Government announces 6.5% salary increase for public servants

The Government has announced a 6.5% retroactive salary increase for all public servants, teachers and members of the Disciplined Services and persons employed at semi-autonomous Government agencies. Additionally, Government pensioners will receive a 6.5% increase in their pension payments. The announcement was made this afternoon by Minister responsible for Finance, Dr. Ashni Singh, who said […]

OAS Permanent Council to meet on Venezuela’s actions against Guyana

The Organization of American States (OAS) has expressed its worry and concern over the aggressive stance of the Maduro regime of Venezuela towards Guyana, which has escalated to a point of significant concern for regional security and constitutes a matter that threatens the stability and territorial sovereignty within the hemisphere. In a statement on the […]

Venezuela’s illegal creation of map that includes Guyana’s Essequibo flouts international law -VP Jagdeo

Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo has rejected Venezuela’s “illegal” move to create a new map, which includes the Guyana Essequibo region. Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro has sought to justify the extension of the map, saying it was a mandate given to him by the people in last Sunday’s referendum. But that move now poses a threat […]

UN forwards ICJ’s precautionary measures in Guyana/Venezuela border case to Security Council

Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guiterres, has sent the December 1 Provisional Measures handed down by the International Court of Justice in relation to the ongoing Guyana/Venezuela border controversy, to the UN Security Council for that body to deliberate on the way forward, in wake of the actions by Venezuela. Spokesperson for the […]

GDF helicopter crash site found; Survivors spotted

Senior military sources are confirming to News Source that the crash site of the GDF helicopter has been found and survivors have been spotted signaling to the search parties. Efforts are now being made to get rescue troops directly to the site of the crash of the GDF helicopter – 8R-AYA. 𝗚𝗗𝗙 𝗦𝗧𝗔𝗧𝗘𝗠𝗘𝗡𝗧 𝗜𝘀𝘀𝘂𝗲𝗱: 𝟭𝟭:𝟬𝟬𝗔𝗠 […]

Emergency CARICOM Meeting on Venezuela’s threats against Guyana set for Friday

CARICOM Heads of Government will gather virtually on Friday for an Emergency meeting on the Guyana/Venezuela border controversy and the latest acts of aggression against Guyana by its western neighbour. CARICOM has already issued a number of statements on the controversy and recent decisions of the International Court of Justice. However, the Emergency meeting has […]

BREAKING: US military Southern Command conducting flight operations over Guyana

The United States Embassy in Georgetown has announced that the U.S. Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM) will conduct flight operations within Guyana today. According to a statement, the exercise builds upon routine engagement and operations to enhance security partnership between the United States and Guyana, and to strengthen regional cooperation. The Embassy noted that in addition to […]

US Government assures President Ali of its unwavering support for Guyana’s sovereignty

With tensions at an all-time high between Guyana and Venezuela due to Venezuela’s increased claims of Guyana’s Essequibo region, the United States has made clear that it stands with Guyana in the ongoing controversy. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken telephoned President Irfaan Ali to reaffirm the United States’ unwavering support for Guyana’s sovereignty. A […]

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