GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Fresh from their domination of Bangladesh in the recent two-Test series, West Indies will switch formats but hope to sustain their winning momentum when they take on the tou...
Providence ODI’s: Windies looking to maintain form against Bangladesh’s limited overs force
Bangladesh arrived in Guyana on Friday night, looking for a new start in a new format following a nightmare 2-0 loss in the Test. Windies star-studded team including Chris Gayle, Andre Russell, Evin L...
Lack of access to financing stifling small businesses- GCCI Head
He stressed that, “When we go to the bank for a loan, regardless of which institution in Guyana, there is some form of collateral requirement which is the impediment. It is a grave impediment that mak...
ExxonMobil today denied funding the trip here of a New York Times (NYT) reporter whose piece on Guyana’s oil prospects has been seen as derogatory of Guyanese particularly as it relates to social cond...
‘Steel Impressions’ family band puts spotlight on Caribbean culture
The band says they are the only family steel band on Long Island. O.V. Solomon came to the U.S. from Guyana and taught each of his children to play at a young age. "It's very important to continue,” s...
Guyana: 10-yr-old died from hanging – autopsy finds
(INEWS GUYANA) – A post mortem examination conducted on the body of the 10-year-old boy who was found hanging from the ceiling of his home at Success, East Coast Demerara (ECD) on Wednesday last, has ...
The Bahamas has been placed in Group E of Division II, which comprises of the Cayman Islands, St Lucia and Guyana. There are four groups in Division II, which will all play for the top spot. However, ...
West Indies vs Bangladesh, First ODI: Preview and Playing XI
After drubbing Bangladesh in the longest format of the game, West Indies will now look to extend their dominance in the three-match ODI series, when they gave Tigers in the first match at the Providen...
Championship boxing returns to Memphis with ABF bouts
Championship boxing returns to Memphis with ABF bouts For the second time in 14 months, DeMarcus "Chop Chop" Corley will take on Vivian Harris, a Guyana native living in the Bronx. Check out this stor...
KARACHI: Caribbean Premier League’s team Guyana Amazon Warriors have appointed Pakistan’s Shoaib Malik as their captain for the 2018 Caribbean Premier League which runs from 8 August to 16 September 2...
I’VE been seeing a client who recently lost a loved one and naturally, is having a hard time coping with it. He asked me to write on the potential benefits of grieving; to possibly help others who may be going through a similar situation. The feeling of loss is supposed to be painful and may
– as gov’t excises contentious sedition clause THE contentious Cybercrime Bill was late Friday night passed in the National Assembly with amendments to two clauses that had allegedly infringed on press freedom and freedom of expressions. But despite those amendments, the Bill, which carries rigid penalties for acts of child pornography, child luring, cyber-bullying and
…President tells youth leaders PRESIDENT David Granger on Friday met and interacted with members of the Linden Youth Leaders (LYL) and its regional chapters, whom he urged to explore the endless opportunities that await them in the area of entrepreneurship and enterprise. He also noted that everything they need to venture into manufacturing and agro-processing
THE Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) said the $1.2B allocated for Local Government is insufficient and soon it will be engaging the Ministry of Finance to boost this figure. Minister of Communities, Ronald Bulkan on Thursday announced that Local Government Elections will be held on November 12 this year. In a media release on Friday GECOM said
Gold Board unveils $18M scrubbing system to burn gold
THE Guyana Gold Board has invested $18M in a plant to burn gold as it takes critical steps to prevent mercury from escaping into the atmosphere as was the case at its previous Brickdam, Georgetown location. Natural Resources Minister Raphael Trotman, on Friday, had a tour of the facilities at the Gold Board’s new Crown
Port Kaituma woman dies following assault by partner
Police are investigating the murder of a Port Kaituma , North West District woman who was allegedly killed by her partner last Sunday after he found her dancing with another man. Dead is Evadee Baptiste , age 37 , of Oronoque, Port Kaituma, North West District . The woman’s partner allegedly cuffed her to her head
-Driver, Miner arrested “F” Division police ranks stationed at Aranka in the Cuyuni/Mazaruni on Thursday intercepted a motor pick up at (75) Km Barama Road and unearthed 49 rounds of .38 live ammunition in the air filter compartment of the vehicle. Police said when the search was conducted on the vehicle bearing registration PHH222 ,
PRESIDENT David Granger and Leader of the Opposition Bharrat Jagdeo on Thursday discussed the appointment of the Public Service Commission and the Police Service Commission. The high-level meeting was held at State House in the presence of Minister of State, Joseph Harmon; and Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Basil Williams. The Leader of
– if all goes well Esso predicts ESSO Exploration and Production Guyana Limited, a subsidiary of U.S oil giant ExxonMobil, estimates that 3.2 billion barrels of oil equivalent have been discovered offshore Guyana in the Stabroek Block. But with data for three wells still outstanding, Esso said it is likely that the figure could very
– Bulkan says date was intentionally set to not clash with 2019 budget presentation MINISTER of Communities, Ronald Bulkan on Wednesday announced that Local Government Elections (LGE) will be held on November 12. “I have sent an order which is expected to be gazetted; when the elections are held in November it will mark the
Bill remains a naked attack against free speech – Opposition
Amended Cyber Crime Bill …puts whistleblower legislation in jeopardy …passed amid fiery exchange After a massive outcry sparked by the sedition clause, Government amended two clauses and on Friday returned the Cyber Crime Bill of 2016 to the National Assembly, but, according to the Opposition, the words may have changed, but the Bill still threatens […]
Whistleblower legislation in jeopardy – Manickchand
Amended Cyber Crime Bill …hauls Govt over coals for treatment of transferred Nurse The passage of the Protected Disclosures Bill counts for nothing when one considers the controversial Cyber Crime (Amendment) Bill, as persons who make unauthorised disclosures face as many as five years in jail if tried and convicted. This is according to Opposition […]
PM will step aside for Granger-Jagdeo meeting – Trotman
…but says AFC still expects seat at table After stipulations laid down by Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo that he will meet with President David Granger and not Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo, the Alliance For Change (AFC) has indicated that the AFC executive will have no issue in stepping aside. This is according to AFC Leader […]
Stay out of politics until time to fund elections – Gaskin to Private Sector
Addressing the inaugural Business Development Forum hosted on Friday by the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) at the Pegasus Hotel in Kingston, Georgetown, Business Minister Dominic Gaskin advised the Private Sector to stay clear of politics until the time comes to fund elections; and to focus its attention on what it does best: […]
…after issuing 50-year lease The National Toshaos Council (NTC) will have to wait somewhat longer for a plot of land to construct a Secretariat Complex, after Government on Thursday announced it has scrapped plans to issue a plot of land at Sophia. This announcement comes almost one year after President David Granger had turned the […]
PPP willing to dialogue with President on national issues – Jagdeo
…Nagamootoo may have to take backseat By Michael Younge Guyana’s Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo, on Thursday reaffirmed that political Opposition party’s commitment to being part of any formal talks with the A Partnership for National Unity and Alliance for Change Coalition Government, once there is a clear agenda, and personnel on the part of the […]
Region 1 Chairman decries lack of support from Central Govt
Influx of Venezuelans – says over 260 refugees in Region Despite Government having committed to helping those Venezuelans fleeing worsening economic and political turmoil in that neighbouring country, Region One (Barima-Waini) Chairman Brentnol Ashley is decrying the lack of support from Central Government in providing assistance for these refugees. Speaking at a press conference on […]
Residents, Co-op workers clash over demolition of homes
Enmore Co-op feud As the spat continues with residents of Enmore, East Coast Demerara (ECD) and the Co-Op Society, at least one house was demolished on Thursday and the occupants’ belongings tossed onto the streets after demolition workers were ordered to do so. Based on reports received, the instruction was given by leader of the […]
The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) is expected to kick-start final preparations for the hosting of Local Government Elections (LGE), after it was announced that the polls would be held on November 12 this year. The announcement was made by Communities Minister Ronald Bulkan on Thursday while addressing the 12th Annual National Toshaos Council (NTC) Conference, […]
– escape with undisclosed sum of cash Four armed men stormed the Shell Service Station at Mc Doom, Greater Georgetown in the wee hours of Thursday, and carted off an undisclosed sum of cash. Guyana Times was told that at about 3:15h, the pump attendant, a resident of Good Hope, East Coast Demerara, and the […]