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Thursday, July 18, 2019

Investors in Marriott are not being kept secret – PSC Chairman

By Kurt Campbell – President of the Private Sector Commission (PSC) Ronald Webster has assured that the names of his members investing in the...

Young entrepreneurs undergo training

- Twelve young entrepreneurs are being trained to create and sustain their own business ventures. These persons were selected from regions 3, 4 and...

IMF predicts hard times ahead for regional economies

- Countries in the Caribbean are going to experience more hard times, according to a new report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The...

TV, Radio stations receive licenses from Broadcasting Authority

- The Guyana National Broadcasting Authority handed out nine licenses on Friday under the new broadcasting act. MTV Channel 65, Television Guyana Inc, GWTV...

A microscopic view of the Macro -The 10th Parliament

By Kurt Campbell – If ever there was a moment Guyanese were disappointed in their parliamentarians, it would be today. This is not “Kurt...

Guyana receives lowest GDP per capita ranking in CARICOM by World Bank

– Guyana has secured the lowest ranking in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) by GDP per capita in the recently released World Bank World...

GRA begins payout of Mortgage Interest Relief

- The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) has commenced approving Mortgage Interest Relief (MIR) to taxpayers who meet the criteria set out in Section...

GCCI targets private businesses at Customer Service Seminar

- The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) hosted a Customer Service Seminar on Tuesday, October 15, at the Pegasus Hotel which...

Small, medium sized enterprises to access affordable loans as MSE Project launched

- This is one of the initiatives that is being funded by the GRIF which is part of the Norwegian payment to Guyana...

First ‘Vintage Car Exhibition’ held in Guyana

                                                       By Kurt Campbell  - The Demerara Fire & General Insurance Company on Saturday (October 12) hosted Guyana’s first Vintage Car Exhibition. Speaking to iNews, Operations...

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,...