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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Construction of ‘Petting Zoo’ moving apace

By Kurt Campbell – Construction on the first ever ‘petting zoo’ in Guyana has commenced and is moving apace. While on a visit to the...

UG gets US$10M for lab rehabilitation, curriculum reform

By Kurt Campbell   – The University of Guyana (UG) will soon commence civil works on 14 labs and will institute reform to the curriculum...

Guyana, Norway to lead UN process on Financing for Development

- The Permanent Representatives of Guyana and Norway have been appointed by the President of the United Nations General Assembly to lead a...

US Embassy, PSC among organisations reiterate call for Local Gov’t Elections

– A number of organisations in Guyana is calling on A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), the Alliance For Change (AFC) and the...

Private Sector to profit from additional Japanese grant aid

By Kurt Campbell – The Guyana Government on Monday (March 3) received an additional grant aid of US$2.9M from the Government of Japan,...

Guyana welcomes more Chinese investors, Shipyard opens in Coverden

– Head of State, Donald Ramotar welcomed more Chinese investors into the country, as he officially opened a Chinese owned Zhanghao Shipyard in...

CCJ facilitates judicial workshop in Guyana

- The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) is now sitting in Georgetown, Guyana for the first time and is housed in the conference...

GBTI embarks on initiative to increase lending to small and media enterprises

By Kurt Campbell – The Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) has partnered with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to strengthen its risk...

Non-passage of Anti- Money Laundering Bill drives up exchange rates

– Guyana’s foreign exchange rate has increased as a result of the non – passage of the Anti – Money Laundering and Countering the...

Haiti, Guyana to Lead Caribbean Economic Growth in 2014: Report

- The United Nations released its annual World Economic Situation and Prospects report this week, which projects GDP growth across Latin America and...

Recent Articles

Minister Keith Scott’s bodyguard shot during attempted robbery

Junior Minister of Social Protection Keith Scott's bodyguard was this morning shot during an attempted robbery. The incident occurred at around 06:30hrs at Market Street,...

CPL tickets now on sale

Guyanese Cricket fans today ensured that they would not miss out on the action at this year’s Biggest Party in Sport, as they copped...

Soesdyke man to face High Court trial for alleged murder of teen

Twenty-two-year-old Rickland Bovell of Swan Village, Linden/Soesdyke Highway, was committed to stand High Court trial for the murder of David Toney, 18, during an...

Berbice biker dies after crashing into pedestrian

A 24-year-old man of Bath Settlement Village lost his life following an accident last night at the Number 40 Village Public Road, West Coast...

Guyana’s Rajendra Chandrika stars in Canada with impressive century

Former West Indies batsman Rajendra Chandrika recently slammed a brilliant century for Vikings Cricket Club in the 2019 Toronto and District Cricket Association’s ‘Super9’...

LETTER: GECOM should stop this charade and move into elections mode

Dear Editor, The rule of law is the foundation upon which modern civilisation rests. In its absence, anarchy prevails! Dictators are born when those in authority...

UK Govt says freedom of movement ‘will end’ after Brexit

(BBC) The UK government has said rules allowing EU nationals to live and work freely in the UK will end in the event of...

Govt taxation strangles struggling economy – Ali

… cites higher income and trade taxes Despite an economy in which the traditional productive sectors have struggled, the 2019 Mid-year report shows that tax...

NIS in $748.4M half year deficit

– loss of more than 20,000 jobs major contributing factor As a result of more than 20,000 persons from various sectors including the sugar industry...

British envoy urges Chevening scholars to return and serve their country

Eleven Guyanese will soon be departing Guyana’s shores for studies in the United Kingdom (UK) after they were selected for the Chevening scholarship this...