Politics

GECOM votes to advise that elections cannot be held within 90 days; House-to-house registration process to begin

The Guyana Elections Commission today met and voted to formally advise that it cannot hold elections within the 90 days period after the passage of the no-confidence motion against the government. The Constitution calls for elections to be held within 90 days after the passage of the motion or at a time agreed to by […]

Refusal of workers to go to work and impact on company led to bauxite company terminations -RUSAL Spokesman

Officials representing the Russian management team of the Bauxite Company of Guyana met with the Chief Labour Officer and other Labour officials today over the company’s termination of contracts for 61 workers who went on strike action last Friday. The meeting lasted for just over two hours and at the end of it, a representative […]

President to meet with Opposition Leader on any national issue

President David Granger is ready to meet with the Leader of the Opposition on any issue of national importance. That’s according to the Minister of State, Joe Harmon. At a press conference today, Minister Harmon said he has noted that the Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo, has been declaring that he would only meet the President […]

Guyana removed from EU Money Laundering Blacklist

The European Commission has officially removed Guyana from its blacklist of countries seen as posing a threat because of lax controls on terrorism financing and money laundering. The Government of Guyana is welcoming the move. Attorney General Basil Williams has indicated that the move by the EU augurs well for Guyana, especially as it moves […]

Dept. of Energy completes development of template for Best Practice Production Sharing Agreements for oil sector

The Department of Energy has completed the development of a new template for Best Practice Production Sharing Agreements for Guyana, as the country prepares for more interest in the oil sector. At a press conference today, Head of the Department of Energy, Dr. Mark Bynoe explained that the new template will be used in the […]

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