Politics

Bheri’s continued presence as Health Minister demonstrates government’s lack of accountability -GHRA

The Guyana Human Rights Association has blasted Health Minister Dr. Bheri Ramsarran for his “slap and strip” threats against women’s rights activist Sherlina Nageer. And the Human Rights body believes that the continued presence of Dr. Bheri Ramsaran as Minister of Health and candidate on the PPP/C electoral list “is the direct result of the […]

PPPC promises to tackle corruption and set Code of Conduct for cabinet members

After 23 years in government, the People’s Progressive Party Civic is proposing in its 2015 elections manifesto to publish Codes of Conduct for cabinet members and public officials at all levels. The codes are expected to set the standards of acceptable behaviour of those elected officials. The ruling party in its vision document titled “Guyana […]

PPP Civic releases Guyana Version 2.0 Manifesto focusing on job creation and industry

The governing People’s Progressive Party/Civic rolled out its plan for developing Guyana at the taxpayer funded Marriott Hotel on Saturday . The “Guyana Version 2.0” plan documents how the party intends to institute several programmes and policies. The pages of the document were occupied with scores of transformational promises and intended policies for economic growth, the […]

U.S concerned about “far too much discussion” about violence and ethnic problems on campaign trail

Guyana’s upcoming national elections is gaining keen interest internationally. Some observer missions are already in place but there continues to be worry about the incidents of racially charged and violent prone language being used on the campaign trail. The United States government has expressed “extreme concern” about the problem and the local embassy intends to […]

APNU+AFC promises 20% increase for all law enforcement officers, better salaries for teachers and public servants and improved security

An early draft of the APNU+AFC manifesto was leaked on Thursday evening showcasing the coalition’s vision for unity, stability and development with highlights that include a 20 percent salary increase for all law enforcement officers within the coalition’s first year in office. The colourful and detailed 44 pages document also boasts of the creation of thousands of […]

U.S Embassy slams Health Minister’s “distasteful” and “downright irresponsible” comments against female activist

Guyana’s Minister of Health Dr. Bheri Ramsarran continues to come under fire for his verbal assault on women’s rights activist Sherlina Nageer and now the U.S Embassy in Georgetown has described the comments as “distasteful” and as a threat of “sexual violence”. In an interview with News Source at the U.S Embassy, Chargé d’ Affaires Bryan […]