Politics

President Granger announces Increase in Salary and Allowances for Public Servants

In an address to the nation from the garden at State House, President David Granger this afternoon assured public servants that the government is in their corner as he announced increases in salary and allowances for public servants. “Public servants’ minimum wage will be increased to $70,000 from $64,220 per month. This represents a nine […]

Persons still to collect ID Cards could still vote with Passport or other forms of ID; Names will be on separate list

The Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission has indicated that while the Commission will go ahead with the publishing of the names of over 20,000 persons who have not collected their ID Cards in since 2008, those persons will still be allowed to vote if they show up on elections day with some other form […]

LJP decides to go it alone into 2020 Elections

The Liberty and Justice Party (LJP) today made it clear that it will not join with A Partnership for National Unity, APNU to contest the March 2, 2020 elections unless it is in the national interest. Recently, it was revealed that the Leader of the LJP, Lennox Shuman held discussions with the Leader of APNU, […]

Energy Dept. fast tracks preparations as first oil looms

With an expectation of first oil by the end of this year, the Government of Guyana has stepped up its preparations for the sector. At a press conference this afternoon, the Head of the Department of Energy, Dr. Mark Bynoe announced that contracts have already been signed with marketing and commercial specialist for Guyana’s share […]