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Linden man in viral sex video commits suicide

One of the men in a sex video making the rounds on social media has taken his own life, against a backdrop of being accused of rape and being castigated on social media his actions in the video. The body of 42-year-old Sherwin Apple aka “Yellow” was found on the seawalls this midday and investigators […]

Father, Mother and Daughter remanded to jail over marijuana in barrel bust

Three members of a North Ruimveldt family found themselves appearing before Principal Magistrate, Judy Latchman today, facing marijuana possession charges. The father, mother and daughter were marched into the Courtroom this afternoon and all pleaded not guilty to being in possession of over 90 pounds of marijuana at their North Ruimveldt home. The three, 64-year-old Keith […]

PPP rolls out over 3000 Candidates for Local Government Elections, But complains about “duplicated backers” for other parties

The campaigning for the Local Government Elections has started and today the People’s Progressive Party announced that it has submitted more than 3000 candidates to compete for positions on the municipal and neighbourhood democratic councils across Guyana. PPP General Secretary and Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo, told reporters at a press conference today that the PPP’s […]

Government finally announces new Board of Directors for Guysuco

Close to a year since the life of the last Board of Directors expired, the Government today announced a new Board for the problem plagued, Guyana Sugar Corporation. Minister of State, Joe Harmon, made the announcement today at his post-cabinet press briefing. He announced that John Dow will serve as the Chairman of the Board, […]

Palms Institute gets rehablitated wards and new lifts

More than two-hundred residents of the Palms Geriatric Home will now benefit from improved services with the commissioning of three lifts and a rehabilitated ward at the Brickdam facility. The $14M lifts will allow the residents at the oldest senior care facility in Guyana to move between levels of the Palms building using a walker […]

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