US Ambassador felt personally attacked by Acting Foreign Minister

Though he does not believe the blistering verbal assault he received from the Guyana Government through the Acting Foreign Affairs Minister could have any bearing on US/ Guyana relations, Outgoing US Ambassador Brent Hardt was surprised by the Minister’s attack on him and believed the attack was a very personal one against him. Speaking to […]

Granger calls on Ramotar to apologise for “vulgar” Priya remarks

The Leader of the Opposition, Brigadier David Granger wants President Donald Ramotar to issue an apology to the U.S Ambassador over the verbal attack on the Ambassador by Acting Foreign Affairs Minister, Priya Manickchand during a reception to mark the U.S Independence Anniversary. In a statement, Mr. Granger said he is distressed at the statements made […]

CARICOM Leaders engage Regional businesses

CARICOM Heads of Government engaged private sector ‘Captains of Industry’ on fostering business growth in the region, as several key development issues took centre stage on the first full day of the 35th annual CARICOM Heads of Government conference in St. John’s Antigua/Barbuda, Wednesday July 2nd 2014. The first ever Strategic Plan, geared towards promoting […]

GT&T launches Electronic Billing…Bye Bye paper bills

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company wants its customers to move away from the regular post delivered paper bills and sign up for its new e-billing system. The online billing service was launched on Thursday morning at the Cara Lodge. It allows customers to sign up using their email address, to receive their postpaid landline […]

Chikungunya virus spreads to other parts of the country

The chikungunya virus has made its way to other parts of the country with seven of the 12 newly confirmed cases emanating from Regions 3, 4, 5 and in Georgetown. Minister of Health Dr. Bheri Ramsaran during an interview with the Government Information Agency (GINA) today, said there were three cases from West Berbice, namely […]

Priya booed during blistering attack on US Amb. at 4th July event

Guyana’s Acting Foreign Affairs Minister Priya Manickchand, was booed by guests at a reception on Wednesday night at the US Ambassador’s residence as she launched a blistering verbal assault on the outgoing US Ambassador Brent Hardt over his criticism of the Guyana government for not calling local government elections in 20 years. The reception was […]

It’s past time for Ramotar to call Local Elections -US Ambassador

Outgoing U.S Ambassador Brent Hardt in a stinging attack on the government for its continued delays in setting the stage for local government elections, has said that it’s  past time for President Ramotar to call the elections. Speaking the closing ceremony on Tuesday of a training programme organised by the Blue Caps Non Governmental Organisation, […]

Time for CARICOM to act -PM Gaston Browne

“We have paused enough; it is time for action. We have retreated enough; it is time to advance.” This was the charge newly-elected Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, the Honourable Gaston Browne, delivered on Tuesday evening to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), as he made his first address at a Conference of Heads of Government […]

More Chikungunya cases creep up in Guyana

Health Minister Dr Bheri Ramsaran has disclosed that there are 12 more confirmed cases of the mosquito- borne disease, chikungunya. Dr. Ramsaran told the Government Information Agency (GINA) that some results from samples sent recently for testing at the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) in Trinidad and Tobago were received today, and  that Dr. Morris […]