Politics

Jagdeo against recommendations to “shake up” Police Force

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo on Wednesday lashed out at the President David Granger and the  government in the face of a report, which recommends a shake up in the Guyana Police Force. The recommendation for Police reform was made in the recent Commission of Inquiry Report into a plot to assassinate President David Granger. The […]

Health Ministry recruiting Doctors, Nurses and other medical professionals to dispatch to BVI as part of Guyana’s relief efforts

(DPI)  The Ministry of Public Health through the office of the Chief Medical Officer is recruiting medical staff and professionals who will work along with the Civil Defense Commission (CDC), as part of Guyana’s assistance to the hurricane ravaged Caribbean islands. Those recruited will be sent to the British Virgin Islands to provide Medical and […]

Business Minister encourages investors to look beyond oil

“Oil is not the only thing happening to Guyana,” declared Business Minister Dominic Gaskin, as he addressed the Canadian Oil and Gas Trade Mission at the Guyana Marriott Hotel on Tuesday. Minister Gaskin said even with the large amounts of revenue to be earned when oil production begins in 2020, the government remains committed to diversifying the […]

Special Drone Unit to be set up for better surveillance of interior region

The Government is looking to set up a unit, possibly within the Guyana Defence Force, that will utilize drone technology to provide better surveillance of the country’s airspace, particularly in the interior locations. State Minister Joseph Harmon made the revelation on Thursday during an engagement with the media and said the recent discovery of an illegal aircraft […]

Guyana provides medical help for Venezuelans who cross border seeking assistance for malaria

Health officials in Guyana have reported that they have treated some 368 Venezuelans who crossed the border in recent weeks seeking medical help for Malaria. The Government said it has been made aware of the situation from officials in the Region #1, Barima Waini area and has taken a decision to continue offering assistance to its neighbors. […]

Trini oil expert encourages Guyanese to push back against foreigners seeking oil jobs and opportunities

Guyanese are being encouraged to push back against foreigners who are coming to Guyana to take away employment and procurement opportunities in the oil and gas sector. The charge came from Trinidadian Consultant, Anthony Paul during a Local Content Stakeholder Engagement at the Guyana Marriott on Wednesday. Paul was hired by the Government of Guyana to […]