SASOD to Government: Enough Talk, It is Time for action on LGBT issues

The Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) has welcomed President David Granger’s recent support for freedom of choice by persons in the Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender(LGBT) community. However, the group remains disappointed in the lack of action by the government to address many of the concerns in the LGBT community.  SASOD believes it is time […]

President dismisses Anil Nandlall’s claims of interference in Police and Army

The Ministry of the Presidency (MOTP) on Monday condemned comments attributed to former Attorney General (AG), Anil Nandlall, which were published in Today’s  Stabroek News and which give the impression that the President has been interfering in the operations of the security forces. In a statement, the Ministry said it believes “that this is a […]

Rohee worries about President’s Ministerial shuffles

President David Granger is being harshly criticized by the opposition People’s Progressive Party for his recent Cabinet/Ministerial changes within his coalition government. The opposition party on Monday raised several concerns over the changes and said it was synonymous to the game of musical chairs, but believes at least one of the changes may be necessary. […]

GRA seeking to boost Enforcement arm’s firepower

The Guyana Revenue Authority is seeking to beef up the security of its members who are attached to the Enforcement Division. In the past, members of the Enforcement arm of the GRA have complained bitterly about not having access to modern weapons and protective gear when they have to perform their duties. In several cases, […]

Former Beauty Queen details deadly car chase by GDF Sergeant

Former Miss Guyana India and Miss India Worldwide, Alana Seebarran, has released to the media, the statement she provided to the police, detailing the circumstances surrounding a car chase behind her and her brother, that became deadly, resulting in the death of GDF Sergeant, Robert Pyle, his wife and the truck driver. Ms. Seebarran who […]

Government to step up fight against suicide problem

Guyana’s government intends to step up its efforts to curb the problem of suicide in the country, On Thursday,  President David Granger convened an emergency meeting with a number of government ministers including the Minister of Public Health, Dr. George Norton and the Minister of Social Protection, Ms. Volda Lawrence. The meeting was called in […]