Guyana lost out on US$5M investment -Baron Foods Head

-still hoping to set up factory here

Ronald Ramjattan poses with some of his products

A recent US$5M investment in Trinidad by condiments and sauces producer, Baron Foods should have been Guyana’s venture but owner Ronald Ramjattan believes politics got into the way and he was forced to turn to the Twin-Island Republic.

Ogle man robbed of car at gunpoint on East St

A construction worker was on Thursday evening robbed of his Toyota Premio motorcar and assaulted by a lone gunman shortly after arriving at his brother’s East Street, Georgetown premises.

The Green House

Since the victory of the APNU+AFC coalition in 2015, the colour of APNU, green, in which the President is often dressed, is being promoted everywhere.

Reminder from the hurricanes

Amid the various discussions of the diverse factors in play, the fundamental piece in mainstream Caribbean tourism is blue water and white sand; traverse the span as I have, from Puerto Rico in the north to tiny Bequia in the south, one will see that, and it is an understandable pull. 

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President confident Venezuela border controversy headed for legal resolution

As the end-of-year deadline for substantial pro-gress on the Venezuela border controversy looms, President David Granger last Friday expressed confidence that Guyana has a good case for the legal resolution of the matter.

Tuschen labourer dies in accident

A Tuschen labourer died early yesterday morning after he allegedly ran into the path of a motorcar along the Orangestein Public Road, East Bank Essequibo.

Nominee for Chancellor doesn’t have to be here for President to consult me – Jagdeo

The arrival of the nominee for the post of Chancellor in the country is not a requirement to activate the long awaited consultation process, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo said yesterday while noting that he is patiently awaiting word from President David Granger on a meeting.

Fatal accidents, deaths down for the year – Traffic Chief

The Guyana Police Force Traffic Department has recorded a 23% decrease in fatal accidents for the year thus far with eight-nine fatal accidents resulting in 104 deaths.

Auditor General still awaiting response from Chief Election Officer on special probe findings

Months after the final reports of the completed special investigations were handed over to Gecom’s Chief Election Officer (CEO) Keith Lowenfield no response has yet been received, Auditor General Deodat Sharma said on Wednesday.

Legal advice being sought on case where traffic ranks assaulted driver

Investigations into the assault of a civilian by two traffic policemen of ‘A’ Division have concluded and the Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) has sent the file for legal advice.

No progress but gov’t continues to promise constitutional reform

Each year since assuming office in 2015, the APNU+AFC government has promised to establish a Constitutional Reform Commission which would re-examine the Constitution in an open and inclusive manner, and reforms introduced where recommended.

Sugar workers will get their severance – President

With 4,000 GuySuCo employees already in receipt of layoff letters, President David Granger on Friday assured that they will get their severance pay and said that the sugar industry is not closing.

A glimpse at the life of Cy Grant

Many knew of the late UK-based Guyanese actor, musician, writer and poet who became the first black person to be featured regularly on television in the United Kingdom, but those who were intimately acquainted with him recall that he was a deeply spiritual man who practiced Tai Chi and meditation every day.

Initiative launched to help heal Guyana

A new civil society group called “HEAL GUYANA” was launched on December 14 to stimulate attitudinal and behavioural change in Guyana.

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