Not the time for a Private sector budget -MP Roysdale Forde

Declaring the 2020 national budget as deceptive, APNU+AFC Member of Parliament Roysdale Forde today lambasted the budget as having everything for the private sector and nothing for the ordinary man. “Mr. Speaker, the APNU+ AFC is pro people. We are not anti-Private Sector, we are pro- people. But when we look at the range of […]

Manickchand urges Opposition to join Govt. in supporting COVID education measures

As the Ministry of Education rolls out its at-home learning sessions for students as schools remain closed, Education Minister Priya Manickchand today called on the APNU+AFC opposition to join the government to ensure the success of the efforts. During her contribution to the budget debates today, Minister Manickchand reminded that schools across the Guyana have […]

“Maduro must go” -US Secretary of State reaffirms

More than a year after the US Government formally recognised the Venezuelan Opposition Leader as the country’s interim President, the President of Venezuela, Nicholas Maduro has not budged from his position and appears to be strengthening his hold on power in the neighbouring state. The US Government has been stepping up its calls for Mr. […]

US Secretary of State arrives in Guyana on official visit

Under heavy security, US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo arrived in Guyana late this afternoon after a day of meetings in neighbouring Suriname. At the Cheddi Jagan Airport, the Secretary of State was welcomed to Guyana by Foreign Minister Hugh Todd and US Ambassador to Guyana, Sarah Ann Lynch. This is the first time that […]

Guyana records two additional Coronavirus related death

For the third straight day, the death toll from coronavirus in Guyana has climbed. The Ministry of Health in a statement this afternoon announced the death of an 83-year-old woman from Region Four and a 52-year-old man who is also from Region Four. The two deaths today have taken the death toll to 62. The […]

Government to focus on strengthening local democratic organs – Dharamlall

The Government intends to strengthen local democratic organs through a number of initiatives and programmes, according to Minister of Local Government Nigel Dharamlall. During the budget debate today, Mr. Dharamlall said that in many communities and across the townships, there is a need for development and his Ministry will be focusing heavily on ensuring the […]

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