Politics

US ready to assist Guyana to ensure all Guyanese benefit from oil resources -Pompeo

The US Government, through its Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, has extended Independence Anniversary Greetings to the Government and People of Guyana. In the statement, Mr. Pompeo reminded that the United States and Guyana have been friends and partners for decades. He said the US commends and encourages Guyana’s continued leadership on matters of regional […]

Two female prisoners granted Presidential pardons for Independence

President David Granger has granted Presidential pardons to two women prisoners, who were both serving time behind bars for non-violent offences and were nearing the completion of their sentencing. 40-year-old Bibi Parjohn and 30-year-old Unique Hope will be released from prison today in observance of Guyana’s 53rd Independence anniversary, according to a release from the […]

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. […]

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