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Govt. Commissions $186 Million Tertiary Education Dorm at Lilliendaal for Hinterland students

 Students from the hinterland communities who have to travel to Georgetown for their tertiary education will now be accommodated at the new Tertiary Dormitory for Hinterland students. The facility is located at Lilliendall and was constructed at a cost of $186 million as a project of the Indigenous People’s Affairs Ministry. At a commissioning ceremony […]

20-years in jail for 63-year-old man who raped 4-year-old girl

Following a guilty plea, a 63-year-old man, Gregory Ramkissoon was this morning sentenced to 20 years in jail for the rape of a 4-year-old girl. Ramkissoon appeared before Justice Simone Morris-Ramlall this morning and confessed to the crime. The incident reportedly took place three years ago in the Demerara region. He threw himself at the […]

Western Diplomats call on political players to abide by CCJ’s Ruling and Constitutional provisions.

Diplomats from the American, British and European Missions in Guyana are urging Guyana’s leaders to abide by the ruling of the Caribbean Court of Justice in the no-confidence and GECOM Chairman cases and the relevant provisions of the Constitution. In the two-line joint statement, the ABE Diplomats said “the Caribbean Court of Justice – Guyana’s […]

Government accepts “interim” status following CCJ ruling

In a statement on Saturday evening, the Guyana Government it accepts that it is an ‘interim’ government, “but emphasises that Cabinet has not stopped functioning and government must continue to provide public services”. In its ruling, the CCJ said the December 2018 no-confidence motion against the Guyana Government was validly passed and that the constitutional […]

Public Health Minister requests inquest in death of nurse

Public Health Minister, Volda Lawrence is calling for an inquest into the death of Linden nurse, Schenise Apple. The 26-year-old nurse was found dead in her apartment at the nurses’ quarters in Mahdia just over a week ago. The Minister met the parents of the nurse yesterday and indicated that based on some of their […]

Harmon accuses Jagdeo of “deceit” in GECOM Chair negotiations

Member of the People’s National Congress and Director General of the Ministry of the Presidency, Joe Harmon, today accused the Opposition of not showing good faith in the process to “hammer out” names for the selection of a new Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission. At a press conference of the People’s National Congress this […]

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