Recent Content

Desmond Trotman to be sworn in as GECOM commissioner. Nov.24,2017 Source President David Granger will this midday swear-in longstanding Working People’s Alliance (WPA) activist Desmond Trotman as the new Commissioner of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM). He will replace the late Sandra Jones, who had been nominated to the post by now governing coalition partner, APNU. Trotman was nominated by the WPA which is a member of APNU. The other member of the governing coalition, the AFC had...Read More...
Last Reply By Gilbakka · First Unread Post

Granger says one thing but does another-KishanB.

Django
Granger says one thing but does another. Nov.24,2017 Source. Dear Editor, When you listen to President Granger’s messages to the nation, they are extremely cryptic, so much so that only the expert can decipher his tone, which ranges from didactic to plain old empty sloganeering. But all of these empty lofty messages are worthless since they fail to reconcile with the public actions of his administration, especially on public sector appointments. The majority of public sector appointments...Read More...
Last Reply By Gilbakka · First Unread Post
Nov 24,2017 Source. Dear Editor, Charlotte Brontë, the author of Jane Eyre wrote, “Prejudices, it is well known are the most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow there, firm as weeds among stones”. This quote reflects the thinking of Hamilton Green when one reflects on his letter in Stabroek News (‘PPP has had history of unparliamentary behaviour’, November 17) and his reference to Dr Jagan regarding an old event in...Read More...
Last Reply By Prashad · First Unread Post

PPP-Ali Baksh passed away.

Django
Source. PPP profoundly saddened by the passing of Ally Baksh The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) is deeply saddened over the passing of its former Executive and longstanding Member and Minister within the Ministry of Agriculture, Comrade Ally Baksh after a brief illness . He has given years of yeoman service to the Party and his selfless efforts in the struggle to return freedom to Guyana remains a hallmark of his long and distinguished political career. Hailing from Essequibo, Com rade...Read More...
Last Reply By Gilbakka · First Unread Post
Milestone investment: Supermarket boss Harry Mattai. Guyana’s largest Supermarket aiming to be ‘best in the business’ -Harry Mattai already engaging local farmers, manufacturers Nov.24,2017 Source The new multi-million dollar Mattai Food Market officially opened a week ago today provides, perhaps above everything else, encouraging signs of a measure of investor confidence in the country’s economy at a time when the soundings from local Business Support Organizations (BSO’s) are by no means...Read More...
Last Reply By Prashad · First Unread Post

Prisoner calls 911 and threatens to kill President

Cobra
Prisoner calls 911 and threatens to kill President Posted by: Denis Chabrol in Crime , News November 23, 2017 Director of Prisons, Gladwin Samuels A prisoner Thursday morning allegedly called the emergency 911 number and threatened to kill the President, Director of Prisons, Gladwin Samuels said. Wgen contacted, he confirmed to Demerara Waves Online News that police were questioning the inmate of the Lusignan Prison about the alleged threat that he made. “The prisoner is being questioned.Read More...
Last Reply By RiffRaff · First Unread Post

CHINA INVADING GUYANA

Cyril Potter College for $51m upgrade from China By Staff Writer 9 hours ago 4 Comments Share Tweet Print Email Minister of Education, Nicolette Henry (centre); Permanent Secretary, Vibert Welch (left) and Charge d’Affaires, Chinese Embassy, Chenqu Yang, during the signing ceremony at the Ministry of Education Brickdam office. (Department of Public Information photo) The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Department at the Cyril Potter College of Education (CPCE) will...Read More...
Last Reply By Drugb · First Unread Post
US dollar unexpectedly lost its value by 0.44% against the Guyana dollar By Andrea Fernandes November 23, 2017 In a sign that the economy has been holding steady this quarter against a previously frightening economic crisis, the United States dollar has unexpectedly lost a noticeable percentage of its value against the Guyana dollar over the past 30 days. The exchange rate which had peaked at GYD$219 to US$1 last quarter on the world market, and by as much as GYD$250 to US$1 on the black...Read More...

Race, age, PNC rigged elections record, no internal consultation are major concerns in AFC executive about GECOM Chairman; Ramjattan unfazed about e-mail leaks by “rogue elements”

As more leaked email show major agreements in the Alliance For Change’s (AFC) executive over President David Granger’s unilateral appointment of the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), party chairman Khemraj Ramjattan on Wednesday welcomed the departure of two Canada-based aggrieved executive members. Former AFC General Secretary, David Patterson expressed concern that support for the unilateral appointment was a violation of his party’s principles and the fact that GECOM...Read More...
Last Reply By Django · First Unread Post
Nov,23 2017 Source Chief Justice (ag) Roxane George SC yesterday ruled that the directive given by the Minister of State to the Police Service Commission (PSC) to halt the consideration of planned promotions for this year was unlawful and a blatant disregard for the Constitution, according to Attorney Anil Nandlall. In August, Nandlall, a former Attorney General had filed a court action challenging a letter which contained the directive issued in the name of President David Granger. The...Read More...
Last Reply By skeldon_man · First Unread Post
Nov 23, 2017 Source More than 20-odd files recommending charges for several senior officials of the previous administration are currently being studied by the Chambers of Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and the Police Legal Advisor (PLA). In effect, once the files are handed back to the police’s Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU), which investigated the cases, a number of court appearances are likely. According to officials this week, the DPP has files on former Finance Minister, Dr.Read More...
Last Reply By ksazma · First Unread Post
No signing bonus with ExxonMobil – Finance Minister Nov 23, 2017 Source Minister of Finance, Winston Jordan Finance Minister Winston Jordan has told Kaieteur News that there was no advance payment made to the Government of Guyana by United States oil giant, ExxonMobil. In recent weeks, Government has been bombarded by questions over the allegation that the company made a $20 million signing bonus payment to the Government. This claim was first made by Chartered Accountant Christopher Ram and...Read More...
Last Reply By yuji22 · First Unread Post
×
×
×
×
×