Princess opens Kid’s City, Movie theatres

When the Princess Hotel Chain bought the Buddy’s Hotel less than five years ago, the company promised that it was going add some class and family entertainment to the hotel facilities. The company is now keeping that promised and has opened a multi million dollar entertainment centre at the hotel for the entire family. On […]

Guyana Police officers undergo FBI training

The U.S Embassy on Friday announced that thirteen Guyanese law enforcement officials are attending a series of  training courses in neighbouring Trinidad and Tobago at the Police Academy of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service. The training began on May 13 and will end on June 28 in Port of Spain.  According to the embassy, […]

Merriman’s Funeral Home “fire bombed”

Police and Fire investigators were combing through the damage at the Merriman’s Funeral Home early on Thursday morning after a section of the building was set on fire. Investigators believe fire bombs were used. Two hearses were almost completely gutted and the front of the building was badly scorched. Neighbours recalled hearing two loud explosions […]

Digicel introduces its own smartphone

The smartphone market has found itself another competitor but this time, it’s a mobile service provider that is entering the field. Digicel Guyana on Thursday announced that the company “is making the Android experience affordable and accessible to all with the launch of its own affordable smart phone”. According to the company, the  new and […]

AFC demands firing of Guysuco Board

The Guyana Sugar Corporation has reported that there continues to be problems facing the industry and a low sugar crop is expected to affect final production. The company has been enjoying cash infusions from the Government even as it battles the European Union price cuts. The Alliance For Change believes its time for change at […]

Murder charge dropped against Shaka Chase

A protest outside the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court turned into celebration on Thursday morning after the Director of Public Prosecutions ordered the Police to drop the murder charge it had instituted against 26-year-old East Ruimveldt resident Shaka Chase. With the charges dropped, Chief Magistrate Priya Beharry told Chase he was free to leave the court-house. The young […]

Caricom Leaders to meet U.S Vice President next week

President Donald Ramotar is slated to join fellow CARICOM Heads of State in Trinidad and Tobago for an important meeting with United States (US) Vice President Joe Biden focusing on trade and economic development, US State Department country reports and security cooperation. The forum scheduled for May 29 is part of a three-nation tour the US Vice […]

Opposition votes down new environmental tax

A move by the Government to reduce an environmental tax on imported plastic containers while at the same time adding a tax to the local manufacturing sector for products that use non returnable plastic, glass and metal containers was voted down in the National Assembly today as the combined Opposition parties used their majority to […]

President wants parliament to “Put Guyana First”

In an unprecedented move, President Donald Ramotar has written to the National Assembly pleading with Members of Parliament to put Guyana first and restart committee meetings on the amendments to the Anti Money Laundering Bill. The Opposition parties which hold the majority in the Parliament have indicated their decision to withhold support from the Bill […]

Pres. Ramotar apologises to Granger

(GINA) Presidential Adviser on Governance Gail Teixeira on Tuesday during an interview with the National Communications Network said that President Donald Ramotar has issued an apology to Opposition Leader Mr. David Granger. This followed the decision by members of the A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), walking out of a meeting convened to discuss the […]