Guyana businessman charged for importing expired foodstuff from Canada

Guyana businessman charged for importing expired foodstuff from Canada

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – An importer is set to face legal action after Guyana authorities uncovered that he had knowingly imported expired or near expired food to put on local shelves. The substandard food items were imported from Canada by Faizal Asif Iqbal Alli, an East Coast Demerara businessman. They were shipped in four containers that […]

Caribbean banks looking closely at ‘sou-sou’ savings

Caribbean banks looking closely at ‘sou-sou’ savings

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – The Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) says as part of its efforts to combat financial corruption and money laundering, anyone now depositing funds into financial institutions achieved through the traditional form of savings, known as “sou-sou,” will now have to meet certain guidelines. Sou-sou is a form of saving in which several […]

Eight things to know about Divali in T&T and Guyana

Eight things to know about Divali in T&T and Guyana

Divali, which will be celebrated this Sunday October 27th, is a Hindu festival that celebrates the triumph of light over darkness. According to one tradition, the festival, also called Diwali or Deepavali, tells the legend of Hindu God Rama and his wife Sita returning to their kingdom in northern India after being exiled following the […]

Tridents lift CPL trophy with impressive victory over Warriors

Tridents lift CPL trophy with impressive victory over Warriors

Barbados Tridents won their second Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) title as Guyana Amazon Warriors’ perfect season unravelled at the worst possible moment. The Warriors had won all 11 matches – including three against the Tridents – before the final, but came off second best in the face of an inspired performance from the Barbados […]

T&T Massy mega store to open in Guyana

T&T Massy mega store to open in Guyana

Trinidadian conglomerate Massy will next Wednesday open one of its largest stores in the Caribbean at Turkeyen, East Coast, Demerara, Guyana. Located in the MovieTowne compound, “Massy Stores –Mega” will be opened three years after its first supermarket here. In 2016, Massy’s supermarket was opened at Providence. The store’s design incorporates extensive aisles to comfortably […]

Guyana signs pact to protect Amazon forest

Guyana signs pact to protect Amazon forest

  Guyana joined six fellow Amazonian countries last Friday in Letecia, Colombia to sign a pact to protect the world’s largest tropical forest. Signed at a time when the Amazon is under threat from fires, the pact aims to coordinate disaster response and satellite monitoring, the Government of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana said. Minister […]

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