Government to launch special unit to assist home builders

With a menu of measures already announced by the Government to assist persons in the construction of their homes with the removal of VAT from some building materials, President Irfaan Ali this afternoon announced that his administration will be setting up a special unit to assist persons who own land and are finding it difficult […]

NY-based Guyanese singer gunned down in New Jersey

An up-and-coming New York-based Guyanese artiste Curt “Ceejay” Johnson was gunned down early this morning while leaving a party in New Jersey. Details surrounding the shooting are sketchy, but it is suspected that robbery might have been a motive. There are reports that he was shot at least seven times. As news of his death […]

President and Opposition Leader begin consultations on Constitutional appointments; Second meeting expected within a week

President Irfaan Ali and Opposition Leader Aubrey Norton met today for their first meeting on a number of constitutional appointments that have been held up for several months. Today’s meeting marked the first meeting between the President and the Opposition Leader since Mr. Norton was elected to the post of Opposition Leader in April. The […]

197 complaints filed against Police Officers in 4 months

The Police Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) has received 197 complaints so far for this year against various ranks of the Guyana Police Force (GPF), which represents a more than 100% increase in the number of complaints when compared to the same period last year. According to the Head of the Police Office of Professional […]

International gold mining companies eyeing Guyana operations

Guyana’s gold mining industry is expected to see a boost as several international gold mining companies have expressed interest to kickstart gold mining operations in Guyana, according to Senior Minister of Finance in the Office of the President, Dr. Ashni Singh. “Right now multiple international companies are actively engaged in various stages of development of […]

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