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Monday, September 16, 2019

UK Ambassador to US quits amid Trump row

Sir Kim Darroch has resigned as UK ambassador to the US, amid a row over leaked emails critical of President Trump's administration, according to...

Revenue body making moves to collect G$528M ‘outstanding’ taxes from Dipcon

…legal counsel says tax claim was previously rejected by court On the same day that Finance Minister Winston Jordan was supposed to pay Dipcon US$2...

World Bank scores Guyana zero for electricity reliability

Taking account of the energy sectors in 190 countries ranging from developed to developing, the World Bank has ranked Guyana at an unflattering 165...

Sophia woman remanded for allegedly trafficking “ganja” into Camp Street Prison

Appearing before Principal Magistrate Faith McGusty on Friday, was quite an emotional 26-year-old Shondel Watson who was accused of trafficking a quantity of marijuana...

La Luz del Mundo church leader charged with child rape in US

(BBC) The leader of an international religious organisation is being held in the US on charges of human trafficking, child rape and other felonies. Naasón...

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...

Recent Articles

Body of US-based chef found in Kitty apartment

The nude body of a US-based chef was on Sunday morning discovered on the kitchen floor of his Station Street, Kitty, Georgetown apartment. The...

Jordan takes four on debut before Lewis fireworks seal big win for Patriots

Akeem Jordan took 4/33 on his Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) debut to set St Kitts & Nevis Patriots on their way to a...

GPL “smart metres” to be introduced next year

…prepaid metres out of stock Even as the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) is yet to fulfil the demands of its customers in supplying prepaid...

Guyanese family from hurricane-ravaged Bahamas returns home today

A five-member Guyanese family is expected to return home today from the hurricane-ravaged Bahamas. Director of the Civil Defence Commission (CDC), Kester Craig told Inews...

MACORP launches new line of parts for Caterpillar machine

The need for machinery parts that function effectively and considers its users’ budget has now been met by the Machinery Corporation of Guyana Limited ...

No more tax exemptions for certain Toyota vehicles after November

After November 30, 2019, the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) will not be allowing tax exemptions on certain Toyota vehicles being registered in the G...

Police nab several men with “Molotov cocktails”

…drugs, illegal motorcycles unearthed during raid in Linden Several alleged arsonists were nabbed by the Police after ranks swooped down at the premises they had...

Warriors spinners bamboozle Patriots to set up fourth straight win

Guyana Amazon Warriors continued to match Trinbago Knight Riders win for win at the top of the 2019 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) table...

Several local banks shoring up on offshore investments

…billions of dollars worth of offshore securities purchased Some big names in the local banking sector have been increasing their offshore investments over the past...

Fire guts Good Hope house, furniture workshop

An early morning fire has left an East Coast Demerara (ECD) family counting their losses as their home and furniture workshop were completely destroyed. The...