Social Cohesion Day observed with calls for a more unified Guyana

As Guyana continues with efforts to bridge the gap that separates its citizens by race, politics, and class, the third annual observance of Social Cohesion Day was held on Thursday morning at the National Cultural Center. The event brought together Guyanese from every administrative region and ethnic, religious and cultural background. The message of a […]

President and India’s State Minister meet on cooperation in sugar industry and other areas

President David Granger on Wednesday, informed India’s Minister of State, Mr. Satyapal Singh that the Guyana Government is keen on restoring the sugar industry to profitability and is open to cooperation with the Indian Government and investors from India. India remains the largest sugar producing country in the world. The Indian Minister of State is […]

Government to offer “short term” financial and other assistance to survivors and relatives of pirate attack victims

With eighteen suspects still in custody for the deadly pirate attack on Guyanese fishermen in Suriname, there is still hope that those fishermen who are still missing will be found alive. Hope is however, fading as this week marks two weeks since the attack on the high seas in the neighbouring country. Guyana’s Public Security […]

Singh and Brassington face SOCU questioning about sale of more state properties

With reports of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) planning to file more charges against former Finance Minister Dr. Ashni Singh and former Head of the Privatisation Unit Winston Brassington, the two former Government Officials spent several hours at the SOCU Headquarters this morning being questioned about their further involvement in the sale of several […]

Singh and Brassington declare “we did nothing wrong”, after posting bail in misconduct in public office case

Less than an hour after appearing in Court and being placed on $6 Million bail each for misconduct in public office, former Minister of Finance Dr. Ashni Singh and former Head of the Privatisation Unit Winston Brassington posted bail and emerged declaring “we did nothing wrong.”  Brassington and Singh left the Courthouse after bail was […]

Singh and Brassington “committed no crime” -says Former President Ramotar

Former President of Guyana, Donald Ramotar, has described as “political vindictiveness”, the charges filed against his former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ashni Singh and the former head of the National Industrial and Commercial Investments Ltd., Winston Brassington. The two men returned to Guyana overnight and appeared in Court this afternoon, where they were handcuffed and […]

BREAKING: Ashni Singh and Winston Brassington on $6 Million Bail each for misconduct in public office

Former Minister of Finance under the last PPP Civic Government Ashni Singh and former Privatisation Unit and NICIL Head, Winston Brassington both flew into Guyana overnight and made appearances in Court this afternoon to answer charges of misconduct in public office. The two former government officials were granted bail in the sum of $6 Million […]