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Sunday, March 24, 2019

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...

Government threatens to shut down RUSAL

After a series of protests by various stakeholders in Guyana against the recent actions of Bauxite Company of Guyana Inc (BCGI), which is owned...

Communities Minister should take responsibility for ‘chaos’ at LGC, says Ganga Persaud

By Rupa Seenaraine Former Local Government Minister, Ganga Persaud has placed the blame for the chaos at the Local Government Commission (LGC) squarely at the...

Ann’s Grove teen stabbed to death in NYC

Pernell “Blizzy” Pompey, 17, formerly of Ann’s Grove on the East Coast of Demerara was on Wednesday evening stabbed to death during an argument...

The Australian Cricket Awards: all the winners

The Australian Cricket Awards took place in Melbourne on Monday night with two main honours being the Allan Border Medal and Belinda Clark Award....

WCD health centres facing drug shortages – source

Several health centres across the West Coast of Demerara have been facing significant drug shortages for the past month thus causing some to worry...

CARICOM reaffirms support for Guyana’s sovereignty, territorial integrity in face of Venezuela threat

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) says it views with grave concern the reported interception by the Venezuelan navy on Saturday, 22 December 2018 of a...

Pronouncements, actions on no-confidence motion should foster harmony- ERC

The Ethnic Relations Commission (ERC) is the latest body to address the recently passed no-confidence motion against the incumbent Administration and is urging, among...

FIFA president gets votes pledge from Caribbean

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA President Gianni Infantino still looks set to be re-elected unopposed, with a pledge of 25 votes from Caribbean soccer federations. The...

Corentyne family struggling to survive on father’s pension

…teen daughter drops out of school to take care of family While many persons are in the midst of their Christmas plans and shopping, a...

Recent Articles

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...

CCJ fixes case management hearing in challenge of GECOM Chairman’s appointment

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has set a date for a case management hearing in relation to the appeal filed to reverse the...

Chef in ‘hot water’ after police find illegal shotgun in mining camp

Police in ‘F’ Division (Interior Locations) have arrested a chef, who was the lone occupant at a mining camp where an illegal shotgun and...

President Granger’s 1st phase of medical treatment in Cuba successful – medical specialists

-no more chemo treatment, radiotherapy to commence in April  The first phase of President Granger’s medical treatment in the Republic of Cuba has been successfully...

Known felon, other arrested with illegal gun, ammo during high speed chase  

A high speed chase by ranks of the Guyana Police Force on Friday afternoon in the streets of Georgetown led to the arrest of...

Teen miner fatally stabbed by drunk employer

A teenager is now dead after he was allegedly murdered by his employer, who happened to be a close relative. Dead is 19-year-old Dave Boyal,...

ERC calls for prevailing calm among Guyanese

The current political situation in Guyana is not going unnoticed by the Ethnic Relations Commission (ERC) and the entity is calling for the prevailing...

Charrandas Persaud files $30M lawsuit against Ramjattan

Former APNU/AFC Parliamentarian Charrandas Persaud has filed a $30 million lawsuit against Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan for libel committed after the passage of...

“Strange Mathematics” cannot change what is in Guyana’s Constitution – Jagdeo

The Constitution of Guyana is pellucid on what number of votes is needed for the passage of a no-confidence motion; it is a majority...

Sugar worker killed by Africanised bees

A Berbice sugar worker was on Thursday killed by a swarm of Africanised bees as he was clearing bushes. Dead is Rameshwar Poonoo, 31, of...