Over 8000 Joint Services ranks to benefit from salary adjustments in addition to pay increase

More than 8000 members of the Joint Services will benefit from adjustments to their current salaries which will be in addition to the 8% salary increase that was announced for public servants recently. President Irfaan Ali made the announcements today from his Office, indicating that the adjustments will take effect from January of next year […]

Free laser treatment for removal of kidney stones now available at Georgetown Hospital

The Georgetown Public Hospital has announced that patients suffering from kidney stones can now have those stones removed through laser treatment rather than conventional surgery. The hospital through the Ministry of Health has procured a laser lithotripter at a cost of more than $25 million. According to the hospital, using laser lithotripsy offers a completely […]

Murdered Linden teacher sustained 30 stab wounds

A post-mortem examination conducted on the body of Linden teacher Kelly Charlotte found that she was stabbed 30 times to her body, listing her cause of death as multiple stab wounds. Charlotte was stabbed to death by her boyfriend Leston Baynes who was found hanging in an abandoned house two days after the murder. The […]

Several groups and Opposition MPs dispatch report to US Vice President documenting “racism and discrimination” in Guyana; PM Phillips fires back at claims

A number of non-governmental organisations in Guyana and the US along with some Opposition Members of Parliament have signed onto a letter which has been sent to US Vice President Kamala Harris, documenting what they call the “untenable crisis of racism and discrimination in Guyana”. The letter and a statement signed by retired military officer […]

Charrandas Persaud still functioning as High Commissioner in India; President says recall process has started

One month after the President announced the agreement for Charandass Persaud to no longer serve as Guyana’s High Commissioner to India and return home, Persaud continues to serve in the position. The Alliance For Change (AFC) today said that it has confirmed that Charandass Persaud is still functioning as Guyana’s High Commissioner to India despite […]

High Court adjourns case for appointment of substantive Chancellor and Chief Justice following AG’s request; Matter to continue in January

Justice Damone Younge has adjourned the case brought by APNU+AFC Member of Parliament, Vinceroy Jordan over the delays in the appointment of the Chancellor and Chief Justice to January 11, 2023. The adjournment followed a request from the Attorney General. In a letter to Justice Damone Younge’s Registrar, Solicitor General Nigel Hawke explained that the […]