Politics

CARICOM Council meeting examining CARICOM/US relations as Trump prepares to take office

The Secretary General of CARICOM, Ambassador Irwin LaRoque, believes that 2017 has the potential to be an “ascending year” for the regional body as the Community continues to grapple with issues of low growth, correspondent banking, climate change, crime and security and restrictions and access to concessional development financing. He made that observation on Monday, […]


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Importation refused for Flavoured milk from Bahrain

The Government Analyst -Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD) has announced that it has refused entry of one 20ft container containing seven thousand, two hundred of Awal Junior Milk (Strawberry, Banana and Chocolate -flavours) which were being imported from Kingdom of Bahrain. According to a statement from the Department, samples of the milk were submitted to […]

Jagdeo takes charge as new PPP General Secretary

The Central Committee of the People’s Progressive party, on Saturday, solidified former President Bharrat Jagdeo’s position as party leader when its members elected him to the post over Dr. Frank Anthony, who is a Member of Parliament and former Government Minister. Central Committee Member, Clement Rohee, who had been serving in the position since it […]

135 Mocha Arcadia residents receive permission to occupy state lands in their community

(MOTP)  The Government of Guyana came in for high praise on Thursday when 135 residents of the community of Mocha/Arcadia, East Bank Demerara (EBD) received their ‘Permission to Occupy State Lands’ documents from Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon at a simple ceremony held at the Marks Supermarket.  The document, which is temporary and valid […]