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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Consultations on increasing UG’s Tuition fees to commence tomorrow

By Tracey Khan - Drakes - The University of Guyana will officially begin its four day consultation tomorrow with students as it tries...

National Conversation on a ‘clean Guyana’ begins  

By Tracey Khan – Drakes - The national conversation on a clean Guyana began today (June, 21), at the Sophia Exhibition site and saw...

GCCI launches 5th edition of Business Magazine

  By Kurt Campbell - The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI), last evening (Friday, June 20) launched the 5th edition of its Business...

Natural Resources Ministry says it is not responsible for Bai Shan Lin Company

– The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment has cleared the air on recent reports surrounding the Bai Shan Lin Company. A local...

Biodiversity assessment on Kaieteur National Park completed; Preliminary findings revealed

 By Tracey Khan – Drakes - The Preliminary findings of two assessments were today presented to stakeholders by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF)...

“Guyana unequivocally opposes acts of discrimination”- Minister Ali tells OIC

- Housing Minister Irfaan Ali has reminded that international peace and security must be of paramount importance to all even as he urged...

Insel Air secures smooth touchdown at CJIA

  By Kurt Campbell - Insel Air's jet - MD80 - along with its pilot braved the rain and secured a smooth landing at the...

NCN fires Admin Officer over alleged dishonesty; Poor performance

By Leroy Smith - Administrative Officer of the National Communications Network (NCN) Inc. Angulie Paruag was dismissed from the Company for poor performance and...

MOE to withhold CSEC results for failure to return textbooks

- The Ministry of Education is placing all students who wrote the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations and their parents and guardians on...

GGB restates commitment to ensuring legal mining, declaration

  - The Guyana Gold Board says it has noted the accusations made by the Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) surrounding the...

Recent Articles

OPINION: The parallels of Guyana and Suriname elections

The following is an opinion piece by Dr Tara Singh The elections’ events unfolding in Guyana as well as in Suriname have cast on to...

COVID-19 cases remain at 139; authorities concerned about persons’ “callous attitude”

As of today, Guyana's COVID-19 deaths remain at eleven 11 and the number of confirmed remains at 139. To date, the total number of persons...

51 vendors fined $5000 each for not wearing face mask

The Georgetown Mayor City Council (M&CC) is stepping up efforts to ensure that vendors comply with the necessary measures to contain the spread of...

Port Mourant Hospital to begin taking samples for COVID-19 tests

A mobile testing unit has been established in the compound of the Port Mourant Hospital and it will become the first facility in Region...

COVID-19 Advisory for Guyanese stranded overseas

Following a special meeting last Friday, the National COVID-19 Task Force announced that within the controlled re-entry policy, the Task Force has approved the...

Coronavirus spreads in Brazil’s oilfields, as six offshore operators register cases

Norway’s Equinor ASA (EQNR.OL), Brazil’s Dommo Energia SA (DMMO3.SA) and Anglo-French firm Perenco are among at least six oil producers that have registered coronavirus...

West Indies Test players resume training in Barbados

Members of the West Indies Test team have returned to training in small groups at Kensington Oval. After an extended period away from the...

Uitvlugt factory workers protest working hours, outstanding leave

See full statement from GAWU The overwhelmingly majority of the workers attached to the Uitvlugt factory this morning (May 27, 2020) downed tools to express...

GRA reflects on Khurshid Sattaur’s “sterling contribution” to tax administration in Guyana

Full statement from the GRA Management and staff of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) are deeply saddened by the news of the passing of former...

WHO says the Americas are new epicenter of COVID-19

The Americas have emerged as the new epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a Tuesday briefing, as a...