—report says ‘favoured media houses, social media commentators cashing in The Association of Caribbean Mediaworkers (ACM), in its just released report – ‘Through the Pandemic: State of the Caribbean Media Report 2022 – said long before the deadly Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic media houses in Guyana were already battling a shrinking advertising pie. The situation, it said, is compounded with […]

The Bilateral Chamber of Commerce and the Private Sector Commission of Guyana Limited have pledged to leverage their combined resources to strengthen economic relations between the United States and Guyana. The two parties signed a Memorandum of Understanding during a ceremony in Houston on last Wednesday, the PSC said in a release. The MOU promotes trade and investment across sectors, […]

The Ministry of Public Works recently awarded 1.7 billion in contracts for urban and miscellaneous road development in Regions Two, Four, Five, Six, Seven, Nine and Ten. Contracts were awarded to 53 contractors at the ministry’s Kingston office of which, 37 of the contractors are to complete miscellaneous road works in Regions Two, Five and Six to the tune of […]

Guyana and Brazil have mutually agreed to provide legal assistance in civil and criminal matters, through the signing of two bilateral agreements, at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre (ACCC) on Friday. The signing of the treaties, which were done by Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hugh Todd, M.P, and his Brazilian counterpart, Minister, Carlos Alberto Franco França, was […]

SBM Offshore’s Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) approach to its activities continue to guide the company’s operations in Guyana as it remains resolute in the pursuit of sustainable development.  The company is leading a series of initiatives geared towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including Good Health and Wellbeing; Quality Education; Affordable and Clean Energy; Decent Work and Economic Growth; […]

…PAHO urges as COVID cases rise in the Americas Washington D.C., 4 May 2022 (PAHO) – As COVID cases and hospitalizations once again rise in the Americas – by 12.7% since last week – the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director, Carissa F. Etienne, has called on countries to urgently increase investments to develop and retain the nursing workforce. “Throughout […]

…but sugar, meat, dairy products prices up World food commodity prices decreased in April after a large jump the previous month, led by modest declines in the prices of vegetable oils and cereals, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reported last week. The FAO Food Price Index averaged 158.5 points in April 2022, down 0.8 percent […]

—developer promises 400 jobs during construction TRINUYANA Investments Inc has signed the contract for the construction of a US$50 million Marriott AC, a four-star, 150- room hotel. Construction is slated to begin on June 1, 2022. The contract was signed last Friday (April 29th) between TRINUYANA Investments Inc and China Habour Engineering Company (CHEC) Ltd. The four-star facility is expected […]

  —President Ali says administration has not ‘imagined’ such actions   President Irfaan Ali said it has not entered the imagination of his Government to use spyware or any kind of malware to spy on journalists and or citizens of the country. “This Government has no [such] intention whatsoever,” the Head of State said as he responded to concerns raised by the […]

Local journalists with 10 years and more experience could soon read for a Master’s Degree through the Guyana Online Academy of Learning (GOAL) Scholarship programme. GOAL’s Director, Dr. Jacob Opadeyi made the announcement last Wednesday, during the final day of the National Media Conference and Symposium, at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre (ACCC). “Actually, we are looking to have a […]

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