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Wednesday, May 22, 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

Baby found dead in tub

A nine-month-old baby was yesterday found dead in a tub at his D’Edward Village, Berbice home. Dead is Trevor Albert. His lifeless body was discovered...

22 year old arraigned for ‘White Boy’ murder

A 22-year-old labourer of Diamond Housing Scheme, East Bank Demerara was earlier today arraigned, at the Georgetown Magistrates' Court, for the murder of 20-year-old...

$8.4B owed in taxes to City Hall

The Mayor and City Council (M&CC) on Monday revealed that some $8.4 billion, excluding accrued interest, is owed by taxpayers within the perimeter of...

Maduro proposes early National Assembly vote

Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro has proposed bringing forward next year's election for the opposition-controlled National Assembly. National Assembly President Juan Guaidó dismissed the proposal as...

Task Force established to restructure GFC

As Guyana moves towards a 'green' economy, Cabinet has approved the proposal for the restructuring of the Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC). As such, a Task...

“Gun Youth” gunned down in East La Penitence

An East La Penitence man was on Monday evening gunned down while walking on a dam in the area. The dead man has been identified...

CXC to consider petition for Mathematics resit following breaches

The Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) is to consider a petition call­ing for all stu­dents to re-sit the 2019 CSEC Maths ex­ams fol­low­ing se­ri­ous breach­es...

Handling pressure, not conditions, the challenge at the World Cup – Virat Kohli

India captain Virat Kohli believes handling the pressure "is the most important thing in the World Cup and not necessarily the conditions". He said...

Guyanese killed after motorcycle slams into garbage truck in Queens NY

A Guyanese biker was on Monday evening killed while his friend is rendered critical after the motorcycle on which they were travelling slammed into...

Jailed MPs attend Spain parliament opening

Five Catalan separatist politicians - currently on trial accused of rebellion - have taken their seats in the Spanish parliament under discreet police...