Votes for sale - Study finds one of every 10 - undecided voters would accept cash or kind to cast ballot
With every indication that almost half of the just over 1.8 million electors on the latest voters' list are not planning to vote in the February 25 general election, and with a close race expected, there are indications that money could be the...

Bloomfield told to prove tax compliance
The People's National Party's (PNP) prospective candidate for Portland East, Dr Lynvale Bloomfield, has been instructed to produce evidence showing that he is fully compliant with a payment plan for taxes owed to Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ)."He...

Zika confirmed in three pregnant women
The Ministry of Health today revealed that the three latest confirmed cases of the Zika virus have occurred in women who are pregnant. The latest results from the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) bring the number of confirmed cases to seven. According to a statement from the Ministry, the three women have been notified of [...]

Semis bound
 FATULLAH – Skipper Shimron Hetmyer and Tevin Imlach hit half-centuries as the West Indies thrashed Pakistan by five wickets to cruise into the semi-finals of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup in Bangladesh today. Hetmyer scored a fluent 52 and Imlach made a polished 54 to ensure a gallant 113 by Umaid Masood went in [...]

Chinese woman killed in botched Corentyne robbery
A Chinese restaurant owner was shot dead on Sunday when armed bandits attacked the No. 57 village, Corentyne family just after they had a special dinner to ring in the Chinese New Year. Dead is 49-year-old Xiu Yi Yang, a mother of four. She ran the Jio Li Lai Chinese Restaurant. The incident occurred at ...

Broomes promises to fight corruption in Natural Resources Sector
Junior Minister of Natural Resources, Simona Broomes has vowed that the APNU+AFC government will continue to fight against corrupt practices in the mining sector, which falls under the Ministry of Natural Resources. In adding to the Budget 2016 debate in the National Assembly today, Minister Broomes pointed out that the gold mining sector is one ...

‘Budget 2016 has raised the spirit of Guyanese people’ – Min Gaskin
Minister of Business, Dominc Gaskin has lauded the government for presenting a budget, which he says has “raised the spirit of the Guyanese people and raised the bar and set a new standard for effect public spending.” In contributing to the debate of the 2016 budget, which commenced in the National Assembly today, Minister Gaskin ...