Ready for Matthew - Gov't says it's prepared for hurricane, Jamaicans urged to store water
The Government late last night declared that it was prepared to deal with the impending passage of Matthew, which, yesterday afternoon, became the fifth hurricane of the 2016 season.The system, which is expected to pass near Jamaica on Monday,...

Cops recover four guns in St James crackdown
Western Bureau:The security forces received a major break in the war against gun-slinging thugs in St James yesterday when four guns were seized during a massive joint police-military operation in the neighbouring Glendevon and Norwood communities,...

UPDATE-Warrens complex reopens
The all-clear has been given by the Barbados Fire Service (BFS) for Tower#2 of the Warrens Office Complex to reopen for business immediately. This follows a 10AM evacuation of the estimated 300 workers from the office facility after a chemical leak from a battery sent a pungent scent throughout the 10-storey building. The Police Public Relations […]

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Workers evacuated from Warrens complex
More than 300 workers at the Warrens Office Complex were evacuated just after 10 this morning. This evacuation, which occurred at the building that houses the Ministry of the Environment, resulted from what is believed to be a chemical leak inside the building. Fire officials and police are currently on the scene carrying out investigations. The area is presently […]

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Bandits kick down door at Herstelling
-escape with $1.6M in cash, jewellerry A FAMILY of three is tramautised following an early morning armed robbery at their Lot 463 Fourth Street, Herstelling, East Bank Demerara home, where four men kicked down their front door and carted off money and jewellery.Speaking with this newspaper,Vidyawattie Harrinath said it was about 02:00 hs Thursday when ...

Teachers pay talks not tied with GPSU’s – President Granger
PRESIDENT David Granger on Thursday said that the proposed salary increases, which has been put forward to the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) for 2016, is not the same for the Guyana Teachers Union (GTU). The President said that the two negotiations are separate.“It is not my view that the GTU negotiations were part of ...

Nurses shut down Sophia clinic after robbery
THE health centre in ‘C’ Field, Sophia was again robbed on Wednesday, causing nurses there to put up a “closed until further notice” sign.The last time the facility was robbed, the nurses had vowed not to work there any longer until something is done about the spate of robberies there. A resident in the area ...