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Tiwari pledged continuing support to PPP in March last year – Ramotar

2 hours 13 min ago
Former President Donald Ramotar today released a letter written to him by the Head of BK Inc Brian Tiwari on March 23rd last year pledging continuing support to the PPP and best wishes for the then...

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Crane man shot after chopping wife, child to death

10 hours 20 min ago
A man this morning chopped his wife and two-year-old child to death at Crane, West Coast Demerara and wounded his mother.

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Austrian presidential election must be re-run, court rules

12 hours 20 min ago
VIENNA,  (Reuters) – Austria’s presidential runoff election must be held again, the Constitutional Court ruled today, handing the Freedom Party’s narrowly defeated candidate another...

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Brian Tiwarie blasts Ramotar administration over specialty hospital project

17 hours 44 min ago
Businessman Brian Tiwarie yesterday rejected claims that his company had taken possession of containers belonging to the fired Specialty Hospital contractor and he accused the Donald Ramotar...

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Multimillion-dollar Kato school unsafe for children

17 hours 44 min ago
The Kato Secondary School, which was constructed at a cost over hundreds of millions of dollars, remains unoccupied because it is not safe for children, Minister of State Joseph Harmon said yesterday.

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Repairs underway to shifting Hope Canal bridge

17 hours 45 min ago
There is a major structural fault with the $350m bridge constructed across the Hope Canal,  East Coast Demerara, according to Minister of State Joseph Harmon, who yesterday said the structure has...

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National Assembly approves $800m in supplementary spending

17 hours 46 min ago
After hours of deliberations, the National Assembly last night approved almost $800 million in extra-budgetary spending including on 6000 solar panels to “green” State House and an army exercise...

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Brian Tiwarie planning to establish newspaper

17 hours 48 min ago
Prominent businessman and owner of BK International, Brian Tiwarie, is planning to open his own newspaper company here and has started the process.

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Probe underway into stealth flights from Ogle

17 hours 48 min ago
An inquiry has been launched into the circumstances surrounding how two planes left Guyana illegally from the Eugene F Correia International Airport (EFCIA) last Saturday, Minister of State Joseph...

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Finance Minister says unsure of UG ‘emergency’ funding needs

17 hours 49 min ago
Minister of Finance Winston Jordan has said that he is unsure of the ‘emergency’ funding the University of Guyana needs to reputedly prevent a collapse of the  institution.

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Ministry welcomes removal from US human trafficking watch list

17 hours 51 min ago
The Ministry of Social Protection yesterday welcomed the latest classification on Trafficking in Persons (TIP), which has seen the country coming off the watch list for TIP, that is, moving from Tier...

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Man gets three years for ISIS bomb threat at city bank

17 hours 51 min ago
Terrence McLean, the man who tried to extort $10 million from a city bank in the name of ISIS by threatening to detonate a bomb he claimed he had on him, was yesterday sentenced to three years in...

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Insel gets approval for additional Brazil, Curaçao flights

17 hours 53 min ago
Guyanese will now be able to access additional flights to Brazil and Curaçao thrice weekly after Cabinet recently granted approval for Insel Air to operate additional flights out of Guyana.

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‘New GuySuCo’ unveiled

17 hours 53 min ago
Facing a huge debt, slumping production  and pressure over the planned end of cane cultivation at the Wales estate, the  Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) yesterday launched a `New GuySuCo’ that...

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Romell Jagroop wins $390m contract for conservancy dam

17 hours 53 min ago
Romell Jagroop General Construction Services has gotten the green light for a $390m contract for the construction of the north eastern dam of the East Demerara Water Conservancy (EDWC).

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Puran Brothers secures $221m contract for East Bank landfill

17 hours 55 min ago
Puran Brothers has secured a $221m contract for the operation of the Haags Bosch landfill on the East Bank of Demerara.

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Granger to meet Bouterse in Suriname

17 hours 55 min ago
President David Granger will today travel to Paramaribo, Suriname to meet with that country’s Head of State, President Desi Bouterse, the Ministry of the Presidency said yesterday in a statement.

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Warriors win nail-biter

17 hours 55 min ago
The Guyana Amazon Warriors began their 2016 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) T20 title pursuit with a four-wicket win over the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots with one ball to spare in last night’s...

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Bolt staves off false starts to move into 100m semi-finals

17 hours 56 min ago
KINGSTON,  (Reuters) – Usain Bolt negotiated a series of delays and a false start in his own race before easily winning his quarter-final of the 100m in 10.15 seconds at Jamaica’s national...

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‘No threat to Caricom’

17 hours 57 min ago
President David Granger does not believe that recent conflicts between Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago are in any way a threat to the survival of the Caribbean Community.

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