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Friday, December 3, 2021

Banks DIH employees to benefit from wage increases

A new three-year Memorandum of Agreement was signed between the management of Banks DIH Limited and the General Workers Union (GWU) paving the way...

Draft Local Content Bill calls for near takeover of oil operations by locals

The Government will soon lay its Local Content Bill in the National Assembly, which could see Guyana setting strong targets for companies operating in...

Pres. Ali demands quality work from contractors

President Dr Irfaan Ali on Monday hauled in a number of contractors executing works throughout the country for a meeting, laying down his government’s...

Huawei donates 1000 internet boxes to Guyana

Prime Minister Mark Phillips, today received 1000 internet boxes, from several representatives of Chinese multinational technology corporation, Huawei. The boxes (500 for indoor use and...

Pres. Ali meets with private sector delegation from Ghana

President Dr Irfaan Ali and senior members of his Government, including Prime Minister Mark Phillips and Vice President Dr Bharrat Jagdeo, today, met with...

Major opportunities for Guyana to convert waste into value-added products – GMSA

As Guyana continues to develop and seek out avenues to modernise its economy, the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA) believes that there are...

Economist projects oil pushing Guyana’s banking assets to over $3 trillion

– says lending rates in Guyana can be improved With the projected economic growth in Guyana on the back of oil and gas exploration and...

Misinformed call for immediate ban on log exports – Forestry Commission

Statement issued by the Guyana Forestry Commission:  The call by the civil society group Article 13 for the immediate ban on log exports is emotional...

With booming oil industry, Guyana’s banking assets will grow five-fold – Brassington

As the government continues to aggressively develop its resources in the oil and gas sector, there will inevitably be a massive influx of revenues...

Berbice tractor operators refute reports of labour shortages, say private sector needs to offer...

By: Andrew Carmichael On the heels of some Berbice businessmen complaining of not finding locals willing to work even though the remuneration package is attractive,...

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Jagdeo meets with over 35 Afro-Guyanese businessmen on investment opportunities

Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo led a delegation today that engaged a delegation of over 35 Afro-Guyanese private sector representatives. At the meeting, he addressed opportunities...

Jordan instructed to return to SOCU tomorrow

Former Finance Minister Winston Jordan, who was released from custody after falling ill during questioning today, has been instructed to return to the Special...

US invests GY$116M to upgrade GDF’s Coast Guard facilities

The United States announced today that it has invested US$555,000 to renovate the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Coast Guard Training Center, Kingston and construct...

Businessman Brian Tiwari questioned as SOCU probes controversial land sale

Owner of BK International Limited, Brian Tiwari was today questioned by the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) as it probes the controversial sale of...

Unvaccinated Berbice man dies from Covid

A 32-year-old man from Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) who was infected with the novel coronavirus has died. The man was unvaccinated. His death takes the...

Carol Smith-Joseph, Ganesh Mahipaul, Annette Ferguson withdraw from PNC’s Accreditation Congress Committee

See full statement from the PNC: The Central Executive Committee (CEC) of the People’s National Congress Reform at a meeting held on Wednesday 1st December...

APNU+AFC says it will provide “the best” legal representation for Jordan

Hours after former Finance Minister under the APNU+AFC administration was arrested for misconduct in public office, Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon has announced that the...

More than 50% of HIV/AIDS victims vaccinated against Covid-19

National AIDS Programme Secretariat (NAPS) Manager, Dr. Tariq Jagnarine has reported that 55 per cent of persons living with HIV/AIDS in Guyana has been...

Administration of Covid-19 booster doses picking up

The Ministry of Health is seeing a favourable increase in the administration of the COVID-19 booster shots to the adult population here following its...