Cabinet has approved a recommendation from Minister of Social Protection Amna Ally for the regularisation of the employment of sweepers/cleaners, particularly those attached to public schools, Minister of State Joseph Harmon said yesterday.
(Reuters) – Mohammad Irfan expects to avoid a backlash from Pakistan fans after the paceman served a six-month ban for failing to disclose approaches made by bookmakers during a domestic Twenty20 tournament and is happy for the chance to resume his career.
The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) and the Mayor and City Council (M&CC) will collaborate on a joint venture to improve the facilities at the Festival City Health Centre.
The Commonwealth Games Federation Annual Americas Regional Conference begins tomorrow at the Guyana Olympic Association Headquarters at Block XXX, Liliendaal, East Coast Demerara.
(Trinidad Express) Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley yesterday encouraged Trinidad and Tobago to open its homes to Dominicans displaced by Hurricane Maria.
Local gold mining syndicates are awaiting a commitment in writing from Natural Resources Minister Raphael Trotman which an official of the umbrella body administering the affairs of syndicates says should kick start operations by the groups comprising hundreds of small miners.
Dear Editor, The Public Procurement Commission (PPC) has been in the news recently.
(Trinidad Guardian) Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit broke down in tears yesterday as he spoke of the devastation done to his island by Hurricane Maria.
A joint public/private sector initiative to realize the setting up of a multi-purpose agro-processing plant in Guyana will be high on the agenda of the second Inter Ministerial Roundtable discourses between government and the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA), Stabroek Business has been informed.
Dear Editor, I refer to the article ‘CANU Officer charged with threatening to kill neighbours’ published on page 13 of the Stabroek News of Tuesday, September19, 2017, and wish to inform you that Roy Murray resigned from the Customs Anti Narcotic Unit (CANU) on January 4, 2017, thus he is no longer an employee of CANU.
By Raymond F. Trotz ITC Liaison, Guyana: Coconut Industry Development for the Caribbean (CIDC) It has been almost a year since the staging of Guyana’s first Coconut Festival and there have been many queries on its outcome and possible repetition.
Dear Editor, It was with pleasant surprise that I opened the Kaieteur News edition of Wednesday, 20th September, 2017, and saw an article by Sean Devers ‘Sarwan bats for Foster as BCB Election looms’.
After residents of Victoria, East Coast Demerara, turned out on Wednesday in their numbers to protest the state of their main access road, the Ministry of Public Infrastructure has started remedial works.
New Amsterdam (NA) United head the points table after the first round in the Berbice Zone of the National Milling Company (NAMILCO) Under-17 Football League was completed last weekend.
MADRID, (Reuters) – Chelsea have agreed a deal to sell striker Diego Costa to Atletico Madrid, the Premier League club said on Thursday, with the player set to move in January.
Dear Editor, I had these ethereal experiences the other day in the middle of the day.
Describing Hurricane Irma which barrelled through the Caribbean earlier this month as a deadly and destructive portent of the vulnerability of small island developing states, President David Granger on Wednesday called on the United Nations to help protect the `Guiana Shield’.
At least thirty young Guyanese from various local communities will shortly be experiencing a novel learning opportunity designed to equip them with skills that will open up possible employment opportunities in the country’s mining and oil and gas sectors.
In an effort to strengthen the Regional Member Associations (RMAs) capacity to implement its programmes, the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) will institute a monthly Financial Assistance Programme (FAP) commencing on January 2018.
KOLKATA, (Reuters) – Left-arm wrist-spinner Kuldeep Yadav took a hat-trick to help India comfortably beat Australia by 50 runs in the second one-day international at Eden Gardens on Thursday and take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series.
Even as Guyana becomes increasingly preoccupied with the 2020 timetable for the commencement of oil and gas recovery, the ongoing efforts of Trinidad and Tobago to diversify its economy away from the fossil fuel ought to be an object lesson for the new kid on the block as far as the fossil fuel sector is concerned.
A purchaser of stolen Guyana Telephone and Telegraph (GTT) cable was apprehended by law enforcement officers at Pasha’s Scrap Yard in Albouystown on Wednesday night.
Dear Editor, Because of the events happening so quickly around the world, I hasten to ask: Where is our humanity?
PARIS, (Reuters) – France’s Winter Olympics team will not travel to the 2018 Games in South Korea if its security cannot be guaranteed, French Sports Minister Laura Flessel said on Thursday, raising the first major doubts by a participating country over the event.