GECOM issues warning about unauthorized persons claiming to be GECOM Officers visiting homes

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) today warned that its officers are not currently involved in any field exercise and therefore citizens on should be careful with providing information to persons who are visiting their homes and claiming that they are attached to the Elections Commission. In a statement, GECOM said it is in receipt of […]

Decision to only negotiate teacher salary increases for 2024 onwards made since January -CEO tells Court

In January of this year, the Government made a decision that the Ministry of Education would only engage in negotiations with the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) on a fresh multi-year agreement, starting 2024, according to the Chief Education Officer (CEO), Saddam Hussain. He made that revelation today while he was being cross-examined for a third […]

Opposition to pressure Government to address cost of living issues and equitably distribute oil resources -Norton

By Svetlana Marshall Painting a picture of gloom, the Leader of the Opposition, Aubrey Norton, in his New Year’s address said the Opposition will continue to heap pressure on the Government until it implements measures to bring down the high cost of living, and simultaneously ensure the fair and equitable allocation of the country’s resources […]

MP Forde writes Natural Resources Minister seeking investigation report into oil audit controversy

Opposition Member of Parliament, Senior Counsel Roysdale Forde has written to the Minister of Natural Resources, Vickram Bharrat, requesting a copy of the investigation report conducted into the unauthorized negotiations between the head of the Petroleum Unit, in the Ministry of Natural Resources and the ExxonMobil company over the audit report and the change to […]

GPSU again calls on Government to start negotiations on salary increases for public servants; Govt. remains silent

The Guyana Public Service Union, (GPSU) today appealed to its members to be vigilant and to stand in solidarity with the union, as it intends to press the government for a meaningful increase in salaries for public servants. At a press conference today, union officials said past and present governments have been imposing salary increases […]

PNC Executive Members hammer Norton over “unilateral and unauthorized” decision on party Congress timeline

A number of Central Executive Committee members of the People’s National Congress have been expressing concern about the party leader’s recent announcement, that the biennial delegates congress for the party will take place sometime next year, and one Central Executive Member has documented his concerns in a letter to the Chairman and other senior party […]

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