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Thursday, July 18, 2019

Cabinet approves over $40M for generators to Mahdia, expected to ease power woes

By Kurt Campbell – Cabinet has approved $49 Million for the supply of generators to the Mahdia, Port Kaituma Power System. This gesture is expected...

Vergenoegen residents lament deplorable drainage situation

- Residents of Vergenoegen, East Bank Essequibo are suffering from improper drainage in their community, and once again the Neighbourhood Democratic Council is...

Minibus Operators to enforce ‘pay as you enter’ requirement, route 32 gets new fare...

– Minibus Operators are being urged by the united minibus union and the combined Road Transportation Association to enforce the pay as you...

Stakeholders review draft National Policy on Geographic Information; observed to be Govt. bias

By Kurt Campbell – Stakeholders converged in Georgetown on Wednesday (December 4) to review the draft National Policy on Geographic Information and comments...

GNBS to clamp down on business entities with expired goods

- Consumers shopping around the Christmas season tend to get great deals on products from business entities, but very often most of the...

GPL working ‘around the clock’ to complete all maintenance work for Christmas season

- The Guyana Power and Light Inc., (GPL) says that it is scheduled to complete all Transmission and Distribution (T&D) inclusive of Line...

CXC does not encourage students to write 20 subjects – CXC Registrar

– CXC Registrar, Dr. Didacus Jules says that writing 20 subjects is not something that the CXC officials are encouraging, since the Caribbean’s...

Civil Society Experts urges more male involvement to end gender base violence

- Civil society experts are calling for more men to become involved in the response to the escalating pandemic of gender-based violence in...

Consultancy team to be hired to enhance transparency and accountability in extractive industries

- The Government of Guyana through the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment is moving to improve the level of transparency and...

Anna Regina Multilateral School to reopen tomorrow

– Region Two Chairm an Parmanand Persaud has announced that the Anna Regina Multilateral School (ARMS) will be reopened on Wednesday (December 4). The Chairman...

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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,...