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2011 prison escapee recaptured in Suriname

2011 prison escapee recaptured in Suriname

2011 Prison Escapee recaptured in Suriname Rickford LaFleur, 43, who escaped from the New Amsterdam Prison on June 11, 2011 has been recaptured in neighbouring Suriname by law enforcement officials…

President unilaterally selects Gecom Chairman

President unilaterally selects Gecom Chairman

President David Granted has unilaterally chosen Retired Justice James Patterson for the post of Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission. It was reported, that during a meeting this afternoon at…

NEW WAGE INCREASE 

NEW WAGE INCREASE 

Government announces new wage increases for public servants in 2017. The range is • Eight % for persons earning between GYD$55,555 to GYD$99,999; • Six % for those earning GYD…

$9.2 million garnered to support NPAS

$9.2 million garnered to support NPAS

The Protected Areas Commission (PAC) has secured GY$ 9.2 Million to support the effective management of National Protected Areas Systems (NPAS) in Guyana from the Protected Areas Trust (PAT…

President says Diwali is a time to put aside differences at State House Utsav

President says Diwali is a time to put aside differences at State House Utsav

President David Granger and First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, last evening, hosted a Diwali Utsav at the Baridi Benab at State House in observance of the festival of lights, where…

PPP Diwali message

PPP Diwali message

Diwali is universally recognized as the festival of light; the triumph of knowledge over ignorance and the substitution of all that is negative with that which is positive. As we…

La Jalousie fire leaves four homeless

La Jalousie fire leaves four homeless

An early morning fire on Thursday has left four persons homeless and millions in damage. According to report reaching the Guyana Daily News, the fire started at 06:15hrs today…

Soldier killed by drunk motorcyclist in Lethem

Soldier killed by drunk motorcyclist in Lethem

A Guyana Defence Force Lance Corporal was killed this morning following an accident in Lethem Region 9. Dead is 28 year old Devon Fraser who was a pedestrian at the…

Brazilian national injured following accident in Region 7

Brazilian national injured following accident in Region 7

A Brazilian National was flown out of the Mazaruni area yesterday for medical treatment following an accident in Region 7. Guyana Daily News was made to understand that the man…

Persons found in possession of firecrackers will be prosecuted- Police

Persons found in possession of firecrackers will be prosecuted- Police

The Guyana Police Force is hereby issuing a stern warning to those persons who sell explosives which contributed to a lot to serious bodily harm and injury to both users…