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Monday, February 13, 2017

Guyana’s eGovernment project picking up pace …100 institutions connected to network

The eGovernment Agency has completed the first phase of the Improving Digital Equity, Access and Learning (IDEAL) Programme, which has provided for 100 institutions...

President underlines need to connect every school through ICTs

President David Granger has emphasised the need to connect every school in the country through Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in order to transform...

President says will ensure all public places have Internet access

As a means of keeping up with the new age of technological advancement, the Guyana Government will ensure that all public places, particularly schools,...

From Nebraska to Guyana: A world of difference for Peace Corps volunteer

By Courtney Brummer-Clark / World-Herald staff writer Every day for the past year, Emily Garcia has grabbed a basket of laundry and walked a short...

Gov’t should convene special meeting to examine possible implications of Brexit – Jagdeo

Dire consequences could be looming ahead for Guyana if it does not take the necessary precautions to secure itself from possible repercussions of the...

SEXTORTION: A disturbing look inside the world of online sexual harassment

by Laurie Segall, CNN   "He was choking a cat and told me if I didn't do as he said, he would kill...

SANGAKKARA HOPES LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE TWICE FOR THE TALLAWAHS IN CPL

Jamaica Tallawahs star batsman Kumar Sangakkara has nothing but positive memories from his previous stint in the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL), but the...

Up-and-down Australia face must-win situation

The wash-out between Australia and South Africa in Barbados on Sunday has left all three teams still in with a chance of reaching the...

PPP/C says looking forward to debate on Rodney CoI Report

As thousands in Guyana and many other countries observe the 36th anniversary of the assassination of Dr Walter Rodney, the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) said...

UN says Guatemala ‘closes its eyes’ to rampant child sex trafficking

Every day 33 people become entrapped in sex trafficking rings in Guatemala, including a “shocking” proportion of children, some of them sold into the...

Recent Articles

Private criminal charges to be filed against corrupt APNU/AFC ministers

- Jagdeo warns Opposition Leader Dr Bharrat Jagdeo earlier today stated that the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) intends to file private charges against Ministers...

CARICOM heads to be briefed on CSME review

The CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME), crime and security and correspondent banking are among the issues to be discussed at CARICOM’s 28th Intercessional Heads...

Local millers paying premium price for aromatic rice

At least two rice millers in Region Five are offering premium price to farmers for the high-yielding aromatic rice variety. Extension Manager of the Guyana...

Jagdeo says reduction of parking meter fees not adequate

maintains call for a scrapping of the controversial, corrupt project In light of the announcement today by the Mayor and Town Clerk that the...

Jagdeo gives incumbent APNU/AFC grade ‘F’ for failing investments, economy, crime

In light of the A Partnership for National Unity/ Alliance for Change (APNU/AFC) celebrating their second anniversary as a coalition tomorrow, the Opposition Leader...

LETTER: GRANGER – Rewrites Grading System

I am flabbergasted that  the President  give himself and the government a Grade A and at the same time his Minister of Finance, defends...

World Bank appoints new Country Director for the Caribbean

Tahseen Sayed Khan is the new Country Director for Caribbean countries. She will be responsible for maintaining a solid partnership with the countries to address their...

Valentine’s Day banned in Pakistan “with immediate effect”

(CNN) The Islamabad High Court in Pakistan's capital issued an order Monday that banned the celebration of Valentine's Day across the country 'with immediate...

Parking meter rates slashed by 50% following mounting public pressure

In light of mounting public pressure for the parking meter project to be scrapped, the Mayor and Town Clerk, this morning, announced that the...

Land reclamation to be aggressively pursued – Trotman

Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman said he would petition the Ministry of Finance to set aside a greater portion of the gold royalties...