….. says country on target to increase capacity to 340,000 bpd in 2022 A total of 42.7 million barrels of oil were produced in 2021 compared with 27.2 million in 2020, Senior Minister within the Office of the President with responsibility for Finance, Dr. Ashni Singh reported on Wednesday as he presented the 2022 National Budget. “This level of output […]

The Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) is in line to receive $6B to finance developments in its field and factory operations – a move Government has deemed necessary to turn the ailing Sugar Industry around. Senior Minister within the Office of the President with responsibility for Finance, Dr. Ashni Singh made the announcement on Wednesday as he presented the 2022 National […]

… Public Assistance increased by $2,000, Old Age Pension $3,000 By Svetlana Marshall The Irfaan Ali Administration will be lowering the excise tax rate on fuel as part of a menu of measures to be rolled out in 2022, Senior Minister within the Office of the President with responsibility for Finance, Dr. Ashni Singh, announced as he presented Budget 2022 […]

…Speaker to meet with APNU+AFC on election, as LJP opts out of election process Speaker of the National Assembly, Manzoor Nadir on Wednesday informed the House that A Partnership for National Unity + Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) Member of Parliament, Joseph Harmon has resigned as Leader of the Opposition with immediate effect. According to the Speaker, Harmon’s letter of resignation […]

Joseph Harmon has resigned as the Leader of the Opposition Village Voice News has been reliably informed paving the way for Aubrey Norton – the Leader of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) – to take up the mantle. But Norton must first be sworn in as a Member of Parliament. Harmon’s resignation comes one day after he signaled his […]

…as Granger Harmon step down Former President David Arthur Granger has stepped down as Chairman of the A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), making way for Leader of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Aubrey Norton. APNU’s General Secretary, Joseph Harmon will also demit office within seven days. APNU, in a statement, said Granger and Harmon’s decision to resign their […]

By GHK Lall If we were always one nation that is the story of two societies because of race divisions and race-based politics, we are beyond any doubt, totally so now. This was in a recent birthday celebration that underlined this point and then took it and rammed it like a dagger into our eyes, for those who can see, […]

—cited for significant improvements during years of APNU+AFC Guyana slid two points down on Transparency International (TI) Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), scoring 39 out of 100, and ranking 87th out of 180 countries. When the Coalition left office Guyana had been indexed at 40 out of 100 having steadily climbed the ladder, moving from a score of 29 in 2015. […]

…similar motion against Gov’t MPs under review by Speaker   Eight Opposition Members of Parliament, including its Chief Whip, Christopher Jones, have been referred to the Committee of Privileges by the Speaker, Manzoor Nadir, over last December’s disruption to the National Assembly and the violent removal of the Mace, in an attempt to prevent the second and third reading of the […]

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