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Sunday, December 10, 2017

Despite denying, Govt did receive signing bonus from ExxonMobil

...Document shows account was set up in 2016 Although Finance Minister Winston Jordan had claimed that there was no advance payment made to the Government...

Callous decision to fire thousands of sugar workers will leave thousands more affected- PPP

The Opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has called out and condemned Government over the ongoing mass termination of sugar workers from the Skeldon, Enmore...

Govt scaring away foreign investors, competing with private sector- Teixeira

By Lakhram Bhagirat Touting Budget 2018 as “fundamentally flawed”, Opposition Chief Whip, Gail Teixeira, said that the Coalition Government continues to fail the economy while...

Guyana’s immunization programme on track- Lawrence

The Ministry of Public Health is on track to meet it’s 2017 immunisation targets for Yellow Fever, Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR). Minister of Public...

Guyana-Venezuela border controversy: Meeting scheduled for Friday in Antigua

By Lakhram Bhagirat Slated to make his Budget 2018 presentation on Friday, Foreign Affairs Minister Carl Greenidge was forced to bring forward his contribution on...

Sugar woes: Mass terminations continue with hundreds of Enmore workers given letters

Hundreds of workers attached to the East Demerara Estate (EDE) located in Enmore, East Coast Demerara, have been issued termination letters by the Guyana...

Millions of taxpayers’ dollars wasted on Education COI- Selman

In her contribution to day three of the Budget 2018 debates on Wednesday, Opposition Member of Parliament, Africo Selman slammed the coalition Government for...

Mass termination of workers, distressed state of sugar industry worrying says IAC

In light of the mass termination of sugar workers countrywide, the Indian Action Committee has expressed extreme concerns regarding the 'distressed state of the...

‘Guyana will uphold the principle of people before profits’ says President at UN

President David Granger, on Monday, addressed the High level Event on Combating Pollution in the Extractive Industries at the United Nations Environment Assembly in...

Sacking of Sugar Workers : 2018 should be renamed the ‘year of retrenchment’- Anthony

By Ramona Luthi As day two of the 2018 Budget debate continues, Opposition Member of Parliament and Former Minister, Dr Frank Anthony on Monday directed...

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GDF rank dies in accident outside nightclub

…was struck down by minibus at Pouderoyen  A Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Lance Corporal is now dead after he was struck down by an...

Cyclist killed by speeding Policeman – at Rosignol

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Motor cyclist killed in Berbice accident, cop detained

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Growth of manufacturing sector affected by 2017 tax measures- GMSA President

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Significant damage averted as small fire at Giftland Mall contained

A fire of unknown origin which erupted at the Giftland Mall, Turkeyen, East Coast Demerara (ECD) was quickly contained saving the institution from further...

Local businesses have to build capacity to compete with Int’l firms – Jordan

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Letter: Budget 2018 fails to address fundamental issues of wealth generation, expansion

Dear Editor, Budget 2018, like other budgets presented by the APNU/AFC Government, lacks economic perspicacity and wit. The main findings are: * Low economic growth: Had...

North Korea condemns ‘dotard’ Trump over Jerusalem

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