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Friday, August 14, 2020

Grant secured for music development

Teachers and students will soon be afforded the opportunity to be trained to create music, using technology. The National School of Music has acquired...

Thompson confident ahead of World Championships

(Jamaica Observer) After a smashing season last year, just the thought of Jamaica’s double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson getting better must be frightening for...

Metric system of measurement needs to be used exclusively- GNBS

The Ministry of Business and the Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS) are urging relevant stakeholders to use the Metric System, which is the...

Jilted husband burns down home after family left over alleged abuse

A Covent Garden family is now counting their losses after the head of the house, reportedly set it alight during the wee hours of...

Private criminal charges to be filed against corrupt APNU/AFC ministers

- Jagdeo warns Opposition Leader Dr Bharrat Jagdeo earlier today stated that the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) intends to file private charges against Ministers...

Jagdeo says reduction of parking meter fees not adequate

maintains call for a scrapping of the controversial, corrupt project In light of the announcement today by the Mayor and Town Clerk that the...

Jagdeo gives incumbent APNU/AFC grade ‘F’ for failing investments, economy, crime

In light of the A Partnership for National Unity/ Alliance for Change (APNU/AFC) celebrating their second anniversary as a coalition tomorrow, the Opposition Leader...

LETTER: GRANGER – Rewrites Grading System

I am flabbergasted that  the President  give himself and the government a Grade A and at the same time his Minister of Finance, defends...

World Bank appoints new Country Director for the Caribbean

Tahseen Sayed Khan is the new Country Director for Caribbean countries. She will be responsible for maintaining a solid partnership with the countries to address their...

Valentine’s Day banned in Pakistan “with immediate effect”

(CNN) The Islamabad High Court in Pakistan's capital issued an order Monday that banned the celebration of Valentine's Day across the country 'with immediate...

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...