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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Gold dealers will now need permit from EPA before being certified by Gold Board-...

-Gold Board temporarily halts purchase of sponge gold “We said to the gold dealers that they will now be required to have an environmental permit...

Home Affairs Min. admits to Forensic Lab fire; but says facts “exaggerated” by Hughes

– The Ministry of Home Affairs on Monday afternoon confirmed that the Guyana Forensic Science Laboratory suffered an electrical fire on March 17...

New arrival terminals for CJIA open officially

The management of Cheddi Jagan International Airport Corporation (CJIAC) on Saturday officially commissioned its new arrival terminal at the Timehri airport. Passengers arriving into the...

New Gov’t to review employment of contract workers

– Acting Head of the Presidential Secretariat, Joseph Harmon has confirmed that the new APNU+AFC government will review the employment of contract workers,...

Contractors heighten pace to rectify Vreed-en-Hoop road deterioration

Days after tests were conducted on the Vreed-en-Hoop public road, West Coast Demerara (WCD) to determine the cause of the sunken area, a number...

Official list of Electors peaks at 570,787

By Jomo Paul – The Guyana Election Commission (GECOM) has published its Official List of Electors (OLE) which lists all of the persons who...

‘We not responsible for you bringing no BMW in this place’, says Jordan in...

Finance Minister Winston Jordan on Friday used some of his time during the budget debates to defend the new tax credit system that will...

AML Consultations were staged, residents were paid to attend – Harmon

By Kurt Campbell – Despite publications by the Government Information Agency (GINA) of widespread rejection of the Opposition’s proposed amendments to the Anti –...

Infrastructural development high on Govt’s agenda- Harmon

Minister of State, Joseph Harmon, said that the Government of Guyana has prioritised infrastructural development because it recognises that improved infrastructure is the cornerstone...

Sacked Magistrate appointed as Legal Adviser to Ministry of Presidency

By Fareeza Haniff – Former Magistrate, Geeta Chandan – Edmond, who was dismissed by the Judicial Services Commission under the former PPP government, has...

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CXC to consider petition for Mathematics resit following breaches

The Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) is to consider a petition call­ing for all stu­dents to re-sit the 2019 CSEC Maths ex­ams fol­low­ing se­ri­ous breach­es...

Handling pressure, not conditions, the challenge at the World Cup – Virat Kohli

India captain Virat Kohli believes handling the pressure "is the most important thing in the World Cup and not necessarily the conditions". He said...

Guyanese killed after motorcycle slams into garbage truck in Queens NY

A Guyanese biker was on Tuesday evening killed while his friend is rendered critical after the motorcycle on which they were travelling slammed into...

Jailed MPs attend Spain parliament opening

Five Catalan separatist politicians - currently on trial accused of rebellion - have taken their seats in the Spanish parliament under discreet police...

Gunmen cart off $1.2M in cash, jewellery from Bartica businesswoman

Two armed and masked men executed a daring daylight robbery on Monday at 7th Street and 4th Avenue Bartica, Region Seven during which they...

NIS reserves expected to be exhausted in 2021

As far back as 2016, the actuary review into the finances of the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) had warned that repeat deficits may bring...

“Justice served” – mother of brothers killed during robbery

The mother of two men, Harricharran and Premcharran Samaroo, who were killed reportedly at the hands of one of the suspected bandits killed on...

Blackout hits Demerara, Berbice; GPL apologises

Residents in the Demerara and Berbice region have been hit with blackout. The power outage comes at a time when scores of persons are getting...

Man charged with murder of ex-wife Zaila Sugrim

A 38-year-old businessman was hauled before Magistrate Zameena Ali at the Leonora Magistrate’s Court to answer to the capital offence of murder. Ryan Sugrim is...

Berbice Commander urges residents to remain alert

Commander of “B” Division, Paul Langevine is urging residents to remain alert as there may be more bandits involved in a criminal network operating...