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28-year-old motorcyclist dies in Berbice crash

A 28-year-old motorcyclist from Stanleytown Berbice, died on the spot on Saturday night when he lost control of his motorcycle and slammed into a concrete culvert. The dead youth has been identified as Rodrigues Anthon. A police report said the incident occurred as the young biker was riding his bike at a fast rate along […]

West Ruimveldt man dies in Mocha road accident

A 48-year-old man from West Ruimveldt died on Saturday afternoon after sustaining injuries in a vehicular accident along the Mocha Arcadia access road on the East Bank of Demerara. Dead is Euclin Joseph. According to a Police statement, Joseph and three others were passengers in a car being driven by 21-year-old Aaron Rodrigues who is […]

$3.4M worth of cocaine found in Christmas cards at Post Office

Just over one pound of cocaine was found neatly stashed in five sealed brown envelopes with Christmas cards at the Post office in Georgetown. The cocaine-filled cards were destined for Brooklyn, New York. The bust took place on Friday. In a statement, the Customs Anti Narcotics Unit said the cocaine carried a total weight of […]

GWI launches disconnection campaign for holiday season

Guyana Water Incorporated has announced that it will be restarting its disconnection campaign in time for the holiday season when there is usually an increase in demand for water. The countrywide campaign, ‘Let it Flow and Keep the Glow’, is targeting customers with outstanding balances as well as current charges, according to the company. “To […]

Harmon accuses Ali of trying to defend the indefensible with 7% salary increase

Opposition Leader Joe Harmon this afternoon responded to President Irfan Ali’s early morning statement which justified the Government’s imposition of the 7% increase for public servants. In defending the increase, the President said public servants are better off under the current government than they were under the previous one. Opposition Leader Joe Harmon who served […]

Private Sector Commission links recent fires at Police buildings to political activists overseas; Investigations suggest otherwise

The Private Sector Commission is following the government in linking two recent fires at two police buildings to political activists outside of Guyana. In a statement issued this morning, the PSC said it has noted a spate of fires across the city, adding that the fires represent an obvious threat to the maintenance of law […]

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