Police probing alleged mixing of substance into water of two students at Corentyne school by classmates

The Ministry of Education has announced that Police investigators are probing an incident that took place at the Corentyne Comprehensive School that has left two students ill. According to reports, two students were taken to the hospital and treated after drinking water that had been laced with some other substance by some of their classmates. […]

Jagdeo sets up Facebook page to fight corruption

Opposition Leader and Former President, Bharrat Jagdeo, who remains under scrutiny for his purchase of seaside state property at a cost far below its value while he served President, has launched a Facebook page to fight corruption in Government. At his weekly press conference on Thursday, Mr. Jagdeo, who has in the past admitted that […]

Rape suspect recaptured after escape from Police lock-up

Hours after the Guyana Police Force issued a wanted bulletin for 23-year-old Kevin Wilkinson, the man was found close to where he lived. The bulletin was issued after Wilkinson escaped from an East Coast Demerara Police station on Thursday morning. He was held as part of the investigations into the offences of rape and robbery […]

Govt. grants approval for duty-free concessions for 300 senior teachers

The Government today announced that it has given approval for 300 senior teachers from across the country to be granted duty- free concessions. At the post-cabinet press briefing today, Director General of the Ministry of the Presidency, Joe Harmon, announced that the beneficiaries will be Headteachers and their Deputies of Grade A and B schools, […]

President accepts credentials of new Suriname Ambassador

President David Granger, this morning, accepted the Letters of Credence from Suriname’s new Ambassador to Guyana, Ebu Rohno Jones. The President said the appointment will further consolidate relations between the two neighbouring countries.  The accreditation ceremony was held at the Ministry of the Presidency. President Granger told the new Ambassador said that he is pleased […]

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