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GPL “smart metres” to be introduced next year

…prepaid metres out of stock Even as the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) is yet to fulfil the demands of its customers in supplying prepaid metres, the company is forging ahead with bringing smart metring systems to Guyana early next year. Since its introduction of the prepaid metring installation services, the GPL has had difficulties […]

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Guyanese family from hurricane-ravaged Bahamas returns home today

A five-member Guyanese family is expected to return home today from the hurricane-ravaged Bahamas. Director of the Civil Defence Commission (CDC), Kester Craig told Inews on Saturday that officials from the Social Protection and Public Health Ministries will be at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport to offer health assistance and care to the affected persons. […]

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MACORP launches new line of parts for Caterpillar machine

The need for machinery parts that function effectively and considers its users’ budget has now been met by the Machinery Corporation of Guyana Limited  (MACORP), as the company introduced its newest line of machinery parts specifically designed for the wide range of Caterpillar heavy-duty construction equipment in Guyana. Yellowmark, the product line developed by the […]

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No more tax exemptions for certain Toyota vehicles after November

After November 30, 2019, the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) will not be allowing tax exemptions on certain Toyota vehicles being registered in the G series. The tax agency in a notice on Saturday said it decided to extend the July 1, 2019, deadline so that imported vehicles can be registered. Previously, GRA halted the registration […]

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Police nab several men with “Molotov cocktails”

…drugs, illegal motorcycles unearthed during raid in Linden Several alleged arsonists were nabbed by the Police after ranks swooped down at the premises they had gathered in Linden, Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice), and discovered multiple homemade incendiary bombs called “Molotov cocktails”. A number of other illegal items were also unearthed during the Police raid. According […]

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Warriors spinners bamboozle Patriots to set up fourth straight win

Guyana Amazon Warriors continued to match Trinbago Knight Riders win for win at the top of the 2019 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) table after subjecting St Kitts & Nevis Patriots to a trial by spin at Warner Park. The Warriors and Knight Riders have both now won four from four after this all-too-easy seven-wicket […]

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Several local banks shoring up on offshore investments

…billions of dollars worth of offshore securities purchased Some big names in the local banking sector have been increasing their offshore investments over the past year, partly through their purchase of debt instruments— a trend one economist said is a potential indicator of the lack of confidence in the local economy. In the case of […]

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Hero CPL 2019: Guyana to host double-header playoff

Cricket fans in Guyana will get a special treat as the double-header playoff matches for the 2019 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) has been confirmed to take place at the Providence Stadium for this season. This means that there will be a total of seven Hero CPL matches taking place in Guyana, with five group […]

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Hero CPL 2019: Guyana to host double-header playoff

Cricket fans in Guyana will get a special treat as the double-header playoff matches for the 2019 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) has been confirmed to take place at the Providence Stadium for this season. This means that there will be a total of seven Hero CPL matches taking place in Guyana, with five group […]

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CPL 2019: Andre Russell’s scans clear after blow to helmet

Andre Russell was stretchered off the ground by medical staff after a blow to his helmet in the first innings of Jamaica Tallawahs’ clash against St Lucia Zouks at Sabina Park on Thursday. Following the incident, he was taken to hospital for a CT scan. A medical update from the franchise confirmed that Russell was […]

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