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Pregnant teen survives suicide attempt


THE Cinderella Country was racked by another suicide attempt on Saturday after a pregnant 15-year-old attempted to kill her unborn child and herself on Saturday the Essequibo Coast.

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22-year-old still hospitalized after suicide attempt


PERSONAL problems were cited as the reason that a 22-year-old man from the Essequibo Coast, Region 2 (Pomeroon/ Supenaam) attempted to end his life on Saturday.

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IAC supports PPP/C’s election petition : —calls on Carter Centre to support audit of elections

Jason Calder, center from left, with IAC representatives

AFTER a meeting with Jason Calder, a representative of the Carter Centre, the Indian Arrival Committee (IAC) has made clear it support for the elections petition – a legal challenge of the official results of the 2015 elections as declared by the Guyana Elections Commission.

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The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) salutes the people of Guyana on the occasion of the 49th anniversary of the attainment of independence from Great Britain. The PPP is proud of the role it has played in the struggle for a free and independent Guyana. Indeed, it was the PPP that ...

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PPP/C declines invitation to Independence Day ceremony : – Cites assault on democracy as reason


UNDEMOCRATIC, unsavoury and unpopular developments over the past week and today (May 25) have informed the People’s Progressive Party/ Civic (PPP/C) decision to not participate in the wreath-laying event scheduled for tomorrow (May 26).

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All set for President Granger’s inauguration : – National Awards to be announced


THE official Inauguration Ceremony of the eighth Executive President of Guyana, His Excellency David Arthur Granger will take place tomorrow (May 26), Independence Day, at the Guyana National Stadium at Providence, East Bank Demerara.

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Annual Independence Exhibition opens : -as Guyana celebrates 49th Independence Anniversary


As Guyana celebrates 49 years as an independent nation on Tuesday, May 26, the Department of Culture Youth and Sport, under the purview of the Ministry of Education is working towards ensuring that the citizens become aware of the country’s rich history. In this regard, Minister of Education Dr. Rupert ...

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Constitutional Commission to hold broad -based consultations : –part of move to bring about reform


The A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) Administration campaigned on several issues, amongst them, the urgent need for Constitutional Reform. With the reins of government now in their hands, there is some pressure to achieve and address the aforementioned need, according to President David Granger.

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President defends size of Cabinet and renaming of Ministries


HEAD of State, Brigadier (rtd) David Granger today (May 25) dismissed claims that the new APNU/AFC coalition government is a “large government,” and pointed out that there are fewer ministries than those under the previous administration.

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