27.5 C
Georgetown, Guyana
Friday, December 4, 2020

Guyana’s rice quota to Brazil to be increased by 24,000 tonnes

Guyana will soon be exporting an additional 24,000 tons of rice to Brazil, taking the total to 34,000 tonnes. The decision was taken following...

Colgate toothpaste expired since October 2002 being sold on local market

The Government Analyst – Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD) is alerting consumers about the circulation of Colgate-branded toothpaste that is on sale at a...

Finance Minister seeking funding to reinvigorate agri sector

With Government moving full speed ahead in terms of its reinvigoration of the agricultural sector to assist in boosting Guyana’s economy, the country’s Senior...

GuySuCo forges ahead with second crop production target despite challenges

Harvesting of sugar cane across the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) intensifies as production pushes to 52,139 MT of sugar for the Second Crop, 2020. The...

GTT customers can now check all outstanding balances via telephone

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) has recently added a new automated assistant to provide postpaid customers with the ease of checking their...

“I feel there is a weight off my shoulders” – businessman on Sleepin Casino...

Businessman Clifton Bacchus is relieved and excited that, after years of waiting and millions wasted, he is finally granted permission to operate the Carnival...

Sleepin Casino finally opens

After years of delay, the Sleepin International Hotel has finally gotten approval to open its state-of-the-art casino at Church Street, Georgetown. This was confirmed by...

Local companies must embrace new ways of doing business – President Ali

President Dr Irfaan Ali has reaffirmed his Government’s commitment to ensure that local businesses are optimally involved in the oil and gas sector. The Head...

Govt anticipates new markets for rice in 2021

Minister of Agriculture, Zulfikar Mustapha is confident that Guyana will attract new markets for rice exports as production yields climb.   The Minister said Government...

Canada-Guyana Chamber of Commerce to be launched

The Canada‐Guyana Chamber of Commerce will be officially launched on December 4. The main objective of the Chamber is to strengthen two‐way trade and investments...

Recent Articles

Congressman who fought for Guyana’s democracy elected Chair of US Foreign Affairs Committee

Congressman Gregory W. Meeks (NY-05), senior Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, was on Thursday elected to Chair the House Foreign Affairs Committee,...

98 active Covid-19 cases in Region 6

Regional Health Officer Dr Vishalya Sharma on Thursday announced that there are 98 active Covid-19 cases in the East-Berbice Corentyne district. Overall, the region has...

Prepaid meter service experiencing technical difficulties – GPL

All prepaid meter customers are advised that the Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL) Juice/Prepaid System is currently experiencing a suspected hardware fault; which is...

Man stabs reputed wife to abdomen, hands & feet during argument

A 35-year-old housewife of Letter Kenny Village, Corentyne is said to be in a serious but stable condition after she was stabbed multiple times...

Fishing industry on the verge of great transformation – CEO of Fisheries Dept.

The Fisheries Department will be revamping the fishermen’s co-operative societies countrywide to ensure satisfactory delivery of services to customers. Chief Fisheries Officer, Mr. Denzil Roberts...

79 new Covid-19 cases recorded; total at 5528

Within the past 24-hour, the country recorded 79 new cases of the novel coronavirus which takes the total cases recorded to date to 5528. This...

“I hope we can all move on” – Gary Best says after walking free

Former Chief-of-Staff of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) and PNCR Member Gary Best has expressed hope that the Bentley family can move on after...

Gary Best freed of causing death of national cyclist Jude Bentley

Former Chief-of-Staff of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) and Member of the Peoples National Congress Reform (PNCR) Gary Best was today freed of the...

Learning materials distributed to Ruimveldt children

The Department of Education Georgetown recently distributed worksheets and other learning materials to children in West and East Ruimveldt. Some of the areas targeted include...

Some 50,000 persons living with disabilities in Guyana

Message by Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony, on the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities Guyana is joining with the international community...