Politics

BP International to market Guyana’s share of petroleum internationally

BP International Limited – a company in the United Kingdom – has been selected to market Guyana’s share of petroleum from the Liza Destiny and Liza Unity vessels. The Government, through the Ministry of Natural Resources, made the announcement on Thursday, explaining that BP International was selected following a competitive procurement process. The UK based […]

Some constituency boundaries readjusted for Local Government Elections

Minister of Local Government and Regional Development, Nigel Dharamlall today announced that the government will be extending some constituency boundaries and revert others to the 2016 local district boundaries for the 2023 Local Government Elections. During a press conference today, the Local Government Minister alleged that many of the boundaries were adjusted for the 2018 […]

Over 8000 Joint Services ranks to benefit from salary adjustments in addition to pay increase

More than 8000 members of the Joint Services will benefit from adjustments to their current salaries which will be in addition to the 8% salary increase that was announced for public servants recently. President Irfaan Ali made the announcements today from his Office, indicating that the adjustments will take effect from January of next year […]

Free laser treatment for removal of kidney stones now available at Georgetown Hospital

The Georgetown Public Hospital has announced that patients suffering from kidney stones can now have those stones removed through laser treatment rather than conventional surgery. The hospital through the Ministry of Health has procured a laser lithotripter at a cost of more than $25 million. According to the hospital, using laser lithotripsy offers a completely […]

Murdered Linden teacher sustained 30 stab wounds

A post-mortem examination conducted on the body of Linden teacher Kelly Charlotte found that she was stabbed 30 times to her body, listing her cause of death as multiple stab wounds. Charlotte was stabbed to death by her boyfriend Leston Baynes who was found hanging in an abandoned house two days after the murder. The […]

Several groups and Opposition MPs dispatch report to US Vice President documenting “racism and discrimination” in Guyana; PM Phillips fires back at claims

A number of non-governmental organisations in Guyana and the US along with some Opposition Members of Parliament have signed onto a letter which has been sent to US Vice President Kamala Harris, documenting what they call the “untenable crisis of racism and discrimination in Guyana”. The letter and a statement signed by retired military officer […]

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