Politics

Ramotar says CromEwing was a nuisance more than a threat

Just two weeks after he was gunned down and even as the Guyana Police Force is still to find his killers, political activist Courtney Crum-Ewing has been described as nothing more than a “nuisance value” by President Donald Ramotar. Speaking at a Berbice meeting over the weekend, President Ramotar distanced his administration from the activist’s […]


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President launches Morning Glory rice cereal as “step forward”

More than 200 jobs will be created for persons living along the Essequibo Coast in the near future with the establishment of the Institute of Applied Science and Technology’s (IAST) $100M rice cereal factory. The rice cereal is branded ‘Morning Glory’.  President Donald Ramotar has lauded the initiative and noted that this is a step in the […]

President seeks help of Christian community to develop Guyana

President Donald Ramotar is looking to work closer with the Christian community to ensure development across Guyana. The Christian community represents close to 60% of the country’s population.  Speaking at the Good News Gospel Church crusade in Essequibo, on Saturday,  the President said the family unit is one of several foundations on which the strength […]

Linden got fair share of development under PPP -Edghill

The Minister within the Ministry of Finance, Bishop Juan Edghill has declared that the people of Linden and Region 10 have received their fair share of development under the current administration. According to the Government Information Agency, Edghill who has been campaigning for The PPP/C in Linden, said that the government promised Lindeners that it […]

Govt. and Opposition Leader clash over consultation on Seelall

The government and the Leader of the opposition  David Granger continue to be at odds over the confirmation of Seelall Persaud as Police Commissioner.Mr. Granger is contending that he was not meaningfully consulted in his capacity as Opposition Leader but the government is maintaining that there was consultation. Granger, who last week challenged the presidential appointment, on […]

Jagan’s daughter chides Jagdeo over comparison to her late father

The only daughter of late Guyanese President Dr. Cheddi Jagan has expressed her extreme disappointment that former President Bharrat Jagdeo “would try to compare his lifestyle to that of my parents, former Presidents Dr. Cheddi Jagan and Mrs. Janet Jagan, and defend his opulent lifestyle by pathetically claiming that my parents also lived in a […]

Granger doesn’t recognize Top Cop’s confirmation

Opposition Leader David Granger on Friday challenged the legality of the recent confirmation of Seelall Persaud as the substantive Commissioner of Police by President Donald Ramotar. According to Granger, he was not consulted in keeping with provisions laid out in Article 2: 12 of the Guyana Constitution. He inferred that Tuesday’s swearing in ceremony was […]

President unveils 15 point plan for improved Police Force

President Donald Ramotar on Thursday rolled out a 15 point plan for 2015 which he has dubbed the “15/2015 plan” and says he expects the Guyana Police Force (GPF) to work on its  implementation as it seeks to restore high levels of public trust and increase its aggressiveness in fighting criminal elements and curbing criminality. […]

“Leave no stone unturned” in Crom-Ewing murder probe -Ramotar

As the police continues to review CCTV footage from the Diamond community hoping for a breakthrough in the investigations into the execution of political activist Courtney Crum-Ewing, President Donald Ramotar has instructed the top brass of the Force to leave no stone unturned in their probe into the man’s Tuesday night murder. Speaking at the […]