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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Petroleum Commission Bill vests too much power on the Minister- Opposition

The Parliamentary Opposition has made known its general disapproval of the Petroleum Commission Bill which was laid in the National Assembly by Natural Resources...

Suspension on paid parking likely to continue as City Hall to request more time

City Hall will be writing to the Minister of Communities, Ronald Bulkan soon to request an additional month to continue public consultations on the...

BOG 2017 First Quarter Report: Ali predicts double-digit inflation by year-end

...dubs first quarter’s performance “anaemic” In providing an analysis of Guyana’s economic performance for the first quarter of 2017, Opposition Member of Parliament (MP) and...

Govt has done little to create new jobs, investments- Jagdeo

…says they are living off of past PPP investment initiatives The parliamentary Opposition is contending that after being in office for over two years, the...

Govt working feverishly to liberalise telecoms sector – Minister Hughes

Government is working feverishly to ensure the full liberalisation of the telecommunications sector in Guyana, says Public Telecommunications Minister Cathy Hughes. The Minister gave her...

GRA fines 11 containers of used tyres shipped before ban

Following Government’s announcement of a ban on the importation on used tyres, dealers moved to import some 11 containers of tyres in order to...

GCCI engages Health Minister over issues affecting business community

Senior representatives of the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GCCI) led by its President, Deodat Indar met with the Public Health Minister Volda...

GRA Head hints at going after unregistered businesses owned by foreign nationals

... as Authority registers 10% dip in VAT revenue collection As the Guyana economy continues to show signs of stagnation, the country’s premier tax collection...

Grand Coastal Hotel bests industry to cop coveted Hotel of the Year Award

Grand Coastal Hotel, a boutique hotel that offers a unique service experience in Guyana’s hospitality industry, was awarded Hotel of the Year at this...

PSC re-elects Eddie Boyer as its Chairman

Businessman Edward (Eddie) Boyer has been re-elected unopposed as Chairman of the Private Sector Commission (PSC) at that body’s twenty-fifth Annual General Meeting (AGM)...

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Guyanese no longer need visas to travel to Colombia- Min of Foreign Affairs

Guyanese no longer need visas to travel to Colombia, as the government of Guyana has concluded an agreement with the Spanish speaking country that...

Kuru Kururu man robbed at knifepoint by trio, prime suspect apprehended

A labourer, 20, of Kuru Kururu, Soesdyke/Linden Highway who ventured out of his community on Wednesday night to visit his child’s mother in the...

STEM Guyana receives $2.5M for participation at First Global Robotic Challenge

A team comprising several young people, who are part of the Science, Technology, and Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Guyana Project will be representing Guyana...

Venezuela’s ‘tiger’ foreign minister Rodriguez quits

CARACAS, (Reuters) – Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez left her post yesterday to run for a seat in a controversial new congress, drawing praise...

Police seeking coroner for further probe into death of 4-year-old – James

...says after police investigations inconclusive More than three months after 4-year-old Ramkarran Mohan was struck down on the Tuschen Public Road, East Bank Essequibo, a...

Fifth defeat leaves wobbly Windies women on shaky ground

OAKHAM, England (CMC) – A sensational batting meltdown left West Indies Women with a crushing six-wicket defeat to South Africa Women in their final...

Afghanistan cricket team granted Test status

LONDON, United Kingdom (CMC) — Just two weeks after shocking West Indies for their first win over a major Test-playing side, minnows Afghanistan have...

Charges against former GRDB Directors: Prosecution requests more time to prepare evidence

Chief Magistrate, Ann McLennan, on Thursday morning ordered the return of passports to the former officials of the Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB) when...

Body found on Murudi road: Man died from injuries sustained by vehicular impact- PME

The Post Mortem Examination (PME) conducted on the man, whose lifeless body was found on the Murudi Public Road on Monday morning, revealed that...

New citizens start lives in Canada as country seeks immigrants

By Ethan Lou | CALGARY, Alberta   (Reuters) At citizenship ceremonies across the country, new Canadians began a fresh chapter in their lives last month in...