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Monday, March 25, 2019

“I hold nothing against Sithe Global” – PM Hinds

In reacting to Sithe Global pulling out of Guyana’s Amaila Falls Hydropower Project, Prime Minister (PM) Samuel Hinds today told reporters in Berbice,...

iNews refute claims by Local Government Minister

iNews wishes to refute the claim by Local Government Minister Ganga Persaud that this news agency is being supported by the State. Mr. Persaud clearly...

Sithe Global pulls out of Amaila Falls Project

The major investor in the Amaila Falls Hydro Project, Sithe Global has pulled out from the US$858M Project, citing a lack of national consensus...

GCCI hopes President will assent to Local Gov’t Bills

The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GCCI) says it hopes that President Donald Ramotar will assent to the four Local Government Bills, which...

Nigel Hughes is on a break – AFC

Leader of the Alliance for Change (AFC) Khemraj Ramjattan says in the face of their rejection of Nigel Hughes resignation, Hughes has agreed to...

Drama continues at City Hall

By Nickhail Jaundoo Mayor Hamilton Green’s efforts to prevent Town Clerk Carol Sooba from entering city hall and her office failed today, Thursday August 8. Sooba,...

“Burnham continues to inspire PNCR” – Granger

Leader of A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), David Granger said Forbes Burnham remains a living idea that gives the PNCR hope and inspiration. Speaking...

Age will not save Mayor from natural justice – Dr. Luncheon

Cabinet Secretary Dr. Roger Luncheon said that age would not save the Mayor Hamilton Green from the clutches of natural justice. At a press conference...

Hydro Electric Bill passed without support from APNU

With the support of parliamentarians from the government side and the Alliance for Change (AFC), the Hydro Electric Amendment Bill was passed in the...

Debt Ceiling motion reduced to $50B, passed with AFC support

In a not so unexpected move in the wee hours this morning, the government failed to garner the support of the parliamentary opposition to...

Recent Articles

Man feared drowned at Splashmin’s Resort

The search is on for 25-year-old Dinesh Ramdas of Coglan Dam, West Bank Demerara who reportedly feared drowned at the Splashmin’s Fun Park, Soesdyke/Linden...

Miner crushed after pick-up rolls down hill

A father of two was crushed to death after a 4-wheel drive pick-up rolled off a hill and landed in a mining camp at...

21-year-old miner stabbed to death during row over hammock

A 21-year-old miner who was stabbed during a row over a hammock at 111 Miles Mahdia, Region Eight on Tuesday last succumbed to his...

Man who assaulted wife allegedly beaten to death

Two men were apprehended in Bartica, Region Seven for their alleged involvement in the beating to death of a 32-year-old fruit vendor at Tuschen...

Several others arrested for illegal shotgun, cartridges found at Kupang Backdam

The 38-year-old chef who has been arrested by the police following the discovery of an unlicensed shotgun and live cartridges at a mining camp...

9-hour power outages expected this week

…as GPL conducts line maintenance Several communities in Georgetown and sections of the coast are bracing for at least nine hours of power outage during...

Oil and gas sector: Govt to handle sale of Guyana’s portion of crude...

…separate from ExxonMobil With first oil just around the corner, Guyana appears to be poised to market and sell its own portion of crude oil,...

Kitty man jailed for ganja possession

A Kitty, Georgetown man who admitted that he had a quantity of marijuana in his possession was on Friday jailed for three years and...

3 senior staff fired over Uitvlugt estate “flying knives” incident

The probe into the ‘knife-shredder’ incident at the Uitvlugt Sugar Estate’s has concluded and three senior staff, including one engineer, were fired. This was...

No ‘business as usual’ once Parliament reconvenes – MP

...as calls mount for removal of dual citizens from National Assembly If Parliament is reconvened by Government, it cannot be business as usual for...