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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Taxes costing Guyanese $10B in disposable income- PPP/C

-Advances slew of fiscal measures for Budget 2018 The Opposition People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) is gearing to table a slew of Budget measures it wants...

President blanks Private Sector calls for clarity on Govt policies

...chides business community for not investing more   Head of State, David Granger, today, pointedly blanked several direct calls made by Private Sector leaders, for clarity...

Govt officials meet with Houston residents over possible land acquisitions

Officials from the Ministry of Public Infrastructure yesterday (October 10, 2017) met with residents of Houston, East Bank Demerara to provide information on possible...

Actual resource size of 5th oil discovery yet to be determined

Guyana’s fifth oil discovery was announced last Thursday but knowing the actual resource size of the recent discovery will not be certain until 2018. Quantifying...

Govt collects $900M in taxes for oil, gas activities- Jordan

The Finance Ministry has collected approximately $900 million in taxes from activities connected to oil and gas for the first half of 2017. This was...

Legal challenge to Broadcast Amendment Bill filed by former Attorney General

Freedom Radio Incorporated, a private broadcaster, under the representation of Former Attorney General and Legal Affairs Minister, Anil Nandlall has moved to the High...

E-commerce ready: Kitty Post office rehabilitated, reopened

The Guyana Post Office Corporation (GPOC) on Monday reopened its Kitty Post Office, with the aim to maximise e-commerce in the country’s postal services. In...

Finance Minister says no new tax measures in Budget 2018

Despite ongoing consultations on Budget 2018, Finance Minister Winston Jordan has revealed that no new tax measures will be taken. Instead, support will be...

Lotto Company granted go-ahead to expand ‘gambling ring’

Having complained of sagging profits, the Guyana Lottery Company has been handed a five-year renewable contract that allows it to introduce new games into...

“Enough sound-bytes” …Jagdeo forewarns of face-off at Business Summit

...says Ministers will not have Speaker’s 'cloak of protection' The Political Opposition intends to confront Ministers of Government in a no-holds-barred face-off without the protection...

Recent Articles

UPDATE: Man stabs wife, burns home over claims of infidelity

-Several homeless as neighbouring home gutted  Several persons are now homeless following a fire on Da Silva and De Abreu streets, Newtown, Kitty, Georgetown during...

DIWALI MESSAGES 2017

PPP/C's Diwali Message Diwali is universally recognized as the festival of light; the triumph of knowledge over ignorance and the substitution of all that is...

Demerara River crossing: Affected home owners given 2 years to relocate

By Samuel Sukhnandan Those residents whose homes fall directly in the area that has been earmarked for the new Demerara River crossing have been put...

Guyana has more poverty, crime than the regional average- IDB

By Jarryl Bryan Guyana has a long road ahead of it when it comes to poverty reduction, with a recent report from the Inter-American Development...

Trio in custody for illegal gun, ammo

Three men between 22-26 years of age are in police custody following their arrest and the finding of a 9mm pistol with one matching...

Officer dies following motorcycle accident

A 39-year-old motorcyclist is now in police custody after he was involved in an accident in the wee hours of Diwali morning (Wednesday October...

“Smallie”, Nero appear in High Court for businessman’s murder charge

Less than two weeks after being apprehended by Police in Berbice, Mark Royden Williams, called “Smallie”, along with another accused, Sherwin Nero, also known...

EYEWITNESS: Out of the mouth…

…of the big enchilada Readers would know what they say about “Freudian slips”! You know the truth, your listeners know the truth…but you can’t utter...

BREAKING: Fire erupts at Da Silva St, kitty, 2 homes engulfed

A fire of unknown nature has erupted at a home in Da Silva Street, Newtown, Kitty, Georgetown on Tuesday night, destroying that house as...

Cops probing alleged rape of juvenile detainee by City Constab Officers

Police “A” Division Commander, Marlon Chapman has confirmed that the Town Clerk of Georgetown, Royston King, has asked him to investigate a matter involving...