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Monday, October 21, 2019

City Hall decentralises services to meet citizens

- In an effort to re-energise cooperation between the Mayor and City Council (M&CC) and residents of Georgetown, City Hall has decided to...

US$7.1M Basic Needs Trust Fund launched

The US$7.1 million seventh cycle of the basic needs trust fund was today launched in the presence of the Caribbean Development Bank President and...

CARICOM Central Bank Governors call for compliant AML/CFT Legislation

  - CARICOM Central Bank Governors agreed that strong legislative and effective compliance frameworks are fundamental to the continued functioning of regional financial sectors...

ExxonMobil to charge ahead with oil exploration plans

– Despite recent action by the Venezuelan government against oil exploration plans by US company ExxonMobil, the company plans to move full force...

Taxes costing Guyanese $10B in disposable income- PPP/C

-Advances slew of fiscal measures for Budget 2018 The Opposition People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) is gearing to table a slew of Budget measures it wants...

“Coalition Govt will not be intoxicated by oil” – President Granger

President David Granger on Friday said that “Guyanese can be assured that the Coalition Government will not be intoxicated by oil. It will manage...

Desilting of city drains affected by persons on reserves

- Phase One of the city drainage rehabilitation works has concluded. Works started almost immediately after the coalition government came into office and...

Gouveia calls on 4 economic intellectuals for ‘straight’ answers on Amaila Project

In what he described as an open letter to Christopher Ram, Ramon Gaskin, Anand Goolsaran and Dr. Clive Thomas, Capt. Gerry Gouveia requested of...

FITUG concerned with spike in crime

– The Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Guyana (FITUG) says it is immensely concerned about the most recent spike in crime that...

E-filing of taxes to be mandatory for certain companies- GRA

The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) plans to make e-filing mandatory for specific brackets of taxpayers to improve the efficiency of tax collection in 2019. This...

Recent Articles

Man allegedly sets house on fire

A dwelling house at Tumanturi Village, Potaro River, Region Eight  (Potaro-Siparuni)  was completely razed by fire between Friday evening and Saturday morning leaving the...

Several arrested in Diamond, Grove, Craig Police operation

Several persons were arrested on the East Bank of Demerara (EBD) on Saturday morning during a four-hour Police operation. Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica) EBD Sub-Division Commander,...

Govt distances self from NAREI citrus fruits importation ban

…Agri Minister suggests higher tariffs One day after the National Agriculture Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) Chief Executive Officer announced that it is completely restricting...

Major AFC financier cites Guyana’s economic woes as split from party

A major Alliance For Change (AFC) financier, who has backed the party for years, has parted ways with the party to found a party...

Toothless oil spill plan mandates operators to clean up spills

…but Govt to cover cleanup costs if operators duck responsibilities The draft National Oil Spill Contingency Plan shows that while operators are obligated to clean...

Stop selling plantain chips & get into manufacturing – Granger tells Berbicians

In what is considered a complete backpedaling of a his previous advice to young Guyanese, President David Granger has called on Berbicians to stop...

President back in Cuba for medical check-up  

President David Granger left Guyana this morning (Saturday, October 19, 2019) for the Republic of Cuba to undergo another medical check-up. He is accompanied by...

Ban imposed on importation of citrus fruits

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Agriculture Research and Extension Institute (NAREI), Dr Oudho Homenauth has announced that while there is no ban...

Nephew who beheaded uncle found guilty

Twenty-nine-year-old Dwayne Tappin was earlier today found guilty by a 12-member jury for murdering his uncle back in 2017 at Better Hope, East Coast...

PNC/R Executive deflects blame for constitutional reform failure

Executive Member of the People’s National Congress Reform – the leading party in the APNU alliance, Gary Best, has sought to deflect blame for...