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Senior Counsel Rafiq Khan takes oath as newest Justice of Appeal

Senior Counsel Rafiq Khan, was today sworn in as Acting Justice of Appeal. The six-month appointment takes effect from today. Speaking at the swearing-in ceremony at State House, President Granger said the appointment will serve to preserve and protect the rights of citizens to equal protection and benefit of the law. “The Government of the Cooperative […]

GTT technician hospitalized after being blown off utility pole

A technician attached to GTT was this morning blown off a utility pole in the Queenstown area as he came into contact with a transformer belonging to the Guyana Power and Light company. The man has been identified as David Kunath. He is currently a patient in the Intensive Care Unit of the Georgetown Hospital […]

BANKS DIH is official sponsor of Children’s Costume and Float Parade

Local conglomerate, Banks DIH Limited, is continuing with its support of cultural activities. The company is now the official sponsor of the National Children’s Mashramani Costume and Float Parade. The event will be held through the streets of Georgetown on Saturday, February 17th, 2018. At a midday press conference, Chief Education Officer, Marcel Hutson, said […]

Two East LaPenitence men remanded for murder of money changer

At the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court today, 24-year-old labourer Kerwin DeSantos and George Hope, who is also 24-years-old, were remanded to jail after being charged with the murder of America Street money changer, Shawn Nurse aka Fabulous. The money changer was shot dead two Sundays ago during a robbery on America Street. Surveillance video recordings aided […]

Fifth form students to face Diagnosis exams for Math and English

The Education Ministry has announced that fifth form students from across the country who will be writing their CSEC examinations this year, will first face an English and Mathematics Diagnosis Examination on Wednesday, February 14th and Thursday, February 15th, 2018. The examination that has been prepared by the Ministry of Education will cover the content […]

BREAKING: Prime Minister to undergo by-pass heart surgery tomorrow

The Minister of State has announced that Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo will undergo by-pass heart surgery tomorrow in the United States. In a statement, the Minister of State, Joe Harmon said Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo recently underwent a routine medical examination in Guyana which revealed that he has some cardiac issues. He was advised to […]