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Monday, September 23, 2019

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

GRBD announces increase in paddy prices

As harvesting for the second crop of 2019 gains momentum, the Guyana Rice Development Board announced that paddy prices have increased and farmers are...

Miner charged for murder of drinking buddy

A miner was on Monday arraigned for the murder of his drinking buddy when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court. Thirty-two-year-old, Mcnee Edwards of...

8200 persons infected with HIV in Guyana  

Public Heath Minister, Volda Lawrence earlier today revealed that a total of 8200 persons are infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) while adding that...

Granger greeted with protest in Essequibo

  Hundreds of citizens on the Essequibo Coast, Region Two (Pomeroom/Supernaam) earlier today picketed President David as he made his way from the Hampton Court...

MMA-ADA threatens dozens with repossession of land

– says it’s owed over $50M in rent, D&I fees A number of landowners are facing the repossession of hundreds of acres of farmland after...

Commonwealth says elections are “long overdue”, urges President to immediately set date

The Commonwealth body on Monday joins other groups and the Diplomatic Community and calls on President David Granger to set an early date for...

Claims of ‘hooliganism’ just manufactured lies – Teixeira

points to veiled threats against protesters, parliamentary Opposition reminds that Govt ignored PPP’s previous offer to extend life People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Executive Gail...

Prisoner escapes Police Outpost by chopping off handcuffs

Chaos broke out at the Stabroek Police Outpost on Thursday last when a prisoner armed himself with a cutlass, chopped off the handcuffs from...

Masked gunmen rob “Cheese Please” customers

Four armed men executed a brazen robbery on a trio who was waiting for their meals outside the popular food outlet “Cheese Please” in...

Teen attacked, chopped while walking along roadway

A teenage construction worker is battling for his life at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) after he was attacked and brutally chopped about...