Three remanded for $22M Stabroek Market jewellery heist

Three vendors, who operate stalls at Stabroek Market, were today remanded to prison after being accused of breaking into L Seepersaud Marjar jewellery store...

Cabinet to decide way forward with proposal for toll increases at Berbice Bridge ...

Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson recently stated that the issue regarding the proposed increase in tolls at the Berbice Harbour Bridge, will be...

Controversial Brazilian businessman seeking to invest in Guyana’s oil and gas sector

Almost five years after his company abruptly pulled out of a US multimillion-dollar investment, controversial Brazilian businessman, Yucatan Reis is here again. This time,...

Judicial system frustratingly slow in dealing with fraud cases – British SOCU Advisor

British Advisor to the Special Organized Crime Unit (SOCU) Dr. Sam Sittlington, says that the slothfulness of the judicial system in Guyana is responsible...

‘We didn’t come into gov’t for issues like this’- Minister Lawrence on Broomes fiasco

On Wednesday, when Minister of Police Health, Volda Lawrence apologized to the security guard, who was involved in a confrontation with her colleague, Simona...

Financial risks must be measured as Guyana considers a National Oil Company –Chatham House

As Guyana inches closer to the start of oil production, the prospect of a National Oil Company (NOC) seems quite attractive to many. But...

Draft Petro Commission Bill makes no provision for register of agreements, disclosure of beneficial...

There are two crucial transparency mechanisms which are absent from Guyana’s draft Petroleum Commission Bill. According to Director of Power and Money at Oxfam America,...

Central Bank strengthened with Financial Institutions (Amendment) Act

After several hours of debate, the National Assembly, a few moments ago, passed the Financial Institutions (Amendment) Bill 2018. Moving the motion for the...

In 2018, Guyana’s Gambling Authority is guided by laws from 1908

Anyone who indulges in using slots for gambling is entitled to a fair chance of winning. This means that the machines used should not...

GHPC records 119 neonatal deaths in one year

The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) has record 119 neonatal deaths during the period June 1 2017, to June 30; 2018.This number translates to...

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