Jeep jeopardy - Soldiers, civilians at risk as JDF deploys vehicles without basic safety features
Scores of members of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) are putting their lives at risk each day by driving around in Jeeps without some of the basic safety features for motor vehicles.But the army says that its members are trained to deal with the...

Despair in Denham Town - ZOSO peace dream becomes bloody nightmare for residents after police and soldiers pull out
The announcement by Prime Minister Andrew Holness on October 17 last year that Denham Town had been declared the island's second zone of special operations (ZOSO) was welcomed by the residents, who dreamt of a peaceful future after months of...

TRINIDAD – Venezuelan nationals deported

At least 82 Venezuelan nationals were deported to their homeland on Saturday amid concerns that among them were people seeking asylum in Trinidad and Tobago. The Ministry of National Security in a statement issued late Saturday night said that 82 Venezuelan nationals including 29 women “were voluntarily repatriated…to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela with the […]

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Fogging schedule for April 23 – 27

The Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health will continue its mosquito eradication efforts by carrying out its weekly fogging programme in a number of Christ Church districts this week. The team will visit Enterprise Drive, Sea Rocks Road, Wellington Drive, Enterprise Coast Road, Enterprise A, Enterprise B and surrounding areas on Monday, April […]

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Security guard dies in Poudroyen accident

A 60-year-old security guard attached to the West Demerara Regional Hospital died on Sunday morning after he was struck down by a car. Dead is Keith Redmond  of Bagotville , West Bank Demerara (WBD). The man was making his way home around 0500hrs on Sunday when he was stuck down by a speeding motorcar. Reports

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Agriculture is in safe hands

— Harmon tells Region Three agriculture expo MINISTER of State Joseph Harmon has called on farmers, producers and entrepreneurs of Region Three to graduate from being raw producers to engaging in value-added production. “We must look for the “Made in Guyana” brand and we must recognise that this is the brand of the future; the

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Malicious — AG denounces charges agaist Lawrence, Norton

— calls for DPP review ATTORNEY General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Basil Williams, SC. has described the move on Thursday by People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Members of Parliament (MPs) Juan Edghill and Vickram Bharrat to file private criminal charges against Minister of Public Health Volda Lawrence and Minister of Social Cohesion Dr. George Norton,

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APOLOGY FOR MURDER
OVERCOME with grief at a murder committed by his brother, Brenton McLean wept as he hugged the murder victim’s son and apologised to him yesterday.

Maria devastates Dominica
GOVERNMENT was yesterday mobilising resources to send relief supplies and manpower to Dominica after Category 5 Hurricane Maria devastated that country between Monday night and early yesterday morning.

AG: Judiciary, DPP getting help
ATTORNEY General Faris Al-Rawi yesterday said both the Judiciary and the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) have been receiving assistance to help improve the criminal justice system.