GTT accuses Digicel of “robbing” Guyana of tax revenue in response to Government query

Local telecommunications company, GTT has responded to Government’s request for it to show that it has the capacity to deal with the volume of data and international voice services being demanded by Guyanese. In a statement, the company said it “operates a reliable international service that contributes to the economy, employs over 600 Guyana workers […]

Decriminalization of homosexuality to go to Referendum -Govt. tells Human Rights Commission

Laws which criminalize homosexuality could soon be struck down, if Guyanese decide to vote against them through a referendum which the Government intends to hold in the future. The Government articulated its position in a letter to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), following the 161st Ordinary Period of Sessions, which addressed issues of […]

Investigation Team dispatched to probe reported illegal mining activities near rivers in Puruni and Mazaruni areas

Following reports of environmental degradation from gold mining activities in the Puruni and Mazaruni areas, the Natural Resources Ministry has dispatched a team to investigate the accuracy of the reports and the possible impact of the reported activities. The issued was made public recently in a report compiled by the Guyana Human Rights Association (GHRA). […]

Dynamic Flight from JFK cancelled after Co-pilot is a no show

A Dynamic Airways flight from New York to Guyana had to be cancelled early Monday morning as the co-pilot was reportedly a no-show for the non-stop flight. Passengers were already onboard the 767 aircraft when they were informed that they would have to disembark the plane and reclaim their checked luggage. One passenger told News […]