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Friday, November 15, 2019

2AM shut down of bars, nightclubs is for citizens’ safety – Ramjattan

– In his first public statement since his decision to enforce an archaic law to close down bars and nightclubs at 2:00hrs, Vice...

GWI concerned about verbal abuse towards meter readers

– The Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) has noted with alarm an increase in incidents involving the verbal abuse and threats of violence towards...

Dr Clive Thomas appointed Chairman of GuySuCo

– The APNU+AFC government has appointed Dr Clive Thomas to be the Chairman of the ailing Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo), replacing Shaik Baksh. Dr...

Rice Development Board gets new Chairman

- A new Board of Directors of the Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB) has been appointed to guide the agency over the coming...

President Granger pushes for lower production costs, new markets for rice

By Jomo Paul - President David Granger is urging stakeholders in Guyana's vast rice industry to pursue lower production costs and new markets...

Miners cry out as gold price slumps

– Gold miners say they want an opportunity to prosper and not bailout from financial ruin. A press statement noted that the Guyana...

President Granger to address National Rice Farmers & Millers conference

- President David Granger is expected to address paddy farmers and rice millers on the way forward for the industry at the opening...

62 officers died on duty in history of Guyana Police Force

– Vice President responsible for Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan has revealed that in the 175-year history of the Guyana Police Force, some 62...

Minister Trotman seeks UNDP’s assistance in oil and gas industry

- The United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Assistant Administrator and Director for the Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean, Ms. Jessica...

More vehicles, radio sets needed in police ‘B’ Division

- Presidential Advisor on National Security, Brigadier Edward Collins is in support of the decision taken by the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) to...

Recent Articles

President meets IDB team on strengthening capacity of Energy Department

President David Granger, who also has oversight of the Department of Energy, this morning, met with a team from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB),...

State benefit from money laundering and state asset recovery training

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) in collaboration with the Guyana Police Force's Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) on Wednesday commenced...

Aeronautical school trainees educated on aviation safety

To allow first and second-year students of the Art Williams & Harry Wendt Aeronautical School to explore the diversification of the aviation sector, a...

Tyre build-up a major challenge at Haags Bosch Landfill

Officials at the Haags Bosch Landfill are struggling to overcome a major challenge; a buildup of waste tyres at the facility, which is creating...

Joseph Harmon formally gives up US citizenship

Director General at the Ministry of the Presidency, Joseph Harmon, has announced that his US citizenship has been officially being renounced, a move which...

Eastern Airlines to post US$450,000 bond before commencing operations

Eastern Airline LLC, which emerged from bankruptcy in 2018 from Dynamic International Airways who previously owned the rights to the name and logo, will...

Man jailed for destroying sisters’ groceries

A 40-year-old man was on Wednesday slapped with two charges for damage to property and disorderly behaviour and appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts. Edward...

Public servants receive salary increases – Govt

…erosion of household wealth, disposable income cannot be addressed with this small increase – Irfaan Ali …15,000 to be fired in phased period – Winston...

“Drag race” leaves 2 dead in Port Kaituma

A driver and his female passenger are now dead after the car in which they were travelling slammed into an approaching fuel truck during...

Anna Regina Multilateral School dormitory out of food

…106 children affected One hundred and six students being accommodated at the Anna Regina Multilateral Secondary School dormitory have been affected as the entity’s kitchen...