Politics

Disconnected GPL Customers will now have to pay six-month average bill and other charges to get reconnected

The Guyana Power and Light company has announced that it will be increasing the charges for reconnection for the new year. In an advertisement in the daily newspapers, GPL announced that once your electricity is disconnected, you will have to clear your outstanding bill, pay a $3,200 reconnection fee and also pay an increased security […]

Police Force unaware of any disciplinary matter against Asst. Commissioner Ramnarine

The Guyana Police Force is denying that there is pending disciplinary matters against the Assistant Commissioner of Police, David Ramnarine. The statement by the Force is in response to statements by the General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party, Clement Rohee at his Monday press conference. During that press conference, Mr. Rohee, who served as […]

Berbice Bridge toll reduction deal signed and sealed

The Ministry of Public Infrastructure (MPI) and the Berbice Bridge Company Incorporated (BBCI) have finally signed the agreement for the provision of a subsidy to the bridge company, which will trigger a reduction in the tolls to cross the bridge. The agreement was signed today by Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson as well as Minister […]

President promises improvements for Georgetown Hospital

On Christmas morning, President David Granger and First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger visited the maternity and children’s wards at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) in the company of Minister of Health, Dr. George Norton and Minister of Social Cohesion, Ms. Amna Ally. Mr. Granger said that it is part of his job as President to be […]

CEO and Deputy CEO of NICIL sent on leave as Police called in

The Cabinet has instructed the Finance Minister to hand over the file containing the forensic audit into the operations of the state-owned National Industrial and Commercial Investments Ltd. (NICIL) to the Police Commissioner and the State Asset Recovery Unit for investigation and possible charges. The announcement was made by Minister of State, Joe Harmon at the […]

Desmond Hoyte remembered as a true Patriot of Guyana

President David Granger has described late President and Opposition Leader, Hugh Desmond Hoyte, as an example of selfless service to the people of Guyana and a man who possessed an acute awareness of the need to change the course of direction of the country, which verged on the brink of bankruptcy. “Guyana remembers Desmond Hoyte, […]

I am confident in my integrity and I have broken no laws – Brassington

Amidst a damning audit of its dealings and investments, the Chief Executive Officer of the National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited (NICIL), Winston Brassington, doesn’t appear too worried about his fate with the state-owned entity. Brassington called a press conference on Monday afternoon to respond and clarify several statements and information contained in a forensic […]