$205.8M Japanese grant to boost COVID-19 fight – Minister

Guyana’s ability to fight the coronavirus (COVID-19) will be boosted with a $205.8 million (US $1,029,000) grant from the Government of Japan. This was disclosed...

Youth released on $150,000, each, for armed robberies

A Guyhoc Squatting Area, youth who claims police beat him up, was slapped with two armed robbery charges and released on $300,000 total bail. Twenty-one-year-old...

Skeldon workers call on GuySuCo to end ‘discriminatory’ practices

Several Skeldon Estate workers, supported by the General Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU), this morning picketed outside the estate calling on the Guyana...

Agri sector set for rapid take-off, foreign investments increasing- Minister Mustapha

Minister of Agriculture, Zulfikar Mustapha, said the local agriculture sector is attracting a lot of interest, noting that Guyana is rapidly advancing due to...

Woman, 77, dies after being struck down at Eccles

Police are investigating a fatal accident that occurred around 10:00hrs this morning along the Eccles Public Road, East Bank Demerara (ECD). Dead is 77-year-old Jasodra...

12-Y-O girl hospitalised after given drugs, alcohol

A 12-year-old girl is now a patient at Region Three Hospital after she was given drugs and alcohol to consume. The victim’s aunt told police...

Intoxicated drivers cause accident at Pouderoyen, two injured

Police in West Demerara are investigating the circumstances surrounding an accident this morning at Pouderoyen, West Bank Demerara (WBD) involving motorcar PPP 3788 owned...

North West Secondary School goes up in flames

The North West Secondary School located at Mabaruma, Region One, went up in flames sometime around 22:10hrs last night. Enquiries disclosed that Mark Knights, a...

Five more die of COVID-19; 252 new cases recorded

Five more persons who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have died. This takes the total number of deaths from the pandemic to...

Environmental Assessment Board probing T&T company’s false submission of connection with Toolsie Persaud

Guyana’s Environmental Assessment Board (EAB) has launched an investigation into the alleged submission of false information by Vista Trading and Logistics (Guyana) Inc. This...

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