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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Global Markets Shift Focus on Quantitative Easing: Tale of the Taper

The Federal Reserve is wrestling with how to step away from the policy that has defined the response to the financial crisis. The end...

Letter: Human Rights Violation at UG

Dear Editor, As a former student of the University of Guyana, I am appalled at the nonsense that takes place there. The brewing issue at the...

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...

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...

iNews’ Discussion Forum: Marijuana as medicine: Consider the pros and cons

- People have used marijuana as a medical treatment for thousands of years. Such uses extend even to modern America. Marijuana was listed...

Letter from Ram and Gaskin: Capt. Gouveia did not invite Government to explain its...

Dear Editor, Captain Gouveia’s widely publicised open letter on Amaila in the dailies juxtaposes extracts from statements by Drs. Clive Thomas and Anand Goolsarran and...

An open letter to Christopher Ram, Ramon Gaskin, Anand Goolsaran and Dr. Clive Thomas

By Capt. Gerry Gouveia So it seems that the construction of Amaila Falls Hydro will not start in January 2014 as planned, and it will...

iNews’ Discussion Forum on the Amaila Falls Hydropower Project

There has been a lot of debate on Guyana’s Amaila Falls Project, which is currently in a state of jeopardy since its main investor...

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...

Recent Articles

Suspect in Eccles execution-style killing arrested in private hospital

One of the alleged perpetrators who shot and killed a young father execution-style on Tuesday night in the vicinity of the two Brothers Service...

No-confidence cases: Submissions filed in the High Court

The various parties in the legal challenges relating to the no-confidence vote have filed and sent out their submissions to the High Court. In one,...

Letter: If GECOM cannot cope then the staff should be replaced

Dear Editor, I want to throw this out there - does it make sense that on one hand the constitution, which is the supreme law...

Four dead in clashes ahead of Venezuela protests

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — At least four people have died following overnight clashes ahead of Wednesday's rival protests in Venezuela by supporters and opponents...

Miner accused of fraud gets bail

A miner found himself before the Court on Wednesday after he allegedly failed to return funds obtained following the sale of car parts to...

West Indies bat first at Bridgetown as England leave out Stuart Broad

ESPNcricinfo- West Indies won the toss and chose to bat on the opening day of the first Test against England in Barbados. England have selected...

PPP/C presidential candidate on the move, begins outreach in Berbice

Newly elected People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) presidential candidate, Irfaan Ali travelled to Berbice, on Tuesday, where he was given a resounding welcome as he...

Man executed in Eccles

A man was on Tuesday evening gunned down in the vicinity of the Two Brothers Service Station, Eccles, East Bank Demerara (EBD) by two...

EYEWITNESS: Dragging their feet…

…but digging their grave It was a bit surprising the PNC’s still insisting the elections be dragged out – via their unilaterally appointed GECOM Chair,...

CCAC preparing legislation to protect rights of customers who shop online

With the use of online shopping vastly expanding, the Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission (CCAC) has taken up the task of expanding its mandate...