Sattaur rubbishes James Bond’s call for him to be fired; says the Attorney is acting out of malice

The Commissioner General of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA), Khurshid Sattaur has brushed aside calls for his resignation and says he has every reason to believe those calls are charged with malice and vendetta. A vexed Sattaur told News Source, in a Monday morning telephone interview, that he has been nothing short of a professional […]

Guyana seeks British help over Venezuela’s decree

Guyana is now looking to the United Kingdom for support against Venezuela’s persistent aggression over its claim to the Essequibo region and Guyana’s oil rich maritime space. President David Granger while attending an event to mark the birthday of her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, called on the UK to demonstrate solidarity with Guyana “and to […]

New Government discovers empty PetroCaribe Fund as rice farmers look for payments

Minister of State Joseph Harmon in a shocking revelation on Thursday announced that the PetroCaribe fund, which the new APNU+AFC coalition government inherited from the previous People’s Progressive Party Civic administration, was bankrupt. The revelation means that the new government, which will not be ready with a national budget until September, has to find a […]

President opens 11th Parliament and declares “We are the National Assembly not a political party rally”

President David Granger returned to the National Assembly today in his new role as Executive President to open the 11th Parliament and immediately extended a hand to the opposition People’s Progressive Party to take up its seats in the National Assembly and work along with his government in the interest of all the people of […]

Venezuela’s decree is baseless and shameless; It is time to end this cycle – Foreign Minister tells Parliament

Guyana’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl Greenidge, has described as “baseless and shameless” the recent decree by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro claiming Guyana’s territory as its own. During an address to the new parliament, Greenidge said the decree by Maduro cannot be seen as an act of sovereignty since it flies in the face of […]