Police bring West Berbice protest under control

Police bring West Berbice protest under control

PROTESTERS, on Sunday, blocked the roadway along the Number Five and Number Three villages, West Coast Berbice Public Road, bringing traffic to a halt for commuters going to George

 Prisoners to be tried in air-conditioned retrofitted containers at prisons

Prisoners to be tried in air-conditioned retrofitted containers at prisons

IN a bid to augment speedier hearings, trials and disposal of cases in the criminal justice system, in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government has met with several State

 UG opening pushed back to November 2

UG opening pushed back to November 2

DUE to the unprecedented circumstances brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Guyana (UG) has taken a decision to push back the first day of classes for the new

 `Ponzi Scheme’ investors to receive repayments from Oct. 12

`Ponzi Scheme’ investors to receive repayments from Oct. 12

ACCELERATED Capital Firm Inc. (ACFI)’s Yuri Garcia Dominguez, on Saturday, confirmed that the company will begin repaying its more than 17, 000 investors on October 12. Read

Harness ‘transformative potential’ of urbanization for people and planet, UN urges, marking World Habitat Day

Harness ‘transformative potential’ of urbanization for people and planet, UN urges, marking World Habitat Day

Commemorating World Habitat Day, on Monday, top UN officials called for urgent action to provide low-income families and vulnerable populations with affordable housing with securit

The pandemic is disrupting mental health services in most countries, WHO survey

The pandemic is disrupting mental health services in most countries, WHO survey

World Mental Health Day on 10 October to highlight urgent need to increase investment in chronically underfunded sector Read more

Multi-million dollars drug bust in Caribbean Sea, suspected smugglers nabbed

Multi-million dollars drug bust in Caribbean Sea, suspected smugglers nabbed

The United States Coast Guard on Saturday reported that the crew of Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez offloaded approximately 1,981 kilograms of cocaine and 28 kilograms of am

British Airways increasing flights to the Caribbean, offering deals

British Airways increasing flights to the Caribbean, offering deals

British Airways has increased the number of destinations it is flying to this October. The increase includes both short haul and long haul destinations. Among these are flights to

Sprangalang dies at 72

Sprangalang dies at 72

Popular comedian, actor, radio talk show host and entertainer Dennis “Sprangalang” Hall is dead. Hall, 72, died at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex in Mt H

Deep Jahi 'hosts' a Private Party

Deep Jahi 'hosts' a Private Party

With the COVID-19 pandemic putting the brakes on live events and parties, former Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall winner Deep Jahi has decided on 'hosting' his own Priv

$950-m rehabilitation Kingston's shoreline getting protection from erosion, storm surges

$950-m rehabilitation Kingston's shoreline getting protection from erosion, storm surges

MAJOR rehabilitation of Kingston's shoreline is under way as part of a Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project implemented by the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF). Read m

Liveable wage

Liveable wage

MINIMUM wage earners could begin to receive incomes that are closer to a liveable wage if the recommendations of the minimum wage advisory committee, which were submitted to the la

TAMCC students harsh on Emmalin Pierre

TAMCC students harsh on Emmalin Pierre

Students of the T.A Marryshow Community College (TAMCC) in Grenada have accused the Minister for Education, Emmalin Pierre of betraying and abandoning them as they struggle to reso

Notice of Mabouya Road opening

Notice of Mabouya Road opening

The Ministry of Infrastructure Development, Transport and Implementation is pleased to announce that repairs work to the Mabouya Road, St John, has been completed and is scheduled

Vehicle ban extended to 31 December 2020

Vehicle ban extended to 31 December 2020

The deadline for the importation of vehicles over 10 years is now 31 December 2020. Read more

Permanent secretaries reassigned as Cabinet reshuffle takes effect

Permanent secretaries reassigned as Cabinet reshuffle takes effect

The Cabinet reshuffle which comes into effect on 5 October 2020 has come with the reassignment of permanent secretaries who are the heads of the government’s ministerial mana

 Guyana shortchanged by ‘Stabroek agreement’

Guyana shortchanged by ‘Stabroek agreement’

— Jagdeo maintains, contends Harmon is ‘confused’– Payara Licence not a PSA VICE-PRESIDENT, Bharrat Jagdeo, has maintained that the coalition-sanctioned

 Gandhi’s fight for democracy remembered

Gandhi’s fight for democracy remembered

PRESIDENT, Dr Irfaan Ali has hailed world renowned Indian freedom fighter, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi as a man who was physically small but towering in moral, religious and politic