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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Guyana overtakes Russia as world’s top oil discoveries for 2019

A report from Norwegian research company Rystad Energy is showing that for the year 2019, Guyana was able to overtake Russia as the world’s...

GRA flagged for not selling seized vehicles to highest bidders

While the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) can be proud of its increased tax collection for the 2018 fiscal year, the same cannot be said...

$134.2B tax concessions in 2018

…doubled under APNU/AFC Govt – AG report …significant amount for luxury vehicles When the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) was in power, the then Opposition – APNU/AFC,...

CH&PA urges against reselling Govt-acquired house lots

The Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) is urging holders government-acquired of house lots not to re-sell the land, but rather return it to...

Guyana’s sleepy stock exchange braces for change

Every Monday, at 10:00h, George Edwards rings the opening bell at the Guyana stock market. It’s the only day of action each week, behind...

GTT replaces damaged cable in Demerara River

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) on Wednesday started the replacement process of damaged submarine cable in the Demerara River. According to the company,...

Energy Dept. awards consultancy to build in-house technical capacity

The Department of Energy has successfully completed the evaluation of eleven (11) Expressions of Interest (EOI’s) from international firms. The EOI’s received in October...

Financial institutions hesitant to support Govt’s ‘duplex’ initiative

Government's flagship 'Perseverance Housing Solutions 2017 and Beyond' has not been getting the required support from financial institutions, according to the Central Housing and...

Local farmers welcome TOPCO expansion

Some 40 farmers who currently supply fruits to Demerara Distillers Limited’s TOPCO juice operations are eager to increase their cultivation to meet the company’s...

Winners of “Penta Live in Style” promotion receive prizes

Despite a bit if cloud cover and drizzle, three loyal customers of Penta Paints were able to smile brightly earlier this morning after receiving...

Recent Articles

Man drowns after jet skiing accident

A man from Canal Number Two, West Bank Demerara (WBD) met his demise following a jet skiing accident in the conservancy. Dead is Amar Shampersaud. Reports...

Hero CPL announces massive economic impact on Guyana

The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) earlier today announced that the tournament which took place between September 4 and October 12, 2019, created a...

Elderly man beaten over stolen money dies

Seventy-two-year-old Ramsahoye Deochan who was severely beaten by son’s employer over stolen money has succumbed to his injuries. The death of the Strathspey, East Coast...

PPP/C slams APNU’s call mobilising supporters at polling stations election night

…such calls are “irresponsible, dangerous” …Private Sector Chair also expresses concern Recent comments on the campaign trail by A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) politicians are...

Marcus Bisram case: Prosecution, defence clash over paper committal

It was another day of back and forth when the case into the death of Fayaz Narinedat was called on Monday at the Whim...

26 police ranks trained for elections

Twenty-six Guyana Police Force ranks from Region Four received election preparedness training over the weekend. Topics such as Use of Force, Use of Force Continuum...

Guyana’s first million barrels of oil sets sail for USA

The Ministry of the Presidency, Department of Energy (DE) is pleased to announce that the oil tanker MV Yannis has successfully lifted Guyana’s first...

Police probing attempted murder of Strathsphey pensioner

The Guyana Police Force is investigating an alleged attempted murder and malicious damage to property committed on Deochand Ramsai, 72, of Pump Road, Strathspey,...

Japan to begin construction of Photovoltaic power generation system at CARICOM HQ

The sod was turned earlier on Monday at the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), headquarters in Georgetown, for the start of construction of a Photovoltaic Power...

Chaos at Magistrates’ Courts as teacher, parents charged over school attack

It was high drama at the Georgetown Magistrates' Courts this morning as parents and a teacher made their appearance to be charged in relation...