Politics

Guyana to open Consulate in French Guiana

(GINA) The new administration is keen on opening a Diplomatic Consulate in French Guiana. This was revealed during an interview on Wednesday with President David Granger by French Television Senior Journalist Nicolas Pietrus.  “I will ensure that there is a consulate in French Guiana to look after the interest of the Guyanese there”. It was noted […]

No Evidence of Elections being Fradulent – US Chargé after reviewing PPP’s claims

The United States government has dismissed claims by the opposition People’s Progressive Party Civic that the May 11 elections in Guyana were fraudulent. The PPP has been protesting and calling for a recount. The Opposition party that lost power in government after 23 years has also been chiding the international community for declaring that the […]

Agri Minister calls Guysuco CEO “intellectually dishonest” over staffers salary issue

Newly appointed Agriculture Minister Noel Holder has rubbished claims by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo), Dr Rajendra Singh, that there might be the need to completely halt operations across the country because of the Corporation’s inability to pay staffers for the month of May. A shocked Holder told News […]

Fifty-three National Awardees announced

President David A Granger has selected 52 persons and one group for the receipt of National Awards of Guyana. The awards were announced during the inauguration of the President at the Guyana National Stadium on Tuesday. The awards are as follow:   ORDER OF RORAIMA 1.      For his long and outstanding involvement in the struggle […]

“Go your way and sin no more” -President to pardon 60 youths for petty non violent crimes

President David A. Granger has announced that the government intends to, on an annual basis, grant presidential pardons to prisoners, who were sentenced for minor misdemeanors (non-violent crimes.) During a special interview at the Ministry of the Presidency with a section of the media today, President Granger disclosed that tomorrow, Independence Day, the new administration […]