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Great hypocrites among us

16 ore 46 min fa
Dear Editor, Many Guyanese are shocked by the hypocrisy of some of the people who are criticising the recent decision of the DPP. One of the most vocal critics is overseas based. He has posted a video on this matter on his Facebook page, while appearing on other social media sites to express his vocal […]
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Going back into agriculture made easier

16 ore 46 min fa
Dear Editor, My heartfelt gratitude and sincerest sentiments go out to the government and agriculture institutes that will be rolling out the 1B dollar fertiliser intervention to assist farmers in the country with the planting and replanting exercises. This free intervention forms part of a series of measures to tackle the global rise in cost […]
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In solidarity with Police Officer Shawnette Bollers in her struggle to get justice

16 ore 47 min fa
Dear Editor, I write this letter in solidarity with Police Officer Shawnette Bollers in her struggle to get justice for a grievous crime committed against her by an attorney-at-law, Nirvan Singh, son of the former Chancellor of the Judiciary. Bollers faced with police inaction in her matter, brought private criminal charges against Singh for spitting […]
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Gold Shield boasting – How could this be?

16 ore 48 min fa
Kaieteur News – It is stunning, this development involving a foreign company called Gold Shield. Here it is that Gold Shield is boasting openly about its shining mineral future in Guyana on a foreign media outlet, and Guyanese are in the dark. Guyanese are clueless about the existence of this company here, about how that […]
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Transforming education requires decolonisation

16 ore 48 min fa
Dear Editor, President Ali’s government declared policy is to use oil and gas proceeds to transform education, health, infrastructure, and the non-oil sectors (Guyana Chronicle, April 26, 2022). This policy is admirable and will divest the windfall from oil and gas into conventional sectors. In transforming education, the Government (the people’s representative) must address a […]
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Govt. updates regulations with new protocols for fish imports

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 6:59am
As fishing industry dwindles… Kaieteur News – Guyana has been producing oil since December 2019 and during that course of time there has been a significant decline in the domestic fishing industry purportedly as a result of the drilling production operations by the International Oil Companies currently operating offshore. Against this backdrop, government on Wednesday […]
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Guyanese should have breakdown of how oil money is being spent – Int’l Analyst

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 6:58am
… Govt.’s current approach not in keeping with best practice Kaieteur News – The PPP/C Government has since transferred over $40B in oil earnings from the Natural Resource Fund to the Consolidated Fund so that it can support several projects outlined in the 2022 budget. As a result of the oil money being lumped with […]
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Guyana’s commissions first electronic tolling system at Harbour Bridge

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 6:57am
Kaieteur News – With the commissioning of Guyana’s first automotive tolling system at the Demerara Harbour Bridge Corporation (DHBC), there is expected to be a reduction in the time it takes for commuters to pay the toll at the bridge. The Government of Guyana (GoG) paid $15M to set up the system at DHBC with […]
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Govt. to spend $535M on another Vlissengen road improvement project

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 6:56am
Kaieteur News – The PPP/C Government through the Ministry of Public Works is preparing to spend some $535 million on another geometric improvement project for Vlissengen road. This time, the project will be between Princess Street and Mandela Avenue along Vlissengen road (Cemetery road). Bids for this project were opened on Thursday at the National […]
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Robbery victim bumps into suspect while making report at Station

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 6:55am
Kaieteur News – A Brazilian man, Francesco Alves De Arujo Junior, 28, could not believe his luck on Thursday night after he walked into the Alberttown Police Station to make a report about a robbery and saw that the suspect was already there in handcuffs. All Francesco Alves, a Business Administrator, had to do was […]
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Woman crushed to death by garbage truck

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 6:54am
Kaieteur News – Police are currently investigating reports that a pensioner on Thursday reportedly lost her balance and ended up being crushed by the left rear wheel of a garbage truck owned by Puran Brothers. Dead is Yvonne Morrison of B-Field South Sophia, Georgetown. She was crushed around 11:30hrs along the same B Field Road. […]
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Removal of trade barriers key to regional food security- CARICOM Heads

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 6:53am
Kaieteur News – As Regional leaders pursue a robust plan to ensure food security by cutting down their respective food import bill by 25 percent over the next three years, most if not all of them agree that there must be a removal of “illegal trade barriers” between members of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). This […]
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Mother finds 5-year-old hanging from tree

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 6:51am
Kaieteur News has been able to confirm that a mother on Wednesday found her five-year-old son hanging from a guava tree close to a swinger in their yard at Akawini, Pomeroon River, Region Two. The 25-year-old woman told police that she found the child around 10:00hrs. According to police the five-year-old boy is presently in […]
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The Ali Initiative is underdeveloped

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 6:48am
Kaieteur News  – The President gave another substandard performance during his address to the Regional Agri-Investment Forum. In so doing, he reveled in the use of statistics, but failed to link these properly to any argument he was making. Merely packing an address with statistics is no guarantee of an impressive presentation. The failure to […]
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Interview with Karan Chand, formerly of the AFC

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 6:47am
Kaieteur News – Note: Mr. Chand lived abroad for 15 years, returned in 2014 and became secretary of the Region 2 branch of the AFC. After the 2015 election, he was made special representative of the Prime Minister for Region 2. He has since resigned from the AFC claiming it was a failure when in […]
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Guyanese only want what benefits and secures from their oil

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 6:46am
Kaieteur News – We believe that we have good grounds to speak out against what has happened, and continues to happen, with our oil wealth. We are neither anti-oil nor anti-oil companies. To emphasise our position, we are pro-oil and pro-oil companies, but only when Guyana gets the most, the absolute best, that is possible […]
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Govt. inks US$192M Linden to Mabura road project with Brazilian company

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 6:31am
Kaieteur News – On Friday, the Government of Guyana officially signed a contract with Construtora Queiroz Galvao S.A., the Brazilian company which will be constructing the 121km asphaltic concrete road from Linden to Mabura Hill. Back in February, Senior Minister with responsibility for Finance, Dr. Ashni Singh had announced that this company has been given […]
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Two women are Guyana’s latest COVID-19 fatalities

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 6:30am
Kaieteur News – On Friday, the Ministry of Health reported that two women who tested positive for COVID-19 have died on Wednesday while receiving treatment at a medical facility. The latest fatalities are that of 37-year-old from Region Six and a 79-year-old from Region Three. As a result of this, the country’s COVID-19 death toll […]
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Agri-Investment Forum and Expo concludes today

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 6:26am
Kaieteur News – The inaugural Regional Agri-Investment Forum and Expo will wind down today after four exciting days of discussions, negotiations and the likely formation of partnerships between the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States. Participating countries in this year’s event included Belize, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Trinidad and Tobago, Montserrat, Bahamas and the host […]
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Genesis and Utopia band launch paves way for CPL/cricket carnival

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 6:21am
… Concept aims to boost tourism in “Destination Guyana” Kaieteur News – The Genesis and Utopia costume band launch has started the chip towards the much -anticipated CPL/cricket carnival set for September later this year. After a two- year hiatus resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic, coordinators and other stakeholders are finally allowed to have revelers […]
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