Politics

Government releases $3.8 Billion bailout for Guysuco

The new government continues to be confronted with the challenges of inheriting a cash strapped and “poorly managed” sugar industry. On Tuesday, during a Cabinet meeting, the government agreed to immediately release a total of $3.8 billion as a bail out for the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo). Minister of State Joseph Harmon confirmed the approval […]

Nagamootoo calls PPP to the table to talk about sugar and strengthening the industry

While accusing the opposition People’s Progressive Party of leaving a problem plagued and almost bankrupt sugar industry behind, Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo declared that the opposition party must now come to the table with government and the trade unions and discuss and find a way forward for the survival of the industry. Speaking at the […]

Lincoln Lewis urges new government to foster close ties with Trade Unions as he returns to Enmore Martyrs memorial

The General Secretary of the Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) Lincoln Lewis on Tuesday pleaded with the new APNU+AFC government to ensure that it fosters greater relations with the local trade union movement. The veteran trade unionist believes if the new government is to ensure that there aren’t situations where the state will have to turn their […]

Canada to assist Guyana Police Force in the areas of human rights and crime scene management

The Canadian Government is looking to help Guyana better train its ranks in the Guyana Police Force in the areas of human rights, public corruption and crime scene management, according to outgoing Canadian High Commissioner Dr. Nicole Giles. Canada has provided Guyana with continuous financial and other assistance over the years to strengthen its security […]

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 […]