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Georgetown, Guyana
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

City Council calls for inquiry into Town Clerk’s behavior

The Georgetown Mayor and City Council is calling for an inquiry to be held into the behaviour of Acting Town Clerk Carol Sooba. The City...

Work moving ahead on Presidential Inquiry into the assassination of Dr Walter Rodney

Cabinet Secretary Dr Roger Luncheon has announced that the family court will headquarter the Presidential Commission of inquiry into the killing of Dr Walter...

Missing teenager found dead on Victoria sea wall

By Nickhail Jaundoo Fifteen – year – old Kelly Clarke of Victoria Village, East Coast Demerara was found dead on the Victoria seawalls this morning,...

Youths urged to get involved in nation building

Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development, Collin Croal during a recent outreach to Region Nine visited several communities and...

Guyanese, Brazilian arrested in connection with gun, ammo find

According to the police, two men – a Guyanese and a Brazilian – have been arrested in connection with the discovery of a .38...

Labour Ministry to inspect businesses for compliance of minimum wage

The Ministry of Labour is slated to inspect businesses for compliance to the new national minimum wage order. In an invited comment today, Labour Minister...

New restaurant to open doors to public on Thursday

Footsteps United Centre at Camp and Regent Streets today introduced the media to their new addition of Restaurant and Bar, which is located on...

Guyana, EU advance negotiations on Forest Law Enforcement Governance, Trade

Guyana’s National Technical Working Group (NTWG) has been involved in technical meetings and the second round of negotiations with representatives from the European Union...

Guyana gets closer to producing manganese after 41 years; US$233M investment likely

Reunion Manganese is targeting a silica manganese product at its Matthews Ridge, Region One operation in its pursuit to develop market access, employment and...

President justifies Cabinet maintaining ‘no objection’ to contracts

President Donald Ramotar has argued in favour of Cabinet maintaining its “no objection” role in the award of contracts, which opposition politicians want abolished...

Recent Articles

Minister Keith Scott’s bodyguard shot during attempted robbery

Junior Minister of Social Protection Keith Scott's bodyguard was this morning shot during an attempted robbery. The incident occurred at around 06:30hrs at Market Street,...

CPL tickets now on sale

Guyanese Cricket fans today ensured that they would not miss out on the action at this year’s Biggest Party in Sport, as they copped...

Soesdyke man to face High Court trial for alleged murder of teen

Twenty-two-year-old Rickland Bovell of Swan Village, Linden/Soesdyke Highway, was committed to stand High Court trial for the murder of David Toney, 18, during an...

Berbice biker dies after crashing into pedestrian

A 24-year-old man of Bath Settlement Village lost his life following an accident last night at the Number 40 Village Public Road, West Coast...

Guyana’s Rajendra Chandrika stars in Canada with impressive century

Former West Indies batsman Rajendra Chandrika recently slammed a brilliant century for Vikings Cricket Club in the 2019 Toronto and District Cricket Association’s ‘Super9’...

LETTER: GECOM should stop this charade and move into elections mode

Dear Editor, The rule of law is the foundation upon which modern civilisation rests. In its absence, anarchy prevails! Dictators are born when those in authority...

UK Govt says freedom of movement ‘will end’ after Brexit

(BBC) The UK government has said rules allowing EU nationals to live and work freely in the UK will end in the event of...

Govt taxation strangles struggling economy – Ali

… cites higher income and trade taxes Despite an economy in which the traditional productive sectors have struggled, the 2019 Mid-year report shows that tax...

NIS in $748.4M half year deficit

– loss of more than 20,000 jobs major contributing factor As a result of more than 20,000 persons from various sectors including the sugar industry...

British envoy urges Chevening scholars to return and serve their country

Eleven Guyanese will soon be departing Guyana’s shores for studies in the United Kingdom (UK) after they were selected for the Chevening scholarship this...