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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Hindu Dharmic Sabha, Social Protection Min. condemn rape of woman by Pandit

– The Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha has condemned the actions of the Berbician Pandit who allegedly raped a young woman as part of...

Education Ministry awards Top NGSA performers

- The Ministry of Education on Friday, July 10 presented awards to the top performers at this year’s National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA)....

Copa Airlines celebrates one year of quality service to Guyana

- July 11 will mark one year since Panamanian flag carrier Copa Airlines started servicing the Georgetown, Guyana route two times a week...

Ogle Airport to facilitate LIAT evening flights

- Ogle Airport continues to expand and advance its regional aviation services to the country and commencing July 15, 2015, will accept commercial...

M&CC commences overhaul of Georgetown; Bush trucks, vendors & vagrants targeted

By Jomo Paul – The Mayor and City Council(M&CC) of Georgetown has commenced a major overhaul of the city with specific emphasis to be...

Guyana’s external debt at US$1.2B; Finance Minister apologizes for blunder

By Jomo Paul - After scathing criticism from the People's Progressive Party (PPP) over an incorrect figure on Guyana's external debt, Finance Minister...

PPP officials knew of impending collapse of Venezuela rice deal – PM

By Jomo Paul – Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo says that officials from the former People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) administration were aware of an impending...

Irfaan Ali comes clean on projects under Rural Development Fund

By Fareeza Haniff – Former Minister of Tourism, Irfaan Ali is flabbergasted that Minister of Business, Dominic Gaskin cannot find documents relating to the...

$9.7M approved for equipment to reduce waiting time for Passports

– A request for $9.7 million was approved by Cabinet to facilitate additional equipment for the Passport Office so as to address the...

Gov’t to review One Laptop project; defective equipment found

– Minister of State Joseph Harmon has met with the principals of the One Laptop Per Family Project (OLPF) where a review of...

Recent Articles

OPINION: The parallels of Guyana and Suriname elections

The following is an opinion piece by Dr Tara Singh The elections’ events unfolding in Guyana as well as in Suriname have cast on to...

COVID-19 cases remain at 139; authorities concerned about persons’ “callous attitude”

As of today, Guyana's COVID-19 deaths remain at eleven 11 and the number of confirmed remains at 139. To date, the total number of persons...

51 vendors fined $5000 each for not wearing face mask

The Georgetown Mayor City Council (M&CC) is stepping up efforts to ensure that vendors comply with the necessary measures to contain the spread of...

Port Mourant Hospital to begin taking samples for COVID-19 tests

A mobile testing unit has been established in the compound of the Port Mourant Hospital and it will become the first facility in Region...

COVID-19 Advisory for Guyanese stranded overseas

Following a special meeting last Friday, the National COVID-19 Task Force announced that within the controlled re-entry policy, the Task Force has approved the...

Coronavirus spreads in Brazil’s oilfields, as six offshore operators register cases

Norway’s Equinor ASA (EQNR.OL), Brazil’s Dommo Energia SA (DMMO3.SA) and Anglo-French firm Perenco are among at least six oil producers that have registered coronavirus...

West Indies Test players resume training in Barbados

Members of the West Indies Test team have returned to training in small groups at Kensington Oval. After an extended period away from the...

Uitvlugt factory workers protest working hours, outstanding leave

See full statement from GAWU The overwhelmingly majority of the workers attached to the Uitvlugt factory this morning (May 27, 2020) downed tools to express...

GRA reflects on Khurshid Sattaur’s “sterling contribution” to tax administration in Guyana

Full statement from the GRA Management and staff of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) are deeply saddened by the news of the passing of former...

WHO says the Americas are new epicenter of COVID-19

The Americas have emerged as the new epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a Tuesday briefing, as a...