• Brassington says SOCU was told in April 2016 he’s prepared to co-operate

    Former Head of NICIL, Winston Brassington says he had notified SOCU and the police of his willingness to co-operate fully with any investigations they may be conducting. 0

  • Cap on ministers’ housing allowance was increased to $500,000 in 2015

    The cap on the housing allowance for ministers was raised from $25,000 per month to $500,000 per month under the new government in 2015, according to Clerk of the National Assembly Sherlock Isaacs, who says that a decision was also taken at the same time for all allowances to be paid by the Parliament Office, from where they draw their salaries. 0

  • ExxonMobil opening centre to develop local businesses

    Local ExxonMobil affiliate ESSO Exploration & Production Guyana Ltd (EEPGL) and a United States-based development company DAI Global, LLC, are setting up a Centre for Local Business Development, which is expected to help local businesses better position themselves in areas that serve the oil and gas industries. 0

  • Driver in fatal Liliendaal crash on DUI charge

    ­Tecona Welcome, who was driving the car that crashed into the Liliendaal Bridge on Saturday night, resulting in the death of her friend, was yesterday charged with driving under the influence and released on $20,000 bail after professing her innocence. 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.