Politics

US Vice President raises issue of inclusive democracy in telephone meeting with President Ali

US Vice President Kamala Harris raised the issue of inclusive democracy during a telephone meeting with President Irfaan Ali on Wednesday. In a statement released by the White House, it was noted that during the telephone conversation, Vice President Harris said that she looks forward to continuing her collaboration with President Ali in promoting inclusive […]

Guyana inks US$2 Billion funding agreement with US EXIM Bank

Guyana has inked a US$2 Billion funding agreement with the United States Export-Import Bank. Under the agreement, the parties have agreed to explore options for utilizing EXIM’s standard instruments, which include direct loans and medium- and long-term guarantees to finance US exports to Guyana for Government projects totaling US$2 Billion. Following the signing of the […]

New Director of CDC appointed

The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) has announced the appointment of retired Colonel Nazrul Hussain as the new Director-General of the Civil Defence Commission. Mr. Hussain is currently the Head of the Government enacted COVID-19 Taskforce. The appointment was made by Prime Minister Mark Phillips who ushered in the new Director General at a ceremony at […]

Opposition rubbishes Speaker’s reasons for denying Motion on bribery allegations against VP

The APNU+AFC Opposition today expressed its displeasure over a recent decision of the Speaker of the National Assembly, Manzoor Nadir to disallow a motion filed by the Opposition Leader, which called for an international investigation into allegations of bribery and corruption involving Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo. In denying the motion last Thursday, the Speaker said […]

ExxonMobil announces two new oil discoveries in Guyana; Total discoveries now more than 25

The ExxonMobil company has announced that it has made two new discoveries offshore Guyana to the southeast of the Liza and Payara developments in the Stabroek block. The company said the discoveries at Seabob and Kiru-Kiru are the sixth and seventh in Guyana this year, with the total number of discoveries in Guyana now numbering […]