Special committees established to address issues affecting indigenous people-Minister Allicock

The APNU+AFC Administration has said on several occasions that the indigenous people and their communities have a vital role to play in the environmental management and development of the country due to their knowledge and traditional practices. But since coming to office, the coalition government has been severely criticised for failing to effectively address the […]

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CGID calls on Govt. to probe supernumerary constables, issuance of gun licenses

Having confirmed that the Russian, seen in a video recording punching a Guyanese miner last Friday, is a supernumerary constable, the Caribbean Guyanese Institute for Democracy (CGID) is calling for an urgent probe. The investigation, according to the body, should focus on the appointments of these constables and the issuance of gun permits and gun […]

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“Guyana is on the cusp of great things” – Harmon tells Linden

Minister of State, Joseph Harmon has reaffirmed the Government’s commitment to rebuilding infrastructure and supporting efforts, which will foster unity and cooperation throughout Guyana.  Harmon did this as he delivered the feature address at Freedom Fest 2018, held in Linden, Upper Demerara-Upper Berbice (Region Ten) to commemorate the 180th anniversary of the abolition of slavery. Harmon […]

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M&CC to host $19M “City Week” celebrations

The Mayor and City Council (M&CC) of Georgetown is gearing to host the first, Georgetown “Town Week”. The celebrations that form part of the 175th-anniversary observance for Georgetown will commence on August 19 and conclude on August 25. The event will feed off of a $19Million budget which, the M&CC has stated, will be accumulated from donations and […]

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Govt approves $17.3M for Emancipation day celebrations

The Ministry of Social Cohesion, with responsibility for Culture, Youth and Sport, has been allocated $17.3Million for the hosting of this year’s Emancipation activities. Minister of State, Joseph Harmon made this known yesterday at a post-Cabinet press briefing which was held at the Ministry of the Presidency. Harmon said the money will be divided among […]

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