• Non-performing loans remain high – IMF

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    While bank capital adequacy ratios appear comfortable (averaging 25.4 percent as of end-2016), non-performing loans remain high and bear close scrutiny, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said yesterday. 0

  • SARU, SOCU heads in Florida

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    Head of the Special Organized Crime Unit (SOCU) Sydney James and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the State Assets Recovery Unit (SARU) Major (rtd) Aubrey Heath-Retemyer are in Florida, USA and it is believed that they will make an attempt to speak directly to Winston Brassington about matters pertaining to NICIL. 0

  • Berbice couple lodges complaint with medical council over death of newborn

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    A Berbice couple who recently lost their newborn child as a result of  what they alleged to be “gross medical negligence” has lodged a complaint with the Medical Council of Guyana and is requesting a full investigation into the circumstances surrounding the neo-natal death. 0

  • Better protection for spectrum as frequency monitoring system commissioned

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    The National Frequency Management Unit (NFMU) yesterday commissioned a spectrum monitoring system that will detect and analyse radio waves across the country, aiding in radio frequency management, and improving the delivery of radio and television signals. 0

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Hoff Van Aurich

Hoff Van Aurich is a sleepy little village on the Essequibo Coast situated 26 kilometres from Supenaam. The village is home to approximately 100 people, whose presence dates back to the 1800s when their fore parents arrived here on indentureship contracts.

Limiting the number of CSEC subjects students can take

The Education Ministry has signalled that 10 subjects will be the maximum that students will be permitted to take at CXC exams.

  • Caribbean Container Inc announces 36-month closure of recycling plant

    – 30 staff to be severed, will import paper for box production

    The local paper and paper container manufacturing company Caribbean Container Inc (CCI) has announced that with effect from the end of June it will be suspending the operations of its Paper Recycling Plant and reverting immediately to imported paper as the primary raw material for its box manufacturing facility. 0

  • For the love of Guyana

    Tired of being alerted to all that was negative in Guyana on the worldwide web, a couple decided to fight the bad with the good and created a space specifically designed to showcase all that was positive in the Land of Many Waters, giving birth to the Visit Guyana Facebook page.

  • Actor Johnny Depp apologizes for ‘poor taste’ Trump assassination joke

    GLASTONBURY, England,  (Reuters) – Johnny Depp yesterday apologized for joking about assassinating U.S. President Donald Trump, saying his remarks were in “poor taste.” “The Pirates of the Caribbean” star spoke during an appearance at Britain’s Glastonbury music festival on Thursday when he pondered how long it had been since an actor had killed a U.S.