Consumers Affairs received 410 complaints against businesses in 2022; Electronics and auto industry top list of complaints

Reflecting on its 2022 operations, The Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission (CCAC) has announced that it was able to successfully resolve 87% of the 410 complaints that was made to the agency last year. The remaining complaints are still under investigation. The resolved complaints were valued at more than $107 million. In a statement, the […]

Overseas based Guyanese goes missing along Lethem trail

A search has been launched to ascertain the whereabouts of a US-based, Guyanese man who went missing while traveling from Lethem close to the Kurupakari crossing on Thursday. The 50-year-old man, Standford Williams reportedly, unpacked his bags from a bus and walked away moments after the bus made a stop. Other passengers in the bus […]

Opposition Chief Whip calls out Speaker again over “biased” treatment of Opposition MPs during Budget debate; Speaker responds

With the budget debates wrapping up today, Speaker of the National Assembly Manzoor Nadir is once again facing accusations of being biased against the Opposition and unfair in his treatment of Opposition Members in the Assembly. In a statement this morning, Opposition Chief Whip, Christopher Jones pointed to the Speaker interrupting the presentation of Opposition […]

Shuman offers full support for Budget 2023; Chides rest of Opposition over debate contributions

Joinder list Parliamentary representative and Leader of the Liberty and Justice Party, Lenox Shuman today offered his unwavering support for the $781.9B National Budget proposed by the Government. The Opposition Member of the National Assembly said the budget sets the tone for 2023 to be an extremely great year for the people of Guyana. He […]

Homeownership to be made much easier for citizens as Govt. maintains zero tolerance on squatting -Housing Minister

The Government intends to push ahead with its housing programme to make home ownership easier for citizens, according to Minister of Housing and Water Collin Croal. During his contribution to the budget debate, Minister Croal said while the government is aware that it is difficult for some citizens to own their own home due to […]

Harbour Bridge Management apologizes over F-bomb notice

The Demerara Harbour Bridge Management has found itself apologising over an “f-bomb” notice that greeted commuters on Thursday evening. The notice scroll at the bridge’s entry “F%$K GUYANA” has triggered a full investigation and has left the bridge’s management embarrassed over the breach. An official close to the bridge’s management said it is suspected that […]

President urges regional financial sector to mobilize more capital to meet Caribbean’s needs

President Irfaan Ali is of the view that the Caribbean’s Financial Sector must do more to mobilize capital to fill the region’s financial gaps. He made the statement today as he addressed the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Regional Capital Market Conference. Alluding to a recent report by the President of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), […]