Luncheon compares vote on Amalia to Linden killings

The Government’s Chief spokesman, Cabinet Secretary Dr. Roger Luncheon has been drawing parallels between the Opposition’s decision to vote against the Amalia hydro power project and the shooting death of three Linden protesters by the Police. At his weekly press briefing on Wednesday, Dr. Luncheon said July 18 marks two significant events in Guyana’s recent […]

Ganga goes M.I.A as Local Govt. Bill comes up for debate

The Government failed in its attempt to adjourn the sitting of the National Assembly on Thursday as the Opposition parties whipped out their majority and voted against a motion from the Prime Minister for there to be an adjournment. With the National Assembly voting to move ahead with the day’s sitting, the first item to […]

PPP youth group pickets National Assembly

Dozens of young people attached to the  Progressive Youth Organisation which is the youth arm of the governing People’s Progressive Party, picketed the National Assembly on Thursday, calling for the Opposition to support the Amalia Falls Hydro Power Bill. Last Thursday, the Opposition parties in the National Assembly used their majority to block debate and […]

U.S Military cadets complete Guyana training

The United States Embassy in Georgetown has reported that thirty-five U.S. military cadets have graduated from a training phase at the Colonel Robert Mitchell Jungle and Amphibious Training School (CRMJATS) in the jungles of Guyana. “Under the guidance of the CRMJATS leadership, the cadets received training and familiarization on a broad range of survival skills.  […]

President denies calling Opposition “terrorists”, blames GINA

President Donald Ramotar is denying that he ever referred to the Opposition’s decision to vote down the Amalia Falls hydro power  Project Bill as an act of terrorism. The Government Information Agency in a statement issued over the weekend on the President’s Address to the nation carried the by-line ” –An act of terrorism against the development of […]

Fly Jamaica gets Guyana Flag carrier status

The Government of Guyana has granted flag carrier status to Jamaican registered carrier, Fly Jamaica. The move will pave the way for the airline to operate direct flights between Guyana and New York. The Government’s Chief Spokesman, Dr. Roger Luncheon on Wednesday said that the administration had played it’s part in setting the stage for […]

Gravity takes fine dining to new heights

Perched on the top floor of the six-storey United Centre at the corner of Camp and Regent Streets in Georgetown, the new Gravity Lounge is rolling out fine dining in a whole new way to the Guyanese public and the managers are convinced they have put together the right ingredients for an extraordinary dining and […]

“I’m not the PPP’s problem” -Ramkarran

Former Executive member of the People’s Progressive Party, Senior Counsel Ralph Ramkarran is firing back at the executives of the party over a statement released by the party which sought to portray him as being bitter over his failed efforts to be chosen as the party’s Presidential Candidate on a number of occasions. In a […]

Fly Jamaica posts bond, appoints Guyana managers

Jamaican registered carrier Fly Jamaica has posted a G$40 Million bond with the Guyana government and is  now getting set to begin its service into the Guyana market. The airline is co-owned by Guyanese pilot, Captain Ronald Reece. Director General of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority, Zulfikar Mohammed confirmed the posting of the bond and […]

LIAT begins Ogle service

With the mid afternoon sun glistening on its wings, Regional carrier LIAT made its first schedule landing at Guyana’s Ogle airport on Monday afternoon. Airport officials and staff whipped out their cameras and phones to capture the historic occasion. Monday marked the first time that the airport was welcoming a major regional carrier to its […]