Edghill declares “Development comes with changes” defence of removal of 48 acres of mangroves for shore base facility

The controversy over the removal of more than 48 acres of mangroves from a West Demerara location to allow the construction of a shore base facility for the oil sector took another twist this afternoon as the Minister of Public Works, Juan Edghill defended the removal. At a hastily called press conference this afternoon, the […]

Harmon wants consultation with the Opposition before electoral reform project begins

Opposition Leader Joe Harmon has expressed concern over recent announcements that the International Republican Institute will be spearheading an 18-month project to help overhaul Guyana’s electoral system. The project has the full backing of the US Department of State.  A statement from the local U.S embassy said through the project, the Elections Commission, the Attorney […]