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Georgetown, Guyana
Sunday, March 26, 2017

Doctors, contract workers have gratuity benefits yanked

– PPP flays Govt for unilaterally switching workers to pension In a move some fear will precipitate a brain drain, public service professionals such as...

Govt’s actions triggering foreign currency problems- Opposition Leader

Opposition Leader and General Secretary of the Peoples Progressive Party (PPP), Dr Bharrat Jagdeo has blamed the government for creating a worrisome situation which...

Deteriorating dollar, VAT burdens, will have far reaching effects- GMSA

...says increased production costs will cause  unemployment, could wipe out businesses Even though the government through its Finance Minister Winston Jordan and the Central Bank...

GMSA calls on authorities to take urgent steps to stabilise exchange rate

The Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA) today expressed concern at the rate of deterioration of the Guyana dollar and has called on the...

Central Govt suspends parking meter by-laws, instructs police to protect vehicles

-Bulkan says Cabinet decision was a done deal despite M&CC's legal opinion  With the the Mayor and City Council (M&CC) indecisive in complying with Communities...

Bosai’s US$400M Manganese mine expects to ship 350,000 tonnes per year

..once up and running at Matthews Ridge in Region 1 in 2018 Members of the Board of Directors of  Bosai Minerals Group including Steven Ma...

$605M Pharma scandal update: GPHC’s CEO reportedly gamed bids for favoured company

Multiple investigations, including Police probes, have been launched into a number of the drug procurement scandals under the Public Health Ministry, including the most recent...

Google to revamp policies, hire staff after UK ad scandal

By Kate Holton Google vowed on Tuesday to police its websites better by ramping up staff numbers and overhauling its policies after several companies deserted...

GPHC Board launches investigation into $605M sole sourcing scandal- Lawrence

The Minister of Public Health told a conference with media operatives today that the Board of the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) has launched...

$605M Pharma scandal: There are grounds for Lawrence’s dismissal- PPP

The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has made an aggressive call for the governing Board of the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC), to provide information,...

Recent Articles

DDL records $296M after-tax profit

– company preparing for oil production benefits The Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) Group has raked in some $296 million taxed profits for the 2016...

Wife shot, husband beaten during Eccles home invasion

In the wee hours of Saturday morning, two gun-toting bandits invaded the home of newspaper distributor Sasenarine Ramsuchit at Lot 21 “CC” Eccles New...

Eteringbang Airstrip abruptly closes for 3 months

  ...leaves passengers stranded, miners, operators in a quandary Scores of persons were reportedly stranded, while miners and airline operators were left at their wits' end...

PPP says IMF’s report validates their economic position

... that the local economy is in trouble The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has released its Concluding Statement detailing its 2017 findings on Guyana's economic...

Kero lamp explosion leaves 1 dead, 1 injured

The explosion of a kerosene lamp at an East Coast Berbice home has left a father dead and one of his two sons in...

Protest action looms over ban on used tyres

...as GUTA says it will affect jobs, revenue, increase costs With government's April 1, deadline approaching for the ban of all used tyres, members...

AG denies making death threats to judge

...says contemplating suing media houses, Nandlall - Nandlall stands by his statement, welcomes Court action The Attorney General Basil Williams, SC, has rejected the allegations...

Miners want relief, operating under severe constraints- GGDMA

...question if this the good life that was promised Below is a statement by the The Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association calling...

GCCI announces newly-elected Exec Management Committee for 2017/2018

The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce & Industry has announced the composition of its newly elected Executive Management Committee for 2017-2018.   According to a release...

Pakistanis fined, deported for presenting forged documents

Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan fined two Pakistani men $100,000 each on Thursday morning for uttering false documents to a Fly Jamaica Airline representative at...