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Friday, December 6, 2019

PSC addresses withdrawal of $60B from commercial banks, economic downturn

– The Private Sector Commission (PSC) is urging that the APNU+AFC administration not withdraw some $60B that has been deposited into commercial banks...

Dr Roopnaraine to head 50th Independence Anniversary Commission

– Cabinet has approved the formation of a National Commemoration Commission, chaired by Education Minister Dr Rupert Roopnaraine and will be responsible for...

Women’s Rights Commissioner, Benschop protest sacking of pregnant city constabularies

By Jomo Paul – Commissioner on the Women and Gender Equality Commission, Nicole Cole was joined by political activist and Leader of the Independent...

Mahdia, nearby villages could be using hydroelectric power by mid 2016

- The community of Tumatumari, home to a defunct 1500 KW hydro power plant, could soon return to the renewable power supply following...

Education Minister wants to rid Grades 2 & 4 of points for NGSA

- The Education Ministry has embarked on a number of outreach programmes aimed at developing a sound education policy that will cut across...

Stipend for RDC Councillors to be increased – Minister Bulkan

- Regional Democratic Councillors could possibly be in for stipend increase as the Administration sets the stage for reforming Guyana’s Local Government. Minister of...

Guyanese Doctor successful after receiving Harvard University Scholarship

- Head of the Georgetown Public Hospital’s Emergency Department, Dr. Zulfikar Bux has successfully graduated from the Harvard Chan School of Public Health...

First Lady announces programme to revive Buxton/Friendship communities

- First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger announced the launch of a programme that aims to bring complete revival to the residents of the...

President urges Berbice residents to continue nation building with pillars of ancestral foundation

- Berbicians were urged to use the four pillars of foundation erected by their fore parents to continue the building of the future...

Government donates $2 million to ACDA

- The Government of Guyana on Friday, July 31 donated $2 million the African Cultural and Development Association (ACDA), as it prepares to...

Recent Articles

GTT offers $5M reward for info on vandalised cable

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) is offering a $5M reward for information leading to the arrest of anyone involved in the vandalisation...

Several injured in Long Creek accident

Several persons were Friday injured in an accident at Long Creek, Linden- Soesdyke Highway when the minibus they were travelling in reportedly careened off...

Teenager stabbed during argument at school lessons

A 15-year-old boy is now nursing stab wounds at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) after he was stabbed during a scuffle with other...

Road carnage is “not a political issue” – Jagdeo

With the significant increase in deaths on Guyana’s roadways in recent time, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo stated that the situation is not a political...

Imperious Kohli writes off Williams and West Indies

India 209 for 4 (Kohli 94*, Rahul 62) beat West Indies 207 for 5 (Hetmyer 56, Lewis 40, Chahal 2-36) by six wickets An unmistakable sign of greatness...

Guyanese wanted for crime in Canada nabbed at GRA

A 28-year-old Guyanese national who is wanted in Canada for attempted murder among other crimes and had been placed on the Interpol’s “Wanted” list...

Public Service Department gets new PS

The Department of Public Service, Ministry of the Presidency has a new Permanent Secretary, in the person of Ms. Soyinka Grogan, appointed effective December...

Police probing alleged brutality by ranks at Meadow Bank

The Guyana Police Force (GPF) says it is investigating an incident whereby some of its ranks allegedly assaulted a man during the course of...

US border agents make multi-million-dollar drug bust in Caribbean Sea

JACKSONVILLE, Florida (CMC) — The United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency says crew from its Air and Marine Operations (AMO) P-3 Orion...

India opt to bowl against West Indies; Bhuvneshwar Kumar returns

Toss India chose to bowl v West Indies Bhuvneshwar Kumar made his way back into international cricket since the West Indies tour in August; he...