Critical training to improve Customs Officers’ efficiency underway
Kaieteur News

A major training exercise for Customs Officers is underway, with the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) announcing yesterday that performance remains a key focus. According to the authority, the training programme started...

Poor power supply affects eight Region Three wells
Kaieteur News

Poor power supply is among major challenges facing the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) in the delivery of water supply in the Essequibo Islands-West Demerara region (Region Three). According to Regional Divisional...

The Voice Of The Liberal Democrats…where Is The Manufacturing Sector?
Kaieteur News

By Sase Singh   INTRODUCTION A decade plus into the 21st century, the role of our manufacturing sector continues to deteriorate. From a position of 11.2% of GDP under Hoyte, it expanded to 12.4% under Jagan, then...

The Bishops’ High School to be extended
Kaieteur News

South R/veldt Secondary to see some rehabilitative works During the opening of the tenders at the National Procurement and Tender Administration Board (NPTAB) yesterday, at the Ministry of Finance, a contract for the...

SUR includes Berbice affiliate for Boyce/Jefford Classic VII
Kaieteur News

-in bid to challenge for top placing The Super Upcoming Runners (SUR) Athletics Club is hoping to steal a bit of the spotlight at the 2016 Edition of the Boyce and Jefford Track and Field Classic, scheduled for this...

Sharpshooting Pools Competition set for Sunday at Jerries in Grove
Kaieteur News

The Grand Central Pools Bar or as popularly known, Jerries Shop, at Grove on the East bank of Demerara will be the venue for a Sharpshooting Pools Competition on Sunday starting at 3:00pm. All Pools pros and amateurs are...

Is Guyana’s manufacturing sector dying? Pt. 7…More protection possible for manufacturers without hurting international agreements – Foreign Affairs Minister
Kaieteur News

By Kiana Wilburg One of the crucial questions coming out of the debate on Guyana’s ailing manufacturing sector is whether it is possible for some level of protectionism to be had for local manufacturers without...

Should Michael Khan be on the job at GPHC?
Kaieteur News

– Public Health Minister says no – Official says Khan staying put; abiding by Board’s decision Cabinet has reportedly issued a directive for Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Georgetown Public Hospital...

Technicians retrieve damaged GPL submarine cable
Kaieteur News

-excess power from US$30M-plus West Dem plant continues to waste Technical officials have retrieved a damaged submarine power cable linking the city and West Demerara, but it may be some time before the cable becomes...

Embattled manager was not qualified for job – GWI official
Kaieteur News

The hiring of a twice-convicted drug trafficker at the state-owned Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) is generating intense debate, with questions being now asked about his qualifications. Manager of GWI’s Debt Recovery...

That shady bond deal…AFC reneged on its promise to keep APNU in line – Goolsarran
Kaieteur News

The “composed and silent” position assumed by the Alliance For Change (AFC) on the alarming nature of the controversial bond deal has led anti-corruption advocate Anand Goolsarran to say that the AFC has with...

Sparton claim Joseph and Green dominoes crown
Kaieteur News

Sparton marked 49 games to win the final of the Faye Joseph and Andrea Green four-game dominoes competition which was contested on Sunday night at Gaulding Place, South Ruimveldt. Beast and Rage finished on 40 games each,...

Linden puts together formidable team for Boyce/Jefford Classic VII
Kaieteur News

Upper Demerara Schools Track Club and Christianburg/Wismar Secondary School (CWSS) are expected to present a formidable force for this weekend’s Boyce/Jefford Track and Field Classic VII at the Mackenzie Sports Club...

Wolf’s Challenge Cup…Mike’s Wellman, Parika Defenders, Regal, Tropical Springs victorious
Kaieteur News

By Zaheer Mohamed Mike’s Wellman, Parika Defenders, Regal Masters and Tropical Springs recorded victories when the Wolf’s Challenge Softball Cup continued on Sunday. Playing at the Gandhi Youth Organisation...

Some crooks hiding behind meeting
Kaieteur News

Every year something new does come up…It could be a new dance, a new song, a new style in dress and things like that. This time a new style come up in some of dem government ministry and this style is common among...

Baishanlin still to settle billion-dollar account with GRA
Kaieteur News

Controversial logging company Baishanlin Forest Development Inc is still to settle its account with the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA). The company owes GRA over one billion dollars. This is according to a reliable source...

GWI sends home convicted drug trafficker
Kaieteur News

Amidst growing pressure, the state-owned Guyana Water Inc. yesterday decided to send home a senior manager pending a probe of his background. The decision was reportedly taken yesterday by management of the entity...

Govt. pays BK US$5.7m on a simple threat letter
Kaieteur News

…Tiwarie’s US$10M claim never went to court – Minister Bulkan For months, several Government officials sought to defend the US$5.7M out-of-court settlement with BK International, claiming that had the...

Boyce & Jefford committee conducts Annual Officials’ Workshop
Kaieteur News

The Boyce & Jefford Track and Field Committee hosted its annual workshop for Officials in Linden on Saturday as part of its developmental mandate ahead of this weekend’s Track and Field Classic at the Mackenzie...

Canadian Fullbore Rifle Championships – Governor General Final…Mahendra Persaud ends 29th of 48 shooters
Kaieteur News

Guyana National Rifle Association (GuyanaNRA) Fullbore Captain Mahendra Persaud finished a creditable 29th of 50 shooters in the Governor General Final of the just concluded 134th Canadian Fullbore Rifle Championships...

Two weeks later…National Assembly, MPs still await bond storage contract from Norton
Kaieteur News

Former Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Anil Nandlall is concerned over the fact that the embattled Minister of Health, George Norton, is yet to make good on his promise to provide a copy of the Drug bond...

Youth on a mission
Jamaica Observer

Mandeville, Manchester — For Guyanese Cleon Cadogan, visiting Jamaica was high on his list of priorities this summer. Local News Mon, 22 Aug 2016 00:00:00 GMT Summer camp joy...

Nursing grads top NCU send-off
Jamaica Observer

Mandeville, Manchester — One hundred and five graduates of the Northern Caribbean University (NCU) were recently conferred with Bachelor of Science degrees in Nursing. Local News Mon, 22 Aug 2016 00:00:00 GMT Youth...

BMR wind farm commissioned
Jamaica Observer

Malvern, St Elizabeth — Eighteen months after ground was broken, the 36.3-megawatt wind farm run by BMR Jamaica Wind at Potsdam, Malvern, high in the Santa Cruz Mountains, was formally commissioned in mid-August....

Photo: Victory, Jamaica Style!
Jamaica Observer

Excited Jamaicans in Half-Way-Tree square react to the Men’s 4x100 metres relay team winning the gold medal at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday night. (Naphtali Junior) Local News Mon, 22 Aug 2016...

Wray & Nephew pumps $10 million into scholarship awards for 190th year
Jamaica Observer

The J Wray & Nephew Foundation will bring smiles to the faces of over 100 families on Wednesday, August 24. Local News Mon, 22 Aug 2016 00:00:00 GMT PHOTO: VICTORY, JAMAICA STYLE!...

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