All local and international bidders for government contracts are being asked by the National Procurement and Tender Administration (NPTA) Board to complete a NPTA Supplier Registration form to obtain a registration number which they can use on bidding documents for quick database referencing.
The Working People’s Alliance (WPA) says it supports the restructuring of the sugar industry and promised to “be vigilant” in ensuring that the government keeps its promise to pay the remaining severance to sugar workers in a timely manner.
AZAZ, Syria, (Reuters) – Turkey’s army and rebel allies battled U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in Syria’s Afrin province on Sunday, stepping up a two-day-old campaign against YPG fighters that has opened a new front in Syria’s civil war.
The Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) and the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) have identified several blocks of mining lands for miners who are part of the South Rupununi Miners’ Association and former occupiers of Romanex Mining lands in Marudi, Region 9.
In an effort to attain 100 percent yellow fever vaccination coverage in Guyana for 2018, Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr.
Jacqueline Lagnah, the Leopold and Breda streets shop owner who was shot in her back on Wednesday last during indiscriminate shooting has been discharged from the hospital and is at home recuperating.
As part of the Rural Agricultural Infrastructure Development (RAID) project, which is being funded by the Caribbean Development Fund (CDF) in collaboration with the Government of Guyana to the tune of US$12 million, four new cooperative unions are being formed so that farmers in the target communities can access funds more efficiently.
Gregory Bascom, the city policeman who allegedly fatally shot mentally ill vendor Marlon Fredericks after he reportedly attempted to flee custody on Sunday, was today charged with manslaughter and released on $800,000 bail.
BK International Inc has lodged a protest with the Public Procurement Commission (PPC) over the award of a $3.5 billion contract for the expansion of the Mazaruni Prison and a key part of the company’s complaint is the alleged “overnight” increasing of the engineer’s estimate for the project from $2.8 billion to $3.1 billion.
Cash-sniffing dogs are to be sourced from the United States as part of the campaign against money-laundering, according to Minister of Public Security Khemraj Ramjattan.
Ishwar Ramanah, the Kaneville machine operator who was shot during a robbery at his home last month, succumbed yesterday.
The Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) has declared that the government’s promises to pay dismissed sugar worker severance in two installments is “not good enough,” and that the failure to budget for the payouts is a worrying sign of intensified attacks on workers’ rights.
Fly Jamaica hopes to clear its passenger backlog today and return to normal operations tomorrow, according to its Commercial Operations Manager Carl Bowen.
The Caribbean Community (Caricom) yesterday condemned United States President Donald Trump’s disparagement of Haitian immigrants and his reported description of African nations as “shithole countries,” while saying that the insult to the character of the countries and their citizens is totally unacceptable.
By Nigel Westmaas “No man on earth can understand a woman’s point of view so well as a woman; no man can sympathise with a down trodden, over worked, underpaid woman, as a woman can; no man can scold, chide, brow beat and argue with a woman as well as another woman can; so then, why should women be always willing to sit down mute and let men talk for and against them?” Gertie Wood, Daily Chronicle, March 1, 1931 Gertie Wood’s name has appeared at fleeting moments on the periphery of scholarship on the Guyanese women’s movement.
Extensive damage to underground cables is responsible for the non-functional highway lights from Craig to Friendship, on the East Bank of Demerara, head of the Street and Highway Lights Department of the Ministry of Public Infrastructure Terrence O’Brien says.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Tagenarine Chanderpaul hit a half-century to put the grind on a listless Barbados Pride attack to tighten the grip of newly-crowned champions Guyana Jaguars on their Regional 4-Day Championship match yesterday here.
A man has been detained in connection with the shooting incident that occurred De Velde Village, Berbice River, last Wednesday, which police say is linked to an apparent dispute among several alleged ganja farmers.
MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand, CMC – Openers Keagan Simmons and Kimani Melius carved out contrasting half-centuries but reigning champions West Indies Under-19s suffered a disappointing start to their title defence when they went down to hosts New Zealand Under-19s by eight wickets here yesterday.
A US$95,000 contract to a UK-based tourism marketing consultancy is among nine multi-million dollar contract awards that received no objection by Cabinet last week.
Fruta Conquerors commenced their preparation for the resumption of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) ‘Elite League’ on a positive note, crushing Soesdyke Falcons 4-0 on Friday at the Tucville Community ground.
President David Granger on Friday commissioned two more buses to boost school attendance in regions Five and Six.
(ESPN) They might be the current Champions Trophy holders, but over the last two years, Pakistan have conceded the highest score in the format’s history – 444 at Edgbaston.
The ongoing rehabilitation of the Arthur Chung Conference Center (ACCC) will be completed on time and Minister of Public Telecommunica-tions Cathy Hughes says the facility will be recommissioned in May.
HONOLULU, (Reuters) – An emergency alert was sent mistakenly on Saturday to Hawaii’s residents warning of an imminent ballistic missile attack when an employee at the state emergency management agency pushed the “wrong button,” Hawaii’s governor said.