Reporters on $100,000 bail each over alleged extortion plot

Two reporters who have been fingered in an alleged extortion plot against car dealer Afras Mohamed appeared in Court this morning to face charges. The two, 49-year-old Alex Wayne and 41-year-old Gary Eleazer appeared before Magistrate Fabayo Azore and pleaded not guilty to the joint charges of conspiracy to commit a felony. The presiding Magistrate […]

Government plans to make agriculture more “fashionable” to attract women and youths -Pres. Ali

There is a need to attract more women and young people into the field agriculture, according to President Irfaan Ali. During his virtual address to the Science Summit of the United Nations General Assembly, the President said the government is formulating a strategy which includes the increase use of technology to make agriculture fashionable for […]

Norton tells Canadian radio show that discrimination in Guyana is real; Accuses Govt. of targeting perceived supporters

Leader of the Opposition, Aubrey Norton has indicated that while he represents all Guyanese, he cannot ignore the cries of Afro, Indo and Indigenous Guyanese, who he believes are being discriminated against because of their perceived political persuasion. During a radio interview on Shabnam Radio in Canada, the Opposition Leader was questioned on race relations […]

Persons seeking employment at ports to soon face clearance from MARAD

Additional mechanisms will be put in place soon that will require persons seeking employment at the various ports to be cleared by the Maritime Administration Department (MARAD), as it steps up port security, and increase training and investment with support from Chile. Minister of Public Works, Juan Edghill made the announcement today while delivering remarks […]

Nigel Hinds accuses Government of unfair governance practices during London talk

The apparent fallout between Chartered Accountant and former political hopeful Nigel Hinds and some government officials seems to be growing with Hinds now taking on the Guyana government on claims of discrimination against afro- Guyanese. Mr. Hinds and Finance Minister, Dr. Ashni Singh went head-to-head last week trading words, with the Finance Minister declaring that […]

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