Chronicle Board fires General Manager and Editor

The Board of Directors of the state-owned Guyana National Newspapers Limited which publishes the Guyana Chronicle and Sunday Chronicle, announced today that it has sacked the General Manager and Editor with immediate effect. According to a statement from the Board, the unanimous decision was made at a meeting on Tuesday December 1, 2015 to discontinue […]

Government reinstates tax-free overtime for bauxite workers

Cabinet has approved the reinstatement of tax-free overtime benefits for all workers currently employed in Guyana’s bauxite industry. The decision was taken at Tuesday’s meeting of Cabinet and announced on Wednesday by State Minister Joe Harmon. Workers in the bauxite industry had enjoyed the benefits from 1998 up to 2007 when it came to a […]

Rohee declares Felix cannot be trusted with oversight of General Register’s Office

Former Home Affairs Minister Clement Rohee on Monday went out on a limb to defend the General Register Office (GRO), saying that when he left office in May, he left behind an entity that was corruption free. Rohee’s comments came following pronouncement by Citizenship Minister, Winston Felix where he claimed that a series of corrupt practices, […]

President calls Jagdeo’s climate change criticism “unhelpful and misplaced”

(MOTP)  President David Granger, who wrapped up his participation Sunday at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Malta, rapped comments by Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo, where he is reported to have said that Minister of Governance with responsibility for Natural Resources and the Environment, Raphael Trotman is not a suitable candidate to represent […]

Ramkarran declares PPP as most corrupt administration in “post Independence Guyana” as he backs Government in Specialty Hospital row

Former Speaker of the National Assembly, Senior Counsel Ralph Ramkarran, who also served as an executive of the People’s Progressive Party for a number of years, is of the view that the APNU+AFC government needs to do more to defend itself against attacks from opposition PPP. In his weekly “Conversation Tree” blog, Mr. Ramkarran joined […]