Politics

GRA seeking to boost Enforcement arm’s firepower

The Guyana Revenue Authority is seeking to beef up the security of its members who are attached to the Enforcement Division. In the past, members of the Enforcement arm of the GRA have complained bitterly about not having access to modern weapons and protective gear when they have to perform their duties. In several cases, […]

Former Beauty Queen details deadly car chase by GDF Sergeant

Former Miss Guyana India and Miss India Worldwide, Alana Seebarran, has released to the media, the statement she provided to the police, detailing the circumstances surrounding a car chase behind her and her brother, that became deadly, resulting in the death of GDF Sergeant, Robert Pyle, his wife and the truck driver. Ms. Seebarran who […]

Government to step up fight against suicide problem

Guyana’s government intends to step up its efforts to curb the problem of suicide in the country, On Thursday,  President David Granger convened an emergency meeting with a number of government ministers including the Minister of Public Health, Dr. George Norton and the Minister of Social Protection, Ms. Volda Lawrence. The meeting was called in […]

Government awaiting performance evaluation of GGMC Commissioner

The Guyana Government is awaiting the completion of a performance evaluation before it decides on whether to heed calls for the dismissal of Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) Commissioner, Rickford Vieira. Natural Resources Minister Raphael Trotman told media operatives on Wednesday that the evaluation will be considered by Cabinet when submitted, and action will […]

Broomes to be in charge of Forestry and Mining Sectors’ Occupational Health and Safety as Minister within Ministry of Natural Resources

Former Junior Social Protection, Simona Broomes will continue to champion the cause of workers’ rights in the mining sector under her new portfolio as Minister within the Ministry of Natural Resources. Broomes was transferred to the newly reconstituted Ministry by President David Granger, who also announced the appointment of Raphael Trotman as the Minister of […]

15,000 ounces of gold being smuggled out of Guyana weekly…FBI shares information on suspects

Smuggling continues to hurt Guyana’s gold industry with the country losing between 50 to 60 percent of its annual gold production to the illegal trade. Minister of  Natural Resources Raphael Trotman made the disclosure today as he hosted a press conference on matters concerning his Ministry. Mr. Trotman said the authorities in Guyana have received […]

Joint Service collaboration is nothing new -Pres. David Granger

President David Granger has brushed aside concerns about the role of the Guyana Defence Force in joint operations, stating clearly that joint collaboration between the various security forces is nothing new and is something that has been ongoing for over 60 years. Speaking to members of the media today at the Ministry of the Presidency, […]