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Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Large-scale layoffs begin at Guyana Goldfields; Union criticises Govt for doing very little to...

The National Mining Workers’ Union (NMWU) has slammed the non-implementation of the collective labour agreement, something that would have safeguarded workers’ rights even as...

Private Sector wants Granger’s assurance that recount results would be accepted

Following is the full statement from the PSC: The Private Sector Commission (PSC) is pleased that President David Granger, the Electoral Candidate of APNU+AFC...

Sugar Union strikes interim pay deal with GuySuCo

The Guyana Agricultural Workers Union (GAWU), today, said that it has reached an interim agreement with GuySuCo on increased pay for sugar workers. Following is...

Miners association supports call for better control measures in Reg. 9

Following is a press release from the Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA): The Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) supports the position...

Coronavirus: WTO head steps down a year early as downturn looms

(BBC) The head of the World Trade Organization has said he will step down a year earlier than planned, at a crucial moment for...

NIS announces amnesty on contribution payments

The National Insurance Scheme (NIS) has introduced an amnesty on the payment of contributions owing at January 15, 2020 to May 15, 2020 due...

Guyana Goldfields to terminate large number of employees

The Guyana Goldfields Inc. has made a decision to terminate the services of a large number of its  employees due to a range of...

GWI commissions $160M drilling rig

The Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) on Thursday commissioned a drilling rig, which was acquired from Brazil to improve the nation’s water access. Director of Operations,...

Iwokrama Forest retains coveted FSC certification

The Iwokrama International Centre for Rain Forest Conservation and Development (Iwokrama) has announced that it has received confirmation that the Iwokrama Forest has retained...

GPL contains “minor” fuel spill at Kingston Complex

An oil spill was discovered today within the compound of the Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL Inc.) Kingston Power Complex. A small amount of...

Recent Articles

Another “migrant voter” rejects APNU/AFC claims that she was out of the country on...

Several alleged migrant voters are coming forward to reject claims being made by the APNU/AFC Coalition that they were out of the country on...

See Tabulation Certificates for District 3

Following are the Certificates of Tabulation for the General and Regional Elections for District 3 – Essequibo Islands/West Demerara. Based on the national recount, for...

No new COVID-19 cases; 70 persons recovered

The Ministry of Public Health has announced that as of today, there are no new cases of COVID-19. The COVID-19 deaths remain at 12; the...

Iran ready to ship more fuel to Venezuela despite US ‘threats’

(Aljazeera) Iran has said it will continue fuel shipments to Venezuela if Caracas requests more supplies, despite criticism from the United States of trade...

Marcus Bisram freed after Judge quashed DPP committal order

  Murder-accused, Marcus Bisram, walked a free man this afternoon after High Court Judge Simone Morris-Ramlall ruled that the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) acted...

Atlantic Gardens woman was heard arguing with suspect over money

With the alleged killer in police custody, investigations are still ongoing into the death of the 61-year-old woman who was on Monday afternoon murdered...

CSEC, CAPE Official Timetables released

The Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) has released the final July-August timetables for the upcoming Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) Examinations and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency...

COVID-19 curfew, lockdown measures extended to June 17

The National COVID-19 Task Force has announced that the Emergency Measures (No.3) published in the Gazette 29th April 2020 and effective until June 3rd...

CPL submits proposal to stage tournament in Trinidad

The Caribbean Premier League (CPL) organisers have submitted a proposal to Keith Rowley, the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, to stage the entirety...

First batch of stranded Guyanese to arrive 2nd week in June

Director-General of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) Lt. Col. Egbert Field has disclosed that the first set of Guyanese stranded abroad, starting with...