Teachers continue strike action with protest close to Energy Conference venue

Teachers across the country continued to stay away from their classrooms in large numbers today as their strike action entered its third week. Across the country, teachers gathered in large numbers and hosted protest marches. In Georgetown, hundreds of teachers and their supporters moved into the Kingston area, close to the Marriott Hotel, where the […]

President unveils master plan for Guyana’s development at Energy Conference; Major focus on transportation and logistics development

The 2024 Guyana Energy Conference and Supply Chain Expo opened this morning at the Marriott Hotel with President Irfaan Ali unveiling parts of Guyana’s Oil and Gas Master Plan, which will see major investments in Guyana’s infrastructure to support the country’s ambitions in transportation and logistics. The President told delegates of the Conference that the […]

Rowley sees critical role for Guyana, T&T and Suriname in addressing region’s energy challenges

With increasing energy security challenges facing the region, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr. Keith Rowley today said Guyana, as well as Trinidad and Tobago and Suriname, as the three oil producing nations in the region, can play a critical role in averting the challenges currently being faced in the region.  Speaking at the […]

Sky High begins Guyana/Dominican Republic Service

Dominican Republic based airline, Sky High Aviation, began its services to Guyana on Sunday. The airline will operate three flights per week between Guyana and the Dominican Republic, and intends to eventually expand its services to daily flights. Officials of the airline have indicated that they intend for the service to be here for the […]

Strike by teachers to enter Week 3 from Monday

The ongoing strike by teachers across the country will continue for a third week from next Monday, President of Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU), Mark Lyte has announced today. “It’s day 10 of the Guyana Teachers’ Union strike, and we are still outside. Yes, we are still outside on day 10, and we are going to […]

Government set to review laws governing local Stock Exchange

The Government is moving to review the Securities Industry Act of 1998, in wake of complaints from major private sector companies about trading on the Guyana Stock Exchange. Attorney General Anil Nandlall has announced that President Irfaan Ali has instructed the review, with the hope of a modern piece of legislation being developed. The Act […]

GTUC calls on Government to meet with GTU; Rubbishes VP Jagdeo’s statements on GTU General Secretary

The Guyana Trades Union Congress has rubbished Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo’s contention that Coretta McDonald is ineligible to serve as a General Secretary for the Guyana Teachers Union, because of her position as a Member of Parliament. In a statement today, General Secretary of the GTUC, Lincoln Lewis, accused the Vice President of continuing to […]

GTT enters three-year endorsement partnership with cricketer, Shamar Joseph

Local telecommunications giant, GTT, has signed a partnership agreement with Guyanese Cricketer, Shamar Joseph. The young fast bowler shot to fame recently and won the hearts of the international cricketing world after he led the West Indies Cricket Team to victory in a test match against Australia back in January.   GTT’s Chief Commercial Officer, […]