Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago ink Mou for enhanced cooperation and trade

The Governments of Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago this morning signed a Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation in a number of critical areas including agriculture, trade, tourism and culture. The MoU was signed by the Foreign Ministers of the two neighbouring CARICOM states at State House under the eyes of President Irfaan Ali and Trinidad […]

Guyana inks cooperations agreements with FAO

The Government of Guyana on Friday signed two documents of cooperation with the Food and Agriculture Organization(FAO). The agreements addressed the country programme framework for  Guyana 2022-2026 and Guyana’s hosting of the 38th Session of the Regional Conference for Latin America and Caribbean in 2024. The agreements were signed on the heels of the Inaugural […]

Hundreds flock Royal Caribbean Cruise/Cast-Away recruitment drive

With thousands of vacancies existing for its various cruise ships around the world, Royal Caribbean Cruiselines through its recruitment company Cast-Away Hiring has moved into the Guyana market and has already hired hundreds of young Guyanese on the spot for various cruise jobs. Over the past four days, the recruitment team held interview and hiring […]

AFC backs biometrics verification for voting

The Alliance For Change today signaled its intention to support a proposal by Opposition Commissioner on the Guyana Elections Commission, Vincent Alexander to include a biometrics method of verification at polling place for elections. In an earlier statement, Commissioner Alexander said while there are currently no moves to sanitize the bloated list of electors, he […]

DPP defends decision to discontinue private criminal charge against Attorney Nirvan Singh

Facing a mountain of criticism and public backlash over the decision to discontinue the private criminal charge that was filed by Police Constable Shawnette Bollers against Attorney Nirvan Singh, the Office of the Director of Prosection today sought to explain its decision. Bollers had filed a charge under the Racial Hostility Act against Singh who […]

Automated tolling system launched at Demerara Harbour Bridge

Mobile Money Guyana and the Demerara Habour Bridge Corporation (DHBC) joined forces today as they launched Guyana’s first-ever automated Bridge Tolling System at the Demerara Harbour Bridge. Thousands of commuters who travel between Regions Three and Four daily will now be served with the automated system which will be more convenient and faster. General Manager […]

Regional Leaders call for more support of regional agriculture and encourage lifting of tariffs

At the opening of the Agriculture Investment Expo this morning, various regional Heads of Government urged more support for the region’s agriculture industry as they also called for the lifting of tariffs that continue to affect intra-regional trade. Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne called on regional leaders to address the concerns of […]

Woman Constable accuses DPP of stripping her of justice in decision to discontinue private charge against Attorney

One day after the Director of Public Prosecutions discontinued the private criminal charge that was filed by Woman Police Constable Shawnette Bollers against Attorney Nirvan Singh, the Police Constable picketed the DPP’s Office, pointing out that the DPP has stripped her of her right to be heard by the Court. The DPP did not give […]

Alexander calls GECOM meeting with AG on electoral reform “a fiasco”; Opposition Commissioners cannot embrace ongoing process

The Chairman and Commissioners of the Guyana Elections Commission met this afternoon with Attorney General Anil Nandlall on the proposed reform of Guyana’s electoral laws. The meeting took place at the Attorney General Chambers and lasted for close to two hours. After the meeting, Opposition nominated GECOM Commissioner Vincent Alexander told News Source that the […]