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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Commonwealth Observers, headed by Jagdeo found Sri Lanka Elections was marked by large-scale abuse...

See below a statement issued by Dr Bharrat Jagdeo, Chair of the Commonwealth Observer Group Sri Lanka Presidential Election 2015.   The Commonwealth Observer Group commends...

Sri Lanka election: shock as President Mahinda Rajapaksa concedes defeat

[www.inewsguyana.com – The Guardian - Sri Lanka’s president, Mahinda Rajapaksa, has conceded defeat in an election seen as the most significant poll for decades...

Forty bodies found in AirAsia missing plane search

- At least 40 bodies have been recovered from the sea in the search for missing AirAsia Flight QZ8501, the Indonesian navy says. The...

AirAsia Indonesia flight to Singapore missing with 162 people on board

- An AirAsia Indonesia airliner flying from Indonesia to Singapore with 162 people on board has lost contact with air traffic control. Flight QZ8501...

Modi to speed up $300 bn stuck projects; Guyana could benefit

- Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken direct control of a project-monitoring body to fast-track investments worth almost $300 billion and revive manufacturing...

Guyana ranked 15th on list of most homicidal countries

– The United Nations and the World Health Organization have released their 2014 Global Status Report on Violence Prevention, which paints a bleak...

Guyanese man sentenced to life in Australia for mother’s murder

- Shock and despair surged through Horace Lorenzo Jones in the court dock yesterday when a 10-person jury found him guilty of murdering...

Over one million new-born babies escape HIV infection – Ban Ki – moon

- On the occasion of World AIDS Day, UN Secretary General Ban Ki – moon has called on World Leaders to Unite in...

Bomb threat investigated on flight at JFK airport

  - Authorities are investigating a bomb threat aboard an arriving flight at JFK Airport on Sunday, officials said. The incoming flight from Barcelona, Spain,...

Guyanese with links to Roger Khan helps in decades old murder case

  - A self-confessed Guyanese drug dealer with ties to Guyana “Phantom death squad” founder and drug lord, Shaheed ‘Roger’ Khan, has helped federal...

Recent Articles

Deadly landslide hits Colombian town

At least 17 people have been killed by a landslide on Sunday in south-western Colombia, officials say. Five others were injured and several houses destroyed...

Billionaire brother “arrested in Algeria”

Four billionaire brothers with links to ousted Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika have been detained by police, state TV reports. They are being held over...

Sri Lanka attacks “linked to foreign network”

A wave of bombings that killed 290 people in Sri Lanka on Sunday was carried out with the support of an international network, officials...

Previous attempts to audit UG’s finances faced staunch resistance – auditor

The announcement that an audit will be conducted into the University of Guyana (UG) is a welcome one for anti-corruption advocate Christopher Ram, who...

Uncle in custody for allegedly raping 8-year-old niece

A 49-year-old man was taken into custody for allegedly raping his 8-year-old niece who was left in his care by her mother. The incident...

Miner executed, another allegedly abducted

One man was reportedly executed while another was allegedly abducted on Sunday evening following an incident at a mining community in Region Seven (Cuyuni...

$1.5B lost to paddy bug infestation in Region 6

…farmers forced to dump paddy Seventeen Berbice, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) rice farmers have been forced to dump their paddy after it was rejected by...

Mother of 3 killed, family injured after being struck by overtaking truck

A mother of three was on Sunday evening killed while husband and three children sustained injures after they were struck down by a truck...

Miner arrested for rape of 11-year-old

…found with gun, ammo A 27-year-old miner is now in Police custody after he was arrested for the rape of an underage female and was...

Man dies after being pinned under tractor

A 38-year-old man is now dead after being pinned down in a trench when he allegedly lost control of a tractor he was operating. ...