—Widespread condemnation of wanted bulletin issued for Burke —activist defiant says bulletin a reaction to lawsuit against Jagdeo There has been widespread condemnation of a wanted bulletin issued for US-based Guyanese Rickford Burke- an outspoken critic of the Irfaan Ali Government who now indict him with allegations of libel. The wanted bulletin published Friday evening by the Guyana Police came […]

—warns about severe learning losses, increase in drop-out rates A new World Bank Report has flagged Guyana for having one of the lowest levels of educational engagement in the region during the pandemic. Titled “An Uneven Recovery: the Impact of COVID-19 on Latin America and the Caribbean”, the Bank cited Guatemala, Guyana, and Belize, with only two-thirds of school-age children […]

…CEC to decide the way forward following systems review of by Alexander The highly anticipated People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) 21st Biennial Delegates Congress slated for December 11 is at risk of being postponed over concerns that the requisite preparatory work will not be completed in time for the event. According to reports reaching the Village Voice Newspaper, the Central […]

—World Bank Report says many households run out of food, other resources A World Bank report has listed Guyana among several other Caribbean and Latin American countries that face particularly worrisome levels of food insecurity and that twice as many households here have run out of food due to lack of money or other resources. Titled “An Uneven Recovery: the […]

Police ranks of in the Upper Berbice River on Saturday conducted an eradication exercise in the vicinity of Fort Nassau village during which two makeshift camps and two cannabis fields covering about four acres of land were discovered. The fields consisted of twenty-five thousand cannabis plants ranging from five inches to five feet in height. About three pounds of dried […]

By Svetlana Marshall Sitting beneath his canopy tent, carving his next work of art, local Artist, Stephen McKenzie remains hopeful that one day, the Main Street Avenue, in part or whole, would be transformed into a permanent art village, depicting Guyana’s rich history, culture and cuisine. “I would like to see the Avenue transformed into an Art Village, not only […]

Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) said it is highly unlikely that the 1,100lbs of cocaine discovered in a shipment of rum in the Netherlands which originated from Guyana, was planted here. In a statement on Saturday, the beverage company said the various checks and balances executed in Guyana, including its own security mechanisms employed during the packing of containers with its […]

His Excellency Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, Vice President of the Republic of Ghana is on an official visit to Guyana which began on Saturday and will end on Monday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. The visit will serve to further intensify Guyana/Ghana Bilateral Relations, the release stated. Dr Bawumia will lead an eighteen- member official delegation as well as members […]

… shares her 8-point action plan as she rallies support ahead of congress Amanza Walton-Desir, who has been dubbed a rising star in the political arena, said should she be elected Chairman of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) at the upcoming 21st Biennial Delegates Congress, she will with take critical steps to support the repositioning of the party in […]

…says Jamaican Leslie Harrow brings 15-years of experience in electoral management while questions still linger over Vishnu Persaud’s experience By Svetlana Marshall With approximately 15 years of experience in Electoral Management, Jamaica’s Leslie Harrow is well poised for the position of Chief Elections Officer (CEO), but in a highly flawed system, Vishnu Persaud, whose experience remains highly disputed at the […]

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