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Saturday, August 15, 2020

Rusal workers to finally get tax exempted overtime

The long awaited tax exempted overtime for workers from the Bauxite Company of Guyana Incorporated (BCGI) will soon be realised. This revelation was made yesterday...

GRA commences Customs Officer Training

A training programme for Customs Officers of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) that was long in the making, commenced on Monday, 22 August 2016. The...

Religious organisations must do more to address social problems like suicide, poverty, drug abuse...

President David Granger has issued a call on the church to take the lead role in helping to address social ills such as suicide,...

Back-to-school flea market starts today in Georgetown

The back-to-school flea market concept introduced by the Georgetown Mayor and City Council (M&CC) will commence today (Sunday). Vendors located at Parliament View Mall,...

Arrangements being finalised to launch re-established Guyana Peace Council

Rohee elected President of new Council The group of Guyanese citizens who came together earlier this year to re-establish the Guyana Peace Council...

Nandlall calls on GWI boss to come clean about fuel licence

Former Attorney General (AG) and Legal Affairs Minister, Anil Nandlall, has called on Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI), Dr...

Coconut farmers benefit from specialised training

Approximately 50 coconut farmers benefited, yesterday, from first hand training on coconut production, cultivation and harvesting, through a regional coconut project funded by the...

Historic national commemoration ceremony planned for 1823 Slave Rebellion

A national commemorative ceremony is planned for this Saturday in observance of the 193rd anniversary of the Demerara Slave Rebellion of 1823. The ceremony is being...

Upper-Mazaruni councillors propose hydropower plant for Region Seven’s development

A hydropower project for Region Seven is one of the major proposals being made by the Upper-Mazaruni councillors for inclusion in the 2017 National...

LBI and Enmore workers condemn GuySuCo’s upmanship

Field workers of the LBI sugar cultivation who are being coerced practically to be members of the Enmore Estate workforce demonstrated their opposition to...

Recent Articles

Nandlall wins case against former AG Williams over Red House fiasco

Chief Justice (ag) Roxanne Wiltshire George, S.C., yesterday, delivered a ruling in the case filed by the Cheddi Jagan Research Center Inc. against the...

Covid-19 curfew now 9pm to 5am

The Covid-19 curfew has been changed to 9pm to 5am. The new curfew was published in the official Gazette. The previous curfew was 8pm to 5am....

Ex-soldier who beheaded uncle appeals life sentence

A 29-year-old ex-soldier, who was in 2019 sentenced to life imprisonment for beheading his uncle, has now moved to the Court of Appeal (COA)...

Caribbean’s first virtual Oil and Gas summit planned for September

Valiant Business Media (UK) and Valiant Business Media (Guyana) will host the Caribbean’s first virtual oil and gas summit from September 15-17, 2020 in...

Petroleum Commission to be set up within 6 months, Local Content Policy a priority...

As the new Government continues to transition into political office, serious efforts are being made to establish an adequate and efficient structure that would...

Elderly man appeals 7-year jail sentence for sexual assault

An elderly man, who was sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment after a jury at the Demerara Assizes found him guilty of having sexual activity...

Govt notes strict timeline for Payara approvals, but assures process will not be compromised

Even as the new Government is working on a “tight timeframe” to review the Payara development project before granting the necessary permits, it has...

GRA receives mobile scanners from China

Minister of Public Works, Bishop Juan Edghill, and the Minister within the Ministry, Deodat Indar, on Friday, received NUCTECH Mobile Scanners from the Embassy...

$10.8B generating sets purchased by APNU/AFC not benefiting Guyanese – Min. Indar

The investment of $10.8Billion, by the previous APNU+AFC Coalition Government, to purchase five Wartsila generating sets for the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) is...

“I cry every day, I can’t cope, I feel helpless” – mother demands justice...

By: LaWanda McAllister The parents of 23-year-old Navindra Samaroo, who was shot dead at Middle Road, La Penitence, Georgetown moments after conducting transactions for his...