Jagdeo expresses frustration over GPL’s power problems; Promises continued efforts to reduce blackouts

Describing the situation at the state-owned Guyana Power and Light (GPL) as “bad”, Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo this afternoon promised that the government is working to reduce the power cuts currently being experienced by citizens across the country.   At his weekly press conference today, the Vice President said the frustrations of citizens over the […]

Norton accuses Government of dropping the ball on the Venezuela issue after the Argyle meeting

Opposition Leader, Aubrey Norton today accused the government of dropping the ball on the border issue with Venezuela, as the neighbouring country continues with its threats and plans to annex Guyana’s Essequibo region. At a press conference, Mr. Norton said several recommendations which were made by the Opposition to assist the government on the issue […]

Guyana prepares to host Caribbean Investment Forum in July

The third edition of the Caribbean Investment Forum (CIF) will take place in Guyana in July. It is expected to focus on the green economy transition, agri-tech, and innovation, digitalization and technology.  At the launch of the Investment Forum at the Guyana Marriott Hotel on Wednesday, the Executive Director of the Caribbean Export Development Agency […]

Guyana Opposition rejects Venezuela’s new law claiming Essequibo as null, void and of no legal effect

As the Government of Guyana moves to rally the support of the international community against Venezuela’s latest move in its plans to annex Guyana’s Essequibo region, Opposition Member of Parliament with responsibility for Foreign Affairs, Amanza Walton-Desir has declared the new Venezuelan law to be null, void and of no legal effect. When contacted by […]

Guyana slams new Venezuelan law and latest plan to annex Essequibo

The Government of Guyana has put Venezuela, the Caribbean and Latin American region, the international community on notice that it will not countenance the annexation, seizure or occupation of any part of its sovereign territory. The warning from Guyana comes in wake of the Venezuelan President, Nicholas Maduro, signing into law legislation for the defence […]

United Airlines pushes connectivity to multiple destinations with Guyana service launch

United Airlines has started its schedule service between Houston, Texas and Georgetown. With the airline serving more than 150 destinations worldwide, it intends to push the ease of connectivity through the Houston hub for the Guyana market. At a reception to celebrate the start of the airline’s service to Guyana, United’s Senior Vice President of […]

Mismanagement by Government to blame for GPL’s power problems -MP Patterson

Opposition Member of Parliament, David Patterson has rejected recent statements by the President that the current power supply problems being experienced by the Guyana Power and Light company is partly to be blamed on the former APNU+AFC Government. In a statement, Mr. Patterson, who served as Public Infrastructure Minister under the APNU+AFC Government, explained that […]