24 C
Georgetown, Guyana
Tuesday, April 23, 2019

PUC receives 161 complaints against GPL during first half of 2013

The Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has received 270 complaints for the first half of this year with the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) taking...

Destination Guyana gaining impetus

- A mere decade ago, it was practically non-existent; today Guyana boasts a thriving tourism sector, with tremendous potential and with some aspects...

‘People of Guyana need to decide if they want Amaila Falls Project’ – Sithe...

As the Amaila Falls debacle continues, President of Sithe Global Brian Kubeck says that the people of the country need to make a decision...

GPL to downsize staff with introduction of Hydro Power

Should the Amaila Falls Hydro project come on stream not only will consumers save but so too would the Guyana Power and Light Inc...

Businesses compliant with new national minimum wage – Labour Minister

Labour Minister, Dr. Nanda Gopaul reported that to date all business are compliant with the new national minimum wage order. During an interview today, Dr...

Agri Ministry wants to increase rice, paddy shipment to Venezuela

Discussions are being held with Venezuelan Rice officials to have the amount of rice and paddy being shipped into that country increased. This is according...

Finance Minister peeved at Opposition for leaking confidential information on Amaila Project

Minister of Finance, Dr. Ashni Singh has expressed his displeasure that “confidential information” on the Amaila Falls Hydro Project, which was only provided to...

Delay in fuel shipment results in shortage at Gas Stations

iNews visited some Gas stations in the City today and was told that they are still experiencing a shortage of gas Retailer at Rubis’s Vlissengen...

Berbice Expo opens

“Raising our Standards, Enhancing our Competitiveness” is the theme for the ninth annual Berbice Expo which opened on Friday evening with one objective in...

Guyana touted as the answer, as Caribbean Food Import Bill spikes

(AP) - A Caribbean trade bloc released a report Saturday that warns the region's food import bill is increasing at a rate of 7...

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. ...