Police Sergeant critical after crashing into parked truck

A 42-year-old Police Sergeant is battling for his life at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) after crashing into a parked truck on Sunday night. The accident happened on the East Bank Demerara (EBD) Public Road in the vicinity of Herstelling. The injured policeman has been identified as Joseph Elton Ambrose of Herstelling. He is […]

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48% Guyanese tolerant of violence against unfaithful women–Report

As acts of violence against women continue to rise in Guyana, so does the tolerance of it. This was found in a recent study by the Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP). Founded over two decades ago, LAPOP is considered one of the world’s most reputable research institutes which specializes in the development and analysis of […]

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Imran Khan released on $700,000 High Court bail

After spending more than a month on remand for allegedly attempting to kill a man with a disability, businessman, Imran Khan was released on $700,000 High Court bail pending the outcome and determination of the Preliminary Inquiry (PI). Bail was granted by Justice Sandil Kissoon, after the lawyers made a second attempt to get their […]

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Four years jail for Venezuelan found with illegal gun and ammo

A Venezuelan, who told the court he had an unlicensed gun and 15 matching rounds in his possession for protection, was this morning, sentenced to four years imprisonment. Caesar Augustus Gonzalez, 30, appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court. It is alleged that on December 2, 2018, at Eteringbang, Cuyuni, he […]

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Pedal cyclist, 16, killed in hit and run accident

A 16-year-old pedal cyclist died at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) this morning, almost a day after a minibus struck him off his bicycle and drove away. The accident happened around 18:45 hrs on Sunday on the Annandale, East Coast Demerara (ECD) Public Road. The deceased has been identified as Razid Shaw of Lot […]

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Judicial system still clogged with 4500 cases

The appointment of new judges and the opening of night courts were just some of the measures the new administration had implemented since 2015 to address one of the biggest challenges facing the judicial system—case backlogs. With those measures and others, the judiciary was able to break down the backlog from 10,000 cases to approximately […]

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GWI developing model to sustain groundwater supply

Groundwater represents more than 90 percent of the water supply on the coast and 70 percent countrywide. Moreover, groundwater, according to the Guyana Water Incorporation (GWI), is the most reliable source of potable water for public use. In recognition of the importance of groundwater, the water company is moving to sustain its underground water source […]

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Rebranded airline looking to make a comeback

The rebranded Eastern Airways, formerly Dynamic Airways, is the latest airline service to make an application to the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCCA) to fly between Guyana and New York (JFK).  With the much anticipated oil boom, a number of investors, including a number of airline services, have been flocking to these shores expressing their […]

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Use of GTT’s voice services declining -PUC

After conducting a review of the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph’s (GTT) performance for 2017, the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has found that the number of active users of landline services continues to decline yearly. This was stated in a recently released report. The Commission noted that there was a decline in minutes of use of […]

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Motorcyclist, pillion rider killed in Ogle accident

A 20-year-old motorcyclist and his teenage friend lost their lives in a tragic accident late last night on the East Coast Demerara (ECD) Public Road, in the vicinity of Ogle. The accident occurred sometime around 23:20 hrs between the motorcyclist and a motor Jeep bearing registration number PGG 8844. The pillion rider, who has been […]

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