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Jagdeo affirms SOCU’s impartiality in probing police alleged wrongdoings

The Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) has opened an investigation into allegations of malpractice by a senior official within the Guyana Police Force. This is according to the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) General Secretary, Dr Bharrat Jagdeo. Dr Jagdeo, a Vice President of the PPP/C Government, has affirmed his confidence in SOCU’s ability to conduct […]

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Gov’t fulfils almost 1500 of its agriculture commitments- Min Mustapha

The government has since fulfilled 1500 agricultural commitments during recent community meetings country-wide. Currently, 300 more are being examined by various agricultural agencies to find possible solutions for those farmers and residents. This was disclosed by Minister of Agriculture, Zulfikar Mustapha on Thursday, during an engagement with the residents of Tuschen, East Bank Essequibo, and […]

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GS Jagdeo raises questions about AFC Executives’ conflicts of interest

General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party Dr Bharrat Jagdeo fiercely questioned the integrity of several executives of the Alliance For Change (AFC) as a result of their “blatant” conflicts of interest and duplicity. Dr Jagdeo raised these concerns at his weekly press conference at Freedom House on Robb Street, Georgetown. Recently, the media requested […]

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Guyanese protected against worst effects of inflation, cost of living crisis

-Owing to well-thought-out policies implemented by govt – Jagdeo The “cost of living” crisis is affecting economies globally, and the government’s ‘direct’ economic policies shield Guyanese from the worst effects, Dr Bharrat Jagdeo, the General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has again highlighted. He pointed out that major countries, like the United States […]

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GTA launches ‘Ride Along GY’ Bartica experiential tour

The Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) launched an experiential product ‘Ride Along’ GY in Bartica, Region Seven, offering locals and tourists the chance to explore historical and other breathtaking tourist sites from the seat of a bicycle.  Through a guided 30-minute tour on Thursday, participants rode to several tourist sites in the township.  GTA’s Manager of […]

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Gov’t committed to supporting organisations genuinely representing Guyanese of African Descent

–chides Olive Sampson’s attempt to assert control over Emancipation celebrations Following brazen attempts by the Chief Executive Officer of the International Decade of People of African Descent Guyana (IDPADA-G), Olive Sampson to assert exclusivity over emancipation celebrations, the government has reaffirmed its support for organisations genuinely engaged in representing Guyanese of African Descent. In a […]

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IDB approves US$400,000 loan to aid Guyana’s trade, food security efforts

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a US$400,000 loan for the Ministry of Tourism, Industry and Commerce to bolster Guyana’s food security efforts. This funding will be used to strengthen trade and logistics at the Guyana-Brazil border and the Guyana-Suriname border. According to the IDB’s project documents, the government had expressed an interest in […]

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CCJ Academy for Law collaborates on First Criminal Justice Reform Conference in Guyana

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. From 10-11 July 2024, over 200 Attorneys-General from the Caribbean, Heads of Judiciaries, Judges, Directors of Public Prosecution, legal experts, law professors, policymakers, criminal defence attorneys, advocates, members of law enforcement, law students, and members of civil society from across the region convened at the Guyana Marriott Hotel Georgetown […]

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Emergency works on West Watooka Road to begin tomorrow

Emergency repair works are set to commence on Thursday to address the deteriorating conditions of the West Watooka Road, a vital thoroughfare in Linden, Region Ten. “We are engaging an emergency contract to get this fixed. Works will begin on this tomorrow morning,” Minister of Public Works, Bishop Juan Edghill announced on Wednesday. As part […]

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79 Malali, Muritaro boat operators receive MARAD licences, certificates

Seventy-nine boat operators from Malali and Muritaro have been awarded licenses and Certificates of Competency Master on Wednesday, following a safety sensitisation and evaluation conducted by the Maritime Administration Department (MARAD). This means that the operators have demonstrated the necessary skills and knowledge to safely and effectively operate small craft along the river. Of the […]

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