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Several Georgetown areas to undergo additional fogging

The Ministry of Health’s Vector Control Services will recommence fogging on Wednesday, in identified communities around the city to eliminate adult mosquitoes which carry diseases. To ensure that the fogging exercise is most effective, the Ministry is advising residents in the targeted communities to open their windows to allow the fog mist into the buildings […]

Mahaica man chopped to death while defending wife’s honour

A bitter argument between two  men at Helena #2 Mahaica turned deadly on Tuesday afternoon when one of the men was chopped to death by the other. The dead man has been identified only as “Balkissoon”. He is a 52-year-old father of two who was self employed as a farmer. According to reports, Balkissoon and […]

Guyana bags Euro 34 Million for climate change and sea defence projects

Guyana is among twenty one countries from the African, Caribbean and Pacific group that will benefit from a new European Union Development Programme. On Tuesday, European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, and representatives from the 21 countries co-signed the National Indicative Programmes (NIP) under the 11th European Development Fund for the period 2014-2020 in Apia (Samoa), […]

Gunmen snatch millions from Carmichael Street Post Office

Police investigators launched a search on Tuesday morning for two armed men who carried out a daring mid morning robbery at the Guyana Post Office branch at the Corner of Carmichael and Lamaha Streets. The gunmen attacked the Post Office just after 9 o’clock on Tuesday morning and carted off an undisclosed sum of cash […]

Drug submarine brought to city as investigation widens

The semi submersible vessel which was found in Guyana’s Waini river two weeks ago, has been brought to Georgetown as investigators continue their probe into its discovery and uses. Agents of the Customs Anti Narcotics Unit are convinced that the submarine was being used to ferry drugs and other illegal items into and out of […]

Another miner murdered at interior location

The bloodshed continue in Guyana’s mining districts and the Guyana Police Force on Monday reported on the latest murder of a miner at an interior location. Forty-five year old Glendon Cox of Aberdeen, Essequibo Coast was stabbed to death just before 1 o’ clock on Monday morning during an argument with another miner at 4 […]

PPP claims it has found 2,958 dead people on voters list

The governing People’s Progressive Party on Monday revealed that during its checks of the current Preliminary List of Electors it has found approximately 2,958 persons on the list who are all dead. General Secretary of the PPP, Clement Rohee told a mid morning News conference at Freedom House, that the revelation confirms the party’s concerns […]

Granger launches interactive Facebook and Youtube Q&A series

In an effort to interact more with Guyanese youths who spend a lot of their  time on the social networks Opposition Leader David Granger and the Youth for David Granger group have launched an interactive online series titled “David Granger Up Beat”. According to a release from the Youth for David Granger group, followers of […]

City Hall warns against doing business with Sooba

The Georgetown Mayor and City Council is warning citizens of the capital city against conducting business with Acting Town Clerk, Carol Sooba. In advertisements placed in the daily newspapers last week, the City Council reminded that the acting Town Clerk Carol Sooba has been sent on administrative leave and is therefore not authorized to transact […]