Foreign Affairs Minister Carl Greenidge seeks to lift Guyana’s Foreign Service

New Foreign Affairs Minister Carl Greenidge has announced his intention to considerably lift the profile of Guyana’s Foreign Service, both locally and abroad. While Minister Greenidge has regarded efforts in this regard to be priority, he said political appointees who are currently serving as Ambassadors and Foreign diplomats in other jurisdictions are expected to indicate their […]

PPP shouts “Steve, it’s time to leave” as it protests and demands recount

Members of the former government and their supporters found themselves on the picket line on Thursday midday as they launched a national protest against the just concluded national elections that ousted them from office. Former President Donald Ramotar and a number of his former Ministers and candidates of the opposition People’s Progressive Party protested for […]

US State Department commends GECOM on Free, Fair and Credible Elections

Even as the ousted People’s Progressive Party is calling for a total recount and has declared that the recent national elections were fraudulent, the State Department of the United States has offered congratulations to the Guyana Elections Commission for hosting elections that were “free, fair and credible”. In a statement out of the Washington Headquarters, […]

New Finance Minister guarantees national budget by September

Guyana’s new Minister of Finance, Winston Jordan intends to have a National Budget prepared and presented to the National Assembly for consideration by September. Jordan, who previously served as Head of the Budget Agency within the Ministry of Finance and is a highly trained and respected Economist, assured that the 2015 budget will cater for […]

Government to place Telecommunications Bill on the front burner for passage in new parliament

The liberalisation of the Telecommunications Sector is set to become a reality with the new administration. Acting Head of the Presidential Secretariat Joseph Harmon, in an interview with the National Communications Network on Monday, indicated that the new APNU+AFC administration intends to put the passage of the Telecommunications Bill on the front burner when the new […]