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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

‘Textbook economics’ will not turn Guyana around – Jagdeo

BY MICHAEL YOUNGE Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo says that a “textbook” economic ideology will have no impact on the country’s declining economic bill of health...

Guyana to establish onshore oil and gas facility

The Ministry of Natural Resources, yesterday, announced Government’s intention to establish an onshore oil and gas facility in Guyana with a view to fully...

Business Ministry opens bids for plantain chip factory in Leguan

Government has revitalised plans by the previous Administration to open a plantain chip factory in Leguan, Region Three (Essequibo Islands-West Demerara). The Business Ministry, in...

Guyana ranks poorly on Intl Business index

…on par with war-torn Pakistan, Tanzania Guyana has dropped several places on the international scene, when it comes to the ease of doing business. The...

Opposition Leader slams Govt for imposing new tolls for Linden roads

Do not be surprised if traffic into the mining town decreases and the cost of transportation increases, along with the cost of living within...

PSC plugs local content in oil industry

'It is crucial that Guyanese businesses and the citizenry educate themselves in preparation for the changes which will occur in the economy' -...

Publication of personal banking information cannot be condoned – Bankers association

Legislation has been changed to obligate banks to hand over confidential information to other agencies such as the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) –...

APNU/AFC Govt approves new tolls for Linden roads

Communities Minister Ronald Bulkan has approved the payment of 18 different categories of tolls to be paid to the Linden Town Council (LTC) for...

Berbice Expo and Trade Fair kicks off

The Central Corentyne Chamber of Commerce last evening official kicked off the Berbice Expo and Trade Fair at the Albion Sports Complex, Corentyne under...

VAT collection up by 5%

The collection of Value Added Tax (VAT) for the first half of 2016 exceeded that of the corresponding period in 2015 by five percent....

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Police Detective takes stand in 2009 taxi driver murder trial

Following several voir dire trials (trial within a trial), Detective Corporal, Roland Beharry earlier today took the stand at the Georgetown High Court, as...

Barama concessions may be used as carbon sink or given out- Govt

Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman told the Government Information Agency (GINA), that the government is exploring several ways to utilise the forest concessions...

Teen among two charged with murder of Mahaicony woman

The two accused in the brutal murder of a Mahaicony businesswoman appeared at the Sparendaam Magistrate’s Court earlier today, following the Director of Public...

Prince Harry expected in December- Quinn

British High Commissioner to Guyana Greg Quinn has confirmed the dates for Prince Harry’s visit to Guyana. Quinn in a statement said “I am happy...

Original owner of lost wedding band found half a world away

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New Bartica Town Clerk says ‘humbled and honoured’ to serve in town of her...

The town of Bartica has announced the appointment of Ms Phebe Wallerson who will serve in the capacity of Town Clerk of the Municipality. According...

New Amsterdam Prison Officer caught with cannabis

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Pakistan beat Windies by 133 runs, clinch series

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PI continues into Babita Sarjou’s murder

The Preliminary Inquiry into the murder of Babita Sarjou, whose body was found six years after she had gone missing, continued at the Georgetown...