Politics

Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo welcomed back to work after heart surgery

A prayer breakfast this morning brought together President David Granger, several ministers of government and well-wishers. The aim was to welcome home Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo who returned today after recuperating in the United States (US) following a successful heart bypass surgery PM Nagamootoo, accompanied by his wife, Mrs. Sita Nagamootoo and his eldest daughter, Maria Nagamootoo, arrived […]

No credible evidence of any Venezuelan military activity near border with Guyana -State Minister

The Guyana Government on Thursday said it has not received any credible evidence to support claims of Venezuelan military maneuvers or incursions in border areas nearing Guyana. State Minister Joseph Harmon told reporters there were reports that have surfaced and those were being investigated. However, he said the lack of confirmed information has stalled any […]

City Council approves new parking by-laws

With two City Councillors opposing the move, the Georgetown Mayor and City Council on Wednesday afternoon approved the amended parking meter by-laws by majority vote. The approval will now allow for the amended by-laws to be published for public viewing and paves the way for the return of parking meters in the Capital City, Georgetown once full […]

Ramjattan on the side of the Police as probe continues into seawall shooting incident

Even as the Government has ordered an inquest into the shooting deaths of three suspected bandits by the police along the seawall, Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan has said that he believes the Police’s version of the unfolding incident and subsequent deaths. The Security Minister said he intends to support his Policemen until such time that […]

AFC sticks with the Coalition for Local Govt. polls

With Local Government Elections due in November this year, the Alliance for Change (AFC) has confirmed that it will contest the elections as a coalition with A Partnership for National Unity (APNU). The AFC had indicated earlier this year that it was considering whether it should contest the local elections by itself. However, after discussions at […]

Guyana is welcoming to investors, but concerns remain over lack of infrastructure -US Envoy

Guyana remains a welcoming place for investors but many of the potential large investors remain concerned about infrastructure and high electricity rates. During an interview on the Jumpstart morning radio show last Wednesday, US Ambassador to Guyana, Perry Holloway said the recent announcement by American Airlines that it will begin service to Guyana this year […]