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Thursday, July 18, 2019

Local Government Elections still in limbo

– Minister of Local Government and Regional Development, Ganga Persaud says that he will not announce a date for the holding of local government...

Search commences for Guyana’s Next Top Model

By Kurt Campbell - Sixteen gals and boys from across Guyana last evening commenced the eight week journey of vying to become the first...

GRA chastise Banks for lack of cooperation with Mortgage Interest Relief Scheme

- The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) says it is dissatisfied with the level of corporation shown by the various banking institutions as it...

Initial assessment puts Harbour Bridge damage above $20M

By Leroy Smith - The Demerara Harbour Bridge (DHB) will have to undergo repairs in excess of $20 million and that figure is expected...

Govt. offers no objection to $170M for One Mile Primary School reconstruction

- Almost two years after the One Mile Primary School was set ablaze by suspected arsonist and Lindeners launched the “One Mile Primary...

Sea defence works at Mahaica 80% complete – Works Ministry

- The undermining sea defence works that are currently underway at Mosquito Hall/Lancaster, Mahaica is 80 percent completed with staff from the Ministry’s...

GPL promises improved provision, quality electricity

- During 2014, major overhauls are scheduled on 11 of the 13 Wartsila operated and maintained units at the Guyana Power and Light...

Acting CJs should be confirmed in positions; public application process absurd – Dr. Luncheon

– Cabinet Secretary Dr. Roger Luncheon on Wednesday (January 8) reiterated calls for acting Chancellor of the Judiciary Justice Carl Singh and acting...

GGMC needs leadership and a Commissioner to be appointed – Tony Shields

By Kurt Campbell – Former Executive Director of the Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) Edward ‘Tony’ Shields has reiterated the call for...

Demerara Harbour Bridge can last another 20 years – Adams

–  General Manager of the Demerara Harbour Bridge (DHB) Rawlston Adams has revealed that the Harbour Bridge could last for another twenty years...

Recent Articles

Higher standards needed for persons seeking to become teachers – BVI Minister

By: Davina Ramdass  As CARICOM embarks on an initiative to review existing teaching standards, a recommendation has been made for there to be a higher...

“Pepper spray saved my life” – survivor of Norton St. shooting

By: Kizzy Coleman For two years, she suffered severe beatings at the hands of a man she truly loved and wanted to please. She was battered...

AmCham Guyana says companies must be held accountable for damage to environment

The need for companies to make an effort to reduce their carbon footprint, observe health and safety policies, and be held accountable by the...

Guyana and Japan looking to further strengthen bilateral cooperation

Guyana and Japan are looking to further strengthen bilateral cooperation, particularly in the area of energy. This was highlighted on Wednesday morning when President David...

Opposition finds Alves, La Bennet as “unfavourable” candidates for GECOM Chair

The Opposition did not find favour with Attorney Kesaundra Alves and Justice Claudette La Bennet as nominees for the post of chairperson of the...

Stansted ‘disruptive passenger’: Woman faces £85,000 bill

(BBC) A woman who allegedly caused a flight to be diverted due to "extremely disruptive behaviour" has been given an £85,000 bill by an...

Antigua Government not willing to pay price Barbados wants for its LIAT shares

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has disclosed that the US$44 million price Barbados was asking for its LIAT shares was too steep, insisting that while...

Mechanic remanded for possession of high-powered weapon

A 32-year-old motorcycle mechanic was today remanded to prison for the illegal possession of a high-powered weapon. Devon Atkinson, known as “Wild Buck”, of Kitty,...

21-Y-O charged for robbing, shooting Kristian Jeffery

A 21-year-old resident of Alberttown, Georgetown was today charged for the shooting and robbing of motor racer, Kristian Jeffery who was attacked by a...

Top Cop signals intention to replace SOCU Head

Police Commissioner Leslie James has signaled the administration’s intention to replace Sydney James as the Head of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU). “Later on,...