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PPP declines invitation to independence anniversary observance

28 min 28 sec ago
The PPP today said it had declined an invitation from the Office of the President to participate in tomorrow’s independence anniversary observances at Independence Arch, Brickdam.

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GuySuCo says unable to pay senior, junior staffers – unions

39 min 48 sec ago
The Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) and the National Association of Agricultural, Commercial and Industrial Employees (NAACIE) say they were informed at a meeting this afternoon...

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‘Passengers’ who robbed mini-bus occupants at Eccles held

2 hours 6 min ago
At about 1330h. today, police say that two men who had joined a mini-bus as passengers, one of whom was armed with a handgun, stopped the vehicle at Eccles, EBD, and held up the other occupants.

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President to pardon 60 youths for non-violent crime

3 hours 15 min ago
President David Granger has announced that the A Partnership for National Unity + Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) government intends to annually grant presidential pardons to prisoners who were...

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Ministers Harmon, Gaskin to address Guyana-China Business Council

6 hours 5 sec ago
Minister of State, Joseph Harmon and Minister of Business, Dominic Gaskin are now scheduled to address the Guyana-China Business Council (GCBC) at its first meeting for 2015 on Thursday at the Arthur...

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Jagdeo appears in court over private criminal charge

7 hours 3 min ago
Former President Bharrat Jagdeo this morning appeared in the Whim Magistrate’s Court on a charge of making racially divisive statements in contravention of section 139D of The Representation of the...

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Traffic arrangements for presidential inauguration at stadium

7 hours 30 min ago
The Guyana Police Force is informing the general public that due to the Inauguration Ceremony for President David Granger, which will be held tomorrow at the National Stadium, Providence, EBD, the...

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Former president Bharrat Jagdeo arrives at Whim Court

7 hours 36 min ago


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Protest at Whim Court

8 hours 16 min ago


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Rowley calls for Caricom observers

11 hours 35 min ago
(Trinidad Express) THE Opposition People’s National Movement (PNM) intends to call on the Caribbean Community (Caricom) to provide observers for the next general election in Trinidad and...

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India ferry grant, other $$ on hold after budget cut

13 hours 52 min ago
Announced with much fanfare in January, a US$8 million grant from New Delhi for Guyana to buy a ferry from India as well as other funding is now “curtailed” due to a slash in the country’s Ministry...

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Working with gov’t best course for PPP –Ramkarran

13 hours 53 min ago
Cooperation with the government for development and constitutional reform is the best course for the PPP, former party stalwart Ralph Ramkarran says though he warned that a domineering former...

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Rebranded Ministries to access partial funding from old Ministries

13 hours 54 min ago
The several government ministries renamed by the David Granger administration will have to keep their former names for financial documentation purposes until the Budget is passed and funding...

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Police probing report of Lion Mountain accident

13 hours 55 min ago
The Police have deployed a team to the Lion Mountain area in Region 7 (Cuyuni/Mazaruni) after receiving reports of an accident there that may have claimed the lives of five miners.

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Rice lands in Essequibo flooded after heavy rains

13 hours 56 min ago
Flooding as a result of heavy rains is currently threatening several areas on the Essequibo Coast and over 1000 acres of rice lands have been affected while Lima residents are worried after a major...

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Granger to address Guyana-China Business Council

13 hours 57 min ago
President David Granger is to address a meeting of the Guyana-China Business Council (GCBC) on Thursday, a release from the council said yesterday.

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Ramotar invited to Independence Day celebrations

13 hours 59 min ago
Former President Donald Ramotar has been invited to participate in this year’s Independence Day observance and the new administration is hopeful that he will attend in the spirit of national unity.

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Credible allegations over housing land will be probed – Bulkan

13 hours 59 min ago
The Ministry of Com-munities will probe allocations of housing land done under the previous administration to determine if there are any improprieties, Minister Ronald Bulkan says.

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Sacred Heart Church needs $30M for completion

13 hours 59 min ago
The historic Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church on Main Street requires another $30M to complete its restoration. The original wooden structure was demolished by fire on December 25th, 2004.

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Bartica Hospital could be made into regional facility – Minister

14 hours 1 min ago
The APNU+AFC government is examining making the Bartica Hospital into a regional facility, Minister of Public Health Dr. George Norton says.

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