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Ali chides business community for not supporting trade expo

Tourism Minister , Irfaan Ali has lashed out at some sections of the business community in Guyana for not supporting the Trade and Tourism...

US$7.1M Basic Needs Trust Fund launched

The US$7.1 million seventh cycle of the basic needs trust fund was today launched in the presence of the Caribbean Development Bank President and...

Two day investment conference gets underway

A two day, Guyana investment conference opened today with the goal of maximising opportunities for investment here.   Over this period it is expected that stakeholders...

Breaking News: Ron Webster retains Chairmanship of PSC by landslide

Information just reaching iNews has stated that Ron Webster has been re – elected as Chairman of the Private Sector Commission . Running against Webster...

DFID to provide 1.3M pounds to agri diversification

The Department for International Development (DFID) will be providing 1.3 million pounds to support agricultural diversification and export promotion in Guyana. The Ministry of Agriculture,...

Germany Boosts support for Guyana’s Protected Areas management

Germany continues to recognise Guyana for its advancement in its efforts to boost protected areas management which has resulted in the Ministry of Natural...

Mon Repos Market vendors in uproar

Vendors of the Mon Repos market on the East Coast of Demerara are currently in uproar over reports that the market will have to...

Small Businesses need to persevere – Finance Minister

Government has reiterated its support to small business development through sound macroeconomic policies. However, the onus is on entrepreneurs to do their part to...

PSC slams Gov’t over non – consultation on new national minimum wage

Although the Private Sector Commission welcomed the new national minimum wage of $35,000 per month, the Commission expressed its disappointment that government did...

Turkey willing to support social responsibility projects in Guyana

The Turkish Government is forging ahead with its diplomatic agenda, seeking Guyana’s support as it builds partnerships at the bilateral and multilateral levels amidst...

Recent Articles

Suspect in Eccles execution-style killing arrested in private hospital

One of the alleged perpetrators who shot and killed a young father execution-style on Tuesday night in the vicinity of the two Brothers Service...

No-confidence cases: Submissions filed in the High Court

The various parties in the legal challenges relating to the no-confidence vote have filed and sent out their submissions to the High Court. In one,...

Letter: If GECOM cannot cope then the staff should be replaced

Dear Editor, I want to throw this out there - does it make sense that on one hand the constitution, which is the supreme law...

Four dead in clashes ahead of Venezuela protests

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — At least four people have died following overnight clashes ahead of Wednesday's rival protests in Venezuela by supporters and opponents...

Miner accused of fraud gets bail

A miner found himself before the Court on Wednesday after he allegedly failed to return funds obtained following the sale of car parts to...

West Indies bat first at Bridgetown as England leave out Stuart Broad

ESPNcricinfo- West Indies won the toss and chose to bat on the opening day of the first Test against England in Barbados. England have selected...

PPP/C presidential candidate on the move, begins outreach in Berbice

Newly elected People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) presidential candidate, Irfaan Ali travelled to Berbice, on Tuesday, where he was given a resounding welcome as he...

Man executed in Eccles

A man was on Tuesday evening gunned down in the vicinity of the Two Brothers Service Station, Eccles, East Bank Demerara (EBD) by two...

EYEWITNESS: Dragging their feet…

…but digging their grave It was a bit surprising the PNC’s still insisting the elections be dragged out – via their unilaterally appointed GECOM Chair,...

CCAC preparing legislation to protect rights of customers who shop online

With the use of online shopping vastly expanding, the Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission (CCAC) has taken up the task of expanding its mandate...