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Saturday, August 17, 2019

Finance Minister concerned Amaila Falls Project will be threatened

Minister of Finance, Dr. Ashni Singh is concerned that the controversial Amaila Falls Project will be at threat, if it is not supported by...

Gov’t to proceed with airport expansion, US$20M already invested

Government intends to go ahead with the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) expansion project in light of the fact that the hefty sum of...

PSC calls on Gov’t to renegotiate contracts

The Private Sector Commission is calling on government to consider renegotiating its contracts that are affected by the implementation of the National Minimum...

Brazil takes important step on Lethem Road, Hydro Project

The governments of Guyana and Brazil have agreed to establish a joint commission on infrastructure development, which will see this this country benefiting from...

Opposition Party gets first hand look at Ogle Airport

Leader of the Opposition Brigadier David Granger along with Shadow Cabinet Ministers from A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) yesterday got an opportunity to...

Police celebrate 174th Anniversary

More than 700 police ranks yesterday marched through several streets in Georgetown in observance of the Force’s 174th Anniversary that culminated with an address...

Guyana gets US$7.3M from CDF

Guyana and the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) on Saturday July 6 signed a country assistance programme agreement that will inject US$7.32M into Guyana’s agriculture...

‘Time to de-stigmatize agriculture’ – Ramotar to Caricom

By Radha Motielall President Donald Ramotar is of the view that for agriculture to prosper in this region, it will first need to be de-stigmatized...

Fourth International Building expo set for takeoff

Finishing touches are being made to the exhibits for the fourth International Building and Construction Exposition under the theme, “Consolidating Partnerships for Sustainable Development”...

Education Ministry to produce its own text books

The Government of Guyana through the Ministry of Education is continuing its book distribution drive in the nursery, primary and secondary schools. “I believe the...

Recent Articles

UK Govt denies Russian claim of military base construction in Guyana

Britain’s Defence Ministry on Friday denied the allegations that it was involved in a plot to overthrow the Venezuelan Government using a military base...

Bids received for upgrade of zoo

Guyana’s lone Zoological Park, located within the Botanical Gardens on Vlissengen Road, Georgetown, will soon be upgraded with bids in excess of $5 million...

Virgin Atlantic expresses interest in Guyana

United Kingdom-based Virgin Atlantic Airways is the newest airline to express interest in expanding its service to Georgetown, Guyana. This was revealed by Public Infrastructure...

Rape accused gets six weeks for assaulting minibus conductor     

Senior Magistrate Leron Daly on Friday sentenced 40-year-old Adrian Brandt to six weeks imprisonment after he admitted to assaulting a minibus conductor, causing him...

Trans Guyana Airways introduces new route to Europe

Trans Guyana Airways, in collaboration with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, has introduced a new route to the Amsterdam International Airport Schiphol in the Netherlands. The...

4 arrested, questioned for armed robberies

Four men are now being grilled by the police, for their alleged involvement in several armed robberies committed in various villages in Corentyne, Berbice. The...

US$1.6B land titling/demarcation project commences

The Amerindian Peoples Association (APA), along with its partners, the Indigenous Peoples Affairs Ministry, the National Toshaos’ Council (NTC) and the South Rupununi District...

Burnt 7-year-old opens eyes after first phase of treatment in Texas hospital

Seven-year-old Atiya Shaniya Persaud, who walked out of her burning Mon Repos, East Coast Demerara (ECD) home with third degrees burns over 97% of...

Civil society groups join calls for President, Cabinet to resign

…illegal Govt needs to respect the supreme law of Guyana — protestors A handful of persons representing two civil society groups picketed the Ministry of...

GCAA to get $1.2B headquarters at Providence

With the country’s aviation sector poised to undergo expansive development in the coming years, the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has begun preparing and...