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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

BoG to release upgraded $1000 notes

The Bank of Guyana (BoG) has announced that an upgraded $1000 currency note will be issued next month with two significant changes. These changes are...

Govt to raise ceiling for restricted contracts from $3M to $10M

MP slams move as “recipe for corruption” In a move being criticised by a Member of Parliament as a recipe for corruption, Government has...

Businesses urged to report evidence of smuggling activities to GRA

Minister of Finance Winston Jordan has said that the efforts by the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) to put a handle on smuggling, has been...

Up to $1M fine, jail time for businesses making false, deceptive claims –...

Businesses in Guyana could be fined as high as one million dollars for making false, misleading or deliberately deceptive claims about their products and...

More shake-ups loom at GRA

-as Commissioner General reveals imminent executive staff changes Coming on the heels of multiple dismissals last month, it seems that the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA)...

Govt announces lower Guyoil gas prices

As of today, there will be a reduction in prices for gas at the pumps, as the Caribbean Community’s (Caricom) approval of the suspension...

‘Abide by Constitution’- AmCham urges political parties

Calls continue to pour in for Government to respect and uphold the constitutional provisions and resign and call elections by March 19, following the...

GRA rakes in $199Billion for 2018

The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) on Friday announced that it collected $199Billion in revenues for 2018 as compared to the $171Billion the authority received...

No confidence resolution: PSC says CJ’s ruling should be respected by all

Following the ruling of the Acting Chief Justice (CJ) Roxanne George that the no confidence motion was validly passed and that government would have...

CDC collaborating with Exxon to roll out Voluntary Emergency Response Team programme

In keeping with their objective to build capacity for disaster risk management, Civil Defence Commission (CDC) in collaboration with ExxonMobil will be rolling out...

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1 charged for severe beating of Mabura man

Romel Vieira also called “Rasta man” was charged for the severe beating of Mabura resident, Cliff Williams which occurred on Friday last. The accused, who...

Parents picket N/A Training Centre

A few concerned parents staged a picketing exercise outside of the Vryman’s Ervin Training Centre in New Amsterdam, complaining that students are being constantly...

Lusignan vendors will return after completion of road works – NDC Chairman

Weeks after ordering vendors of the Lusignan Market to relocate to a section of the Annandale Market, Chairman of the Mon Repos/La Reconnaissance Neighborhood...

Minibus driver, conductor charged for assaulting peace officer

The duo seen on social media assaulting a traffic rank last week made their appearance at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court on Monday slapped with...

Bible college student slapped with rape charge; granted $200,000 bail

A student of the Bible College was, earlier today (Monday), ordered to make his appearance in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts after being arraigned on...

Deaf Association protests Public Security Ministry for drivers’ licenses

“The deaf should be given equal privileges as those who can hear and should not be discriminated against” was the message reiterated earlier today...

Windies Women trio make crucial gains in rankings

LONDON, United Kingdom (CMC) – West Indies captain Stafanie Taylor, along with the new-ball pair of Shakera Selman and Shamilia Connell, have made important...

Steven Ramphal cops Chutney Monarch title

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3rd person arrested for failed execution attempt on Chinese National

Police in ‘B’ Division (Berbice) have arrested a third person in connection with the foiled execution attempt on a Chinese businessman at Skeldon, Berbice...

Antigua gov’t raises new concerns regarding Scotiabank sale

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — The Antigua and Barbuda government has raised new concerns regarding the sale of Scotiabank operations here amid reports that...