Politics

Fired GPL CEO’s salary and benefits amounted to $6.1M per month and he wanted $300,000 raise

While the Opposition People’s Progressive Party Civic administration has been outspoken on increases for public servants and a possible move to increase the salaries of government ministers and all Members of Parliament, the party has been silent on the hefty salary it rolled out to the recently fired Chief Executive Officer of the Guyana Power […]

Harmon gives government a Grade A for work done in office so far

State Minister Joseph Harmon believes the APNU+AFC government is deserving of an ‘A’ Grade with regards to the implementation of its 21-point 100 day plan as laid out in its 2015 elections manifesto. The government’s Chief spokesman told members of the media on Friday that based on the government’s own checklist, it is extremely comfortable […]

Jagdeo wants more than 45 minutes to speak during budget debates

Leader of the Opposition Bharrat Jagdeo believes the government’s move to have his presentation in the National Assembly be limited to 45 minutes, and further the consideration of the estimates of expenditure to three days, clearly demonstrates that it is afraid of scrutiny. Mr. Jagdeo told members of the media at Parliament on Thursday that the […]

New Canadian High Commissioner applauds government for its commitment to host Local Government Elections

New Canadian High Commission to Guyana Mr. Pierre Giroux has given the David Granger led administration thumbs up for its resolve to establish the Public Procurement Commission (PPC) and hold the long overdue local government elections before the end of 2015. Mr. Giroux presented his Credentials to President David Granger on Wednesday, in the presence Foreign Affairs Minister and […]