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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Ex-workers of Fly Jamaica say meeting with Labour Dept. was a “waste of time”

Several former employees of Fly Jamaica Airline walked out of a meeting with labour officials, feeling disappointed as their concerns were not adequately addressed. The...

Republic Bank earns $2.7B in 2018

Republic Bank Guyana Limited (RBL) has revealed that its profit before taxation for the year 2018 was a staggering $4.664 billion, and its net...

CJIA records over 31,000 arrivals in May

The Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) has released flight statistics for this year thus far, which show a whopping 6000 increase in arrivals for...

Govt, Princess Casino collude to quash Marriott Casino tenders – Jagdeo

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has accused the Government and the authorities of Princess Hotel and Casino of working in tandem to block the realisation...

Oil wealth must reach all Guyanese – British envoy

As Guyana moves to extract first oil in a few months’ time, British High Commissioner Greg Quinn has posited that the benefits of oil...

Guyana funds majority of repairs on ferry to Suriname – Govt

Although the costs for maintaining the ferry service linking Guyana and Suriname is supposed to be divided equally between both Governments, Guyana has been...

Sacked sugar workers among new recruits for oil and gas sector

Some of the sacked workers, who lost their jobs when the coalition administration closed several estates across the country, are now turning towards the...

Local, overseas farmers get Wales Estate land for rice cultivation

Local and overseas-based farmers have been granted portions of land from the now closed Wales Sugar Estate to utilise for rice cultivation. This was revealed...

1000 acres of GuySuCo land sold to Housing Authority

An estimated 1000 acres of lands previously owned by the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) has been sold to the Central Housing and Planning Authority...

Reg. 1 gets oil spill response training

More than 100 persons participated in an oil spill demonstration exercise recently facilitated by ExxonMobil Guyana at Waini Point, Shell Beach Protected Area in...

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US migrant crisis: Senate blocks $4.5bn border aid bill

(BBC) The Republican-controlled Senate has rejected a bill designed to send aid to the US border, a day after the world reacted with shock...

OPINION: Eyewitness: Picking sense

…from PNC’s nonsense Your Eyewitness still can’t get over the PNC’s barefacedness on our Constitution over the consequences of the NCM. And it’s not that...

Father, son remanded for armed robbery

A father and son were today remanded to prison on an armed robbery charge. Richard Edwards, 48, and his son, Imran Ali, 20, pleaded not...

Man jailed 2 years over 20 grams of marijuana

A 26-year-old man was Wednesday sentenced to two years in jail for having 20 grams of marijuana in his possession. Darren Sears pleaded guilty to...

Rain provides soggy ending to WI Women tour of England

Rain reigned supreme in the final match of the Vitality T20 International series between the West Indies Women and England Women, preventing a single...

PAHO launches online course to address alcohol use in pregnancy

(CMC) The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO), worried that the rates of alcohol disorders among women are higher in the region of the Americas...

Govt begins Budget 2020 preparation

The coalition government – which was toppled by a no-confidence motion since last year – has begun preparing for the 2020 National Budget. Finance Circular...

Essequibo Coast man critical after hit-and-run accident

A 44-year-old man is now battling for his life after he was struck down by a speeding motorcar at Queenstown Village, Essequibo Coast at...

Opposition Leader says willing to meet President anytime, and daily to chart way forward

In wake of the landmark decisions by the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), which declared that the Government was toppled by a No-Confidence Motion,...

Albouystown man jailed for stabbing girlfriend during argument

A man, who was charged in February and was granted $80,000 bail for stabbing his girlfriend during an argument was on Tuesday sentenced to...