Former President David Granger said the PPP administration has dropped the ball in deeping this country’s economic diplomacy. According to a press release from the PNCR speaking on his Public Interest Programme on Friday, Granger said the Caribbean basin has been a large, lucrative and long-standing market for Guyana’s fish, fruit, rice, sugar and vegetables and it is disheartening to […]

The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) said it has noted with concern, a drastic reduction in filing of VAT returns by VAT Registrants over the previous quarter (July to September) of 2021. In the recently released, Mid Year Report it was disclosed that VAT increased by $1.2 billion to $27.4 billion, when compared with the same period in 2020. “Registrants are […]

GTT on Friday launched a major fibre education campaign aimed at giving its GTT Fibre internet subscribers a better understanding of the function and benefits of the technology, and how it can work to improve their quality of life. The educational thrust follows the recent launch and ongoing expansion of GTT Fibre Internet to new residential areas across Guyana, the […]

…as he launches bid for PNCR No.1 By Svetlana Marshall Backed by some of the leading Opposition Members of Parliament, Joseph Harmon – the country’s Opposition Leader – promised sweeping changes as he unveiled a 10-point plan centered around unity and inclusiveness during the official launch of his campaign for the leadership of the People’s National Congres Reform (PNCR). However, […]

Guyana and the United Arab Emirates on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding to advance technical between the two countries. President Irfaan Ali met His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates, to advance closer relations between the two countries and to discuss key areas of technical cooperation. Among the areas […]

A driver attached to the Regional Democratic Council (RDC) in the Rupununi was arrested last weekend after he allegedly raped a 14-year-old girl shortly after offering her a drop on his motorcycle. Reports are that the girl was walking home when the man rode up and offered her a drop. As they proceeded along the public road the accused took […]

An old grievience between two Brazilian men resulted in one of them fatally stabbing the other at Baramita, North West District on Thursday night. The victim has been identified only as ‘Niego.’ According to an eyewitness, the men were arguing when the victim was attacked around 9 pm at a nearby hotel. The assailant then inflicted at least five stab […]

….Isaac’s says all other clerks unwilling to work at PAC due to unprofessional conduct of members  By Svetlana Marshall Clerk of the National Assembly, Sherlock Isaacs said one of his Clerks has developed health issues due to high-stress levels experienced at the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Meetings. “Due to the frequent challenges being encountered at meetings of the Public Accounts […]

A total of 153 recruits have completed the Guyana Defence Force’s (GDFs) Basic Recruit Course (BRC) 2021-02 with a budding aeronautical engineer from Kwakwani, Region 10, emerging as the Best Graduating Student. The training programme commenced on July 26, 2021, and ended on October 20 with a graduation parade at the Patrick Williams Drill Square at the Colonel John Clarke […]

…Bosai workers take to the streets, demanding 10% increase in pay  By Svetlana Marshall Workers at Bosai Minerals Group Guyana Incorporated (BMGGI), on Thursday, initiated protest action against the management of the Linden-based bauxite company demanding a 10% increase in wages and salaries. Outside of the company’s Mackenzie, Linden worksite, a number of disgruntled workers were seen armed with placards, […]

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