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Thursday, September 19, 2019

IMF predicts hard times ahead for regional economies

- Countries in the Caribbean are going to experience more hard times, according to a new report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The...

TV, Radio stations receive licenses from Broadcasting Authority

- The Guyana National Broadcasting Authority handed out nine licenses on Friday under the new broadcasting act. MTV Channel 65, Television Guyana Inc, GWTV...

A microscopic view of the Macro -The 10th Parliament

By Kurt Campbell – If ever there was a moment Guyanese were disappointed in their parliamentarians, it would be today. This is not “Kurt...

Guyana receives lowest GDP per capita ranking in CARICOM by World Bank

– Guyana has secured the lowest ranking in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) by GDP per capita in the recently released World Bank World...

GRA begins payout of Mortgage Interest Relief

- The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) has commenced approving Mortgage Interest Relief (MIR) to taxpayers who meet the criteria set out in Section...

GCCI targets private businesses at Customer Service Seminar

- The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) hosted a Customer Service Seminar on Tuesday, October 15, at the Pegasus Hotel which...

Small, medium sized enterprises to access affordable loans as MSE Project launched

- This is one of the initiatives that is being funded by the GRIF which is part of the Norwegian payment to Guyana...

First ‘Vintage Car Exhibition’ held in Guyana

                                                       By Kurt Campbell  - The Demerara Fire & General Insurance Company on Saturday (October 12) hosted Guyana’s first Vintage Car Exhibition. Speaking to iNews, Operations...

Agri Ministry looks for new financing system for farmers

- Agriculture Minister Dr. Leslie Ramsammy says Guyana is working with the regional institutions to open new avenues of financing for farmers. Agriculture financing...

More effort needed for Agriculture to transform economies – Grenada’s Minister

- Grenada’s Minister of Agriculture Roland Bhola says regional governments are aware that they need to put more effort into agriculture if it...

Recent Articles

Taxi Driver nabbed with illegal firearm

A 44-year-old taxi driver was Tuesday morning nabbed with an unlicensed revolver in his possession. Police Headquarters said the discovery was made by an Anti-Crime...

Minibus driver remanded for assaulting police

A 30-year-old minibus driver made his first court appearance at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts where he was slapped with seven charges. Tavid Ahmad appeared before...

Jagdeo says Sept. 18 was ‘red line’ day; calls for decisive action from GECOM...

Exactly three months after the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) validated the December 21, 2018 passage of the No-Confidence Motion (NCM) against the Coalition...

GECOM Chair to advise President on elections tomorrow

Chairperson of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Justice Claudette Singh has committed to advising President David Granger on the entity's readiness to have elections. See...

Guyana’s first E-Library launched at North Georgetown Secondary School

The North Georgetown Secondary School celebrated its 50th anniversary in grand style by launching the country's first e-library, which costs some $10.5M. This innovative project...

Truck driver in fatal Agricola accident charged

Danion Welcome, the driver of the truck involved in the horrific accident at Agricola Public Road, Greater Georgetown, that claimed the life of seven-year-old...

India announces ban on e-cigarettes

(BBC) India's cabinet has announced a ban on the production, import and sale of electronic cigarettes, saying they pose a risk to health. An executive...

CPL 2019: Lewis and Khan guilty of Code of Conduct breach

During Match 14 of the 2019 Hero Caribbean Premier League both Evin Lewis of the St Kitts & Nevis Patriots and Ali Khan of...

Pensioner dies in Corriverton fire

An 85-year-old man perished in a fire at his home at Scottsburg, Corriverton, Region Six. Stanley Brown, an amputee, was trapped in the upper-flat of...

Leopold St. residents start fire to protest killing of man allegedly by police

Residents of Leopold Street, Georgetown this morning took to the street burning objects, protesting the shooting to death of a fellow resident, allegedly by...