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Monday, October 21, 2019

Tullow, Exxon find more oil offshore Guyana

Both United Kingdom based Tullow oil and US oil giant ExxonMobil have found more oil offshore Guyana. This means that to date, there have been...

MACORP launches new line of parts for Caterpillar machine

The need for machinery parts that function effectively and considers its users’ budget has now been met by the Machinery Corporation of Guyana Limited ...

No more tax exemptions for certain Toyota vehicles after November

After November 30, 2019, the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) will not be allowing tax exemptions on certain Toyota vehicles being registered in the G...

Several local banks shoring up on offshore investments

…billions of dollars worth of offshore securities purchased Some big names in the local banking sector have been increasing their offshore investments over the past...

GPL says “not proud” of the situation customers face

Acknowledging that it continues to struggle to maintain its generating systems, the Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL) today admitted that it is not...

Criminal charges against NBS Directors dismissed

Criminal charges of false imprisonment which were filed against three Directors of New Building Society (NBS) in March 2018 were dismissed against them on...

GTT under fire for switching from paper bills to electronic system

  The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph (GTT) Company came under fire today at a Public Utilities Commission (PUC) hearing for moving ahead with its new...

CJIA air bridges temporarily suspended

The Passengers Boarding Bridges at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) has been temporarily suspended to facilitate additional works under the expansion project. The announcement...

GTT urges customers to pay bill on time

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GT&T) is urging customers to pay their bills on time, reminding that prompt payment can positively impact their...

JetBlue to offer direct flights from Guyana to NY in April 2020

US Carrier, JetBlue earlier today announced that as part of its expansion in Latin America and Caribbean, it will launch its services between John...

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...