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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Woman reportedly gives birth in ECD traffic jam

…as Public Road closes to facilitate expansion project A pregnant woman who was reportedly stuck in the East Coast Demerara (ECD) traffic jam for a...

Prof. Seecharan launches ‘the history of cricket in Guyana’ Vol. 2

Authored by Professor Clem Seecharan, the history of cricket in Guyana Volume 2 is a “legacy project” to mark the 150th anniversary of the...

Climate forecasting critical to sectoral decisions – CIMH social scientist

Social Scientist at the Caribbean Institute for Meteorology & Hydrology (CIMH) Dr Roche′ Mahon said on Friday that climate forecasting is a critical element...

Report on Fly Jamaica’s emergency landing presented to Cabinet

Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson has presented to the Cabinet, a report on the Fly Jamaica Flight OJ256 emergency landing on November 9,...

ECD public road from Vryheid’s Lust to Chateau Margot to be closed on Saturday-...

The Ministry of Public Infrastructure (MoPI) wishes to advise the general public that a section of the East Coast Demerara (ECD) Public Road will...

Option for new 46-page passport with longer expiry date now available- Govt

Guyanese business owners and frequent travellers will have the option to choose a 46-page machine-readable passport, at a cost of $10,000 as against the...

Budget 2019: GCCI points to macroeconomic outlook, jobs, fuel prices as concern areas

The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GCCI) in weighing in on the $300.7B 2019 Budget presented on Monday last by Finance Minister Winston...

CCAC to develop list of qualified contractors

Stemming from a host of complaints received by the Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission (CCAC), the body is now seeking to develop a list...

Worrying issues not addressed in 2019 Budget, says PSC

The Private Sector Commission (PSC), has listed a number of issues it has with the coalition Government’s 2019 Budget. The Commission said in a statement...

Scotiabank acquisition: Govt worried Republic Bank may wield too much influence

While outlining that the move by Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) to acquire Scotiabank’s banking operations in Guyana, as well as several other Caribbean countries...

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GPF mourning loss of officer who succumbed to accident injuries

The Guyana Police Force (GPF) is  mourning the death of Sergeant 16542 Joseph Elton Ambrose who was involved in an accident on Herstelling Public...

Govt starting property valuation project ahead of budgeted expenditure in breach of FMAA- Ali

Opposition Member of Parliament, Irfaan Ali on Wednesday called out Government for what he said was a violation of the Fiscal Management and Accountability...

CARICOM SG holds talks with Aruba on Associate Membership

Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque met on Wednesday with Prime Minister of Aruba Hon Evelyn Wever-Croes on Associate Membership in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) for...

Bandits abandon car after high speed chase with Police

A black Toyota Allion motorcar with registration plate PSS 3701 is now in the custody of Police of the “D” Division following a high...

Infant electrocuted in Berbice

A five-month-old infant was on Tuesday electrocuted at his Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) home. Dead is Mason Cush of Corentyne, Berbice. According to reports received, the...

More sugar workers to be terminated, says GAWU

While Wales cane harvesters have started to receive their severance pay, other workers are expected to be laid off in the coming weeks leading...

Vendor granted $50,000 bail over alleged possession of ecstacy

A vendor was on Wednesday taken before the Court of Law after she was found in possession of a small quantity of ecstasy last...

Port Kaituma miner charged for robbery, B&E

A Port Kaituma miner found himself before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on Wednesday charged for committing robbery with violence and breaking and entering a...

St Kitts Opposition files no confidence motion against Government

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — Opposition Leader Dr Denzil Douglas has filed a motion of no confidence against Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris, whom...

Ogle accident: Relatives of victims dissatisfied with Police investigation; call for thorough probe

The families of the two boys, who lost their lives last weekend after a motor jeep crashed into their motorcycle, have registerred their dissatisfaction...