No need for Inquiry into Education Sector -Luncheon

The Government does not believe there is a need for any  Commission of Inquiry to examine the state of the local education system. Cabinet Secretary Dr. Roger Luncheon on Thursday shot down a call by the Opposition Leader for a Commission of Inquiry to be launched to examine the local education sector. Mr. Granger last […]

Ituni residents block roads in protest of road condition

Residents of Ituni in Region 10 launched protest action on Thursday morning as they continue to complain about the condition of roads in the area. Some of the residents said they have been complaining for “too long” and are tired of being ignored. Persons travelling to and from Kwakwani and other areas have been affected […]

Elderly man charged with chainsaw operator murder

64 year old Charles Goodluck of Betsy Ground, East Canje, Berbice, was on Wednesday morning charged with murder committed on 39 year old Chandradat Hussain of Goed Bananen Land, East Canje.  According to the police, the elderly man appeared before Magistrate Clive Nurse at the Christianburg Magistrate Court where he was remanded to prison until […]

Timehri residents protest relocation plan

Several persons on Wednesday afternoon, protested outside a meeting hosted by the Ministry of Works to discuss the relocation of Timehri residents and to clear the way for the expansion of the Cheddi Jagan International Airport. The protesters claimed they were locked out of the meeting because they raised several concerns. The meeting went ahead […]

Education Ministry withdraws “no crisis” release

Less than an hour after issuing a press release stating that there was “no crisis” in the local education system, the Ministry of Education on Wednesday afternoon withdrew the entire statement claiming that it should not have been sent out as a Ministry of Education press release but rather as a letter to the press […]

“No Crisis in Education sector” -Manickchand

Minister of Education Priya Manickchand appears to be fighting back at suggestions from Opposition Leader David Granger that there is a crisis facing the local education sector and there ought to be a Commission of Inquiry to examine the problem and find results. In a statement issued on Wednesday, the Minister of Education acknowledged that […]

Bilateral agenda set for visit of Venezuelan President

The agenda has been set for a one-day state visit of Venezuela’s new President, Nicolas Maduro who is scheduled to arrive in Guyana onSaturday, August 31. Following his arrival at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, President Maduro will meet his counterpart, President Donald Ramotar at the Guyana International Conference Centre (GICC), Liliendaal for a bilateral […]

“The Seawall” to become Feature film

Built in the mid 1800’s to protect the City of Georgetown from the rising sea, the seawall has served over the years as more than just a sea defense for the coastline. It has also served as a place of recreation for many and now through the eyes of a Guyanese born filmmaker, the seawall […]

Police arrest Anti-Human trafficking Hero

The Criminal Investigations Department of the Guyana Police Force on Monday afternoon arrested the President of the Guyana Women Miners Organisation, Simona Broomes claiming that a woman who was placed before the courts on a human trafficking charge has made allegations that she was assaulted by Broomes back in April of this year. Broomes told […]

Professionalism will be my guide -Brigadier Phillips

Chief of Staff designate, Brigadier Mark Phillips is promising that professional will be his guide as he gets ready to take command of the Guyana Defence Force. Phillips was promoted to the rank of Brigadier just one month before he assumes leadership of the army. At a “badging” ceremony at the Office of the President […]