US closely monitoring Venezuela’s continued build up of military assets close to Guyana border

In wake of new satellite images showing Venezuela continuing its build-up of military assets close to the border with Guyana, the US Government has indicated that it is monitoring the situation closely. At a White House press conference on Monday, White House National Security Communications Advisor John Kirby said while there is no indication of any impending […]

Edghill clashes with PAC Chairman over Mahipaul’s statement about Government’s frequent absence from PAC Meetings

The Meeting of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) got off to a heated start this morning, after Minister of Public Works, Juan Edghill, fired off at the PAC’s Chairman, Opposition Member of Parliament, Jermaine Figueira, over statements that were made by Opposition Member Ganesh Mahipaul regarding the regular cancellations of the PAC meetings, due to […]

GTU President assures that union’s financial records are in order; Presses forward with strike action

By Svetlana Marshall The President of the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU), Mark Lyte, has rubbished the contention that the non-submission of the Union’s Annual Returns is an indication that the Union’s finances are being misappropriated. Last Friday, the Deeds and Commercial Registries Authority disclosed that the GTU last filed its Annual Returns in March 2005 […]

Bath Settlement man nabbed with 92lbs marijuana

A 38-year-old man from Bath Settlement on the West Coast of Berbice has been taken into Police custody after he was nabbed with 92 pounds of marijuana in his motorcar. According to a Police statement, the suspect, Ramall Ramdihal, was arrested at around 8:30 on Thursday night when ranks intercepted his motorcar parked at the […]