-says PNCR to focus on leadership in governing coalition
President of Guyana and People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) Leader David Granger says that despite the rejection from the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), he will continue to press it to co-operate for the social cohesion of the nation.
Local wildlife conservation and management is to be managed by the Guyana Wildlife Conservation and Management Commission, which has been created under the recently passed Wildlife Conservation and Management Bill.
Tensions rose yesterday during the trial of the men charged with dousing newspaper columnist and activist Freddie Kissoon with faeces after the complainant requested that the trial magistrate excuse herself from hearing the case.
Police will be seeking legal advice on how to proceed against two persons who remain in custody after last week’s fatal boat crash on the Aruka River, Commander of ‘F’ Division Rabindranauth Budhram said yesterday.
Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) General Secretary Lincoln Lewis has accused the government of showing that it cares more for its bilateral relations with Russia than it does for its own citizens, after the Social Protection Ministers recently met with the management of the Bauxite Company of Guyana Incorporated (BCGI) in the absence of the workers’ union.
-Lincoln Lewis calls for more creativity from administration
Ahead of a General Council meeting scheduled for September 2, members of the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) are being invited to share their views on the increase in wages and salaries being offered by the Government of Guyana (GoG).
A week since reclaiming responsibility for garbage collection within several city wards, the Georgetown Mayor and City Council (M&CC) is trying to iron out hiccups in its operations, while residents are trying to adjust.
The delayed furnishing of a Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) well in ‘E’ Field, Sophia, has left residents in the area without an adequate water supply for several months, forcing some to use water from nearby trenches for domestic purposes.
Police say they are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Phillip Viveirous, 41 years, a farmer of Adventure Village, Linden Highway, whose dismembered corpse was discovered on the Adventure Road on Linden Highway, about 05:40h.
Embattled Public Health Minister Dr George Norton yesterday beat out two competitors to retain his position as Vice-Chairman of the People’s National Congress alongside Minister of Social Protection Volda Lawrence.
Alliance For Change (AFC) leader Khemraj Ramjattan says his party supports embattled Minister of Public Health Dr George Norton and believes that the nation should trust its leaders’ decision on the pharmaceutical bond contract.
The bodies of the two children who drowned on Thursday night following the Aruka River hit and run have been recovered and their parents are pleading with the authorities to find the persons responsible.
Weeks after Mayor of Georgetown Patricia Chase-Green said City Hall will act on government advice on the controversial parking meter deal, a meeting has finally been set for the city council to discuss the matter.
With Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon’s term coming to an end on December 31st this year, Guyana plans to approach him during next month’s 71st Regular Session of the United Nations General Assembly for a progress report on the country’s appeal for a juridical settlement of the border controversy with Venezuela.