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Thursday, December 13, 2018

‘We not responsible for you bringing no BMW in this place’, says Jordan in...

Finance Minister Winston Jordan on Friday used some of his time during the budget debates to defend the new tax credit system that will...

Cevons, Puran Brothers to resume collection after meeting with Central Govt, M&CC

Cevons Waste Management and Puran Brothers Disposal are expected to resume garbage collection in the city, after assurances that they will be paid outstanding...

‘Spending power of the people reduced by 18%’- Opposition Chief Whip

'Naked with nothing for the people of Guyana' is what the 2019 Budget was described by the Chief Whip of the Opposition, Gail Teixeira...

CARICOM’s Competition watchdog has close eye on Scotiabank transactions

PARAMARIBO, Suriname, Thursday December 6, 2018 – The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Competition Commission says it’s closely monitoring the proposed controversial sale of Sociabank’s banking...

‘Guyana’s rice sector under threat’ – says Opposition MP Seeraj

As rice farmers on the Essequibo Coast are experiencing continued difficulties, Member of Parliament (MP), Dharamkumar Seeraj used his time in the National Assembly...

High Court rules that ex-Wales sugar workers be paid their severance with interest

The High Court on Wednesday in the matter involving the retrenched Wales, West Bank Demerara sugar workers ruled that Government must pay the dismissed...

More woes for Region 2 rice farmers as acres planted with GRDB seedlings not...

Region two rice farmers are in for more trouble as a field visit on Wednesday with the Regional Chairman Davanand Ramdatt and the media...

“No transparency on affairs at GPL” – Edghill

Among some of the concerns raised by Opposition Member of Parliament (MP) Bishop Juan Edghill during his debate in the National Assembly for Budget...

Security Minister defends shutdown of beach parties in front of Marriott

Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan has defended a recent move by Government to bar the hosting of social events at the Marriott beach front. Minister...

Finance Minister confirms Guyana Stockfeeds shares were sold below market value

On the heels of calls by former Attorney General Anil Nandlall to have Government’s sale of its shares in Guyana Stockfeeds Inc (GSI) to...

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CARICOM SG holds talks with Aruba on Associate Membership

Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque met on Wednesday with Prime Minister of Aruba Hon Evelyn Wever-Croes on Associate Membership in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) for...

Bandits abandon car after high speed chase with Police

A black Toyota Allion motorcar with registration plate PSS 3701 is now in the custody of Police of the “D” Division following a high...

Infant electrocuted in Berbice

A five-month-old infant was on Tuesday electrocuted at his Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) home. Dead is Mason Cush of Corentyne, Berbice. According to reports received, the...

More sugar workers to be terminated, says GAWU

While Wales cane harvesters have started to receive their severance pay, other workers are expected to be laid off in the coming weeks leading...

Vendor granted $50,000 bail over alleged possession of ecstacy

A vendor was on Wednesday taken before the Court of Law after she was found in possession of a small quantity of ecstasy last...

Port Kaituma miner charged for robbery, B&E

A Port Kaituma miner found himself before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on Wednesday charged for committing robbery with violence and breaking and entering a...

St Kitts Opposition files no confidence motion against Government

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — Opposition Leader Dr Denzil Douglas has filed a motion of no confidence against Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris, whom...

Ogle accident: Relatives of victims dissatisfied with Police investigation; call for thorough probe

The families of the two boys, who lost their lives last weekend after a motor jeep crashed into their motorcycle, have registerred their dissatisfaction...

GTA honors eight tourism ambassadors

Eight influential tourism ambassadors were honoured by the Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) for their contribution in enhancing travel experiences and services. At the GTA’s  11th...

British woman killed in Jamaica was stabbed nine times

(Jamaica Observer) The post-mortem conducted on Karen Cleary-Brown — who was found dead at her home in Boscobel, St Mary, last week — has...