Opposition MPs call on Government Ministers to resign from PAC over continuous absence

Another meeting of the Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) was cancelled today over the lack of a quorum, as Government members stayed away from yet another meeting. Chairman of the PAC and Opposition MP, Jermaine Figueira is now calling for the Government’s Chief Whip, Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Gail Teixeira, and the Minister of Public […]

Government inks loan agreements for new Mackenzie/Wismar bridge and housing communities expansion

The Guyana Government has signed two financing agreements with the Saudi Arabia Fund for Development, totally US$150M for infrastructural development. The agreements were signed this morning. The first loan agreement worth US$100 million is for infrastructural works in housing communities, which include opening up new lands for housing and the construction and maintenance of roads […]

PPP promises Linden fast-paced development with PPP-led Council

Describing the town of Linden as a woman who has been abandoned by her longtime lover, President Irfaan Ali suggested that his party, the PPP, is the new man for the town that will replace the People’s National Congress in the upcoming Local Government Elections. At a Saturday afternoon rally in the heart of the […]

Man found dead on Houston overpass

The body of a man, who is believed to be in his late 20’s, was found this morning on the walkway of the Houston overpass on the East Bank of Demerara. It is suspected that he may have taken his own life overnight. The man is still to be identified. He was found clad in […]

Top Cop dodges questions on Joint Operations that led to deaths of prison escapee and accomplice

by Svetlana Marshall One day after the Police Force announced the death of prison escapee Royden Williams and his accomplice Odel Roberts in a Joint Services operation, Acting Commissioner of Police, Clifton Hicken has been dodging questions on the operation that took place at 33 miles Bartica Potaro on Thursday morning. This morning, Mr. Hicken […]

Members of Disciplined Services cast LGE ballots across the country

Local Government Elections commenced today with thousands of ranks from the Disciplined Services casting their ballots across the country, ahead of E-Day, when the rest of the population will head to the polls. According to the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), more than 9,000 members of the Disciplined Services, which include the Guyana Police Force, the […]