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Monday, June 25, 2018

Desmond Sears new Private Sector Commission Chairman

Former Vice-Chairman of the Private Sector Commission (PSC), Desmond Sears was on Thursday elected as the new Chairman of the Commission. This was done at...

Large scale hydro projects such as Amaila needed if country is to industrialise- McLean

Former Chairman of the Private Sector Commission (PSC) Norman McLean on Thursday said that hydro power is the key to Guyana's development as he...

RPA, rice farmers protest Ministry of Finance for reduction in fuel prices

Rice farmers and producers on Thursday protested the Ministry of Finance office calling on Government to review its tax policies on fuel with a...

Govt’s approach to new Demerara River Bridge ill conceived, will be a huge burden-...

By Ramona Luthi In light of the Finance Minister, Winston Jordan’s recent disclosure that Government intends to scrap a previous proposal largely centered on establishing...

American Airlines to start in November with 4 flights per week, meets with GCAA

Members of American Airlines (AA) met with the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) on June 12, 2018 at the Authority’s head office in Kingston. According...

On to Hammerhead, as Exxon’s drillship aiming for 9th strike

With another successful oil discovery under its belt the ExxonMobil contracted drillship Stena Carron is off to a new target, Hammerhead-1, located nine miles...

MovieTowne distances self from allegations of duty-free fraud

...claims ignorance of breached IDA MovieTowne investor, Derek Chin, has distanced his company from suggestions that it had anything to do with what equipment China...

GWI to hike rates as PUC request granted

Six months after the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) wrote the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) requesting an increase in their rates, the Commission on Tuesday...

ExxonMobil confirms 8th oil discovery offshore Guyana at the Longtail-1 well

...company to add another exploration vessel offshore Guyana  ExxonMobil in a statement on Wednesday said it made its eighth oil discovery offshore Guyana at the...

Region 7 miner killed after pit caves in, investigation launched

An investigation has been launched into the death of a miner, who was on Tuesday morning killed after a mining pit in which he...

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More local goods have to be exported, GCCI Head says in light of high...

Lamenting the continuous increase in the Guyana’s trade deficit, President of the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI), Deodat Indar, is calling on...

Jos Buttler earns ‘best in the world’ tag after immense century

Jos Buttler has been hailed as "the best white-ball wicketkeeper batsman in the world" in the aftermath of England's dramatic victory at Old Trafford. Buttler...

Hike in water rates will add another burden on the populace- FITUG

The Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Guyana (FITUG) says it was disturbed to learn, from media reports, of the decision to increase water...

UG prepping to play its role in emerging oil and gas sector …as...

The University of Guyana (UG), is moving aggressively to put systems in place to play its role in Guyana's emerging oil and gas sector. During...

Diamond explosion: Apparatus to trap gas in the works as clean-up ongoing- GGMC

Two weeks after an underground gas pocket exploded at a residence in Diamond, East Bank Demerara, the intense cleaning-up exercise is still ongoing, while...

World Cup reporter shouts at man who tried to kiss her on camera

(CNN) A Brazilian sports journalist was praised for her reaction towards a man who tried to kiss her while she was reporting from the...

India face NZ on triple-header opening day at Providence Stadium in Women’s World T20

Defending Champions West Indies will take on the winner of the World T20 Qualifier under lights on a triple-header opening day on November 9...

Guyanese among 35 foreign nationals held in T&T hotel raid

Police in Trinidad have detained 35 foreign nationals suspected of prostitution during a raid at a hotel and bar in central Trinidad, early yesterday. According...

Opposition seeking answers on Govt’s “unlawful” use of Special Prosecutors- Nandlall

Government's hiring of Special Prosecutors, a move which former Attorney General Anil Nandlall contends is unlawful,  is expected to be placed under the microscope...

EYEWITNESS: Funding…

…for “we own” Half of the PNC supporters live in Georgetown and its environs. And with politics in Guyana dominated by the doling out of...