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Thursday, July 18, 2019

John Legend, other artistes present for ‘Night of Love’

-  Guyanese will be treated to a spectacular musical concert on Saturday night as John Legend, Beres Hammond and JMC Triveni take to...

Essequibo farmer loses over $3M to floods

 - Heavy and consistent rainfall over the past few days has caused serious flooding of farms in the Cozier Agriculture Scheme, Essequibo Coast. According to...

Gizmos & Gadgets introduces new Gizmos phablet – G110

- Gizmos & Gadgets had introduced a new addition to its branded line of phablets – the G110. The Gizmos G110 is a 7 inch...

Park Vue Hotel set for grand opening on Sunday

– The Park Vue Hotel, located in Farm, East Bank Demerara is scheduled for a grand opening on Sunday, January 5. According to the...

Yesu Persaud hands over reins of DDL to Komal Samaroo; remains advisor to Company

By Kurt Campbell – Following the recent announcement of the retirement of long standing Chairman, Dr. Yesu Persaud by Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL), Dr....

GMSA discredits Kaieteur News article

– Kaieteur News (KN) has come under heavy criticism once more for publishing misinformation. The Guyana Manufacturing and Services association (GMSA), especially members of...

Anna Regina is best performed town in 2013 – Whittaker

By Kurt Campbell – The Town of Anna Regina has been dubbed as the ‘best performed’ municipality for 2013 by Junior Local Government Minister...

Govt. to receive US$1M for solid waste management in GT; Mayor not optimistic

– Local Government and Regional Development Minister Ganga Persaud recently announced that Guyana will receive a grant of US$1M ($200m) in the second...

NIS pension increased to $19,717, insurable earning ceiling now $158, 159

- The National Insurance Scheme (NIS) has increased its minimum pension in wake of the 2013 wages and salary increases in the public...

Vessel Monitoring System up and running

– In an effort to enhance all fisheries surveillance and enforcement capabilities, the Ministry of Agriculture has moved to have Vessel Monitoring Systems...

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,...