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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Patrick Harding re – elected as GGDMA President

Following a voting session yesterday, Patrick Harding has been re – elected as the President of the Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association ,...

Ali chides business community for not supporting trade expo

Tourism Minister , Irfaan Ali has lashed out at some sections of the business community in Guyana for not supporting the Trade and Tourism...

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...

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…from PNC’s nonsense Your Eyewitness still can’t get over the PNC’s barefacedness on our Constitution over the consequences of the NCM. And it’s not that...

Father, son remanded for armed robbery

A father and son were today remanded to prison on an armed robbery charge. Richard Edwards, 48, and his son, Imran Ali, 20, pleaded not...

Man jailed 2 years over 20 grams of marijuana

A 26-year-old man was Wednesday sentenced to two years in jail for having 20 grams of marijuana in his possession. Darren Sears pleaded guilty to...

Rain provides soggy ending to WI Women tour of England

Rain reigned supreme in the final match of the Vitality T20 International series between the West Indies Women and England Women, preventing a single...

PAHO launches online course to address alcohol use in pregnancy

(CMC) The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO), worried that the rates of alcohol disorders among women are higher in the region of the Americas...

Govt begins Budget 2020 preparation

The coalition government – which was toppled by a no-confidence motion since last year – has begun preparing for the 2020 National Budget. Finance Circular...

Essequibo Coast man critical after hit-and-run accident

A 44-year-old man is now battling for his life after he was struck down by a speeding motorcar at Queenstown Village, Essequibo Coast at...

Opposition Leader says willing to meet President anytime, and daily to chart way forward

In wake of the landmark decisions by the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), which declared that the Government was toppled by a No-Confidence Motion,...

Albouystown man jailed for stabbing girlfriend during argument

A man, who was charged in February and was granted $80,000 bail for stabbing his girlfriend during an argument was on Tuesday sentenced to...

Linden man slapped with wounding charge

A 32-year-old man, who allegedly wounded another during an argument over missing belongings, was granted bail at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on Tuesday. Dillon Lester,...