Politics

Guyana and UK share “warmer relations” -President Granger

President David Granger met with Queen Elizabeth yesterday as he continued his visit to the United Kingdom. He became the first sitting Guyanese President to meet with the Queen in the United Kingdom. The President said his discussions with the Queen centered around forest conservation initiatives and relations between Guyana and the United Kingdom. He […]

Nandlall moves to Court to block return of Law books

On Monday, former Attorney General, Anil Nandlall, declared that his two cellphones are worth more than the law books that he took with him when he left office in 2015. One day later, he has moved to the Courts to block the Legal Affairs Ministry or any of the state’s agents from seizing the same […]

Government should turn to PPP manifesto for plan to fix sugar industry -Dr. Roger Luncheon

As the opposition People’s Progressive Party, prepares to reject the Government’s White Paper on the future of the sugar industry, former Cabinet Secretary and PPP Executive, Dr. Roger Luncheon believes the government should refer to the Party’s 2015 manifesto, if it is serious about salvaging the industry. The Government intends to lay the document and […]

Police probing possible assassination plot against President

There is an ongoing police investigation into a possible assassination plot that may have targeted President David Granger. State Minister, Joseph Harmon, confirmed today that an investigation has been launched. He made the disclosure while responding to questions at the post-cabinet briefing. Mr. Harmon said the Administration was provided with information by the Police, that […]

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 […]

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