SASOD presses Government through UN to repeal discriminatory laws

As the Guyana Government gets ready to embark on a process of Constitutional reform, at least one local Human Rights Advocacy groups has reignited its push for the repeal of laws that discriminate against lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) citizens and the laws that criminalize cross dressing. The Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) […]

Pres. Granger and PM Rowley hold bilateral talks in Port-of-Spain

President David Granger made a quick one day trip to neighbouring Trinidad and Tobago on Wednesday to meet the new Trinidadian Prime Minister, Dr. Keith Rowley. The two leaders along with their Foreign Ministers met at the Prime Minister’s Port-of-Spain office for bilateral discussions. They also discussed several matters of interest to both CARICOM states. […]

Salary increases “A good life for a few” but PPP still to decide whether its MPs will accept

The Opposition People’s Progressive Party called a Wednesday morning press conference to criticize the government for increasing the salaries for Vice Presidents and Senior Ministers. However, the party did not offer an opinion on the 50% increase for the Opposition Leader and the 19% increases that junior government ministers and all other Members of Parliament […]

Maduro to US: “Take your hands off of the Guyana Essequibo”

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro wants the United States to stay out of the border controversy that Guyana has with Venezuela. Mr. Maduro’s statement comes in response to Monday’s statement from the U.S Ambassador to Guyana that both countries should respect the 1899 Arbitration Tribunal ruling which settled the border controversy. Mr. Maduro has been quoted […]