Increase in land rates for Region Five farmers…Old prices were “unrealistic,” could not be sustained – Trotman
Kaieteur News

Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman, during the Post-Cabinet Press Briefings yesterday, said that “by no stretch of the imagination” can the proposed increase in land rates for Region Five farmers be...

Ban smoking in public places!
Kaieteur News

A great many Guyanese, men and women are smokers. Who aren’t smoking cigarettes, are smoking weed or both. The government, apparently, had contemplated increasing the taxes on cigarettes so as to discourage smoking....

Epistemology, deconstruction and “any other fit and proper person”
Kaieteur News

I always wonder if society would ever allow for a person other than a trained lawyer to enter a courtroom and argue on behalf of a litigant or an accused. The anarchist trait in me tells me that society should allow that...

Skeldon Estate…“Govt. not signing away assets, it’s just a MoU for a study!” – Trotman
Kaieteur News

Weeks after officials of the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) confirmed that a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Guyana Government and a prospective investor who is interested in purchasing the...

Hutson admits AAG has no development plan
Kaieteur News

By Edison Jefford Incumbent President of the Athletics Association of Guyana (AAG), Aubrey Hutson admitted on the nationally televised programme, Sports Magazine, on the National Communications Network (NCN), that the...

Darters get going tonight at MSC
Kaieteur News

Following a year that was described as one with constant activities, the Guyana Darts Association is bent on continuing in the same vein and will resume its monthly action with a tournament today, at the Malteenoes Sports...

Springer headlines 14-man squad for Super50
Kaieteur News

Guyanese Paul and Yadram included St John’s, Antigua, CMC – Exciting all-rounder Shamar Springer is among five members of the ICC Youth World Cup-winning side included in the West Indies Under-19 14-man squad...

GT capture Wiltshire birth anniversary dominoes title
Kaieteur News

In one of the most keenly contested finals of recent times GT of Georgetown emerged champions after chalking 76 games to win the Mark Wiltshire 62nd birth anniversary dominoes competition which concluded on Wednesday...

Norton’s comments during ‘delinking’ process not worrying – Govt.
Kaieteur News

Government is not too worried that former Minister of Public Health, Dr. George Norton, may be ‘mouthing’ off too much about his stay there and his recent “shifting” to another ministry. Yesterday,...

Code of Conduct still a work in progress – Trotman
Kaieteur News

Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman confirmed yesterday that work regarding the Code of Conduct is still ongoing. He noted that the draft Bill was brought before Cabinet on Monday where it was considered. In...

Chancellor among topics for discussion at next Cabinet meeting
Kaieteur News

Acting Chancellor of the Judiciary, Carl Singh will be a subject for discourse at the meeting of Cabinet Ministers next Tuesday. This is according to Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman. The Minister at...

Charges against Omar Shariff halted pending High Court action
Kaieteur News

One of the shortest and strangest court proceedings unfolded yesterday in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts yesterday when Magistrate Fabayo Azore was stopped from reading charges to 43-year-old Omar Shariff,...

US Treasury downgrades Guyana’s anti-money laundering risk
Kaieteur News

As local financial institutions continue to tighten their systems to ensure dirty monies are not allowed through, there is some more good news for Guyana. Yesterday, the US Department of the Treasury in its latest...

Central Bank will intervene in foreign currency shortage issue, if necessary – GCCI
Kaieteur News

– Meanwhile rates at city cambios increase Central Bank is currently monitoring the matter of a foreign currency shortage in Guyana and will intervene if necessary. This is according to a statement from the...

Guyana explores viability of oil refinery
Kaieteur News

The US had initially ruled out building an oil refinery in Guyana, but this country’s administration is not taking chances, and feels that it may still be a good idea. As a result, it has retained a top oil and gas...

‘It’s not Amaila or death!’ – Pres. Granger
Kaieteur News

…Govt. looking to pursue green energy; aiming at ‘satisfactory mix’ President David Granger posits that Guyana’s hope at becoming a ‘Green State’ does not solely depend on the Amaila...

Guyana looks to forging stronger partnership with Bolivia
Antigua Observer

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Jan 19, CMC – President David Granger says his administration hopes to forge a stronger relationship with the Plurinational State of Bolivia.

Babita Sarjou’s mother testifies to last seeing her six years ago
Kaieteur News

Champa Seonarine, the mother of Babita Sarjou, whose skeletal remains were found in a shallow grave at the back of her ex-husband’s yard, testified to last seeing her daughter  six years ago, when she left their...

Is money fuh de boys
Kaieteur News

Everybody does try a hustle, and when dem get through dem does try a hustle fuh dem friend. Jagdeo do that a lot. He hustle fuh heself till he build a mansion and buy a whole heap of property all over de place. When he...

Region 10 residents end eight days of protest after ministers visit area
Kaieteur News

Emergency works announced for ‘Mines’ road   Residents of the “Mines” area, Region 10, are accusing the regional authorities of turning their backs on them. Yesterday, after eight days of protest...

Earnest plea to repair this road in Chateau Margot
Kaieteur News

Dear Editor, The main throughway leading into the small hamlet of Chateau Margot on the East Coast of Demerara is in a deplorable state. This main road from the East Coast highway is daily becoming an impassable one. When...

The Morning Traffic Situation On The East Bank Is Woeful
Kaieteur News

Dear Editor, With deep frustration and anger I pen this letter as I am seated at the eastern end of the Demerara Harbour Bridge waiting for the retraction to end. I am aware that there are many commuters travelling to...

Time Long Past To Pass The Tobacco Control Bill
Kaieteur News

Dear Editor, Russia where almost half of the population smokes is considering banning tobacco. Between 2001 and now, I have been urging a global ban of tobacco by 2040. We need to introduce a Tobacco Control law in...

Rice Producers’ Association needs to do more for farmers
Kaieteur News

Dear Editor, I would like to thank the Minister of Agriculture Noel Holder and his team for visiting Region 5 on Thursday January 12. The outreach saw meetings at Little Biaboo, Mahaica Creek; Strath Campell, Mahaicony;...

Urgent need for the reclamation of integrity in Guyana
Kaieteur News

Dear Editor, One of the greatest haemorrhages experienced by Guyana following intellectual and capital flight since the early 1990’s is the erosion of Integrity. Merriam-Webster defines Integrity as the firm...

Jagdeo and Nandlall should stop the nonsense about a one term government
Kaieteur News

Dear Editor, Most Guyanese believe that Anil Nandlall was unfit to be the Nation’s Attorney General. Once on a taped message, Nandlall, which up to this day has not denied he was the speaker, was enquiring about a...

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