Politics

Civil Society groups call on Government to adopt more dignified approach to future industrial disputes

In a joint statement issued on Saturday, eight civil society groups, including the Guyana Human Rights Association, Transparency Guyana, Red Thread and the Guyana Trades Union Congress, called on the Government of Guyana to adopt a more “dignified” approach to dealing with industrial relation matters. The joint statement zeroed in on the strike action by […]

Midnight tremor rattles Guyana after earthquake in Venezuela

A number of regions across Guyana were rattled by midnight tremors on Saturday in the aftermath of a 6.0 magnitude earthquake along the Venezuelan coast. Several Caribbean countries, including Grenada and Trinidad and Tobago also felt the tremors. In Guyana, the tremors were felt in parts of Region One, in the capital of Georgetown and […]

Volda Lawrence and Gary Best decline nominations for PNC Leadership positions

Former Chairperson of the People’s National Congress Reform Volda Lawrence, and Executive member Dr. Gary Best, have both declined the nominations to serve in the leadership of the opposition political party. The party’s congress and elections are set for next weekend at party headquarters, Congress Place. Lawrence and Best were among seven nominees for the […]

17th edition of Guyana Restaurant Week begins today

The 17th edition of Guyana Restaurant Week begins today with 23 restaurants on board with a promise to entice the tastebuds of Guyanese and tourists alike, while taking them on a culinary journey.  This season of Guyana Restaurant Week runs from June 21st to June 30th under the theme “Let’s Explore, Eat, Repeat.” President of […]

Guyanese Authorities denied access to detained fishermen in Suriname

The fate of two Guyanese fishermen who were detained by Surinamese authorities after they were allegedly caught fishing illegally in Suriname’s waters is unknown, as the Surinamese authorities have denied access to the fishermen by Guyana’s official representatives in Suriname. President Irfaan Ali on Thursday said he is deeply concerned about the development, and it […]

Government to probe and cross reference declarations by all exporters of Gold

The Guyana Government intends to widen its probe of gold smuggling to include all exporters of gold, in wake of the US sanctions against billionaire gold exporters, Nazar and Azruddin Mohamed and Permanent Secretary Mae Thomas. In announcing the sanctions, the US Treasury Department revealed that Azruddin Mohamed and Mohamed’s Enterprise evaded Guyana’s tax on […]

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