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Friday, August 23, 2019

EU,UNICEF launch Child Rights Toolkit

‎ By Tracey Khan - Drakes - The European Union (EU) along with UNICEF last evening launched its Child Rights Toolkit at the residence of...

Sheriff – Mandela expansion among major road projects to commence in 2015

- The Evaluation Report for the selection of contractor, for the Sheriff-Mandela Roadway expansion has been completed, and forwarded to the Inter-American Development...

GuySuCo has $82B debt; gov’t appeals to sugar workers to save industry

- The Government of Guyana is urging all sugar workers and their unions to help in rescuing the industry, which it noted for...

Education Month kicks off on August 31with packed agenda

- Activities for this year’s Education month observance will start off with a grand interfaith church service in Region Seven on August 31...

No other option for Amaila Falls Project – Dr. Singh

Finance Minister Dr. Ashni Singh says that there is no immediate alternative to the Amaila Falls Hydro Power Project within the next decade. During his...

Sugar Unions shun grim Christmas warning; protest actions likely

By Jomo Paul - Moments after a meeting between the National Association of Agricultural and Commercial and Industrial Employees (NAACIE) and the hierarchy of...

Exxon’s latest attempt to encounter hydrocarbons proves unsuccessful

ExxonMobil on Friday announced that they have reached total depth on the Sorubim Well in the Stabroek Block and the hole came up 'dry'. “Unfortunately,...

Sugar workers to strike indefinitely; GAWU denies political motivation

By Jomo Paul – Sugar Workers are to continue current strike actions indefinitely or until the Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) and...

Trans Guyana to introduce state of the art airliner to commercial fleet

– Trans Guyana is set to introduce the Beechcraft 1900D, which is a state of the art, high flying (25000) FT, fast (285...

Georgetown to get another dose of Chikungunya fogging from today

  - The Ministry of Health Vector Control Services will recommence fogging today (Wednesday, September 3), in identified communities around the Capital City, Georgetown...

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Nabaclis murder: Wife suffered years of abuse

The 44-year-old mother of eight, who lost her life at the hands of her husband of 26 years, had been suffering years of abuse. Vinnetta...

New Amsterdam prisoner injured after setting mattress on fire

Committed prisoner Delon Boucher received injuries about his body after he set fire to his mattress located in the Security Block of the New...

“We are quite alarmed” – Trotman on Amazon fires

Guyana’s Natural Resources Minister Raphael Trotman has expressed grave concerns over the record rate at which fires have been affecting the Amazon Rainforest in...

Man remanded for stabbing ex-girlfriend and her new beau

A 48-year-old man, who stabbed his ex-girlfriend and her new companion, was today remanded to prison. Gilbert Thomas of Hururu Mission, Upper Berbice River, was...

Elections can be held by late October – Jagdeo

The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) believes a date in late October is more reasonable for the hosting of early General and Regional Elections. This timeline...

Barbados to abolish immigration/customs forms

(CMC) — Passengers arriving at the Grantley Adams International Airport here will no longer be required to fill out immigration/customs forms, also known as...

Valmiki College for Business and Technology launched

Guyana’s newest tertiary educational institution, the Valmiki College for business and technology, was declared open today as the non-profit institution is now expanded to...

President Granger attends viewing of late Presidential Guard

President David Granger, on Thursday morning, attended the viewing of the body of the late Constable Winston Cooper, former member of the Presidential Guard,...

Civil society group protests again for Govt to respect Guyana’s Constitution

A few members of civil society have staged another protesting, calling on the government to respect the country's constitution. Last week, just a handful of...

FFTP donates 100 beds to public health sector

The local public health sector has received a tremendous boost with the donation of 100 hundred beds from the Food For The Poor Guyana...