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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

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...

Guyana, Rwanda in discussion to improve Solid Waste Management

At the invitation of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), a team from Guyana headed by Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment, Robert...

Recent Articles

513 complaints made against police in 2018

Some 513 complaints were made against members of the Guyana Police Force last year, according to the Police Complaints Authority Chairman, Justice William Ramlall. The...

Linden Mayor urges constables to be gatekeepers of town

Linden Mayor, Waneka Arrindell has urged members of the Linden Town Constabulary to understand their roles and to be gatekeepers of the town, as...

US Embassy thanks local agencies over extradition of Troy Thomas

The US Embassy in Guyana has thanked several local agencies for their cooperation in having murder accused Troy Anthony Thomas extradited. He is expected to...

Nappi farmer gets 9 years for killing friend

Martin Salvadore, 54, today pleaded guilty to the lesser count of manslaughter when he appeared before Justice Navindra Singh at the Georgetown High Court...

Guyanese man wanted for murder in US extradited

Troy Anthony Thomas, a Guyanese man wanted for murder in the United States of America, has been extradited. Prisons Director Gladwin Samuels confirmed that he...

Over 50% of businesses violate consumer laws – CAU

Some 50% of businesses are violating consumer laws, according to the Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission (CCAC). This is according to findings from a countrywide...

Former Minister calls for probe in CJIA expansion project

Former Public Works Minister under the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C), Robeson Benn, has supported calls for “a full-fledged public investigation” into the controversial Cheddi...

Africanised bees bother Diamond residents

Some residents of Diamond New Housing Scheme are complaining of the prevalence of Africanised bees in the area and the inaction of the Neighbourhood...

Essequibo Coast tomb raided; skeletal remains missing

The tomb of a woman buried in 1994 has been raided and her skeletal remains are missing. The discovery was made a few days ago...

First Lady takes ICT training to Bina Hill Institute

First Lady Sandra Granger on Tuesday morning said that she was pleased to launch the nationally certified programme, the Information and Communication Technology workshop,...