Politics

Natural Resources Minister confirms that Exxon assisting Guyana financially in border row case with Venezuela

Ahead of a full disclosure of the contract between the Government of Guyana and US oil giant ExxonMobil, Natural Resources Minister, Raphael Trotman on Friday confirmed that Exxon would be giving financial assistance to Guyana to aid in its legal fees in the border row with Venezuela.  News Source had earlier reported on the issue. Trotman said those […]

Harmon chides PPP for being “blind” to Government’s agenda

The opposition People’s Progressive Party was on Thursday called out as being willfully blind to the government’s vision by State Minister Joseph Harmon, who used his presentation in the ongoing budget debates to defend the government’s green state agenda. Harmon said the government had spent the last four days clarifying his vision but notwithstanding its efforts, the […]

Health Ministry commits to fixing procurement problems in public health system

After three days of being bombarded by the Parliamentary opposition to fix procurement lapses in the public health system, the government on Wednesday said it has plans to do just that. Public Health Minister Volda Lawrence announced a reassessment of providers of medical supplies to the Georgetown Public Hospital which will likely see the discontinuation […]

National Assembly hears of mining sector becoming more leveled playing field for all Guyanese

The National Assembly was told on Wednesday of a turnaround in the mining and wider extractive industry, a change that is characterized by greater transparency and accountability, according to Minister Simona Broomes. The Minister within the Minister of Natural Resources, delivered her presentation in the ongoing budget debates and said there is now a clear vision for […]

Hughes announces new timeline for full liberalization of telecommunications sector

Almost six months after Guyanese were promised that the telecommunications sector would have been fully liberalized, Public Telecommunications Minister Cathy Hughes, has delivered yet another promise to have the sector fully liberalized by the first quarter in 2018. During her contribution to the National Budget debates on Tuesday, Minister Hughes said the Ministry will continue to […]

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