Chairman of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into the sugar industry, Vibert Parvatan says that the retreat on Saturday aimed at familiarising members of cabinet with the report ended with Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo declaring that more dialogue may be necessary.
The Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) has come out in support of miner Suresh Ramkissoon saying his operation at Isseneru, Middle Mazaruni is lawful and legal gold miners must be allowed to operate and not be bullied by “greedy village councils”.
With November being National Epilepsy Awareness Month, University of Guyana (UG) Medical School student Christopher Martin France, who was diagnosed with epilepsy last year, is using his experience and knowledge about the illness to raise awareness and reduce the stigma that surrounds it in Guyana.
The Justice Institute Guyana (JIG) is calling on the government to begin an immediate public education campaign with a view to abolishing the death penalty no later than midnight on the 25th May 2016, the eve of the country’s 50th anniversary of independence.
In observance of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the Guyana Association of Women Lawyers (GAWL) on Wednesday called for a unified resolve to end the violence against women and girls.
(Reuters) – The West Indian spinner Sunil Narine, the world’s top-ranked bowler in both forms of limited-overs cricket, has been suspended from bowling in internationals after his action was ruled to be illegal.
- as Jagdeo alleges ‘massive corruption’ in selection of Indian firm
The Ministry of Finance last evening defended its selection of Indian firm Fedders Lloyd to undertake a review to restart construction of the specialty hospital, even as Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo charged that the move was a “massive act of corruption.”
Government and Fedders Lloyd last Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will see work resuming on the construction of the hospital, at Turkeyen, East Coast Demerara, using the remainder of a US$18 million line of credit that had been granted by the government of India for the project.
The decision by the Ministry of Local Government (now Ministry of Communities) to terminate a contract awarded to BK International to construct and manage the Haags Bosch landfill site at Eccles was not only too hasty but unfair, according to Acting Chief Justice Ian Chang.
Former President Bharat Jagdeo yesterday reiterated his call for the declaration of assets by all members of parliament saying if government acquiesces he will be the first to make public not only his local assets but those held outside Guyana also.