Politics

Amerindian Heritage Month renamed Indigenous Heritage month as government rolls out language project

Amerindian Heritage Month has now been re-designated ‘Indigenous Heritage Month”.  President David Granger made the announcement about the change on Tuesday evening as he launched Heritage Month at the Sophia Exhibition Complex. “We are pleased to be associated with Indigenous Heritage Month, which is dedicated to events and observances to highlight aspects of Indigenous life […]

Rohee predicts gun amnesty “bound to fail”

Former Minister with responsibility for public security under the last PPP government, Clement Rohee on Monday predicted failure for the government’s gun amnesty programme which begins tomorrow. Rohee in his forecast told media operatives that “the gun amnesty is bound to fail” despite having argued favorably for such a programme while holding his ministerial portfolio under […]

One month gun amnesty begins tomorrow

The Ministry of Public Security has announced that it is moving ahead with its one month gun amnesty programme and is encouraging holders of illegal firearms, ammunition or explosives to take advantage of the amnesty. In full-page ads in the daily newspapers, the Ministry said it remains concerned about the high number of illegal guns […]