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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Letter: Comedy hour at City Hall

Dear Editor, Each time you hear from the Georgetown City Council, it is always something more outrageous and bizarre than the previous declaration. On this occasion...

Hydropower: Pushing Forward the Energy Efficiency Agenda

Hydropower has the potential to boost power supply for increased economic growth, jobs, and improved human well-being. The Amaila Falls Hydro Power (AFHP) generation...

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...

VENEZUELA’S SEA GRAB

By Mark Wilson Trinidad Guardian Sunday October 20th, 2013   A weekend cruise to Venezuela’s tourist paradise, the island of Margarita? Sounds good? Not if you’re the crew...

‎IAC appeals to Political Leadership as Muslims get set to observe Ramadhan

- On the beginning of the month of Ramadhan, the Indian Arrival Committee of Guyana extends Ramadhan Mubarak to all Guyanese especially the...

Opinion: Guyana now firmly on path for an illegal government

By Dr. Leslie Ramsammy In just about two weeks, Guyana becomes a dictatorship. The President and APNU+AFC are sinisterly eager to be a dictator President...

Op-Ed: Putting a legal opinion to rest

Below is an opinion piece done by prominent Attorney-at-Law, Member of Parliament and former Attorney General Anil Nandlall: There is a legal opinion making the...

The Politics of Elections – Ralph Ramkarran

- AFC Vice Chair, Moses Nagamootoo, announced that his party was contemplating a motion of no confidence against the Government. The complaint then...

‘Alternative facts’ won’t change the reality, Govt is closing sugar – Ramsammy

Below is a commentary by Dr Leslie Ramsammy on the sugar industry: Here are facts: Wales Sugar Estate is closed and hundreds of sugar workers...

Failing Boys! Beyond Crisis, Moral Panic and Limiting Stereotypes

- For some time now, school boards, Ministries of Education, and the popular media have been expressing concerns about failing boys and how...

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

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Mechanic remanded for possession of high-powered weapon

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

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Top Cop signals intention to replace SOCU Head

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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...