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Thursday, July 18, 2019

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...

Private sector companies not doing enough for employees – iNews’ Poll

– Local Private Sector companies are being urged to do more to improve the working conditions of employees. During iNews’ weekly poll for the...

PSC Chairman, Ronald Webster dies

  By Fareeza Haniff – Private Sector Commission (PSC) members were thrown into a state of shock this morning (Sunday, April 27) upon learning of...

Recent Articles

Higher standards needed for persons seeking to become teachers – BVI Minister

By: Davina Ramdass  As CARICOM embarks on an initiative to review existing teaching standards, a recommendation has been made for there to be a higher...

“Pepper spray saved my life” – survivor of Norton St. shooting

By: Kizzy Coleman For two years, she suffered severe beatings at the hands of a man she truly loved and wanted to please. She was battered...

AmCham Guyana says companies must be held accountable for damage to environment

The need for companies to make an effort to reduce their carbon footprint, observe health and safety policies, and be held accountable by the...

Guyana and Japan looking to further strengthen bilateral cooperation

Guyana and Japan are looking to further strengthen bilateral cooperation, particularly in the area of energy. This was highlighted on Wednesday morning when President David...

Opposition finds Alves, La Bennet as “unfavourable” candidates for GECOM Chair

The Opposition did not find favour with Attorney Kesaundra Alves and Justice Claudette La Bennet as nominees for the post of chairperson of the...

Stansted ‘disruptive passenger’: Woman faces £85,000 bill

(BBC) A woman who allegedly caused a flight to be diverted due to "extremely disruptive behaviour" has been given an £85,000 bill by an...

Antigua Government not willing to pay price Barbados wants for its LIAT shares

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has disclosed that the US$44 million price Barbados was asking for its LIAT shares was too steep, insisting that while...

Mechanic remanded for possession of high-powered weapon

A 32-year-old motorcycle mechanic was today remanded to prison for the illegal possession of a high-powered weapon. Devon Atkinson, known as “Wild Buck”, of Kitty,...

21-Y-O charged for robbing, shooting Kristian Jeffery

A 21-year-old resident of Alberttown, Georgetown was today charged for the shooting and robbing of motor racer, Kristian Jeffery who was attacked by a...

Top Cop signals intention to replace SOCU Head

Police Commissioner Leslie James has signaled the administration’s intention to replace Sydney James as the Head of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU). “Later on,...