Agri Minister calls Guysuco CEO “intellectually dishonest” over staffers salary issue

Newly appointed Agriculture Minister Noel Holder has rubbished claims by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo), Dr Rajendra Singh, that there might be the need to completely halt operations across the country because of the Corporation’s inability to pay staffers for the month of May. A shocked Holder told News […]

Trinidad’s Jack Warner among FIFA officials facing corruption charges

ZURICH — Swiss authorities conducted an extraordinary early-morning operation here Wednesday to arrest several top soccer officials and extradite them to the United States on federal corruption charges. As leaders of FIFA, soccer’s global governing body, gathered for their annual meeting, more than a dozen plain-clothed Swiss law enforcement officials arrived unannounced at the Baur […]

Fifty-three National Awardees announced

President David A Granger has selected 52 persons and one group for the receipt of National Awards of Guyana. The awards were announced during the inauguration of the President at the Guyana National Stadium on Tuesday. The awards are as follow:   ORDER OF RORAIMA 1.      For his long and outstanding involvement in the struggle […]

“Sober” Sooba sent packing on administrative leave

Controversial Town Clerk of the City of Georgetown, Carol Sooba was sent on administrative leave on Monday during a heated standoff at the council’s statutory meeting. The move is to facilitate an investigation into alleged misappropriation of funds stemming directly from her office, Mayor Hamilton Green explained. With the aid of a number of officers, Sooba was […]

GUYSUCO C.E.O wants to halt entire sugar operations over late May salaries

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo), Dr Rajendra Singh along with members of GuySuCo’s Industrial Relations Department are proposing a halt in operations consequent to the Corporation’s failure to pay Senior and Junior staffers for the month of May – 2015. Dr Singh has indicated that the Corporation might have […]

“Go your way and sin no more” -President to pardon 60 youths for petty non violent crimes

President David A. Granger has announced that the government intends to, on an annual basis, grant presidential pardons to prisoners, who were sentenced for minor misdemeanors (non-violent crimes.) During a special interview at the Ministry of the Presidency with a section of the media today, President Granger disclosed that tomorrow, Independence Day, the new administration […]