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Anti-discrimination workplace policy being developed

The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) is partnering with the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) to develop and launch a comprehensive anti-discrimination workplace policy which includes sexual orientation and gender identity as prohibited grounds. GCCI President, Clinton Urling, made the announcement in his opening remarks at a recent seminar which focused on […]

SASOD at 10 documentary launched

When the Society Against Sexual Orientation and Discrimination was formed a decade ago, its founders did not imagine that the organisation would have become such a key player in major decision-making in Guyana with respect to human rights and the rights of persons in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community. The organisation currently is […]

U.S honours Guyanese Simona Broomes as TiP Hero

 The United States Embassy in Georgetown on Wednesday announced that U.S Secretary of State John Kerry has recognized President of the Guyana Women Miners Organization (GWMO) Simona Broomes as one of the 2013 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report Heroes. Broomes who has been very outspoken against human trafficking in Guyana especially in the  mining districts […]

Ramotar sees “nothing wrong” with Jagdeo statement

Guyana’s President Donald Ramotar today said he has no problem with recent statements about race made by Former President Bharrat Jagdeo. Last week, Mr. Jagdeo used the funeral service of  Peoples Progressive Party stalwart Reepu Daman Persaud to tell mourners that there is a “resurgence” of sentiments against Guyanese of East Indian descent. That statement has come […]

Two Killed in Guyana Plane Crash

Two persons, an American pilot and a Canadian survey technician, were killed when the small American registered twin-engine plane they were flying encountered engine troubles and crashed into a small house in the East Coast Demerara village of Sparendaam which is located just about 5 miles East of Guyana’s capital Georgetown on Saturday afternoon. The […]