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Woman on the run after stabbing abusive lover to death

A woman who is an alleged victim of domestic violence has reportedly retaliated by killing her abuser. The dead man has been identified as Alfro Adams, who was the reputed husband of the murder suspect. In a statement, the Police said the woman, who recently fled her common-law home in the North West District along […]

QC dominates top spots in CSEC examinations

Queen’s College continues to live up to its reputation as the top school in the country and has once again dominated in the top 26 at this year’s Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate Examination (CSEC). With a total of 24 Grade Ones and one Grade Two, Michael Bhopaul was named this year’s top student for Guyana. […]

Guyana achieves slight increase in overall CSEC passes; English and Math grades still bad

With a consistent pass rate over the last five years, Guyana achieved a 63.68% pass rate with grades 1 -3 at this year’s Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate Examinations (CESEC). Last year, Guyana recorded a 63.39% pass rate, which represented an increase of 0.46%. However, despite the slight increase, Minister of Education (acting) Nicolette Henry believes […]

Toshaos call for more land rights and less political interference

Guyana’s Indigenous peoples are calling for more consultation with the government before decisions are taken on issues that will ultimately affect their well-being. The call came as the 11th National Toshaos Conference opened on Monday. It was advanced by National Toshaos Council Chairman, Joel Fredericks on Monday, even as public hearings kicked off at the […]

President recommits Government to ensuring real development in Indigenous communities

President David Granger has recommitted himself and government to ensuring that the social and economic conditions of Guyana’s Indigenous people, undergo continuous improvement. The hopeful promise came as the President delivered the feature address at the opening of the five-day National Toshaos Conference on Monday. The President said the NTC should no longer be treated as […]

Former Magistrate charged for drunk driving

A former Magistrate found himself on the other side of the courtroom today, as he was slapped with a drunk driving charge. The former Magistrate, Chadra Sohan, was charged in connection with an incident that took place on Friday night in the Berbice area. Sohan reportedly hit down a man down and drove away from […]

President urges GDF ranks in Region 9 to remain vigilant, following discovery of illegal airstrips

(MOTP)  President David Granger underscored the importance of strong security presence along Guyana’s borders as well as the various ports of entry; noting that porous borders create avenues for pirates, people traffickers and smugglers to perpetrate crimes that thwart efforts at public safety and societal stability. “Drug gangs will come into our country; illegal migrants […]

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