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Private Sector to strengthen trade relations with European countries

  By Tracey Khan – Drakes - Trade between Caricom and European countries are expected to increase tremendously, following the signing of a Memorandum...

GT&T pumps $9M into CIOG to help Orphans

  By Kurt Campbell – The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GT&T), this morning (Thursday, October 2), formalized a three year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)...

Agriculture Month 2014 pays tribute to small farmers

  - Agriculture Month activities began yesterday (Wednesday, October 01) at the Guyana School of Agriculture (GSA) where persons are being trained to take...

E-Networks to deliver high speed broadband using O3b Trunking Solutions

- O3b Networks today announced that E-Networks has signed a multi-year agreement to use O3b’s unique ‘Fiber in the Sky’ satellite network. According to...

Revised Mining Toolkit launched; Minister Persaud optimistic of reduced impact on environment

  By Kurt Campbell – A revised version of the Mining Information Toolkit for Guyana, which was first launched in 2012 was today (Wednesday, October...

Businesses pour money into GuyExpo

- Several sponsors expressed confidence in being able to promote their businesses at GuyExpo as they presented cheques to the Ministry of Tourism...

2013 Auditor General’s report submitted to National Assembly

  By Tracey Khan – Drakes - Auditor General, Deodat Sharma yesterday (September, 30) submitted his 10th report to Speaker of the National Assembly,...

GPL disconnects electricity at UG’s CIT department; UGGS elections could be affected

  By Tracey Khan - Drakes - Electricity to the University of Guyana’s Centre for Information Technology’s (CIT) was disconnected this afternoon, Tuesday, September 30...

Scores denounce open marriage/relationship

  – A poll conducted by iNews found that many persons are not comfortable with the idea of an open marriage/relationship. iNews asked the question:...

US State Department gives US$600,000 to three local NGOs to fight gender based violence

By Kurt Campbell - Grant aids totaling US$600,000 was last evening handed over to three local Non - Governmental Organizations (NGOs) by the United...

Recent Articles

Coalition lawyers urge court to ignore ‘late service’ of election petition as ruling set...

By: Jarryl Bryan  Arguments in the election petitions case continued today, with lawyers for petitioners Monica Thomas and Brennan Nurse urging Chief Justice (ag) Roxane...

Local companies must embrace new ways of doing business – President Ali

President Dr Irfaan Ali has reaffirmed his Government’s commitment to ensure that local businesses are optimally involved in the oil and gas sector. The Head...

Guyana has exceeded target for HIV testing – UNAIDS

World Aids Day will be observed tomorrow, December 1, 2020. In a statement to mark the occasion, UNAIDS said that Guyana has exceeded the...

Man jailed 15 years for raping girl, 14

A 27-year-old man will be spending the next 15 years behind bars for raping a 14-year-old girl. Akeem Wong, 27, also known as, “Ben...

Regional storage facilities to be retrofitted to house COVID-19 vaccines

Regional storage facilities will be retrofitted to house the COVID-19 vaccines once they become available. During Monday’s COVID-19 update, Minister of Health, Dr Frank Anthony...

Govt anticipates new markets for rice in 2021

Minister of Agriculture, Zulfikar Mustapha is confident that Guyana will attract new markets for rice exports as production yields climb.   The Minister said Government...

Some 8,700 persons living with HIV/AIDS in Guyana

Message by Minister of Health Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony For World AIDS Day to be Observed on December 1, 2020 Under the Theme: “Global...

Man commits suicide after chopping woman who objected to his advances to teen daughter

  A 52-year-old man of Parfaite Harmonie, West Bank Demerara (WBD) committed suicide shortly after chopping a woman who had rejected his advances towards her...

6 arrested over robbery at Marcus Bisram’s house

Regional Commander Jairam Ramlakhan has revealed that six persons are in custody as investigations continue into the robbery under arms committed on former murder...

20% of population suffers from mental health issues

By: Rupa Seenaraine An estimated 20% of the country's population suffers from some form of mental illness, says Director of the Mental Health Unit, Dr...