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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Businesses compliant with new national minimum wage – Labour Minister

Labour Minister, Dr. Nanda Gopaul reported that to date all business are compliant with the new national minimum wage order. During an interview today, Dr...

Agri Ministry wants to increase rice, paddy shipment to Venezuela

Discussions are being held with Venezuelan Rice officials to have the amount of rice and paddy being shipped into that country increased. This is according...

Finance Minister peeved at Opposition for leaking confidential information on Amaila Project

Minister of Finance, Dr. Ashni Singh has expressed his displeasure that “confidential information” on the Amaila Falls Hydro Project, which was only provided to...

Delay in fuel shipment results in shortage at Gas Stations

iNews visited some Gas stations in the City today and was told that they are still experiencing a shortage of gas Retailer at Rubis’s Vlissengen...

Berbice Expo opens

“Raising our Standards, Enhancing our Competitiveness” is the theme for the ninth annual Berbice Expo which opened on Friday evening with one objective in...

Guyana touted as the answer, as Caribbean Food Import Bill spikes

(AP) - A Caribbean trade bloc released a report Saturday that warns the region's food import bill is increasing at a rate of 7...

China Set to Build Its Way Past U.S.

The Wall Street Journal - After decades of blistering construction, China could overtake the U.S. as the world’s wealthiest nation in terms of built...

Labour Ministry to inspect businesses for compliance of minimum wage

The Ministry of Labour is slated to inspect businesses for compliance to the new national minimum wage order. In an invited comment today, Labour Minister...

New restaurant to open doors to public on Thursday

Footsteps United Centre at Camp and Regent Streets today introduced the media to their new addition of Restaurant and Bar, which is located on...

Guyana, EU advance negotiations on Forest Law Enforcement Governance, Trade

Guyana’s National Technical Working Group (NTWG) has been involved in technical meetings and the second round of negotiations with representatives from the European Union...

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...