Politics

GWI briefs stakeholders on level of East Demerara water conservancy and impact of dry weather

The Guyana Water Incorporated continues to take precautions and be concerned about the falling water level in the East Demerara conservancy as the dry weather pattern continues. Today, Chief Executive Officer of GWI, Dr. Richard Van West Charles and other company officials met with various stakeholders including representatives of hotels in Georgetown, the Georgetown Public Hospital […]

Government takes Meet the Public Day to Essequibo Coast

by Kurt Campbell in Essequibo Scores of Essequibo residents gathered early on Thursday morning at the newly developed Unity Park on the Essequibo Coast to meet Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo and Minister of State Joseph Harmon at the second ‘Public Day’ which is being held by the coalition government. Prime Minister Nagamotoo and Minister Harmon […]

Ram and McRae raises alarm over rise in contract employees at Ministry of the Presidency in Budget review

The 26th edition of Ram & McRae’s annual budget review has been published and it welcomes the early presentation of the 2016 budget while also offering some criticism In what appeared to be its greatest worry, the tax consulting body, expressed disappointment on the issue of Contract Employees. The number of contract employees has been increasing […]

President calls on religious groups to foster more social cohesion

President David Granger called for greater collaboration among all religious and civil society groups to foster social cohesion, in his keynote address on Monday, at the official launch of United Nations (UN) designated World Interfaith Harmony Week 2016, at the Arthur Chung Convention Centre (ACCC), Liliendaal.  “Guyana is a multi-ethnic and multi-religious State. Guyana is […]

Walter Rodney COI Report to be handed over to Pres. Granger by next week

Almost two years after the commencement of hearings, the Walter Rodney Commission of Inquiry’s (COI) report is expected to be handed over to President David Granger in the new week. The three Commissioners, Chairman Sir Richard Cheltenham from Barbados, Queens Counsel Jacqueline Samuels – Brown, from Jamaica and  Senior Counsel Seerath Jairam, from Trinidad are […]

Jennifer Westford and Margaret Cummings granted $4.8 Million Bail each in $639 Million fraud case

Former Minister of Public Service under the PPP, Jennifer Westford and her former Personnel Officer Margaret Cummings, smiled their way out of the Magistrates Court on Monday afternoon after they were each granted $4.8 Million bail after being slapped with 24 charges of stealing money from the government of Guyana. The two women stood quietly […]