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135 Mocha Arcadia residents receive permission to occupy state lands in their community

(MOTP)  The Government of Guyana came in for high praise on Thursday when 135 residents of the community of Mocha/Arcadia, East Bank Demerara (EBD) received their ‘Permission to Occupy State Lands’ documents from Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon at a simple ceremony held at the Marks Supermarket.  The document, which is temporary and valid […]

Guyana and China to work closer to achieve sustainable development goals

As Guyana continues to advance towards the development of a ‘green’ economy, President David Granger, this morning, said that the country looks to the People’s Republic of China for cooperation and assistance as that country shares similar sustainable development goals.  The President made these remarks at an Accreditation Ceremony at State House, where Extraordinary and […]

Possible Cabinet shake up expected; Permanent Secretaries also facing reshuffling

Although three months ago, President David Granger indicated that there would have been no cabinet reshuffling, there are multiple reports that he has now taken a decision to shake up his cabinet and three Ministers who are all senior members of the People’s National Congress could find themselves heading different Ministries. According to Government sources, […]

No Conservatory Order was granted preventing Red House eviction -AG Williams

  Attorney General Basil Williams has clarified that the Chief Justice did not grant any conservatory order or injunction blocking the government from moving forward with its move to evict the privately owned Cheddi Jagan Research Centre from the state-owned Red House. In a statement issued through the Ministry of the Presidenty, Attorney General Williams […]

President announces appointment of Nine Senior Counsel

President David Granger has announced the appointment of nine Attorneys  as Senior Counsel. The move is based on their exemplary experience, erudition, excellence and diligence in the practice of the law. The appointments take effect from January 1.  The last time Senior Counsel were appointed in Guyana was in 1996. The following persons have been made […]

GAWU recognises need for sugar diversification but not impressed with Agri Minister’s positions on Guysuco

Recognition by the Guyana Agriculture and General Workers Union (GAWU) that the sugar industry will continue to struggle in the face of falling sugar prices has led to the acknowledgement that there is need for diversification of that industry. This position was articulated in an end-of-year statement issued by the union on Friday. The union […]