Guyana at the heart of Commonwealth -Outgoing Secretary General

Outgoing Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Dr. Kamalesh Sharma, on day two of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2015 said, “Guyana is at the heart of the Commonwealth.”  Dr. Sharma made these comments when quizzed on the Commonwealth’s support for Guyana, with regard to Venezuela’s claim on Guyana’s territory. “We have expressed solidarity […]

Benschop calls for Municipal Councils to be dissolved in wake of announcement of local elections date

Political Activist and Leader of The Independent Party, Mark Benschop, believes that now that the Minister of Communities has announced a date for Local Government Elections, he should also dissolve all of the active councils across the country. In a statement, Mr. Benschop said that by dissolving the councils, there will be the elimination of any […]

Vulnerability of small states and Venezuela’s threats top Guyana’s agenda at Commonwealth Meeting in Malta

President David Granger, arrived at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM 2015) in Malta to further strengthen Guyana’s case in the border spat with Venezuela. The President joined Guyana’s Foreign Minister, Carl Greenidge, who participated in the Commonwealth Foreign Ministers Meeting and the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) in the preceding two days of […]

Police arrest Celina Resort construction workers as company ignores Government’s cease work order

Four construction workers attached to the Celina’s Atlantic Resort were arrested today as the owners of the resort continued to ignore a cease order from the Ministry of Public Infrastructure. The Ministry filed a formal complaint today and the four workers were taken in to custody after police officers visited the Kitty seawall site this afternoon. […]

Construction of Specialty Hospital to restart as government signs deal with Fedders Lloyd company and gets additional funding from India

The Government of Guyana has signed a a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Indian company, Fedders Lloyd, that will see works restarting on the construction of the Specialty Hospital. According to a statement from the Ministry of Finance, Fedders Lloyd in entering this MOU with the Government of Guyana (GOG) will review the works already […]

President hopes for Commonwealth Declaration in support of Guyana at Malta Meeting

President David Granger, this morning departed for the 2015 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), which will be held in Malta from November 27-29, 2015. With the President set to once again deliver a strong message on the security of small states, particularly in light of the resurgence of Venezuela’s aggression, the Commonwealth Heads are […]