Government agrees to reinstitute monthly subventions to IDPADA-G; Parties considering restart proposal

The Government of Guyana has agreed to reinstitute the issuance of the subvention to the International Decade for People of African Descent Assembly – Guyana (IDPADA-G). In updating Acting Chief Justice Roxane George on the progress made since the matter was sent to mediation, Attorney-at-Law, Vivian Williams said the two sides engaged in a “settlement […]

Government intends to get US to correct “factual errors” in State Dept. report -says VP Jagdeo

While agreeing with those parts of the recently released US State Department’s report on human rights in Guyana that speaks to progress in several areas, the government intends to raise its concerns about other parts of the report with the US Government, according to Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo. “So there are many factual errors in […]

More women being encouraged to get involved in agriculture and food production

A number of Guyanese women were today exposed to opportunities in the Agriculture Sector as the Women and Gender Equality Commission hosted its first Agriculture Conference at the Regency Hotel. Access to Finance, Market Linkages and Technology, Risk Management and opportunities for partnerships among agricultural organisations in Guyana and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) were among […]

PPP eyes taking control of Georgetown, Linden and New Amsterdam municipalities in upcoming Local Elections

The governing People’s Progressive Party-Civic is training its eyes on the strongholds of the opposition People’s National Congress at the upcoming Local Government Elections. PPP General Secretary, Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo today announced that his party was stepping into full campaign mode for the local elections and has its eyes set on taking municipal control […]