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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Govt invokes acquisition laws to take ownership of Ocean View Hotel

Caretaker Minister of Public Health, Volda Lawrence, on Wednesday signed an Order for the State to convert the Ocean View International Hotel into a...

Private sector proposes raising income tax threshold, removal of VAT on all food items

The Private Sector Commission (PSC) has written to the National COVID-19 Task Force calling for a range of urgent relief measures to cushion the...

Global exploration & production revenues forecasted to fall by staggering 1 trillion dollars –...

The devastating effect of the Covid-19 pandemic on global oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) companies is better understood by looking at the...

CAL now offering chartered cargo flights

Lockdown measures have pushed some companies to modify their operational arrangements, and Caribbean Airlines has been the latest to do so, with the introduction...

GTT reduces pricing for select corporate broadband services

GTT has lowered its prices for select broadband services for its corporate customers to assist them in managing and optimising their operations during and...

GWI records 20% increase in water consumption

The Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) is reporting an increase in water consumption across the country, given the current circumstances Figures as recent as last Friday...

SilverCorp loans US$15m to Guyana Goldfields Inc. in acquisition deal

With investments in Canada and China, Canadian mining company; SilverCorp Metals plans to inject US$15m into Guyana Goldfields Inc. as part of an acquisition...

NICIL boss says GuySuCo divestment halted due to unstable political situation

Divestment of the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) remains on pause while Guyana’s political situation remains an unstable one. National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited’s (NICIL)...

SCAM ALERT: GTT says fraudsters trying to take advantage of ‘vulnerable season’

GTT has said it is not distributing care packages costing some $3000 and is urging the public to be aware of scams as persons...

Aircraft operators deny increasing fares, say they are “struggling to stay in business”

Several local aircraft operators have rejected claims that all domestic carriers have increased its fares in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, the operators...

Recent Articles

103-year-old Massachusetts woman beats coronavirus

Shelley Gunn describes her Polish grandmother, Jennie Stejna, as having a feisty spirit. Stejna certainly displayed that spirit as the 103-year-old woman recently...

2 critical after Rupert Craig Highway accident

Two women are said to be in a critical condition following an accident along the Rupert Craig Highway on Thursday morning. The accident involved a...

City receives $8M from PAHO for COVID-19 fight

The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) will provide approximately $8 Million (US$38,412) to aid the Georgetown City Council in its efforts to contain the...

Dr Ralph Gonsalves gives proposed Windies tour of England his blessing

Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines Dr Ralph Gonsalves has given the proposed West Indies tour of England in July his blessing...

Region 5 recount completed but APNU/AFC refuses to sign off

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) on Wednesday completed tabulating the votes for all the ballot boxes for electoral district Region Five (Mahaica/Berbice), but the...

PPP/C tells APNU/AFC: Respect the people who voted on March 2

Prime Ministerial Candidate of the Peoples Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C) Brigadier (rtd) Mark Phillips has blanked talks of "inclusive governance" being pushed by caretaker...

Essequibo family threatens legal action over APNU/AFC’s use of relative’s death certificate

The APNU/AFC Coalition could soon face legal action from an Essequibo Coast family who is upset that their dead relative's private records are being...

GECOM yet to decide on extension of recount timeline

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) is yet to make an announcement on an extension of the 25-day timeline for the national recount of the...

OPINION: The parallels of Guyana and Suriname elections

The following is an opinion piece by Dr Tara Singh The elections’ events unfolding in Guyana as well as in Suriname have cast on to...

COVID-19 cases remain at 139; authorities concerned about persons’ “callous attitude”

As of today, Guyana's COVID-19 deaths remain at eleven 11 and the number of confirmed remains at 139. To date, the total number of persons...