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Govt promises to cut bureaucratic red tape…and offer more support to private businesses

To make Guyana more business-friendly, Finance Minister, Winston Jordan during his 2016 Budget presentation this afternoon in the National Assembly detailed a number of...

$5B set aside for Sheriff Street upgrade – Indian Gov’t to build new road...

The Government has announced that more than $5B will be invested for the “reconstruction” of  Sheriff Street in Georgetown. It also announced that a US$50M...

Gov’t unveils $230B budget – proposed measures include increases in Income Tax threshold,...

Making his second budget speech since the APNU+AFC Government took office, Finance Minister Winston Jordan - just moments ago - announced that this year's...

GuyOil to reduce fuel prices with effect from February 1

Finance Minister, Winston Jordan in his 2016 Budget presentation in the National Assembly this afternoon has announced that with effect from February 1, Guyanese...

Meagre GY$1200 increase for Old Age Pensioners

The APNU+AFC coalition has presented in its 2016 budget, a meagre increase of GY$1200 per person who receives old age pension payments. Previously pensioners benefited...

Two more wanted for Bank of Baroda robbery

The Guyana Police Force (GPF) has issued wanted bulletins for two more persons in connection with the Bank of Baroda (Mon Repos, ECD branch)...

No salary increase for public servants announced in Budget – Gov’t proposes...

  Government, in its presentation of the 2016 Budget this afternoon, said any salary increase for public servants  for this year “has to await the...

Pakistan cricket fan faces 10-year jail term for hoisting India flag

Reprinted from the Indian Express A Pakistani die-hard fan of Indian batsman Virat Kohli is facing up to 10 years imprisonment after being arrested for hoisting the...

U.S. Ambassador, Minister Ally discuss possible social cohesion partnerships

United States Ambassador to Guyana, Mr. Perry Holloway, this morning, met with Minister of Social Cohesion, Ms. Amna Ally, to explore areas for partnership,...

Pre-feasibility study for new Demerara River Bridge set to begin

The new board for the Demerara Harbour Bridge Inc., (DHB) was constituted on Thursday. At that ceremony at the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, its...

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BREAKING: Veteran trade unionist Komal Chand dies

Veteran Guyanese trade unionist and former Peoples Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) parliamentarian Komal Chand died early this morning (Wednesday). Chand was 75 years old. According to information...

Bandit shot during attempted robbery at Campbellville

A bandit has been shot and is now in police custody following an attempted robbery at Seaforth Street, Campbellville, Georgetown. INews understands that another perpetrator...

Giftland aiding COVID-19 fight with donation of 20 cases of gloves to GPHC

The FoodMaxx Supermarket, a member of the Giftland Group of Companies, today, donated two thousand, eight hundred and eighty (2,880) pairs of gloves to...

Way cleared for private labs in T&T to start testing for COVID-19; Guyana yet...

Private medical laboratories across Trinidad and Tobago are now being encouraged to begin performing tests for the coronavirus (COVID-19), but Guyana, with daily rising...

BREAKING: Guyana’s COVID-19 cases climb to 33

There are now 33 cases of COVID-19 in Guyana, authorities have announced. The country has also recorded its fifth COVID-19 death. The total number of persons...

Corentyne man dies after bitten during fight with employee

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man who died after being bitten during a fight with one of his employees. Dead...

Patient who showed up with coronavirus symptoms at Mackenzie Hospital transferred to GPHC

The Linden Hospital Complex (LHC) has confirmed that a patient showed up at the Mackenzie Hospital yesterday (Monday) where he demonstrated several respiratory symptoms....

Hotline and ‘safe space’ set up for victims of domestic violence during ‘lockdown’

As Guyanese join the rest of the world in sheltering at home to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, a hotline and safe...

Tourism sector takes beating; several businesses likely to close doors if no financial support...

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a heavy toll on the tourism sector worldwide, Guyana is likely to lose $100 billion this year...

PPP continues countrywide distribution of face masks to contain spread of coronavirus

Presidential Candidate of the People’s Progressive Party/Civic, Dr Irfaan Ali, is leading a team persons to distribute thousands of face masks and other essential...