…Region Ten Tourism Committee on a mission to bring economic benefit, pride to the Region Faced with low employment rates and a bauxite industry that won’t last forever, the Region Ten Tourism Committee is doubling down on its efforts to transform the Region into a thriving tourism destination for economical benefit. On Wednesday, the Committee held a virtual engagement to […]

In Guyana, while Amerindians account for only 10.51 percent of the population, they represent 63 percent of the multidimensionally poor. This is according to a new analysis on global multidimensional poverty released on October 7, 2021. The global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) produced by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) measures […]

…NGSA results to be announced on Friday A team from the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) has arrived in Guyana to announce the results of the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC ) examinations and the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE ). On Thursday, October 14, 2021, the CXC will announce the results of the CSEC and CAPE examinations at the Arthur […]

…or provision of negative PCR test The CARICOM Secretariat has instituted measures, as of October 1, 2021, requiring proof of vaccination for staff members and all persons seeking to enter its offices to do business. This was announced in a statement by the Secretariat on Tuesday. It further stated that staff members and members of the public who are not […]

The police have issued a wanted bulleting for Seon Ceasar also known as ‘Ratty’ in relation to the murder of Nelson Thomas, a 36-year-old miner from Kaneville, East Bank Demerara. Back in September, it was reported that Nelson worked in Guyana’s interior but lived with his wife and mother in Kaneville. When he returned home on September 9, 2021, he […]

…tie up guards, hold them at gunpoint A seven-man gang of armed robbers early Tuesday morning carted millions from Cevons Waste Management office on Mandela Avenue, Georgetown. Police said the incident occurred around 02:00hrs. The gunmen stole the security guards’ cellphones. One a Samsung Galaxy valued $15,000 and the other  a ZTE cellular phone valued $17,000.00 as well as the company’s […]

…as High Court finds 2021 amendments to the Fiscal Management & Accountability Act unconstitutional  …rules that constitutional agencies must not be included in the Appropriation Act The High Court on Monday ruled that aspects of the Fiscal Management and Accountability (Amendment) Act of 2021 are unconstitutional and the budget of constitutional agencies must not be included in the Appropriation Act. […]

…warns PPP/C’s “heavy-pollution” led development strategy will set Guyana on a downward spiral Demanding that there be extensive consultation before the finalisation of the country’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), A Partnership for National Unity + Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) Member of Parliament, Amanza Walton-Desir warned that the Government plans to implement a “heavy-industry, heavy-pollution” led development strategy, which would only […]

A 53-year-old man was on Sunday arrested after allegedly assaulting the Mayor of Rose Hall and also calling him a ‘Waste man’ Police in a statement said the incident happened around 11:50 hours Sunday  at Hampshire Civic Clinic Center. Polic said information received from the mayor states that he was at a meeting at Hampshire Civic Clinic Center with Minister […]

Police shot and killed a man Monday morning at Grove East Bank Demerara whom they said had opened fire on them first. Below is the police release About 0250h. today Monday October 11, 2021, police ranks came under gunfire at Golden Grove, EBD, during efforts to apprehend two male suspects. The police returned fire fatally wounding one of the men […]

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