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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Gov’t finalising National Budget

Members of Cabinet as well as Non-Cabinet Ministers, today, met at the Ministry of the Presidency to iron-out their 2016 ministerial work programmes, which...

Govt still to empower Regional Chairpersons, deputies as Justice of the Peace

Almost six months have passed since the APNU+AFC coalition has sworn in the Chairpersons and Vice Chairpersons for each region in Guyana, but to...

Shocking statistics on suicide … a leading cause of death in Guyana –...

The following was excerpted from a feature written by former Minister of Health, Dr Leslie Ramsammy on the suicide crisis currently sending shock-waves throughout...

Reputed husband of murdered Mahaica woman confesses…expected to charged soon

Crime Chief Wendell Blanhum, told a section of the media last evening that the reputed husband of 28-year-old Hafeeza Rohoman, has been arrested for...

Businessmen chip in to help ease transportation woes of Berbice students

President David Granger and his Administration yesterday, Friday, January 15, presented the keys to two 30-seater buses for school children to the Region Five,...

Zika virus outbreak in Latin America, Caribbean prompts US travel alert

United States health officials have issued a travel warning for 14 countries and territories in the Caribbean and Latin America where infection with Zika,...

1000 jobs to be created with launch of new call centre in Georgetown

U.S.-based call centre, Teleperformance has officially launched its operations in Guyana on Friday, January 15, during a ceremony at the company’s 51 Camp and...

MISSING TT MOM FOUND DEAD…ex-lover allegedly confesses to murder

Reprinted from Trinidad Express Trinidad and Tobago - The search for Hassina Sarah Khan ended yesterday (Friday January 15) in a gravel track off...

First Lady inducted as Patron of Guyana Foundation – calls on NGOs to...

First Lady Mrs. Sandra Granger has called on the charitable organisation, The Guyana Foundation, and other non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to play a greater role...

Clandestine surveillance of civilians by military authorities an ominous development – GHRA

While acknowledging that politically directed surveillance of civilians by military authorities is an ominous development, the Guyana Human Rights Association (GHRA) believes good governance...

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LETTER: GECOM should stop this charade and move into elections mode

Dear Editor, The rule of law is the foundation upon which modern civilisation rests. In its absence, anarchy prevails! Dictators are born when those in authority...

UK Govt says freedom of movement ‘will end’ after Brexit

(BBC) The UK government has said rules allowing EU nationals to live and work freely in the UK will end in the event of...

Govt taxation strangles struggling economy – Ali

… cites higher income and trade taxes Despite an economy in which the traditional productive sectors have struggled, the 2019 Mid-year report shows that tax...

NIS in $748.4M half year deficit

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British envoy urges Chevening scholars to return and serve their country

Eleven Guyanese will soon be departing Guyana’s shores for studies in the United Kingdom (UK) after they were selected for the Chevening scholarship this...