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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Fifty-one unserved areas to get electricity – GPL CEO

Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Guyana Power and Light (GPL), Renford Homer, told the Government Information Agency (GINA) that the power company is...

McDoom fire leaves 12 homeless

By Ramona Luthi At approximately 01:30hrs today, a raging fire completely destroyed three houses at 49-50 Middle Street, McDoom, East Bank Demerara, leaving at least...

Caribbean Airlines launches mobile app

Caribbean Airlines (CAL) has launched a mobile website application which allows customers to book flights, add or update frequent flyer information, add or update...

Matthew reaches hurricane force, one dead in St Vincent

(Reuters) – Tropical Storm Matthew strengthened to a hurricane yesterday after triggering flooding and landslides on eastern Caribbean islands that killed one person, and...

Stone contract ‘a frontal attack’ on the Guyanese Private Sector – says former...

slams Gaskin's disclosure that 300,000 tonnes of stones will be imported from Suriname – bypassing local suppliers for CJIA’s US$150M Expansion Project In an...

Man on $600,000 bail in connection with deadly road accident

Nathan Heyliger was granted $600,000 bail for causing the death of Kuru Kuru resident, Carl Dundas, when he appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan...

2015 Auditor General’s Report to be handed over to House Speaker today …report...

Auditor General Deodat Sharma is expected to hand over the 2015 Auditor General’s Report to Speaker of the National Assembly, Dr Barton Scotland later...

West Indies bowl; Kraigg Brathwaite debuts

West Indies captain Jason Holder called correctly at the toss and opted to bowl against Pakistan in the first ODI in Sharjah. The surface...

Ganja plantation destroyed in Essequibo

-  9 acres of cultivated cannabis (marijuana) with about 8000  plants ranging in heights from one foot to ten feet During a twelve-hour exercise yesterday,...

Teachers’ salary increases separate from GPSU’s – President Granger

President David Granger, today, said that the proposed salary increase, which had been put forward to the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) for 2016,...

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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...