Luncheon intends to continue fighting for the PPP despite health concerns

Executive member of People’s Progressive Party and former Head of the Presidential Secretariat, Dr. Roger Luncheon has announced plans to increase his activism at the Party level as it heads into the National Assembly, this time as the opposition party. Dr. Luncheon, who had disclosed some worrying health setbacks last year, now says he will continue […]

President Granger tells South American leaders they have a duty to be vigilant against Venezuela’s threats to Guyana

President David Granger, today urged the Mercosur countries to “help this small state” in the “defense of its sovereignty” and “territorial integrity”, alluding to the border controversy with Venezuela . Mr. Granger spoke today at the plenary of the biannual summit of the Mercosur and shortly after he did, the President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, who […]

Government sets up shelters and flood relief for those affected

The government last evening announced that the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) through the National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) has reported that normalcy is gradually being restored to some communities as flood waters begin to recede.    At a meeting convened at 6:00pm last evening at the CDC’s office, it was reported by the Centre that while […]

Flood relief efforts being co-ordinated; Government invites PPP to assist

The Government has announced that the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) is coordinating flood relief efforts and together with the Minister of Social Protection, Volda Lawrence, is assessing the need for temporary shelters in affected communities. In a statement this morning, the government also announced that the Ministry of Social Protection has been mandated by Cabinet […]