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Outreach programme in Region 10

The Humanitarian Assistance Program (HAP), in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and the Linden Care Foundation, conducted a Medical Outreach and humanitarian donation in Ituni and Kwakwani, Region 10. The participation of outstanding volunteers at both medical facilities — the Linden Care Foundation and the Georgetown East Medical team led by Dr. Errol Bassoo […]

Man seriously injured after Lethem accident

An accident at Lethem in Region 9 has left one person critical and another nursing minor injures. Thirty year old carpenter Raulins Phillips of Central Lethem was riding his motorcycle around 4:30 on Wednesday afternoon when he collided with a car which was being driven by a Brazilian woman in the vicinity of the American […]

SWAT team coming to fight crime

As the Donald Ramotar administration continues to come under criticism for the rising crime problem in the country, it appears as though some moves are now afoot to arrest the worsening problem. The Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday announced that Cabinet has approved the establishment of a SWAT Unit for the Guyana Police Force. […]

President wants Politics out of UG

President Donald Ramotar is calling for an end to the politics that is trying to ruin the image of what is supposed to be the country’s premier tertiary institution, the University of Guyana. Tuesday marks the beginning of weeks of planned activities to commemorate the Turkeyen Campus’s Golden Jubilee even as it continues to face resource […]

CAL and Fly Jamaica denied direct GT-NY flights

Two regional carriers now face a huge set back in their quest to offer direct service between Georgetown, Guyana and New York after the United States, Department of Transportation denied their requests to operate direct flights between Georgetown and New York. The ruling now means that both Fly Jamaica and Caribbean Airlines will have to […]

Alleged fraud under probe at Georgetown Hospital

The Guyana Police Force has launched an investigation into a multi million dollar fraud that has reportedly taken place at the state-owned institution. A number of staffers are under scrutiny and the Auditor General’s office has also been called in. The Georgetown Hospital would only report that a probe is underway. No other detail has […]

Ez Jet’s Sonny pleads Guilty; to be sentence in January

After putting up an initial fight against the fraud and embezzlement charges, former Chief Executive Officer of EZ Jet, Sonny Ramdeo has entered a Guilty plea and will now be sentenced on January 13th, 2014. He appeared in court on Tuesday morning before Judge Kenneth Marra in the West Palm Beach District court and formally […]

Eight more charged for blocking Ituni/Kwakwani road

Eight more residents of Ituni found themselves before Magistrate Clive Nurse at the Christianburg Magistrates’ Court facing obstruction of a public road charges. The five drivers and three loggers were charged in connection with last month’s protest in the Ituni and Kwakwani area that saw residents blocking the roadways to protest the condition of the […]

PNC wants higher subvention for UG

The University of Guyana is celebrating its 50th Anniversary and the People’s National Congress wants the Government to dedicate more resources and attention to the University. In a statement to mark the golden milestone, the People’s National Congress called for there to be a bigger subvention in the National Budget for the University. “The PNCR […]

Guyexpo set for Thursday opening

Preparations are ongoing for GuyExpo 2013 at the National Exhibition Centre, Sophia, where a walk through was today hosted by Acting Minister of Tourism Irfaan Ali and Director of Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) Indranauth Haralsingh. Several sponsors of the event were also on hand to view preparations. GuyExpo this year has a number of 419 […]