31 C
Georgetown, Guyana
Sunday, April 18, 2021

Guyana’s gold reserves on path to recovery with $5.1B now at BoG

A frequent criticism of the former A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance For Change (APNU/AFC) Government has been the way Guyana’s gold reserves slid downhill...

Govt invites bids to construct core homes in Sophia

The Government of Guyana has invited bids from contractors to construct core homes financed by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in Sophia, Greater Georgetown. According...

Finance Minister outlines plan to develop human capital during World Bank forum

Senior Finance Minister Dr. Ashni Singh earlier this morning attended and addressed a Ministerial Conclave on Human Capital convened by the World Bank Group...

Jagdeo applies for stay of $20M judgement in Ferguson’s libel case

Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo has applied to the High Court asking for an interim order staying the enforcement of a $20 million default judgement...

$2.3B in contracts awarded for Eccles-Mandela four-lane highway, works to begin April 14

Plans to reduce the traffic congestion along the East Bank of Demerara (EBD) are moving ahead with the signing of $2.3 billion in contracts...

GPSU writes President Ali on wage & salary negotiations for 2020, 2021

Emphasising that the time for negotiations on wages, salaries, and allowances for public servants is overdue, the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) has written...

Over $7B distributed in 1st phase of COVID-19 cash grant initiative

As government prepares to roll out phase two of its COVID-19 Cash Grant initiative, Local Government and Regional Development Minister, Nigel Dharamlall related that...

James Bond charged for shady NICIL land deals

  Former People’s National Congress (PNC) Executive James Bond, who was implicated and interrogated by the police last year in connection with certain shady land...

President meets with residents of Yakusari

President  Dr Irfaan Ali this afternoon met with residents of Yakusari, Black Bush Polder, Berbice. The Head of State listened to various concerns raised by...

Over 700 house lots to become available on Essequibo Coast

Over 700 house lots will become available to residents on the Essequibo Coast by April month-end, says Minister of Housing and Water Collin Croal. Minister...

Recent Articles

120 new COVID-19 cases; 13 in ICU

A whopping 120 persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus from some 1,574 tests conducted in the last 24 hours. This now takes the...

Sections of Sheriff Street to be closed in the nights for road works

The Ministry of Public Works is reminding road users that the contractor, Sinohydro Corporation Limited, will be conducting works on the Sheriff/Mandela Expansion Project...

GMSA lauds membership for $20M donation to St Vincent

See below for a statement from the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA) on the Emergency Humanitarian Relief to St. Vincent: The CARICOM nation of...

PM Gonsalves receives relief aid from Guyana; lauds Guyana’s generosity

The vessel carrying emergency supplies donated by Guyana arrived at Port Kingstown, St Vincent and the Grenadines this morning. SVG Prime Minister, Dr Hon Ralph Gonsalves,...

Decomposed body found at Cornelia Ida seashore

A partially decomposed body of a male has washed up on the Cornelia Ida Seashore, West Coast Demerara this morning. The police said at about...

Vehicle set on fire in Providence

The Guyana Police Force is investigating where a vehicle was found on fire along the Green Field Access Road (StadiumRoad), Providence, East Bank Demerara. The...

Region 4 pensioner is Guyana’s 268th COVID-19 death

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has reported that another person who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has died. This takes the total number...

Police intercepted car with ganja in Berbice

Police ranks from the Narcotics Branch and the Special Branch acted on information and intercepted a silver grey motor car (#PTT 6996). The interception occurred...

Emergency works ordered to help flood-affected Mahaicony rice farmers

Minister of Agriculture,  Zulfikar Mustapha on Friday said emergency works to repair the dams and clear clogged channels in the Mahaicony area would begin...

Family slams T&T police for slothfulness in investigating Guyanese designer’s murder

The family of Guyanese born fashion designer, runway coach, and cosmetologist 27-year-old Latchman Singh, popularly known as Marcus or Marc Anthony, who was found...