Politics

U.S Government pledges renewed support to new Guyana government as Rohee walks out of US Independence reception

The United States has pledged its support to the new David Granger led administration. On Thursday evening, the US Embassy in Guyana hosted a reception to celebrate the 239th Independence anniversary of the United States of America. At the reception, which was hosted at the Guyana Marriott, Chargé D’Affaires of the American Embassy, Bryan Hunt said […]

PPP moves to court over Ministers Felix and Scott serving as Members of Parliament

The opposition People’s Progressive Party Civic has gone to High Court seeking to prevent APNU+AFC Ministers Winston Felix and Keith Scott from serving as Members of Parliament. The Party’s contention is that the two Ministers cannot sit in the National Assembly because their names were not extracted from the coalition’s list of candidates. The Court action was filed […]

President Granger blasts Venezuela as “monkey” on Guyana’s back with its territorial claims; Calls on CARICOM to show solidarity

by Gordon Moseley in Bridgetown, Barbados In what may probably be his strongest statement on the ongoing threats to Guyana’s territory by Venezuela, President of Guyana, retired Brigadier David Granger blasted Venezuela’s continuing claims to Guyana’s territory and said it is time for CARICOM to let its commitment to Guyana be known when it comes […]

CARICOM’s silence on Venezuela’s threat against Guyana should not be seen as reluctance -SG LaRoque

As the 36th Meeting of the CARICOM Heads of Government opens at the Hilton Hotel in Barbados, the regional body is still to offer a definitive statement on the latest decree by Venezuela which claims Guyana’s oil rich territorial waters. While The Commonwealth, the Organisation of American States and the United States government have all […]

CARICOM Leaders meet UN Secretary General on Sustainable Development

The Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban-Ki-Moon on Thursday encouraged CARICOM Heads of Government to remain focused and fully engaged in strengthening the partnership for global sustainable development. The UN Secretary General told the opening of a Conference for Sustainable Development for Small Island States that the year 2015 is a year of global […]

President Granger wants CARICOM to offer more than the “one paragraph statement” on Venezuela’s threats

by Gordon Moseley in Bridgetown, Barbados President David Granger arrived in Barbados on Wednesday afternoon for the CARICOM Heads of Government Meetings and immediately made it clear that he intends to press CARICOM to strongly condemn Venezuela’s decree claiming Guyanese territory and he wants the regional body to do so in more than just one paragraph. […]