Nine new ministers were yesterday appointed for the new APNU+AFC administration and there is at least one still to be sworn in, which would swell the number to 25, but President David Granger said the junior appointees would be understudying their seniors in order to
Leading the nine who were sworn in yesterday at the Ministry of the Presidency was AFC leader and attorney Khemraj Ramjattan, who was appointed second vice-president and Minister of Public Security. 0
Reform of the Guyana Police Force is high on the agenda of the newly-appointed APNU+AFC Minister of National Security Khemraj Ramjattan, who yesterday zeroed in on the modernisation and professionalising of the agency as his priorities. 0
The new APNU+AFC government has taken a decision not to completely scrap the Central Intelligence Unit (CIU) but would be incorporating it into a broad security agency that will be established soon, according to President David Granger. 0
A young mother was on Thursday night knifed to death and police have arrested her best friend for the crime.
Lloyda Thomas, 20, called “Renita,” of Lot 338 Sunflower Close, South Ruimveldt, was stabbed multiple times about her body during the altercation at Versailles, West Bank Demerara. 0
International observers made premature declarations on the May 11 general elections prior to the Statements of Polls (SoPs) being verified by the returning officers with polling agents, former president Bharrat Jagdeo stated yesterday. 0
New Minister of Public Health Dr. George Norton says he plans focus on reducing the maternal mortality rate, the suicide rate and ensuring much needed training for staff in the health care sector as well as the availability of medical supplies. 0
-Bulkan promises to free local organs of oppressive control
Improving the lives of ordinary Guyanese citizens, especially the poor, is a “priority” for newly-appointed Minister of Communities Ronald Bulkan.
Speaking to Stabroek News shortly after he was sworn in as minister on Wednesday, Bulkan also reiterated the new administration’s promise to convene early local government elections, while saying that in the interim the “oppressive hand” of central government would be lifted from local democracy organs. 0
Baishanlin International Forest Development yesterday donated $1M to the government-led clean-up efforts which started at Independence Arch last Sunday.
Managing Director Chu Hongbo presented the cheque to Chief Coordinator Laurie London in the presence of Assistant Coordinator Bobby Vieira, 0
The Guyana Rastafari Council, on behalf of the Rastafari Community of Guyana, has extended congratulations to President David Granger and Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo on their campaign’s recent victory in the national elections. 0