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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Oil prices fall below US$45 per barrel

–Crude Oil has set multi-month lows on Thursday, August 06 as investors and traders sought clues about the market's next bottom after a...

Draft National Youth Policy completed; to be sent to President, Education Minister

- A draft National Youth Policy 2015 has been completed and a copy of it will soon be in the hands of President...

No GuyExpo this year; Gov’t to host Small Business Expo instead

– The Ministry of Business has decided that there will be no GuyExpo this year but instead, there will be a “special version”...

Another 200 homes to be constructed under hinterland housing project

- The Central Housing and Planning Authority (CHPA) has been able to obtain a further US$3.1M to expand the Hinterland Housing pilot project,...

Task Force to fix drainage system awarded $36M

- The National Task Force established by Government to oversee the effective functioning of Guyana’s drainage and irrigation system and to make recommendations...

2015 Budget to include concessions for miners

– Local operators in the gold mining industry are feeling the impact of falling international prices. The operators have approached the Government requesting...

Police to train 64 youths from interior locations

– The Guyana Police Force will be training 64 youths in various interior areas in keeping with the Force’s Social Crime Prevention Initiative...

Guyana looking for oil deal with T&T

By Jomo Paul – Given the fact that bilateral ties with Guyana’s main supplier of oil is hanging in the balance, Guyana’s President David...

Guyana Goldfields Inc. pours first gold at its Aurora Gold Mine

- Guyana Goldfields Inc has announced that its first gold production has been achieved on-time and on-budget at its Aurora Gold Mine (the...

Cash strapped NCN requests bailout from Gov’t

By Fareeza Haniff – State owned National Communications Network (NCN) has requested a cash bailout from the APNU+AFC government, according to Minister of Governance,...

Recent Articles

Gold miner stabbed to death

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Teo 'Max' James, a 30-year-old gold miner of West La Penitence Housing Scheme, Georgetown. The incident...

Finance Secretary warns whistleblowers

Whistleblowers within the public service have been warned that there will be consequences if they are caught revealing information pertaining to the government's business...

WBD man to spend 4 years behind bars for narco-trafficking

A labourer was on Monday sentenced to four years in prison after he pleaded guilty to having 139 grams of cannabis in his possession...

“I wish I had 12 Jermaine Blackwoods”: Holder praises batsman for his match-winning knock

West Indies captain Jason Holder was full of praise for middle-order batsman Jermaine Blackwood, whose knock of 95 provided the foundation for the West...

OPINION: Trotman should apologise for unjustified attack on Caricom member states

The following is an opinion piece by Dr Vishnu Bisram Trotman’s attack against small islanders is unjustified. As part of my studies, I am fortunate...

‘Guyanese must work together for the betterment of all’ – Ali

  The following message was posted by President-Elect, Irfaan Ali, on his Facebook page This global pandemic has taught us how fragile life is, how insignificant...

Eyewitness: Fool me thrice…

…shame on who?? If somebody had written about what’s going on in Guyana today as a piece of fiction, we’d all have said, “Gwan da...

Berbice man arraigned for killing friend over bottle of Guinness

A 27-year-old man, who is accused of fatally stabbing his friend during an argument over a bottle of Guinness, was on Monday released on...

CID Dept in Anna Regina set on fire

The Criminal Investigation Department Office at Anna Regina, Essequibo Coast was this morning set on fire. The Criminal Investigation Department Office building is located on...

Army Base on Essequibo Coast destroyed by fire

Police are investigating the cause of a fire which destroyed an unoccupied Army Base at Maria's Lodge, Essequibo Coast. The incident occurred during the wee...