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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Demerara Bank hopes to open two more Branches; Drive for Live Promotion Launched

  - Chief Executive Officer of Demerara Bank Limited Pravinchandra Dave on Saturday (May 03) announced that the Bank is eyeing the establishment two...

GT&T registers concerns with aspects of Telecoms Bill

- Chief Executive Officer of the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph (GT&T) Company, R.K Sharma reiterated that the entity is fully open and welcomes...

GT&T, UG ink $60M MoU

  - The University of Guyana (UG) will have $60 million to spend over a three year period with a yearly disbursement of $20M. The...

GRA set to rake in $135.3 billion in taxes for 2014

  - The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) has its sights set on collecting $135.3 billion in taxes for the 2014 fiscal period, Commissioner General...

New PAC Office commissioned; to also house Litter Wardens

By Kurt Campbell - A new Protected Areas Commission (PAC)  building is complete and ready for occupancy and was commissioned on Tuesday evening (April...

Book of Condolences opened for Ron Webster

– A book of condolences has been opened for the late Chairman of the Private Sector Commission (PSC), Ronald Webster at the PSC’s...

Prime Minister pleased with investment, progress of Aurora Gold Mines

- Prime Minister Samuel Hinds at the weekend visited the Guyana Gold Fields project, the Aurora Gold Mines located in the north-west of...

Another TravelSpan aircraft to begin plying Georgetown/New York route

-  TravelSpan has announced that a 767/300 aircraft will complement the current aircraft plying the Georgetown route to back up and support the...

U.S. Embassy to host ‘Visa Fair’ for Guyanese

  - The U.S. Embassy in Georgetown will hold a Visa Fair on Saturday, May 3 on Main and Bentick streets from 10:00 a.m....

Webster will be remembered as a genuine partner in national development- President

- President Donald Ramotar has offered condolences to the family and friends of the late Chairman of the Private Sector Commission (PSC) Ronald...

Recent Articles

Deadly landslide hits Colombian town

At least 17 people have been killed by a landslide on Sunday in south-western Colombia, officials say. Five others were injured and several houses destroyed...

Billionaire brother “arrested in Algeria”

Four billionaire brothers with links to ousted Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika have been detained by police, state TV reports. They are being held over...

Sri Lanka attacks “linked to foreign network”

A wave of bombings that killed 290 people in Sri Lanka on Sunday was carried out with the support of an international network, officials...

Previous attempts to audit UG’s finances faced staunch resistance – auditor

The announcement that an audit will be conducted into the University of Guyana (UG) is a welcome one for anti-corruption advocate Christopher Ram, who...

Uncle in custody for allegedly raping 8-year-old niece

A 49-year-old man was taken into custody for allegedly raping his 8-year-old niece who was left in his care by her mother. The incident...

Miner executed, another allegedly abducted

One man was reportedly executed while another was allegedly abducted on Sunday evening following an incident at a mining community in Region Seven (Cuyuni...

$1.5B lost to paddy bug infestation in Region 6

…farmers forced to dump paddy Seventeen Berbice, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) rice farmers have been forced to dump their paddy after it was rejected by...

Mother of 3 killed, family injured after being struck by overtaking truck

A mother of three was on Sunday evening killed while husband and three children sustained injures after they were struck down by a truck...

Miner arrested for rape of 11-year-old

…found with gun, ammo A 27-year-old miner is now in Police custody after he was arrested for the rape of an underage female and was...

Man dies after being pinned under tractor

A 38-year-old man is now dead after being pinned down in a trench when he allegedly lost control of a tractor he was operating. ...