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Sunday, September 15, 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

Fire guts Good Hope house, furniture workshop

An early morning fire has left an East Coast Demerara (ECD) family counting their losses as their home and furniture workshop were completely destroyed. The...

Hero CPL 2019: Guyana to host double-header playoff

Cricket fans in Guyana will get a special treat as the double-header playoff matches for the 2019 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) has been...

Loan write off, free tertiary education for all Guyanese – Ali

As the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) rolls out aspects of its manifesto for the upcoming elections, Presidential Candidate Irfaan Ali continues to highlight specific...

CPL 2019: Andre Russell’s scans clear after blow to helmet

Andre Russell was stretchered off the ground by medical staff after a blow to his helmet in the first innings of Jamaica Tallawahs' clash...

GPL says “not proud” of the situation customers face

Acknowledging that it continues to struggle to maintain its generating systems, the Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL) today admitted that it is not...

Labourer jailed for trafficking over 7lbs of marijuana

Thirty-year-old Dennis Nunes, who was earlier this year charged for trafficking almost eight pounds of marijuana, will now spend the next three years and...

Mechanic jailed for 18 months for wounding co-worker during argument over money

A 26-year-old mechanic, who is accused of maliciously wounding his co-worker over money, was on Friday, hauled before the Georgetown Magistrates' Courts to answer...

Govt assures ‘Safe City’ project will not breach privacy rights

The Guyana Government is assuring the public that its Safe City System will not infringe upon an individual's right to privacy. See statement from Ministry...

Special needs school for Bartica

Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni), more so its township Bartica, is slated to house the hinterland’s first special education needs school. According to the Department of Public...

Plaisance teen stabbed to death

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 15-year-old lad of Plaisance, East Coast Demerara (ECD). The incident occurred at around 16:00hrs on...