Politics

Jagdeo still to submit new list of GECOM Chairman nominees

Having consulted with members of civil society and receiving their choices, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo is still to submit his new list of six nominees for the Elections Commission Chairmanship position. In a brief interview this morning, President David Granger said he has not received any new list from Mr. Jagdeo and has no indication […]

Cuba to give priority to importing Guyanese fruits and vegetables

Guyana’s Ambassador to Cuba Mr. Halim Majeed has announced the resuscitation of old trading relations between Guyana and Cuba. Mr. Majeed is currently in Guyana at the ongoing Heads of Missions Conference. He seized the opportunity to appraise Guyanese on economic diplomacy between the two states. Following his appointment, the Ambassador said he set out […]

Teixeira wants Government and UK Foreign Office to explain “imbedding” of SOCU Advisor in local operations

Despite the assurances of the British High Commission in Guyana, the Opposition, People’s Progressive Party is holding firm to its position that the former British Advisor to the Special Organised Crime Unit, Dr. Sam Sittlington, was involved in the operations of the unit. A number of PPP government officials including former President Bharrat Jagdeo, were […]

Haitians presented all the required documentation for Guyana visit

The Guyana Government on Monday offered clarification on reports that some 150 Haitians arrived in Guyana last week, possibly seeking refuge. Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Winston Felix said the Haitian Nationals are citizens of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) should not be referred to as refugees. “They came with all the required documents and they […]