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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Shipment of rice, paddy to Venezuela to begin soon

  - The long wait to begin the 2014 shipment of paddy and rice to Venezuela is almost over. Guyanese representatives from Guyana Rice...

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...

Recent Articles

New Amsterdam prisoner injured after setting mattress on fire

Committed prisoner Delon Boucher received injuries about his body after he set fire to his mattress located in the Security Block of the New...

“We are quite alarmed” – Trotman on Amazon fires

Guyana’s Natural Resources Minister Raphael Trotman has expressed grave concerns over the record rate at which fires have been affecting the Amazon Rainforest in...

Man remanded for stabbing ex-girlfriend and her new beau

A 48-year-old man, who stabbed his ex-girlfriend and her new companion, was today remanded to prison. Gilbert Thomas of Hururu Mission, Upper Berbice River, was...

Elections can be held by late October – Jagdeo

The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) believes a date in late October is more reasonable for the hosting of early General and Regional Elections. This timeline...

Barbados to abolish immigration/customs forms

(CMC) — Passengers arriving at the Grantley Adams International Airport here will no longer be required to fill out immigration/customs forms, also known as...

Valmiki College for Business and Technology launched

Guyana’s newest tertiary educational institution, the Valmiki College for business and technology, was declared open today as the non-profit institution is now expanded to...

President Granger attends viewing of late Presidential Guard

President David Granger, on Thursday morning, attended the viewing of the body of the late Constable Winston Cooper, former member of the Presidential Guard,...

Civil society group protests again for Govt to respect Guyana’s Constitution

A few members of civil society have staged another protesting, calling on the government to respect the country's constitution. Last week, just a handful of...

FFTP donates 100 beds to public health sector

The local public health sector has received a tremendous boost with the donation of 100 hundred beds from the Food For The Poor Guyana...

‘City Hall cash-strapped’ – Mayor urges residents to settle outstanding rates and taxes

Mayor of Georgetown, Ubraj Narine is appealing to residents in the capital city to pay their rates and taxes so that City Hall, which...