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Friday, August 14, 2020

120 employees on the breadline as GTT restructures

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT), has today announced that 120 positions in its company would be made redundant over the next 12...

LETTER: Judge Chang made a wise ruling mandating a referendum on Constitutional changes

Dear Editor, This has reference to a recent news item on the Privy Council Brexit ruling by the UK Supreme Court.  In the UK, there...

Parking meter deal will have repercussions for future generations if not rescinded -TIGI

The Transparency Institute Guyana Inc (TIGI) has issued a strongly worded statement against the controversial parking meter project- calling for the deal to be...

AFC Councillor, father in custody for death of alleged Good Hope thief

By Ramona Luthi Two persons are now in custody regarding the death of an alleged thief yesterday afternoon at Good Hope, East Bank Essequibo. Police...

Two radio journalists shot dead mid-broadcast in Dominican Republic

(BBC) Three men have been arrested after two journalists were killed during a live radio broadcast in the Dominican Republic. One of the journalists was...

Potaro man remanded on attempted murder charge

A Region Eight (Potaro-Siparuni) miner was remanded to prison on a charge of attempted murder when he faced Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan at the...

Caricom boss says negotiations on Arrest Warrant Treaty, Assets Recovery progressing

While there is no guarantee that the legal instruments, the Arrest Warrant Treaty and the Assets Recovery programme will be adopted anytime soon, the...

Wismar teen remanded for assault, robbery under arms

A 17-year-old was remanded to prison by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts to answer to a charge...

Jagdeo flays Govt on ‘atrocious record’ with local authority bodies

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo opined that while the Government can be given credit for the holding of Local Government Elections, it cannot boast of...

Former AG mounts legal challenge against VAT amendments

A legal challenge has been launched against the Value Added Tax (VAT) Act Chapter 81:05 amendments of 2017. The writ, which was filed by...

Recent Articles

Lowenfield returns to court

Chief Elections Officer Keith Lowenfield has returned to the Georgetown Magistrates' Court where he is currently facing private criminal charges for conspiring to commit...

Teen kills brother-in-law; stabs sisters & children

Police are on the hunt for a teenager who on Thursday afternoon stabbed his brother-in-law to death, and wounded his sisters along with three...

Health Ministry weighing options to allow for self-quarantine/isolation

Notwithstanding the significant impact COVID-19 has on the lives of Guyanese, newly-appointed Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony, today, said his Ministry is currently...

Agriculture Ministry working to lift US catfish ban

Agriculture Minister, Zulfikar Mustapha has committed towards lifting the US-imposed catfish ban, which was instituted against Guyana in early 2018 under the Granger-led administration. He...

New Govt reviewing APNU/AFC’s “phased reopening” plan

The new PPP/C Administration is currently reviewing the criteria for reopening of the country. Under the previous APNU/AFC Administration, there were four phased re-openings. The...

Guyana can become 4th largest oil producer in Latin America – expert

Guyana is tipped to become one of the largest and most promising non-OPEC oil producers in the world and could encroach on certain markets...

UK Ambassador tests negative for Covid-19

Following the announcement that the Hugh Todd, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, had tested positive for COVID-19 the British High Commissioner, HE...

Tourism Minister tests positive for COVID-19; President, PM, VP & other Cabinet members test...

Minister of Tourism, Commerce and Industry Oneidge Walrond Allicock has tested positive for COVID-19. She has since been placed into self isolation. Minister of Health Dr...

Harmon terminated as Director General of MotP; earned $900,000 per month plus benefits

Senior Member of the APNU/AFC Coalition Joseph Harmon was earning $900,000 per month plus benefits as Director General of the Ministry of the Presidency. The...

PM Modi of India congratulates President Ali

Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi has extended congratulations to President Dr Irfaan Ali. In a correspondence, PM Modi highlighted that Guyana and India enjoy...