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LJP no longer has confidence in Region 8 Candidate -Shuman

The Liberty and Justice Party has disowned one of its own regional candidates and according to LJP Leader, Lenox Shuman, the party no longer has confidence in the candidate, Jimmy James. James’ served as the regional candidate for the party in the last elections and was submitted by the party as its representative for the […]

Motorcyclist dies in Linden/Soesdyke highway crash

A Soesdyke Man has become the latest person in Guyana to die in a vehiclular accident. 27-year-old, Steven Armstrong of Hill Foot, Soesdyke Linden Highway. died in an accident on Wednesday afternoon as he lost control of his motorcycle and slammed into another vehicle. The accident occurred around 5pm and according to a Police report, […]

Bars flouting COVID Order will suffer consequences -says Health Minister

With the number of Coronavirus cases in the country climbing steadily, Health Minister Dr. Frank Anthony has issued a warning to bars and hangout spots that have been flouting the COVID-19 gazetted order which prohibits them from opening for business. Bars and nightclubs were ordered closed since last March when the first gazetted order was […]

Guyana ranks high among cervical cancer cases in the Americas

Guyana continues to rank high among the countries in the Americas most affected by cervical cancer. While figures for the last two reporting years are not immediately available, in 2018 there was an age-standardized incidence rate of 32.7 per 100,000 women. Between 2013 and 2017, cervical cancer was listed as the second most frequently-diagnosed cancer […]

BK International sued by Government over Yarrowkabra school contract

The Attorney-General’s Chamber has filed Court action against Guyana’s largest contracting company, BK International over alleged breaches of its contract with the Government for the construction of the Yarrowkabra Secondary School. The Government has moved to sue the company along with its Insurance Company, North American Fire and Life General Insurance for over $700 Million […]

Decomposed body of Canje man found in creek

The Guyana Police Force is currently probing the death of a 33-year-old whose lifeless and decomposed body was fished out of the Canje creek, days after he went missing. Dead is Joachim Peters, who worked as a Labourer. He is originally from Friendship, East Bank Demerara.  It is suspected that the man might have fallen […]

Guyana receives field hospital from Qatar

As Guyana continues its fight against the coronavirus pandemic, more help is coming in from some of its friends across the world. The Government of Guyana has received a field hospital from the Government and People of Qatar. The field hospital is expected to assist in the provision of care for persons who are infected […]