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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Nat’l Assembly approves motion to ratify Arms Treaty

Parliamentarians this afternoon approved a motion, paving the way for Government to ratify the Arms and Trade Treaty, which the country had signed onto. The...

No budget will ever be to the satisfaction of the Opposition – Rohee

– Consultations for the 2014 budget is ongoing between various stakeholders and the Ministry of Finance. This is according to General Secretary of...

Caribbean News Round – up

Barbados to hike cell phone tax BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Finance Minister Chris Sinckler says the plan to impose a new tax on cellular phone...

President hints at staffing Department of Energy with foreign experts

...says Guyana has no experience in the field Overseas experts are likely to be contracted to work in the Department of Energy, within the Ministry...

No Confidence motion aimed at influencing PNC Congress – PPP

  – The ruling People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) is of the view that the threat of a No Confidence motion by the Alliance...

Sharma Solomon was misled by Norton – Oscar Clarke

  By Fareeza Haniff – Aubrey Norton should apologise to Chairman of Region 10, Sharma Solomon for misleading him in a number of areas, according...

Chaos in Parliament: Female PPP/C MP reportedly assaulted by Police

...Jagdeo says Speaker should be held accountable  Chaos erupted in Guyana's National Assembly today (Monday) as Opposition People's Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) Members of Parliament were...

Cabinet finalizes GuySuCo’s new Board; members to be made public shortly

By Kurt Campbell – The members that will constitute the new Board of Directors of the Guyana Sugar Cooperation (GuySuCo) have been finally selected...

Granger extends an olive branch to the people of Region 10 – Bond

- It would be the apt starting point to a public letter to say that with the understanding of the concept “collective responsibility”...

Jagdeo considered “slight concession” of Guyana’s river territory to Venezuela

By Jomo Paul – Opposition Leader and Former President Bharrat Jagdeo says under his tenure, he would have considered the option of surrendering parts...

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...