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NICIL says it is more accountable under PPP

In a statement issued on Monday afternoon, the National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited fired off at the Leader of the Opposition for questioning the state agency’s accountability. According to the statement, the agency which falls under the privatization unit is more accountable under the People’s Progressive Party in Government than it was when the People’s […]

Global HIV infections reduced by 33% -UNAIDS

(UNAIDS)  As world leaders prepare to meet at the United Nations General Assembly to review progress towards the Millennium Development Goals—a new report from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) shows dramatic acceleration towards reaching 2015 global targets on HIV. New HIV infections among adults and children were estimated at 2.3 million in […]

Granger wants “forceful response” to Venezuela over soldiers visit

Leader of the Opposition and Former Commander of the Guyana Defence Force, Brigadier (rtd.) David Granger believes the Government of Guyana ought to send a “forceful response” to the Government of Venezuela over the visit by armed Venezuelan soldiers and a group of Venezuelans to the Essequibo region which borders with the spanish speaking neighbour […]

Top Cop wants citizens to “break war” with criminals

Commissioner of Police (ag) Leroy Brummel has issued a call for citizens all across the country to break war with criminals and protect themselves and their families. On Sunday morning, the Police Commissioner held a community meeting with residents in the Meten-meer-zorg community on the West Coast of Demerara. The public meeting came as a […]

YCT President wins British Government scholarship

President of the political action group, Youth Coalition for Transformation, Jermaine Grant has been selected by the British Government as the 2013/2014 Chevening Scholar. Grant will spend the next year at the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom pursuing a Master of Arts Degree in International Security and Diplomacy. According to a release from […]

Guyana’s drug trafficking worries new airline

Guyana’s drug trafficking problem and the constant efforts by drug pushers to use the Cheddi Jagan International Airport and airlines plying the Guyana route to ferry drugs out is of concern to Fly Jamaica as the carrier prepares to enter the Guyana market. Director of Fly Jamaica, Roxanne Reece on Saturday said the airline is […]

Police Force needs motivation -Former Top Cop

Member of Parliament for the Opposition, A Partnership for National Unity and Former Commissioner of Police Winston Felix believes that there is a need for members of the Guyana Police Force to be motivated and the Government ought to start that motivation process by confirming the Acting Police Commissioner and ensuring the Police Service Commission […]

Fly Jamaica set to promote Destination Guyana

When Fly Jamaica begins its service into the Guyana market from September 26, the airline intends to offer more than just a friendly service in the sky. The airline which is co-owned by Guyanese pilot, Captain Ronald Reece is looking to promote Guyana’s tourism product especially on the Jamaican and North American markets. From September […]

Six men, One woman charged for West Coast murder and robberies

Seven persons including one woman appeared in Court on Friday before Chief Magistrate Priya Beharry charged in connection with the murder of West Coast businessman Zulficar Namdar who was gunned down in his Meten-meer-zorg shop two weeks ago during a robbery. While complaining about police brutality, abuse, torture and forced confessions, the seven persons, Esan […]

Politician’s son shot during robbery outside High Court

The son of PPP Member of Parliament and Parliamentary Secretary for the Ministry of Health Joe Hamilton, was shot on Friday midday during a robbery outside the High Court in the heart of Georgetown. 29-year-old Abdalla Hamilton had just arrived at the court to transact some business with the Registry department when he was accosted […]