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Saturday, January 25, 2020

Striking sugar workers protest outside Public Buildings – joined in solidarity by PPP/C...

Hundreds of  workers  from Wales sugar estate on the West Bank of  Demerara went on strike action from early this morning against Government’s decision...

Global unemployment expected to reach 199.4 million in 2016 – ILO Report

Continuing high rates of unemployment worldwide and chronic vulnerable employment in many emerging and developing economies are still deeply affecting the world of work,...

Pakistani teen cuts off hand after cleric accuses him of blasphemy

Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) - A Pakistani teenager cut off his hand after a Muslim cleric wrongly accused him of blasphemy, a local police chief...

Nagamootoo’s elaborate Secret Service entourage sparks outrage among NY-based Guyanese – protest, poor attendance...

Protest and poor attendance marked two of the three meetings in New York over the weekend that were attended by Guyana’s Prime Minister Moses...

Gov’t to close Wales Estate – Hundreds of sugar workers to be placed...

By Kristen Macklingam, INews reporter The APNU/AFC coalition is proceeding to stick to plans it had made while in Opposition to have sugar factories/estates shut...

Nagamootoo stripped of all ‘line responsibilities’ …now reports to Min of Presidency Harmon

(The following is a lead article published in today’s Guyana Times, and reprinted here for our readers) On Thursday, January 14, in his first address...

MISSING TT MOM FOUND DEAD…ex-lover allegedly confesses to murder

Reprinted from Trinidad Express Trinidad and Tobago - The search for Hassina Sarah Khan ended yesterday (Friday January 15) in a gravel track off...

UPDATE: Five charged with British teen’s murder

Apart from Aaron Hing, 23, also known as ‘Neutral’ and Staymon George, 24, also called ‘Stayey’ being charged for the murder of British teenager,...

Zika virus detected in Guyana

  The first case of the dreaded zika virus has been detected in Guyana, Public Health Minister Dr George Norton told the National Assembly this...

Mets search for a Diamond on the Cricket Pitch – former international cricket star Kieran...

By Jared Diamond, Wall Street Journal Kieran Powell, a 25-year-old outfielder from the Caribbean nation of St. Kitts and Nevis, has received worldwide recognition for his ability...

Recent Articles

EITI concerned about lack of petroleum legislation in Guyana

Even as Guyana has begun producing oil, there is an absence of modern legislation to govern the oil and gas sector. This is an area...

Porter dies after falling off moving vehicle

Thirty-six-year-old Sheldon Chase of Lot 103 C Meadowbrook Gardens lost his live on Thursday afternoon after he was crushed by a moving lorry at...

Youth Village opens at D’Urban Park

Scores of students from both Primary and Secondary Schools who gathered for the first day of the Republic Day Youth Village were urged to...

Accused in the rape of 11-year-old girl to face retrial

A 59-year-old Linden, Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) man is expected to face a retrial after a jury failed to reach a verdict in his...

CORONAVIRUS: Guyana must be ready to protect citizens – Opposition

By: Devina Samaroo While regional officials have indicated that the deadly coronavirus may not reach the Caribbean, Guyana’s Opposition is urging authorities here to put...

GECOM admits only errors through “inadvertence” can be changed

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has warned that the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) is insisting on making 91,000 changes to the Revised List of Electors...

Scott, Felix illegally occupied seats in Parliament – Court rules

The Court of Appeal on Thursday ruled that Minister within the Social Protection Ministry, Keith Scott, and Citizenship Minister Winston Felix illegally occupied seats...

Husband stabs, slits wife’s throat during argument over electrical cord

A domestic worker was late Thursday evening stabbed to death by her reputed husband during an argument over an electrical cord. The dead woman has...

Hururu labourer crushed by fallen log

A 64-year-old labourer of Hururu Mission, Aroaima, Upper Berbice River met his demise on Thursday after he was reportedly crushed by a fallen log....

GPF mulls changing age limit to apply for driver’s licence

The Guyana Police Force is currently considering the possibility of changing the age requirements for persons applying for driver's licence. Traffic Chief Superintendent Linden Isles...