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Berbice schools reconnected after bills partially paid – GWI

The Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) reconnected water supply to all schools in Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne), according to Public Relations Officer, Leana Bradshaw. Several schools were disconnected after the Utility Company failed in its efforts to get to Regional Administration to pay its multimillion dollar bill, which was racked up over three years. Though regional […]

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Linden man dies after crushed by log

A 54-year-old man was pronounced dead on arrival at the McKenzie Hospital after he was reportedly crushed by a log which fell from a machine on Wednesday morning. Dead Andre Park of Cresent, Amelia’s Ward. Inews understands that Park, who is attached to the Mines at Ping Logging Company, was crushed when a large log slid […]

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Body of labourer found in Grove home

The lifeless body of a 32-year-old, Grove East Bank Demerara (EBD) labourer was, on Wednesday morning, discovered in his home. The dead man has been identified as Rayon Angel of Lot 343 3rd St Grove, EBD, who was  attached to the Guyana Sure Base. Inews understands that the man’s body was discovered lying face upward on […]

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UPDATE: Foul play suspected in LBI Supermarket fire

Three Chinese-nationals are now homeless after a fire earlier today (Wednesday) ripped through a building which housed their home and business operations at La Bonne Intention, East Coast Demerara (ECD). The Chinese-owned two-storey building, which housed the A and R Supermarket, went up in flames at around 5:00hrs today. Chief Fire Officer Marlon Gentle has […]

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Guyanese Law Professor Rudolph James dies

Distinguished Law profession Rudolph James passed away on Monday in the United States, where he had travelled to seek medical treatment after falling ill last year. He was 85 at the time of his death. Professor James, who taught law in Guyana and Africa, also headed the University of Guyana’s (UG’s) Department of Law from […]

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UPDATE: Chris Gayle’s six-studded century sets England target of 361

Innings break West Indies 360 for 8 (Gayle 135, Hope 64) v England (Upadate by ESPNCricnfo) Chris Gayle overcame a slow start to set his ODI swansong alight with a six-studded century to lead West Indies to a challenging total in the first ODI against England in Barbados. Gayle’s penchant for clearing the boundary, when […]

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Catholic cardinals urge end of ‘homosexual agenda’

(BBC) Two prominent Roman Catholic Church cardinals have urged an end of what they call “the plague of the homosexual agenda”, telling bishops to break their complicity over cases of sexual abuse. In an open letter, Cardinals Burke and Brandmüller say the Church has wrongly blamed the abuse of power by clergy as the main […]

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Sexual Offences Court for Region 5

Almost two years after the Guyana Government launched its first Sexual Offences Court, plans are currently being finalised for the second of its kind to be opened at Region Five (Mahaica Berbice) in April. A Sexual Offences Court is different from other courtrooms as it includes features which will make victims more comfortable testifying against […]

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‘Blatant abuse of taxpayers’ dollars’ …as ‘Govt business’ turns out to be massive elections campaign in Reg 9

The A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance For Change (APNU/AFC) coalition is campaigning heavily on State resources; and some observers have noted that this a blatant abuse of taxpayers’ money and a possible violation of the law. What was labelled as ‘Government business’ turned out to be a massive elections campaign, when a large ministerial convoy […]

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UPDATE: WI vs England: Gayle nears ton as Windies kick on

West Indies won the toss and elected to bat v England Upadate by ESPNCricinfo Whether the teams like to admit it or not, eyes are already on the World Cup, where No.1 team England are favourites, while No.9-ranked West Indies have not won a bilateral one-day series in 11 attempts since beating Bangladesh in 2014, although the […]

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