Senior Finance Minister Dr. Ashni K. Singh has announced that Budget Day for this year will be ready on Wednesday January 26, 2022. The Minister had been over the last several months meeting and consulting with various stakeholders including Government Ministries, private sector and other agencies as preparations continued for the new Budget. This Budget is expected to comprise a […]

The International Decade for People of African Descent Assembly-Guyana is a registered not-for-profit organization/company which was established in response to former President Granger’s call for the African Guyanese community to be mobilized and organized for the purpose of pursuing the Goals of the United Nations declaration of a decade (2015 – 2024) for People of African Descent. To this end, […]

—Norton skirts questions on talks with Harmon Aubrey Norton – the Leader of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) – continues to be tightlipped on his discussions with Joseph Harmon on assuming the post of Leader of the Opposition as mandated by the Central Executive Committee (CEC) of the PNCR. Confronted with the issue during PNCR’s weekly press conference on […]

President of the Federative Republic of Brazil, His Excellency Jair Bolsonaro will no longer be visiting Guyana today, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation announced early Friday morning. In a brief statement, it explained that the presidential visit was postponed due to the sudden and unfortunate passing of President Bolsonaro’s mother. President Irfaan Ali has since expressed heartfelt […]

Senegal has seized three containers of ammunition from a Guyana-flagged cargo ship in the port of the capital Dakar, in a rare arms haul worth an estimated $5 million. In a statement seen by AFP on Tuesday, Senegal’s customs agency said it had searched a ship named the Eolika that stopped to refuel, after it had made “inconsistent declarations.” Customs […]

….requests of DPP to review manslaughter charge Attorney-at-Law Nigel Hughes, in making a case for Police Officer Sherwin Peters to be charged for murder and not manslaughter, said the evidence suggests that it was Peters intention to kill or cause Orin Boston Jr. bodily harm when he discharged his gun. “We are instructed that no circumstances exist which indicate that […]

As GTT prepares to celebrate 31 years of providing telecommunication services in Guyana on January 28, the company on Thursday launched its ‘Hello 31’ themed anniversary campaign on its Facebook and Website pages. The company said its celebration this year will be grand since it intends to reward 31 lucky customers with 31 prizes through live weekly draws at its […]

President Irfaan Ali, in a letter to Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley, extended congratulatory remarks on her successful re-election to office. The Mottley-led Barbados Labour Party (BLP) won all 30 seats, up from 29 in 2018, during Wednesday’s Elections. “We also congratulate the Barbadian people for once again demonstrating their commitment to democracy,” President Ali said as he spoke on […]

The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) has announced the 2021 top awardees for the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) and the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations with Guyanese students receiving the top awards for both. Samuel Haynes of Queen’s College received the CAPE Overall Outstanding Achievement award, while Zaynab Shaffie of Queen’s College received the CSEC Overall Outstanding Achievement award. […]

—743 new cases, 18 persons in ICU A four-month-old girl is among seven Covid-19 deaths, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has reported on Wednesday. In addition, the ministry reported 743 new infections with some 18 persons in the Intensive Care Unit. The ministry is also appealing to the general public to respect the confidentiality of the deceased and their families […]

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