Politics

Large number of allocated house lots remain unoccupied even after infrastuctural development -Housing Dept.

The Ministry of Communities today said that it is challenged and worried by the large number of unoccupied allotted house lots in schemes where billions of dollars were spent on developing necessary infrastructure. Communities Minister, Ronald Bulkan explained at a press conference that an evaluation of house lot allocations dating back to the year 2000, has […]

Opposition Leader requests more time to study nominees for Chancellor and Chief Justice positions

President David Granger and Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo met this morning at State House to begin consultation on the appointment of a Chancellor of the Judiciary and a Chief Justice. The President was accompanied by his Attorney General, Senior Counsel Basil Williams and the Minister of State, Joe Harmon. The Opposition Leader attended the meeting […]

Jagdeo offers “no comment” on appointment of a Chancellor of the Judiciary ahead of meeting with President

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo on Tuesday declined to offer any comment on the appointment of a substantial Chancellor of the Judiciary, ahead of a meeting with President David Granger on the issue. The Opposition Leader and the President will meet on Wednesday, as the Law requires, to consult on the appointment of a Chancellor. Mr. Jagdeo confirmed the […]

BREAKING: PNC’s Sandra Adams passes away suddenly

Principal Political Secretary of the People’s National Congress, Sandra Adams, died this morning after reportedly suffering a massive heart attack. Ms. Adams, who also served as Assistant National Director for Community Development in the Government, was only recently discharged from the hospital after spending several days for a heart related ailment. She was the sister […]

National Emergency Monitoring System remains activated with heavy rainfall and flooding

In light of the existing weather, Minister of State Joseph Harmon is assuring that the National Emergency Monitoring system remains activated on a 24-hour basis with the ten administrative regions being actively monitored. The Minister, who was speaking during his post-cabinet press conference, said monitoring is being conducted via social media, television, HF radios, mobile […]

Four more long serving Attorneys appointed Senior Counsel

The Ministry of the Presidency today announced the appointment of four long serving Attorneys as Senior Counsel. The four persons are: Mr. Kalam Azad Juman Yassin, Mr. Fitz Le Roy Peters, Mr. Andrew Mark Fitzgerald Pollard and Ms. Josephine Whitehead. In January earlier this year, after a 20-year hiatus, President Granger elevated nine legal luminaries […]

At Home or Abroad…Government still weighing oil refinery options

With a decision up in the air, Guyana is actively considering where is the best place to refine its petroleum as preparations continue towards the March 2020 date for oil production. Natural Resources Minister, Raphael Trotman, said on Friday that the Cabinet is still in consideration on whether to have the petroleum refined at home or abroad, […]