Politics

New Canadian High Commissioner applauds government for its commitment to host Local Government Elections

New Canadian High Commission to Guyana Mr. Pierre Giroux has given the David Granger led administration thumbs up for its resolve to establish the Public Procurement Commission (PPC) and hold the long overdue local government elections before the end of 2015. Mr. Giroux presented his Credentials to President David Granger on Wednesday, in the presence Foreign Affairs Minister and […]

PPP Member of Parliament calls for Public Security Minister to be fired over crime situation

Opposition Member of Parliament for Region #2 Cornel Damon opened the budget debates at Wednesday’s sitting of the National Assembly by describing the $221 Billion fiscal plan of the APNU+AFC government as “sloppy” and slammed Public Security Ministry Khemraj Ramjattan over what he said was a worsening crime situation.  Damon, during his presentation, said the […]

Indigenous Affairs Minister shoots down Opposition claims of “ethnic cleansing”

Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Affairs, Sydney Allicock on Wednesday shot down claims by the Opposition, People’s Progressive Party that the government has dismissed 1,972 Community Support Officers in the Hinterland regions. Minister Allicock said the government has not fired or dismissed the Community Support Officers but the last PPP government which left office in […]