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Sunday, December 10, 2017

Diwali 2016 date lands in controversy again

– 2015 is yet to conclude but already there is brewing controversy over the 2016 date for Diwali, with the Guyana Hindu Dharmic...

AFC unrelenting; maintains Local Gov’t Elections should be held by August 1

- Were he alive today, Former President Dr. Cheddi Jagan would have castigated those who would shed crocodile tears for him and shout...

Minister Sharpe-Patterson drops bombshell on Guyanese

…says “going to private hospitals means you have money, so pay VAT” …taxing condoms is taxing safe sex – Dr Anthony By Gary Eleazar Government has roundly...

Ramotar, Granger debate a “go, go, go” – Luncheon

- The proposed debate between incumbent President Donald Ramotar and Presidential Candidate of the Opposition coalition Brigadier (rtd.) David Granger is a "go,...

Venezuela plans to issue ID cards to residents in Essequibo

- The government of Venezuela plans to launch in the coming days a diplomatic strategy to recover the territory of the Essequibo in...

GDF ready to defend against any intrusion by Venezuela – Brig. Phillips

By Leroy Smith - Chief of Staff of the Guyana Defense Force, Brigadier Mark Phillips has firmly stated that the GDF will not sit...

‘Death announcement’ budget will attract ‘pressurization’, ‘sufferation’ – Hamilton

…also a recipe for escalation of crime and criminality By Ramona Luthi Amid widespread condemnation and rejection and even calls for the complete 'withdrawal' of Budget...

$5B set aside for Sheriff Street upgrade – Indian Gov’t to build new road...

The Government has announced that more than $5B will be invested for the “reconstruction” of  Sheriff Street in Georgetown. It also announced that a US$50M...

​​​​President discusses renewable energy options with Barbadian company

- On the heels of government scrapping the Amaila Falls Hydropower Project, President David Granger has met with a team from Innogen Technologies...

PNCR spurns WikiLeaks cable that branded President Granger “racist”

  – The People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) is upset with the recent publishing of a WikiLeaks cable between the US Embassy and Washington...

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2 dead in horrific accident at Mahaicony

...as 5 killed in separate accidents today Stephen Phillips, also called ‘Peter Mal,’ of Buxton, ECD and Abbenna Hubbard of Melanie, ECD died when the...

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

A West Bank Berbice (WBB) man was killed on Saturday evening after he was struck down by a speeding police officer on the Rosignol...

Motor cyclist killed in Berbice accident, cop detained

A motor cyclist is now dead and the pillion rider critical after their vehicle collided with a car being driven by a police officer...

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

-16 companies honoured at GMSA’s annual awards President of the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Ltd Association (GMSA) Shyam Nokta has highlighted the impact of the 2017...

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

Government is urging local businesses to help themselves by building capacity and actively seeking partnerships with international businesses on their own. This is according to...

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

SEOUL, South Korea (AFP)— North Korea has lambasted US President Donald Trump for recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital, renewing its description of him as...

Gabriel, Cummins help West Indies rally after Raval 84

By Andrew Fidel Fernando New Zealand 286 for 7 (Raval 84, de Grandhomme 58, Gabriel 3-83) v West Indies (ESPNcricinfo) A measured 84 from Jeet Raval,...