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Saturday, September 19, 2020

GCCI survey reveals shrinking business performance, muted optimism for the economy and persisting corruption

- The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (GCCI) 2014 Attitudinal Survey has revealed that there was shrinking business performance in 2013 and...

Macorp renews MOU with UG; Technology Faculty gets $1.7M

By Kurt Campbell - Macorp on Wednesday (March 12) renewed for the second time a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation between itself and...

Conviasa given green light to increase flights to Guyana

- The Venezuelan state-owned airline, Conviasa, will be increasing its flights to and from Guyana. At a post-Cabinet briefing on Friday, March 7, Presidential...

Southland Int’l launches ‘Color Your Life’ promotion; over $3M in cash and prizes

-   Southland International, the distributor of several alcoholic and non – alcoholic beverages in Guyana on Friday (March 7) launched its countrywide Moussy...

Construction of ‘Petting Zoo’ moving apace

By Kurt Campbell – Construction on the first ever ‘petting zoo’ in Guyana has commenced and is moving apace. While on a visit to the...

UG gets US$10M for lab rehabilitation, curriculum reform

By Kurt Campbell   – The University of Guyana (UG) will soon commence civil works on 14 labs and will institute reform to the curriculum...

Guyana, Norway to lead UN process on Financing for Development

- The Permanent Representatives of Guyana and Norway have been appointed by the President of the United Nations General Assembly to lead a...

US Embassy, PSC among organisations reiterate call for Local Gov’t Elections

– A number of organisations in Guyana is calling on A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), the Alliance For Change (AFC) and the...

Private Sector to profit from additional Japanese grant aid

By Kurt Campbell – The Guyana Government on Monday (March 3) received an additional grant aid of US$2.9M from the Government of Japan,...

Guyana welcomes more Chinese investors, Shipyard opens in Coverden

– Head of State, Donald Ramotar welcomed more Chinese investors into the country, as he officially opened a Chinese owned Zhanghao Shipyard in...

Recent Articles

Ambassador LaRocque, Secretary Pompeo had “fruitful” discussions – CARICOM

Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, had “fruitful discussions” with U.S. Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo, at the CARICOM Secretariat Headquarters,...

23-Y-O killed in hit and run outside Mon Repos home 

A 23-year-old man was killed the morning after celebrating his birthday in a hit and run accident outside his Mon Repos, East Coast Demerara,...

WBD man arrested after breaking another’s leg 

Police are investigating an alleged incident of Inflicting Grievous Bodily Harm committed on 23-year-old Devon Ally, a construction worker of Parfaite Harmonie, W.B.D. The incident...

Water truck driver robbed; 15-Y-O in custody   

A driver/salesman delivering water in Cummings Lodge, Greater Georgetown, was attacked and robbed by three persons. During the robbery, which occurred at about 06:30h on...

2 more COVID-19 deaths recorded; total at 64

The Ministry of Health (MOH) regrettably informs that as of 17:00hrs on September 18, 2020, two other persons who tested positive for the novel...

6 new Learning Channels to be established

Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand says six new learning channels will soon be established to allow students across Guyana to access learning programmes virtually,...

People who earn money must be able to keep it – Jagdeo says PPP/C...

In heavily criticising the previous administration's taxation policy, Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo told the National Assembly on Friday that the new Peoples Progressive Party...

Constitutional reform to be a multi-stakeholder effort – AG

Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Anil Nandlall, today, said the Government intends to keep its manifesto promise on constitutional reform and will...

‘Squandermania at its best’ – Nandlall says of APNU/AFC’s handling of US$8M justice reform...

Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Anil Nandlall, on Friday, blasted the previous APNU/AFC administration for “squandering” millions of dollars on various projects...

Foreign nationals found on illegal aircraft in Guyana charged

Two of the three foreign nationals who were found aboard one of two illegal aircraft which were discovered at Issano, Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) have...