Andre Haynes

Hinds resigns as GWI Chairman

    Chairman of the Guyana Water Inc (GWI) Board of Directors Nigel Hinds has resigned from the post, while saying that he could not perform in the best interest of the company as a “rubber stamp.” His resignation, effective from October 26, 2016, follows ongoing issues with the corporation’s Chief Executive Officer Dr Richard Van West-Charles.

Felix and Scott can resume seats in House – AG

APNU+AFC ministers Winston Felix and Keith Scott can once more sit in the National Assembly, according to Attorney-General Basil Williams, who has secured an interim stay of execution on a recent ruling that they could not hold seats as non-elected members.

Gov’t, PPP meet on budget

Minister of Finance Winston Jordan today met with members of the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) to discuss this year’s national budget, the Government Information Agency (GINA) announced this afternoon.

Court clears way for Jagdeo re-election bid

-says term-limit unconstitutional

Former president Bharrat Jagdeo Acting Chief Justice Ian Chang this afternoon ruled that the presidential term limit is unconstitutional, clearing the way for former president Bharrat Jagdeo to make another run for the presidency.

Western missions stand by vote count

While President Donald Ramotar refuses to concede defeat, the heads of the United States, British and Canadian diplomatic missions in Guyana have reiterated their confidence in the tabulation of results from Monday’s general and regional elections.

Webster resigns

Human Services and Social Security Minister Dr Jennifer Webster has tendered her resignation to President Donald Ramotar due to health reasons.

Cocaine found in hold of CAL plane

Two packages of cocaine weighing 2.2 kilogrammes were discovered on a Caribbean Airlines flight less than an hour after it touched down here this afternoon, the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) said today.

Sharma resigns as MP

Jaipaul Sharma during his swearing in as a member of Parliament APNU Member of Parliament Jaipaul Sharma this afternoon announced his resignation from the National Assembly over remarks made by Minister of Education Priya Manickchand in reference to his father CN Sharma facing statutory rape charges.