Politics

Attorney General seeks more time from High Court to respond to GTU’s case against Government

The Government, through the Attorney General’s Chambers, has asked the High Court to push back the date for the hearing of a case brought by the Guyana Teachers’ Union, challenging the decision of the Government to cut the salaries of striking teachers.  The case, which also challenges the Government’s decision to discontinue the deduction of […]

Gas-to-shore project now expected to start up in mid-2025

The Government’s gas-to energy project is now expected to come on stream next year, instead of later this year as was previously envisioned by the administration. However, the pipeline component of the project is expected to be ready by the end of this year. The Government is now hoping that the power plant will start […]

Guyana’s new Ambassador to Venezuela presents his credentials to Venezuelan President

Guyana’s new Ambassador to Venezuela, Dr. Richard Van-West Charles, was formally accredited as Guyana’s Diplomatic Representative in the neighbouring country on Tuesday. Ambassador Van West-Charles presented his credentials to President Nicolás Maduro at a ceremony held at the Venezuelan Presidential Palace. A release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that Dr. Van West-Charles conveyed […]

Figueira urges Government to meet with GTU on salary increases and other outstanding issues

High School teacher and Opposition Member of Parliament, Jermaine Figueira, made a passionate plea the Government today to meet with the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) to address the concerns of the nation’s teachers, who are in their third week of strike action. As he addressed scores of teachers, students and parents in Linden this morning, […]

CDB notes importance of Guyana’s oil and gas sector to dynamics of Caribbean economies

Guyana’s oil and gas industry will be a key player in the dynamics of the economies of Caribbean countries this year, according to the Director of Economics of the Caribbean Development Bank, (CDB), Ian Durant. Speaking during the CDB’s Annual News Conference this morning, Mr. Durant said in 2023, Guyana’s oil sector was a significant […]

Trinidad’s Energy Minister makes case for Guyana’s natural gas to be processed in T&T

By Svetlana Marshall Trinidad and Tobago’s Minister of Energy, Stuart Young, made a strong case today for the neighbouring CARICOM state to process natural gas from Guyana and Suriname. As he addressed the delegates at the Guyana Energy Conference this morning, Minister Stuart said Trinidad and Tobago has the facilities, but is in need of […]

Guyana continues to take Venezuela’s acts of aggression very seriously -Pres. Ali

With new reports, backed up with satellite images, about Venezuela’s ongoing build up of military equipment near the Guyana border, President Irfaan Ali today declared that Guyana is monitoring the situation and continues to take the acts of aggression from neighbouring Venezuela very seriously. The United States Government last week said based on its assessment, […]