Politics

Former Police Service Commission Chairman files criminal complaint against Attorney General

The former Chairman of the Police Service Commission Paul Slowe filed a criminal complaint against Attorney General Anil Nandlall today at the Brickdam Police station. Mr. Slowe’s complaint is in relation to alleged statements made by the Attorney General about him on an NCN television programme that was streamed on social media. Mr. Slowe believes […]

Paul Slowe granted bail on sexual misconduct and conspiracy to defraud charges

Former Chairman of the Police Service Commission, retired Assistant Commissioner of Police Paul Slowe appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates Court this morning to answer charges that were filed against him while he was out of Guyana. Mr. Slowe returned to the country yesterday. When he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court to make his way […]

Opposition calls out Government over disparity in treatment of Guysuco vs treatment of public servants

Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon called out the Government today for prioritizing issues related to Guyana Sugar Corporation while leaving Public Servants to fend for themselves as the cost-of-living skyrockets. The Government recently announced a $250,000 grant for sugar workers who lost their jobs when the APNU+AFC government closed some sugar estates. The one-off grant is […]

4-year-old boy among six additional COVID-19 deaths

Six more COVID-19 related deaths have pushed the total number of deaths recorded in the past 13 days to 58, based on the figures released by the Ministry of Health. A four-year-old boy from Region One is among the six COVID fatalities. The five adults who passed away were all unvaccinated, according to the Ministry […]

Guyana sees improvements in CXC exams performance; Absenteeism and exam deferrals also see increase across the region

Guyana has seen improvements in a number of subject areas at both the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency and Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate examinations for this year. During a ceremony hosted this morning at the Arthur Chung Convention Centre to launch the CXC 2021 results, Director of Operations at CXC, Dr. Nicole Manning said that at both […]

Former Finance Minister accuses Government of attempts to intimidate him with threat of criminal probe

Former Finance Minister, Winston Jordan, today debunked claims that he was ever involved in ‘nefarious transactions’ while he served as Finance Minister under the last Government. He said he is not bothered by any criminal probe that this current Government might want to start against him. Jordan has been outspoken on the Government’s handling of […]