President assures staffers “the government will remain the government until next government is sworn in”

Hours after meeting with Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo on Wednesday, President David Granger assured the staff members at the Ministry of the Presidency that the President and the Government will remain in place. According to the President, there will be no closing down of the office since the Government has to govern and the National […]

Guyana accuses Canadian High Commission of being complicit in attempt to overthrow Government

Details of the letter dispatched to the Canadian High Commissioner to Guyana are being revealed and point to the Guyana Government accusing both the High Commission and Canada itself of being complicit in an effort to topple the government. In the strongly worded letter, Foreign Minister Carl Greenidge fired off at the Canadian High Commissioner […]

Cuban national remanded for forging US Embassy document and overstaying time in Guyana

A Cuban National was today remanded to jail after he was charged with forging a US Embassy appointment letter and overstaying his time in Guyana. 52-year-old Lazaro Perreria Alanzo, appeared before Principal Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus and said he was tricked. Speaking through an interpreter, the man denied the allegations. The Court learnt that on the […]

  A 44-year-old mini-bus driver from Plaisance has been committed to stand a High Court trial for the rape of a disabled young woman. The accused, Sherwin Reynolds appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court this morning and was told that a strong enough case had been made out against him to face a Judge and […]

Main Political Parties Talk Up Readiness for Elections

The two major political blocs – the governing APNU+AFC coalition and the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) have confirmed that they are in preparation for the eventual hosting of General and Regional Elections. Chairman of the APNU and Minister of State, Joseph Harmon expressed appeared on a state-tv talk show on Wednesday and made it […]

President urges acceleration of security sector reform as Police Officers’ Conference opens

With the British supported, Security Sector Reform Programme entering its implementation phase this year, President David Granger this morning urged the Guyana Police Force to accelerate the reform of the security sector. The President delivered the feature address at the opening of the Police Officers’ Conference which took place in the State House compound this […]

Canadian High Commissioner offers no comment on Charrandass Persaud’s exit and High Commission’s role

One day after the Canadian High Commissioner to Guyana Lillian Chatterjee was summoned to a meeting by the Foreign Affairs Minister, she said she would have no comment to offer to the media on the Charrandass Persaud exit issue. The Canadian High Commission’s Security Officer, Richard Beliveau, accompanied the former Member of Parliament to the […]