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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 […]

Guyanese man stabbed to death in St. Lucia by masked men

(St. Lucia Online News)  A Guyanese man has succumbed after he was stabbed in Ciceron, Castries early Saturday morning. Reports are that the victim, 34-year-old Cedolf Hunte of Ciceron, was attacked by four masked men at around 2:40 whilst playing cards with friends in the community. A stab wound under his right arm is believed […]

Come Alive Network fits children across Guyana with new shoes for school

The Non-Governmental Youth group, Come Alive Network continues with a massive drive to ensure many of Guyana’s  underprivileged children are able to have a comfortable walk to school when the new school year begins on Monday. What started out as a small initiative to help children in underserved communities to “walk in their own shoes” to […]

Granger calls out Ramotar on Local Government promises

Even with their decision to move a no confidence motion against the Donald Ramotar administration, the Opposition parties are still pressing the PPP Civic Government on its failure to call Local Government Elections. The last time Guyana held Local Government Elections was in 1994. Leader of the Opposition, Brigadier (Rtd.) David Granger on Friday reiterated […]

Bartica woman killed by lightning strike

The Guyana Police Force on Friday evening reported that a 52-year old Bartica woman died while receiving medical attention at the Bartica Hospital after reportedly being struck by lightning. The dead woman has been identified as 52-year-old Elizabeth Henry of 4 Miles, Bartica. She was rushed to the Bartica Hospital just after 2:30pm on Friday. […]

Bag snatcher beaten to death by angry residents

A 25-year-old Craig, East Bank Demerara man was beaten to death on Friday after cornered by angry Grove residents just after he snatched a bag from a young female teacher who was walking through the area. The dead man has been identified as Eldon Samuels.  According to a Police report, he was found with multiple injuries […]

Ramotar confident of regaining majority

President Donald Ramotar on Friday admitted that he is still to fully study the decision by the Opposition to move a no confidence motion against his government. The combined opposition parties hold the majority in Guyana’s National Assembly. Speaking at a mid afternoon press briefing at his Vlissengen Road office, President Ramotar said whether the […]

Benn backtracks on Airport security claims

Just two days after declaring that Guyana’s two international airports did not meet minimum security standards, Minister of Transport Robeson Benn is backtracking on the statement. In a press release issued late Wednesday, Ministry of Works and Transport  sought to explain that the Minister was providing his own personal view about the staff at the […]

Service Commission members to be sworn in

(GINA)  Consultations between President Donald Ramotar and Opposition Leader, David Granger concluded on the reconstitution of the service commissions on August 22 and the stage is now set for the swearing in of members. The four service commissions are: the Judicial Service Commission (JSC), Teaching Service Commission (TSC), the Public Service Commission and the Police […]