Politics

Commission of Inquiry launched into detainment and release of suspected cocaine vessel found in Guyana’s waters

A three-member Presidential Commission of Inquiry was Friday morning sworn in by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan to probe the discovery of an unnamed private maritime vessel in Guyana’s sea space. Brigadier (retired) Bruce Lovel took his Oath as Chairman in the Chief Magistrate’s Courtroom along with members, Assistant Commission of Police (retired) Winston Cosbert and […]

President urges Mayors and Deputies to listen to their Constituencies

Newly elected Mayors and Deputy Mayors of the nine municipalities across Guyana were yesterday sworn in by President David Granger, who reminded them to demonstrate the values of representativeness, inclusiveness and effectiveness in the execution of their duties. “I also urge the leaders of these municipalities to emphasise the principles of representativeness, inclusiveness and effectiveness, […]

President meets with visiting Executives of ExxonMobil and makes clear Guyana’s commitment to Oil and Gas sector development

President David Granger has informed ExxonMobil’s Executives of Government’s commitment to the development of Guyana’s oil and gas sector in an atmosphere of transparency and trust so that the Parliamentary Opposition and the people of Guyana are fully involved in the process and view the development of a petroleum industry as one of natural interest […]

Government’s new housing project is not return to tenement yard -Minister Valerie Patterson

Minister within the Ministry of Communities with responsibility for Housing, Valerie Adams-Patterson is assuring citizens that the units to be built as part of the government’s new housing programme are very modern and would not mark a return to the days of range houses and tenement yards. Seven hundred and fifty-eight units are to be built […]

Claim of Attorney General’s threat against Judge being looked at -Chief Justice

Newly appointed Chief Justice (acting), Roxanne George-Wiltshire on Tuesday said that the matter involving Attorney General Basil Williams and Justice Franklin Holder is under judicial consideration. She made the comment on the side-lines of her swearing in ceremony at State House this morning. “Yes I have [been briefed] and my only comment is that I am aware […]

New Acting Chancellor and Acting Chief Justice sworn into office

Two senior long-serving female Jurists were this morning sworn in to top two positions in the local Judiciary. Justice Yonette Cummings-Edwards, who has been acting as Chief Justice will assume the responsibility of Acting Chancellor while Justice Roxanne George-Wiltshire will replace her as the new Acting Chief Justice. The women took their Oath of Office […]