Sir Alister passes away

Regional Headquarters, Kingston, Jamaica, April 20, 2019 – The following statement is issued by the Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles in immediate response to news of the passing of Sir Alister McIntyre, whmore..


President completes radiotherapy - -cautioned against too heavy a work load

President David Granger completed his regime of radiotherapy in Cuba today and will be returning to Guyana later this evening.more..


Guyana rises in press freedom ranking - -concerns persist over use of laws to silence ‘opposition’ journalists

While Guyana has moved up four places to 51 of the 180 listed in the latest World Press Freedom Index, the assessment by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) maintains that while the country’s constitution guarantees free speech and the right to information, omore..


EPA retracts project applications not requiring impact surveys

Four projects submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for Environmental Authorisation, and which the entity mistakenly announced did not require Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs), are currently being screened for their possible impactmore..


Rupununi:119 youths get stimulus grants of $6m each

Beneficiaries of the Hinterland Employment and Youth Service (HEYS)  continue to receive financial support under the initiative, with 119 North and Central Rupununi youths having recently received stimulus grants valued at $6 million each.more..


Teixeira says not retracting statements about Cathy Hughes

PPP executive Gail Teixeira says she is not retracting statements she made about Minister of Public Telecommunications Cathy Hughes in relation to a contract that her company, Videomega secured from the Department of Energy (DoE).more..


Guyanese have no clear idea how they will benefit from oil -GTUC

Noting the discovery of the 13th deposit of oil by ExxonMobil, the Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) has lamented that Guyanese still have no idea how they will benefit from this resource.more..


GGDMA reminds miners of tax changes

Miners were on Wednesday reminded of the changes in tax laws that will result in their payments on income derived from gold produced being treated as a final tax as of 2018.more..


Cost of ExxonMobil land lease agreement not yet declared to transparency body

Head of the National Secretariat of the Guyana Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (GY-EITI), Dr.more..


Digital X-ray machine for Region Nine

Region 9 now has a digital X-ray Machine which will save time and millions of dollars compared to that of the traditional X-ray practice, the Department of Public Information (DPI) reported yesterday, Purchased at approximately $8M by the Regional Democramore..