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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Finance Minister concerned Amaila Falls Project will be threatened

Minister of Finance, Dr. Ashni Singh is concerned that the controversial Amaila Falls Project will be at threat, if it is not supported by...

Hope Canal Project will not meet August deadline

Members of the Natural Resources Parliamentary Sectoral Committee yesterday visited the East Demerara Water Conservancy (EDWC) Northern Relief Channel at Hope /Dochfour, East Coast...

Management alone cannot be blamed for sugar’s poor performance – Min. Ramsammy

Minister of Agriculture Dr. Leslie Ramsammy said the blame for the poor performances of the Guyana Sugar Corporation (Guysuco) should not be placed squarely...

Public Works Minister not in support of reducing travel voucher tax

Minister of Public Works Robeson Benn said he does not support and will not recommend the lowering of the travel voucher tax. At a press...

Gov’t remains steadfast to new National Minimum Wage

Head of the Presidential Secretariat, Dr. Roger Luncheon today said that government will not budge on the new minimum wage policy and that employers,...

APNU calls on Broadcasters to reject $2.5M Licensing fee

A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) is calling on Broadcasters to reject the $2.5M license fee, which has been implemented by the Guyana National...

VC unearths UG corruption ring, UWI report due in September

A special audit team from the University of the West Indies (UWI) has unearthed a major corruption ring within the University of Guyana (UG),...

RK’s Security terminates all Gov’t contracts

As a result of the increase in the National Minimum Wage, RK’s Security Services has decided to terminate all government contracts, since the government...

APNU calls on Gov’t to reduce cost of air travel

A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) is calling on the government to take all proactive measures to lower the cost of air-travel to...

GPSU Women Organisation calls for removal of Region 3 REO

The women arm of the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) is calling for the immediate removal of the Regional Executive Officer (REO) of Region...

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...