President Irfaan Ali has officially revoked the order under the Immigration Act that allowed Haitian nationals visa-free travel to Guyana.
As investigations into the murder of Haresh Singh of West Coast Berbice continues, investigators from the Major Crimes Unit have arrested three persons.
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A fire, suspected to have been started by arsonists, completely gutted two buildings and damaged another at the corner of D’Urban and George streets, Werk-en-Rust, early yesterday morning.
Mark D’Oliveira was yesterday charged with the murder of Kwal Dindon, who was stabbed following an altercation at a birthday party at Sandy Babb Street, Kitty, Georgetown last weekend.
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Will harassment of Guyanese fishermen by Surinamese patrol vessels scuttle promise of oil-driven development for both countries?
With relations between Guyana and Suriname experiencing a unique moment in the history of the two South American republics, the authorities in the respective capitals, Georgetown and Paramaribo, would, one feels, be decidedly reluctant to break a lance over an issue that has remained a bone of contention between the two countries.
The remaining shipment of COVID-19 vaccines from the World Health Organisation’s COVAX facility has been delayed according to the Minister of Health while noting that the authorities have seen a decline in turnout for the first doses.
Traipse through history of the evolution of cheese, with detours through several indigenous varieties of this much-loved dairy product and you are likely to find that a stunning range of difference of opinion surrounds the origins of Paneer.
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Star athlete Emanuel Archibald will look to make hay in the sunshine this weekend in his last heroic effort to qualify for the Olympic Games next month in Tokyo, Japan.
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These are not the best of times for market vendors. The overwhelming majority of them are women, many are single parents with young children, their attendant responsibilities extending way beyond plying their demanding trade in municipal markets across the country.
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A Corentyne rice farmer recently took his own life after he was unable to fulfill his debts due to the increased flooding in his savannah, which left his family in need of support.
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The High Commission of Canada in Guyana yesterday signed an agreement with the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) to donate $8.484 million (Cdn$50,000) towards the purchase of emergency flood relief for the hardest-hit areas in Guyana.
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The Geneva-based International Labour Organization (ILO) is reporting that delegates from 181 countries representing governments, workers, and employers, at the International Labour Conference (ILC) have unanimously adopted a Global Call to Action for a human-centred COVID-19 recovery that prioritises the creation of decent jobs for all and addresses the inequalities caused by the crisis in a manner that is “fully inclusive, sustainable and resilient.”
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The Guyana women’s hockey team have suffered two unfortunate setbacks ahead of their Indoor Pan Am Cup (IPAC) opener today in Pennsylvania against hosts USA, as they lost Captain Gabriella Xavier and Sonia Jardine to Covid-19 and injury respectively.
Corentyne rice farmers pleading for financial help from Gov’t - -some have major debt due to flooding
As thousands of Guyanese continue to battle floodwaters throughout the country, rice farmers within the Number 52/74 Neighbourhood Democratic Council on the Corentyne are pleading with the government for financial help since most of them are presently several millions of dollars in debt and are unable to make any payments on their own due to the losses they have suffered.
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DOHA: A consortium including Qatar Petroleum has been awarded two offshore blocks in Suriname, under Production Sharing Contracts as part of the recent Suriname offshore bid round.
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GECOM Legal Officer says she resigned over loss of trust, confidence in Commission - -says had been given permission by former Chair for outside work
Attorney-at-Law Excellence Dazzell has responded to articles published over the last two days which she said inaccurately cite breach of contract as the reason she resigned from her post as Legal Officer/Secretary of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM).
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By Brooke Glasford
In recent research on startup businesses, I realized that so many are being started by young professionals — dentists, doctors, attorneys, aeronautical engineers.
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The University of Guyana (UG) and the Caribbean Oceanography Aquaculture and Subsea Technology (COAST) Foundation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on the establishment of a Subsea Centre of Excellence training facility which will be the first of its kind at a university in the Caribbean.
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The Trinidad Guardian reported on Monday this week that “thousands of businesses facing hardship” have had no option but to “permanently close their doors” on account of decisions by commercial banks not to provide them with extensions of loans.
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Despite a “virtual standstill in tourism” resulting from the coronavirus pandemic and the constraints that it has placed on travel, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is reporting that the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member state, Barbados, has made “good progress in implementing its Economic Recovery and Transformation (BERT) plan to restore fiscal and debt sustainability, rebuild reserves, and increase growth.”
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