AFC walks out of Budget Presentation

The Opposition party, Alliance For Change on Monday walked out of the presentation of the National Budget by the Minister of Finance. The AFC seven Members of the National Assembly left the National Assembly just after tributes were paid to late former Speaker Deborah Backer. In a statement to the media, the AFC said its […]

PPP firmly supporting Donald Ramotar -Rohee

General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party, Clement Rohee on Monday declared that the party remains commitment and firmly in support of President Donald Ramotar. His statement came in response to questions about a Guyana Chronicle front page story that claimed that a number of polls have indicated that former President Bharrat Jagdeo is the […]

Canada trains Police and CANU ranks in “common sense approach” to detect travelling criminals

Nineteen law enforcement officers drawn from the Guyana Police Force (GPF) and the Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU) last Thursday completed a five-day Jetway training programme facilitated by the Canadian Embassy. The closing ceremony was held at the Grand Coastal Inn, Le Ressouvenir, East Coast Demerara. The Jetway training programme uses a common sense policing approach […]

Biggest Budget set for presentation today

Minister of Finance, Dr. Ashni Singh has said that while many ongoing initiatives will be catered for in Monday’s budget, several new policy initiatives will be unveiled, and will be of interest to every group of Guyanese. “This year is going to be my biggest year budget… we’ve been careful over the years …  to […]

GDF Soldier drowns at New River

Investigators from the Guyana Police Force and the Guyana Defence Force have been dispatched to the New River area to investigate the drowning death of a soldier of the Guyana Defence Force. The GDF announced late Sunday that Private Dellon Nero died by drowning on Saturday evening just after 6:30. The 24-year-old young man from […]

Acting NCN CEO shoved across to Chronicle as GM

In a move to shake up the management of the state media, the Office of the President which overlooks the portfolio for the Ministry of Information, has decided to move Acting Chief Executive Officer at the National Communications Network, Michael Gordon from that position and appoint him as the new General Manager for the state-owned […]

Seelall Persaud “ready” to lead Police Force

Deputy Commissioner of Police and Crime Chief Seelall Persaud has stated that he is ready to take over the reigns of the Guyana Police Force as its next Commissioner. Police Commissioner Leroy Brumell is getting ready to leave office in early April and the Government has already tipped Persaud to be his replacement. Questioned by News […]

President and Speaker pay tribute to Deborah Backer

Reacting to the sudden passing of Former Deputy House Speaker Deborah Backer, President Donald Ramotar said her contribution was not only to her political party, but to the national body politic, and will be missed. The President noted that despite being on opposite sides of the political divide, he and Backer always maintained a very […]

Chronicle Editors in hot water over Jagdeo best candidate story

The Acting Editor in Chief  and the News Editor of the Guyana Chronicle were summoned to the Office of the President on Friday afternoon over a report carried on the front page of the state owned newspaper which declared that former President Bharrat Jagdeo is the best candidate to lead the PPP into the next […]