Politics

eGovernance begins to roll out WiFi in schools

The eGovernment Unit has begun rolling out Wi- Fi networks in schools, while Hinterland and remote areas are expected to benefit from internet access by the end of the first quarter of 2016. eGovernment Advisor, Floyd Levi, in an invited comment said that at present, the eGovernment Unit is focused on facilitating the implementation of […]

US and Guyana sign agreement to strengthen airport security

The United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) on Monday signed an agreement which exemplifies the two countries commitment to keeping each other’s skies safe and secure. The agreement was signed between United States Ambassador to Guyana, Perry Holloway and Guyana’s Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson. It signals […]

Government halts mining near Isseneru village following complaints by villagers

The government has announced that Governance Minister Raphael Trotman who holds responsibility for the natural resources sector, has ordered that mining works be halted by the operator of a water dredge near the village of Isseneru in Region Eight. The decision was made following concerns and complaints from the Toshao and representatives of the village. […]

Rice exports see 6% increase even with weak prices -Govt.

Guyana’s rice exports increased by six percent during the period January to October 2015 as compared with the corresponding period for 2014. However, the industry is forced to deal with a significant fall in world market price that is affecting export earnings, and the continued insistence of an oversupply in the market, General Manager (acting) […]