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  • Pakistan clinches series with 16-run win

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    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – Pakistan defeated West Indies by 16 runs in the second Twenty20 International of the three-match series at the Dubai International Stadium here Saturday. 0

  • GGDMA wants crackdown on raids by illegal miners

    The Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Associa-tion (GGDMA) wants strong action to be taken against illegal miners who are raiding lands that have been legally claimed, while warning that tolerance for such activity is harming the image of the industry. 0

  • United unions want meeting with President on labour breaches

    After a “necessary” meeting of the leaders of the major trade unions in Guyana, the labour movement has written to President David Granger seeking “engagement to correct anomalies” which are a “threat to Labour’s existence.” The meeting, which was held at the office of the Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC), included the main sugar union GAWU and key affiliates of the GTUC which have in the past not acted in concert because of decades-old divisions about representation in the labour movement. 0

Sandpit Onderneeming (Part 2)

Lavern Griffith (right) with her mother-in-law and niece

To get to Sandpit, Onderneeming on the Essequibo Coast one has to travel to Suddie and take a car from the car park.

Rupununi residents speak out

Interviews and photos by Shabna Rahman This week on What the People Say, residents of Rupununi, Region Nine commented on issues affecting them and what they would like the government to change.

  • T&T/Guyana oil and gas support MoU to be signed before year end

    - Petroleum Directorate to be created

    Engaging Trinidad on oil and gas: Trinidad  and Tobago Minister of Energy and Energy Industries  Nicole  Olivierre (second from right) with local ministers David Patterson, Simona Broomes, Winston Jordan and Raphael Trotman

    The key Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the governments of Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago under which the latter will provide various forms of support to the oil and gas sector in Guyana is likely to be signed before the end of this year, Natural Resources Minister Raphael Trotman has told the Stabroek Business. 0

  • Bill to share tax info with US hits wall in T&T Parliament

    (Trinidad Guardian) There were political fireworks at the start of the Parliament’s Second Session yesterday, as government’s bid to push through with the Tax Information Exchange Agreement (2016) bill in Parliament hit a “wall” when the Opposition refused to have a meeting on the proposed bill.

  • Getting to Golden

    Lifestyle Toast

    For this edition of Lifestyle, in keeping with the celebrations of 50 years of independence—Guyana’s Golden Jubilee—our theme is ‘Golden’. In a historical piece, we trace the steps to independence.