Generate your own electricity if GPL is a burden -PM Hinds

Guyana’s Prime Minister Samuel Hinds wants any Guyanese, who feels that the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) is burdening them to begin generating their own electricity since they have a right to do so as is provided in the laws of Guyana. That is according to the Government Information Agency. The Prime Minister appeared on […]

Two more Guyanese complete U.S International Visitors Leadership Programme

Guyanese journalist Nazima Raghubir and Audit Clerk with IPED, Keyshawn Philander have both completed the International Visitors Leadership Programme which falls under the US Department of State. The two participated in two separate programmes in the United States. Nazima Raghubir who serves as the Editor-in-Chief for Insight Magazine, participated in a program which focused on “Investigative Journalism” […]

T&T Minister dismisses concerns of his countrymen about Guyana investment

Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago are moving forward with their agriculture deal which will see the acres of land being provided to agriculture investors from the neighbouring twin island Republic. Trinidad and Tobago’s Minister of Agriculture, Devant Maharaj has dismissed the concerns of some Trinidadian farmers about the move to invest in Guyana and believe […]

Granger moves to Court to stop unauthorized spending by Govt.

Guyana’s Leader of the Opposition David Granger, has moved to the High Court in an effort to stop”unauthorized spending by the Government and spending on programmes that were disapproved by the Parliament.” In the court action filed on Thursday, Granger through his Attorneys, is asking the court to grant orders that would effectively force the […]

Caribbean Airlines to charge for 2nd checked in piece of luggage

Just in time for the new year, regional carrier, Caribbean Airlines has announced changes to its baggage policy which will now see travelers on the airline only being allowed one carry on piece and one checked bag for free. The 2nd checked bag will now carry a US$25 charge with additional taxes. Currently, travelers are […]

APNU meets Elections Commission on preparations for polls

APNU Leader David Granger along with senior partnership functionaries including Dr. Rupert Roopnarine, Amna Ally and Joseph Harmon met with officials of the Guyana Elections Commission to discuss several major issues as the Commission gears up for early elections in 2015. Just after the meeting, Dr. Roopnarine told reporters that “we had a very full […]

Govt. wants developed world to lead climate change mitigation

Five years after Copenhagen, pledges by developed countries to reduce emissions to ensure 1.5 or less than 2 degrees warming are still to materialise.             Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment, Robert Persaud made this comment during his address at the Opening Day of the United Nations Climate Change Conference, in Lima, Peru recently. […]