Politics

Spilled oil offshore Tobago was reportedly destined for Guyana Power Company; VP Jagdeo wants “full-fledged” investigation

by Gordon Moseley Multiple sources close to the Guyana Government and the state-owned Guyana Power and Light Company have revealed to News Source that the vessel, Gulfstream, which overturned offshore Tobago, spilling oil into the sea, was destined for Guyana with fuel for the Guyana Power and Light Company. GPL has not issued any statement […]

GTU sees Government’s request for more time to respond to Court case as delaying tactic

General Secretary of the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU), Coretta McDonald believes the application filed by the Government seeking an extension of time to respond to union’s Court case over the strike by teachers, is an effort to delay the matter before the Court, which challenges the Government’s decision to cut the salaries of striking teachers. […]

Attorney General seeks more time from High Court to respond to GTU’s case against Government

The Government, through the Attorney General’s Chambers, has asked the High Court to push back the date for the hearing of a case brought by the Guyana Teachers’ Union, challenging the decision of the Government to cut the salaries of striking teachers.  The case, which also challenges the Government’s decision to discontinue the deduction of […]

Gas-to-shore project now expected to start up in mid-2025

The Government’s gas-to energy project is now expected to come on stream next year, instead of later this year as was previously envisioned by the administration. However, the pipeline component of the project is expected to be ready by the end of this year. The Government is now hoping that the power plant will start […]

Guyana’s new Ambassador to Venezuela presents his credentials to Venezuelan President

Guyana’s new Ambassador to Venezuela, Dr. Richard Van-West Charles, was formally accredited as Guyana’s Diplomatic Representative in the neighbouring country on Tuesday. Ambassador Van West-Charles presented his credentials to President Nicolás Maduro at a ceremony held at the Venezuelan Presidential Palace. A release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that Dr. Van West-Charles conveyed […]

Figueira urges Government to meet with GTU on salary increases and other outstanding issues

High School teacher and Opposition Member of Parliament, Jermaine Figueira, made a passionate plea the Government today to meet with the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) to address the concerns of the nation’s teachers, who are in their third week of strike action. As he addressed scores of teachers, students and parents in Linden this morning, […]

CDB notes importance of Guyana’s oil and gas sector to dynamics of Caribbean economies

Guyana’s oil and gas industry will be a key player in the dynamics of the economies of Caribbean countries this year, according to the Director of Economics of the Caribbean Development Bank, (CDB), Ian Durant. Speaking during the CDB’s Annual News Conference this morning, Mr. Durant said in 2023, Guyana’s oil sector was a significant […]

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