CFATF sees need for unified Law Enforcement response to money laundering in Guyana

The Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) has concluded its onsite visit and assessment of Guyana’s Anti-Money Laundering regime and sees the need for a unified approach in tackling money laundering by the various law enforcement agencies. In a statement, the Attorney General’s Office also indicated that the team noted that Guyana was investigating money […]

Teachers to be provided with special grants every term for class preparation and maintenance

With many teachers digging deep into their own pockets to get their classrooms in a learner-friendly state with teaching aides and other material, the Ministry of Education has started the distribution of special grants to assist the teachers. Class teachers along the coastland will be provided with $4000 per child while those in the hinterland […]

Cyber Crime case against Sherod Duncan dismissed

Opposition Member of Parliament Sherod Duncan was freed today of a cybercrime charge which was filed against him back in January. The charge accused him of using a computer system to humiliate and cause embarrassment to Aneal Giddings of the Guyana Elections Commission. The trial was conducted by Magistrate Judy Latchman, with Police Legal Advisor, […]

Jagdeo upset with Natural Resources Ministry engaging ExxonMobil on audit after GRA completed its work

Vice President, Dr. Bharrat Jagdeo has expressed grave disappointment over the Ministry of Natural Resources decision to engage the ExxonMobil company on audit matters after the Guyana Revenue Authority,(GRA) had already audited the company and presented its findings. The GRA had flagged US$214 million in questionable expenses incurred by ExxonMobil for its exploration in the […]

Guyana still not interested in joining OPEC -VP Jagdeo reitterates

Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo has reiterated that Guyana is not interested in joining the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) at this time, explaining that the country is looking to rapidly boost its oil production. OPEC is an organization that enables the co-operation of leading oil-producing countries in order to collectively influence the global […]

President raises Venezuela’s “territorial threat” against Guyana at OAS Special Meeting

Without ever mentioning Venezuela, President Irfaan Ali this morning opened his address at the Organization of American States (OAS) headquarters in Washington by highlighting what he called a historical territorial threat to Guyana. The President, who addressed the OAS Protocolary meeting of the Permanent Council, said that since independence, Guyana has had to deal with […]

NGSA 2024 set for May 2 and 3

Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand, has announced that the 2023 National Grade Six Assessment Examinations will take place on the 2nd and 3rd May, 2024. In announcing the dates on Thursday, the Education Minister also said the results for the exams will be available on or before the 10th July, 2024. “There will be two […]