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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Urling divided on ‘tax free’ Budget; desired drop in corporate taxes, PAYE

  By Kurt Campbell – More incentives that would have increased consumer spending and provide savings for the private sector to reinvest into the economy,...

GCCI criticizes annual subvention to GuySuCo; says underperforming estates should be sold

  By Kurt Campbell – Outgoing President of the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) Clinton Urling, while delivering a comprehensive overview of the...

Clinton Urling’s Presidency of GCCI ends – ‘it was a great two years’

By Kurt Campbell – Clinton Urling’s presidency of the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) will come to an end today (Thursday, March...

UG gets EU funds to provide renewable energy courses

  - The University of Guyana in partnership with the Anton de Kom University of Suriname and the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium...

Pre – Feasibility study of Hydropower in Mazaruni to begin in April; Residents assured...

By Fareeza Haniff – Guyana and Brazil have embarked on a pre – feasibility study of the Upper and Middle Mazaruni areas to determine...

Tourism Sector affected by non – passage of AML Bill – Min Ali

– Guyana’s Tourism Sector is already being affected by the country’s non – passage of the Anti – Money Laundering and Countering the...

GOG, CDB launch US$34.2M road project; West Coast Demerara vendors to be removed

By Kurt Campbell - Thirty one kilometers of road from Vreed – En – Hoop to Hydronie, East Bank Essequibo will soon benefit from...

March 24 – Budget Day!

  - Finance Minister, Dr. Ashni Singh, will present Budget 2014 in the National Assembly on Monday, March 24. The official announcement was made on...

Copa Airlines begins hiring process; Sales Manager among other positions to be filled by...

- Copa Airlines has started to receive applications from prospective Guyanese employees for several positions it will create locally.   According to a press...

Commerce Minister hints at regulating cellphone shops

  – Commerce Minister, Irfaan Ali is urging consumers to have a better understanding of their rights, as Guyana joined the rest of the...

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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. ...