President Granger raises Venezuela’s threats at UN Sustainable Development Conference in Ethiopia

Guyana’s President David Granger used his address at the opening of the first plenary session of the International Conference on Financing for Sustainable Development in Ethiopia to make the point that the prevention of the development of a country’s resources by another nation could serve as a block to sustainable development. The President said although Guyana […]

Rohee urges Ramjattan to develop proper crime fighting plan

Former Minister with responsibility for Public security, Clement Rohee has criticized the new crime fighting strategy developed by the APNU+AFC administration and he has issued a call on his successor, Khemraj Ramjattan to act now and put forward his own “progressive and comprehensive” citizen security plan. Mr. Rohee said Ramjattan has failed in this regard. […]

Guyana gets more financial help from US to tackle drug trafficking

The United States on Monday committed additional financial resources to Guyana, which it hopes will be significant in supporting the new government’s law enforcement reform efforts. A letter of amendment was signed on Monday between Guyana’s Foreign Minister Carl Greenidge and Chargé d’ Affaires of the U.S Embassy in Georgetown, Bryan Hunt. It allows for the […]

PPP has not settled on nominee for Deputy Speaker -Rohee

The General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party, Clement Rohee, this morning denied that the party has identified former Attorney General Anil Nandlall as its nominee for Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly. At his regular Monday morning press conference at Freedom House, Mr. Rohee said a report which appeared in the Guyana Times naming […]

Maduro wants UN Good Officer reappointed to deal with latest border issue

(TeleSUR English)  Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro sent a letter Friday to U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon asking the U.N. chief to appoint a new Good Officer to diplomatically address the Venezuela-Guyana territorial issue. “As it is public knowledge, the new Government of Guyana has ignored, the entry into force of the 1966 Geneva agreement, showing a stubborn and ambivalent attitude and has inflicted serious […]

President Granger off to UN meeting in Ethiopia

President David Granger left Guyana early this morning for Ethiopia where he will attend a series of meetings as part of a United Nations conference on financing to realize the new Sustainable Development Goals. The President is being accompanied by his Foreign Minister, Carl Greenidge and a number of other senior government officials. Mr. Granger […]