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Monday, June 25, 2018

Dismissed DPP charges: Jordan files $200M lawsuit against Edghill

By Vahnu Manikchand Finance Minister Winston Jordan has filed a $200 million lawsuit against Opposition Parliamentarian Juan Edghill, whose private criminal charges against several Government...

2019 Budget workshop sees Finance Minister calling out Ministries over lack of performance

On Friday, budget 2019’s sensitization and training programme kicked off at the Arthur Chung Convention Centre. There, Finance Minister Winston Jordan read the riot act...

Piracy massacre: President proclaims Monday June 25 to be day of national mourning

President David Granger has issued a proclamation outlining Monday June 25, 2018, as a national day of mourning in memory of the victims of...

Will not participate in any “closed door affair” – Jagdeo says in response to...

Opposition Leader, Dr Bharrat Jagdeo has confirmed that he has received a letter of invite to attend the private hearing of the Commission of...

President Granger meets with ERC members, says greater social cohesion needed

President David Granger, was on Friday paid a courtesy call by members of the newly-constituted Ethnic Relations Commission (ERC). The Commissioners reaffirmed their commitment to...

GECOM Chair has missed the point, had his decision been fair Persaud would be...

...says position should have been given to a person who is apolitical Opposition Leader, Dr Bharrat Jagdeo on Thursday asserted that had fairness been a...

Security Minister says Force short 7,000 officers as mining sector raises security concerns

...‘F’ division to be reconfigured Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan said the government will be moving to reconfigure ‘F’ division to help improve security...

Large scale hydro projects such as Amaila needed if country is to industrialise- McLean

Former Chairman of the Private Sector Commission (PSC) Norman McLean on Thursday said that hydro power is the key to Guyana's development as he...

RPA, rice farmers protest Ministry of Finance for reduction in fuel prices

Rice farmers and producers on Thursday protested the Ministry of Finance office calling on Government to review its tax policies on fuel with a...

Jagdeo says he is prepared to debate Granger on ethnic relations

…says Afro-Guyanese were better off under PPP Government Opposition Leader, Dr Bharrat Jagdeo is absolutely certain that Afro-Guyanese were better off under the People’s Progressive...

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More local goods have to be exported, GCCI Head says in light of high...

Lamenting the continuous increase in the Guyana’s trade deficit, President of the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI), Deodat Indar, is calling on...

Jos Buttler earns ‘best in the world’ tag after immense century

Jos Buttler has been hailed as "the best white-ball wicketkeeper batsman in the world" in the aftermath of England's dramatic victory at Old Trafford. Buttler...

Hike in water rates will add another burden on the populace- FITUG

The Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Guyana (FITUG) says it was disturbed to learn, from media reports, of the decision to increase water...

UG prepping to play its role in emerging oil and gas sector …as...

The University of Guyana (UG), is moving aggressively to put systems in place to play its role in Guyana's emerging oil and gas sector. During...

Diamond explosion: Apparatus to trap gas in the works as clean-up ongoing- GGMC

Two weeks after an underground gas pocket exploded at a residence in Diamond, East Bank Demerara, the intense cleaning-up exercise is still ongoing, while...

World Cup reporter shouts at man who tried to kiss her on camera

(CNN) A Brazilian sports journalist was praised for her reaction towards a man who tried to kiss her while she was reporting from the...

India face NZ on triple-header opening day at Providence Stadium in Women’s World T20

Defending Champions West Indies will take on the winner of the World T20 Qualifier under lights on a triple-header opening day on November 9...

Guyanese among 35 foreign nationals held in T&T hotel raid

Police in Trinidad have detained 35 foreign nationals suspected of prostitution during a raid at a hotel and bar in central Trinidad, early yesterday. According...

Opposition seeking answers on Govt’s “unlawful” use of Special Prosecutors- Nandlall

Government's hiring of Special Prosecutors, a move which former Attorney General Anil Nandlall contends is unlawful,  is expected to be placed under the microscope...

EYEWITNESS: Funding…

…for “we own” Half of the PNC supporters live in Georgetown and its environs. And with politics in Guyana dominated by the doling out of...