Venezuela cannot consider itself a good neighbour with latest claim -Rodrigues-Birkett

Former Guyanese Foreign Minister CarolynRodrigues – Birkett has attacked the Venezuelan government over its attempt to enforce a new claim over Guyana’s coastal waters where US oil giant – Exxon Mobil – recently announced what could be the most significant oil find in this part of the world.In a facebook post late Monday, Birkett regarded this […]

Man chops reputed wife to death with ax at Yarowkabra

The crime problem in the country continues to spiral out of control and this morning, police investigators are probing yet another murder.  In a statement last evening, the Guyana Police Force announced that investigators were dispatched to the Linden/Soesdyke highway community of Yarowkobra to investigate the murder of a 42 year old woman. The dead woman […]

Golden Jaguars confident of win in St Vincent

The Golden Jaguars, Guyana’s Senior National Men’s football team, departed Guyana yesterday, optimistic of a successful World Cup Qualifier campaign as they kick off their Russia 2018 aspiration against rivals St Vincent and the Grenadines on Wednesday June 10 in Kingstown. Kick off time is 3:30 pm at the Arnos Vale Stadium and the Jaguars […]

Jamaica and Antigua ban “Charlie Charlie” game in schools

The education ministries in Jamaica and Antigua and Barbuda have banned the controversial Charlie Charlie Challenge in schools, following reported displays of “paranormal behaviour” by students. In Antigua, Minister of Education Michael Browne said the game had no place in the island’s schools and the ministry would be adopting a zero tolerance approach. He warned […]

Jamaica records 5% increase in tourist arrivals

(Jamaica Observer) TOURISM and Entertainment Minister Dr Wykeham McNeill says Jamaica recorded a five per cent increase in overall visitor arrivals for the 2014/15 winter tourist season over the corresponding period last year. Speaking at the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association’s (JHTA) 54th annual general meeting and convention at Hilton Rose Hall Resort and Spa […]

Government to examine adequate presence on parliamentary committees

With 26 of its Members of Parliament serving as government ministers, the David Granger administration could face a stumbling block in the new parliament with adequate representation on the Sectoral Committees and the Public Accounts Committee of the 11th Parliament. Government Ministers usually do not serve on the committees. That would leave the new government with […]

Bartica Police officers complain to junior Social Protection Minister about working conditions

Police Officers attached to the Bartica Police Station have complained about their working conditions to the Minister within the Ministry of Social Protection, Simona Broomes, about their working and living conditions at the station and they are hoping for her assistance. According to a statement from the Government Information Agency, the officers complained of having […]

Three government ministers are technocrats as APNU+AFC submits final list for parliament

Three of the Ministers in the new APNU+AFC administration are technocrat Ministers and therefore will have no voting rights in the new parliament. The technocrat Ministers are Minister of Indigenous People’s Affairs Sydney Allicock, Citizenship Minister Winston Felix and Minister within the Ministry of Communities Keith Scott. “These technocrat Ministers are persons appointed by the […]

Major probe underway to recover missing equipment form NSC and Sports Hall

Former People’s Progressive Party Member of Parliament Neil Kumar has vacated his post as Director of Sport as investigations continue into allegations of equipment being removed from the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall as well as financial documents going missing just after the May 11 elections. Minister of Education with responsibility for Youth, Sport and Culture, Dr. […]