EU Ambassador chides Fmr. President Ramotar over misleading statements about EU Support for sugar reform

The European Union Ambassador to Guyana, Jernej Videtič has taken umbrage to statements made by former President Donald Ramotar, and in a statement on Monday cleared the EU of any blame for setbacks in Guyana’s sugar industry. The EU over the years has supported the industry with financial aid through an agreement with the Guyana government. […]

PPP firmly behind government’s position with Venezuela but seeks clarifications on options

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo today called on President David Granger to move ahead with the setting up of the Border Commission, as he offered his party’s firm support to the position of the government on dealing with the Venezuelan border controversy. However, Mr. Jagdeo said there are several clarifications that the government ought to make […]

PPP parliamentarians will donate or refund salary increases

Having decided that they will not be accepting the increases to their salaries as approved by the government, the Members of Parliament for the Opposition, People’s Progressive Party have decided to donate the increases to charity every month or write a cheque and send it back to the treasury. The PPP objected earlier this week […]

Guyana and Suriname could settle differences without acrimony -Pres. Granger

In wake of recent statements by Suriname’s President Desi Bouterse, the President of Guyana, David Granger  has stated that when it comes to the New River area and Suriname’s claim, there is no doubt about the soundness of the bases on which Guyana exercises sovereignty of its territory. Addressing the Parliament on Thursday, President Granger […]

Venezuela now objects to Aurora mining facility in Guyana

Even as neighbouring Venezuela has been appealing to the United Nations to find a solution to the border controversy with Guyana, the country is now objecting to a large gold mining operation within Guyana’s borders. President David Granger told the Parliament today that Venezuela’s Ambassador to Ottawa sent a letter, dated 13th October, to the […]

Venezuela afraid of juridical settlement to border issue -Pres. Granger

President David Granger on Thursday told Guyana’s parliament that “border takes first place” and Guyana will continue to stand firm in defense of its territorial integrity. In an address to the Parliament with both sides of the House present, the President said Guyana has always addressed the border issue respectfully without confrontation. He said “Venezuela’s […]

Enrico Woolford being considered for top role at NCN

Veteran Guyanese Broadcaster, Enrico Woolford, may be heading back to familiar territory soon, as the administration appears set to effect major changes at the management of the state-owned National Communications Network. Woolford, who is a Syracuse University Broadcast Journalism Graduate and the holder of a Masters in International Relations, previously worked at the Guyana Broadcasting […]