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Monday, July 26, 2021

Eyewitness: Looting and grabbing…

…from the State The word “loot” entered the English language directly (and unchanged) from the Hindi dialect the British encountered in North India in the...

OPINION: Need for a national conference on crime and the penal system

By Dr Tara Singh Reflecting the major concerns of Guyanese both at home and abroad, I make an urgent call on the Government to convene...

OPINION: Local content quota in Guyana and beyond

By Dr Remi Piet Local content requirements are one of the main ways to increase the contribution of extractive industries to the development of host...

OPINION: Closing the Institute of Commonwealth Studies – a retrograde step

By Sir Ronald Sanders Showing little regard for the UK government’s emphasis on the Commonwealth, the University of London announced an ‘ambitious new strategy’, the...

LETTER: Forensic probe must be carried out at GECOM before any new elections are...

Dear Editor: The nation is no longer surprised by the expressions arising from the recent PNCR press statement: that the party is not interested in...

OAS: In danger of undermining the ‘Right to Protect’

By Sir Ronald Sanders A noteworthy event occurred on the afternoon of Saturday, October 10, that could have implications for nations across the globe. It...

OPINION: Oil sector a welcome addition to Guyana’s economy but will not necessarily cure...

By Dr Tara Singh Many news headlines read, “Guyana to enjoy unprecedented oil wealth,” following the discovery of 8 billion barrels of recoverable oil by...

OPINION: Kashif Muhammad for Director of Youth and Sports

The following is an opinion piece by Nigel Hinds  The urgency of having a competent and dedicated National Director of Youth and Sports cannot be...

CARICOM could soon have a new energy champion

The following is an opinion piece by Arthur Deakin 9 (Extracted from Caribbean News Global) Within 24 hours, Mike Pompeo made history by becoming the...

OPINION: Sugar cannot be analysed only in terms of cost-benefit, but also on its...

By Dr Tara Singh Guyana’s Minister of Agriculture, Hon Zulfikar Mustapha, recently announced the reopening of three sugar estates: Enmore, Rose Hall and Skeldon, that...

Recent Articles

Letter: Those who filed NCM against Granger are part of the failed leadership of...

The Editor, The motions of no confidence against the leader of the PNCR and the Coalition, Mr. David Granger, are likely to backfire in a...

Woman stabs teen for breaking up with her

An 18-year-old lad Tabatinga Drive, Lethem, Central Rupununi was on Sunday afternoon stabbed two times by a 20-year-old woman with whom he had just...

1000 house lots distributed in Region Four

A total of 1,000 house lots were today distributed in Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica) by the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA), through the ‘Dream...

Guyana recording “slowdown” of persons getting vaccinated against Covid-19

Health Minister Dr Frank Anthony today revealed that authorities are seeing a “slowdown” of persons coming out to get vaccinated against Covid-19. “Generally, we have...

Letter: Cases dismissed due to no-case submissions

Dear Editor, There seems to be a serious problem within the Office of The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). From 6th October, 2020 to now,...

Mother of 3 kills man who constantly abused her

  A 28-year-old woman has allegedly killed the father of her three children following years of abuse. The incident occurred at around 16:15hrs on Sunday whilst...

Woman, 83, killed in fire at Linden house

An 83-year-old woman identified as Norma Semple was during the wee hours of today killed in a fire at her home at Wismar, Linden. Semple...

Pedestrian killed by speeding, intoxicated driver at Providence

A man, who is yet to he identified, was last evening killed after he a struck down by a speeding motorcar driven by an...

Mother pleads for safe return of sons allegedly taken by father

A 26-year-old mother, originally from Bartica, Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni), is pleading with the public to help her locate her two sons, aged two and...

Agri Minister instructs NDIA to withhold payment to contractors over incomplete works

Agriculture Minister Zulfikar Mustapha has instructed the National Drainage and Irrigation Authority (NDIA) to withhold payments to contractors who have failed to complete works...