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Monday, June 17, 2019

Open Letter from Priya Manickchand in support of Geetanjali Singh

Dear Editor RE: The Dangerous Consequences of the Geetanjali Singh story. Geetanjali Singh is an attractive but unassuming woman. She initially appears very quiet and will...

Police record decrease in road fatalities

– According to statistics released by the Guyana Police Force  there has been a decrease of seven road fatalities at the end of...

Mayor’s wife sued for millions in outstanding taxes; claims it is political victimization

By Kurt Campbell - The wife of the Mayor of Georgetown Jennifer Basdeo Greene is among several persons being sued by the Town Clerk...

U.N. Climate Panel Endorses Ceiling on Global Emissions

  - The world’s top climate scientists on Friday formally embraced an upper limit on greenhouse gases for the first time, establishing a target level at...

Climate uncertainty is a sign of good science

By Mark Buchanan Bloomberg View - Scientists can’t say for sure that humans are the cause of global climate change. They’re still a little uncertain,...

Letter: One scapegoat does not fix LIAT or Caribbean Airlines

- Some might believe that for the second time in only three years, Captain Ian Brunton has been made a scapegoat by the...

Pattern of Gold’s Relationship with the US Federal Reserve: Price Builds on No-Taper Rally

- The gold price on Thursday consolidated strong gains notched up after the US Federal Reserve shocked markets by indefinitely delaying cutbacks to...

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...

Recent Articles

Motorcyclist killed in Essequibo accident

A 20-year-old Essequibo Coast man on Saturday night after crashing into a bridge in the vicinity of the Richmond Housing Scheme Nursery School. The young...

President Granger urges fathers to spend time with children

As the world celebrates Father’s Day today, President David Granger is urging men to make time to spend with their children. The following is a...

Regions 1, 2 & 7 record highest levels of fuel smuggling – GEA

Regions One, Two and Seven continue to lead the way in fuel smuggling as the Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) seized over 1057 gallons of...

Donated blood in Guyana guaranteed 100% safe – CMO

  By Rupa SeenaraineThe National Blood Transfusion Service has recorded over 10,000 voluntary blood donors in Guyana through several collection mediums, all of which have...

BREAKING: Ramjattan to be AFC’s PM candidate

Newly elected Leader of the Alliance For Change (AFC) party, Khemraj Ramjattan, today won a motion to be selected as the Prime Ministerial candidate...

Ramjattan elected AFC leader unopposed; Trotman is now Chairman 

Public Security Minister and incumbent Alliance For Change (AFC) Chairman, Khemraj Ramjattan, was earlier today elected unopposed as leader of his party, riding on...

Coalition govt brought sugar to its knees – Jagdeo

Addressing a commemoration ceremony for the Enmore Martyrs on Friday, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo told the gathering that the remembrance of the sacrifices made...

Jaipaul Sharma removed from Finance, now at Public Infrastructure Ministry

Junior Finance Minister Jaipaul Sharma has been removed from that ministry and will now be working under Public Infrastructure Minister David Patterson. In a statement...

Guyanese fisherman feared dead after thrown overboard

A Guyanese fisherman is now feared dead after he reportedly was thrown off a fishing vessel in neighbouring Suriname on Thursday. The man has been...

No criminal charges in SOCU’s Demerara Bridge feasibility study probe

The Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) has determined that there is no evidence that a criminal offence was committed in relation to the award...