this morning (Saturday, March 16, 2019) departed Guyana for the Republic of Cuba, where he has been receiving treatment for non-Hodgkin’s...

Ophthalmology Hospital still not performing cataract surgeries

The multi-million-dollar National Ophthalmology Hospital at Port Mourant, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne), is once again being placed under the spotlight for still not being...

Vaccination of Berbice pupils… School, medical officials guilty of breaching protocol – probe

An investigation into the incident wherein several pupils of the Lochaber Primary School in West Canje, Berbice, had to be rushed for medical attention...

Indian Arrival Monument at Palmyra finally completed

After several controversial delays, the Indian Arrival Monument located at Palmyra in East Berbice, Region Six, has been finally completed. This is according to...

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Handling pressure, not conditions, the challenge at the World Cup – Virat Kohli

India captain Virat Kohli believes handling the pressure "is the most important thing in the World Cup and not necessarily the conditions". He said...

Guyanese killed after motorcycle slams into garbage truck in Queens NY

A Guyanese biker was on Tuesday evening killed while his friend is rendered critical after the motorcycle on which they were travelling slammed into...

Jailed MPs attend Spain parliament opening

Five Catalan separatist politicians - currently on trial accused of rebellion - have taken their seats in the Spanish parliament under discreet police...

Gunmen cart off $1.2M in cash, jewellery from Bartica businesswoman

Two armed and masked men executed a daring daylight robbery on Monday at 7th Street and 4th Avenue Bartica, Region Seven during which they...

NIS reserves expected to be exhausted in 2021

As far back as 2016, the actuary review into the finances of the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) had warned that repeat deficits may bring...

“Justice served” – mother of brothers killed during robbery

The mother of two men, Harricharran and Premcharran Samaroo, who were killed reportedly at the hands of one of the suspected bandits killed on...

Blackout hits Demerara, Berbice; GPL apologises

Residents in the Demerara and Berbice region have been hit with blackout. The power outage comes at a time when scores of persons are getting...

Man charged with murder of ex-wife Zaila Sugrim

A 38-year-old businessman was hauled before Magistrate Zameena Ali at the Leonora Magistrate’s Court to answer to the capital offence of murder. Ryan Sugrim is...

Berbice Commander urges residents to remain alert

Commander of “B” Division, Paul Langevine is urging residents to remain alert as there may be more bandits involved in a criminal network operating...

No changes to India’s World Cup squad

There will be no changes to India's World Cup squad after Kedar Jadhav was declared fit to participate in the event. Jadhav's position had become uncertain after he...