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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

OP-ED: Govt’s secret health insurance deal must be investigated- Ramsammy

Below is an edited commentary by a former health Minister, Dr Leslie Ramsammy on Government procuring health insurance polices for its Ministers. While he...

Persaud equates Budget taxation measures to ‘legal larceny’

In her presentation to the 2017 Budget debates, People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) Member of Parliament (MP)  Dr Vindiya Persaud posited to the house that...

The “Granger GO SLOW” Economy – Peter Ramsaroop

  - The Granger Government  continues to stumble on an economic strategy. The main cause, I believe, apart from beginning to  govern without a sound...

Guyanese are not respected by other Caricom countries – iNews Poll

  – A poll conducted by iNews has found that Guyanese are not respected by other Caricom countries. In response to the question, “Do you...

 Youman Nabi greetings

– Several political parties and civil society groups have extended Youman Nabi Greetings , calling for the principles of the holy holiday to...

Guyana observes International Women’s Day

Message of His Excellency, Donald Ramotar on the occasion of International Women's Day 2015 I am proud to celebrate “International Women’s Day 2015″ and the...

No different % wage increase for gov’t VIPs – iNews Poll

– Government officials should not be given a wage increase which differs from that of the ordinary public servant, says the majority of...

Letter from Education Minister, Priya Manickchand

Parental effort is consistently associated with higher levels of achievement Dear Editor, The jury is in and has been in for a long time. “Parental effort...

Daily Eyewitness: Singing for his supper

Singing… …for his supper Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan was caught by the media crowd on the sidelines of a “drug observatories” seminar that included the...

Statement by Ambassador D. Brent Hardt on Amaila Falls Project

GEORGETOWN - At the recently concluded Investment Conference organized by the Canadian High Commissioner with the support of the U.S., EU, and UK diplomatic...

Recent Articles

Opposition finds Alves, La Bennet as “unfavourable” candidates for GECOM Chair

The Opposition did not find favour with Attorney Kesaundra Alves and Justice Claudette La Bennet as nominees for the post of chairperson of the...

Stansted ‘disruptive passenger’: Woman faces £85,000 bill

(BBC) A woman who allegedly caused a flight to be diverted due to "extremely disruptive behaviour" has been given an £85,000 bill by an...

Antigua Government not willing to pay price Barbados wants for its LIAT shares

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has disclosed that the US$44 million price Barbados was asking for its LIAT shares was too steep, insisting that while...

Mechanic remanded for possession of high-powered weapon

A 32-year-old motorcycle mechanic was today remanded to prison for the illegal possession of a high-powered weapon. Devon Atkinson, known as “Wild Buck”, of Kitty,...

21-Y-O charged for robbing, shooting Kristian Jeffery

A 21-year-old resident of Alberttown, Georgetown was today charged for the shooting and robbing of motor racer, Kristian Jeffery who was attacked by a...

Top Cop signals intention to replace SOCU Head

Police Commissioner Leslie James has signaled the administration’s intention to replace Sydney James as the Head of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU). “Later on,...

Drug Lord ‘El Chapo’ sentenced to life in prison

(BBC) A US judge has sentenced Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán to life in prison plus 30 years. Guzmán, 62, was found guilty...

Tennessee Police Warn Of ‘Meth Gators’ Because Of Drugs Flushed Down The Toilet

(CNN) A Tennessee police department is warning residents to stop flushing drugs down their toilet and sinks out of fear they could create "meth...

Coach says fitness a priority as Guyana U-19 training camp commences

By Brandon Corlette With the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Regional Under-19 tournament looming, the Guyana U-19 team began their training camp on Monday last with...

95 persons die from snakebite in five years

An estimated 95 persons have died over a five year period as a result of being bitten by venomous snakes, the Ministry of Public...