Politics

Government consults with PPP Civic on 2015 National Budget

Minister of Finance Winston Jordan today met with members of the opposition People’s Progressive Party and discussed the 2015 Budget. The consultation has gone down as the first official face to face engagement between the new APNU+AFC government and the opposition, People’s Progressive Party which had been in government for just over 22 years.  The […]

President raises Venezuela’s threats in address to Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies in Washington DC

President David Granger has once again utilized an international platform to raise the threat neighboring Venezuela is posing to its sovereignty and said it has become a burden that is too much to bear for a country with fewer than one million people to bear. The Guyanese Head of State was delivering the commencement address […]

“I ain’t got me luck” – Anil Nandlall reconsidering political life in Guyana

The former Attorney General of Guyana, Anil Nandlall is having “serious introspection” about whether he should continue serving the Guyanese public through political office. Mr. Nandlall was forced to call a press conference yesterday to clear his name after his former bodyguard was arrested in connection with the murder of political activist Courtney Crum-Ewing. He […]

Nandlall denies any involvement in Crum-Ewing’s murder but confirms suspect in custody was his bodyguard

Former Attorney General of Guyana, Anil Nandlall this afternoon confirmed that one of the men currently in custody in connection with the murder of political activist, Courtney Crum-Ewing was indeed his personal bodyguard, but he claims he hired the man after Crum-Ewing’s death and fired him four days later. In a hastily called press conference […]

PPP denies involvement in Crum-Ewing’s murder; says Sean Hinds’ statements part of plot to tarnish the party

The opposition People’s Progressive Party late Wednesday evening issued a statement denying its involvement or that of any of its members in the March 10 shooting death of political activist Courtney Crum-Ewing. The PPP’s statement comes in wake of statements by former murder accused and self confessed member of the former death squad Sean Hinds, […]

Sean Hinds wanted by the Police for serious offense but not Crum-Ewing’s murder

One day after self confessed death squad member and former murder accused Sean Hinds, distanced himself from the murder of political activist Courtney Crum-Ewing, the Guyana Police Force is indicating that while he is not wanted for the Crum-Ewing murder, he is wanted for questioning in relation to another serious offense. Crime Chief Wendell Blanhum […]