Politics

National Assembly approves $3.4 Billion in funding for elections

With the opposition PPP still boycotting sittings of the National Assembly, the Government went ahead and approved the $3.4 Billion for the Guyana Elections Commission for the hosting of the next national elections in Guyana. Finance Minister Winston Jordan told the National Assembly this afternoon that the provision is not in anticipation of any ruling […]

Youth forum examines unemployment among Guyana’s young people

The Department of Youth today hosted a round table discussion with various youth organizations to address the growing concern of Youth unemployment. The event was held as part of the annual youth week celebrations which started on May 18. Youth unemployment and underemployment have been two of the biggest problems facing Guyana’s youth population over […]

Police probing alleged mixing of substance into water of two students at Corentyne school by classmates

The Ministry of Education has announced that Police investigators are probing an incident that took place at the Corentyne Comprehensive School that has left two students ill. According to reports, two students were taken to the hospital and treated after drinking water that had been laced with some other substance by some of their classmates. […]

Jagdeo sets up Facebook page to fight corruption

Opposition Leader and Former President, Bharrat Jagdeo, who remains under scrutiny for his purchase of seaside state property at a cost far below its value while he served President, has launched a Facebook page to fight corruption in Government. At his weekly press conference on Thursday, Mr. Jagdeo, who has in the past admitted that […]

President accepts credentials of new Suriname Ambassador

President David Granger, this morning, accepted the Letters of Credence from Suriname’s new Ambassador to Guyana, Ebu Rohno Jones. The President said the appointment will further consolidate relations between the two neighbouring countries.  The accreditation ceremony was held at the Ministry of the Presidency. President Granger told the new Ambassador said that he is pleased […]

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