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Thursday, June 27, 2019

PSC urge politicians to move forward with Amaila Falls Project

The Private Sector Commission is urging politicians to work together regardless of time to ensure the smooth passage of the required legislation before...

APNU alarmed at armed robberies, reiterates call for Rohee to go

A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) on Tuesday, expressed its "horror" at the high rate of armed robberies and "the state of insecurity and...

APNU unsure of support to amending Hyro Act, to meet with President Ramotar to...

A Partnership for National Unity is still unsure about its support to government’s motion to increase the debt ceiling and amendments to the...

Amaila Falls Project: Put your vote where your mouth is – Finance Minister to...

As the government continues to plead with the parliamentary opposition to support the controversial Amaila Falls Project, PPP Member, Dr. Ashni Singh said that...

Former Speaker accuses Gov’t of persistent interference in Parliament Business

Former Speaker of the National Assembly and one time PPP Member, Ralph Ramkarran in a strongly worded letter published in the Stabroek News revealed...

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,...

Recent Articles

Lusignan prisoner killed

A man who was on remand at the Lusignan Prison Holding Bay has died as a result of injuries he received during an altercation...

Handyman remanded for several armed robberies

Cheddie Bacchus, a handyman of Norton Street, Georgetown, was today remanded to prison for several armed robberies. He appeared before Magistrate Faith McGusty where he...

Govt begins Budget 2020 preparation

The coalition government – which was toppled by a no-confidence motion since last year – has begun preparing for the 2020 National Budget. Finance Circular...

US migrant crisis: Senate blocks $4.5bn border aid bill

(BBC) The Republican-controlled Senate has rejected a bill designed to send aid to the US border, a day after the world reacted with shock...

OPINION: Eyewitness: Picking sense

…from PNC’s nonsense Your Eyewitness still can’t get over the PNC’s barefacedness on our Constitution over the consequences of the NCM. And it’s not that...

Father, son remanded for armed robbery

A father and son were today remanded to prison on an armed robbery charge. Richard Edwards, 48, and his son, Imran Ali, 20, pleaded not...

Man jailed 2 years over 20 grams of marijuana

A 26-year-old man was Wednesday sentenced to two years in jail for having 20 grams of marijuana in his possession. Darren Sears pleaded guilty to...

Rain provides soggy ending to WI Women tour of England

Rain reigned supreme in the final match of the Vitality T20 International series between the West Indies Women and England Women, preventing a single...

PAHO launches online course to address alcohol use in pregnancy

(CMC) The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO), worried that the rates of alcohol disorders among women are higher in the region of the Americas...

Essequibo Coast man critical after hit-and-run accident

A 44-year-old man is now battling for his life after he was struck down by a speeding motorcar at Queenstown Village, Essequibo Coast at...