Daily Archives: October 19, 2017

President unilaterally selects Gecom Chairman

President unilaterally selects Gecom Chairman

President David Granted has unilaterally chosen Retired Justice James Patterson for the post of Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission. It was reported, that during a meeting this afternoon at…

NEW WAGE INCREASE 

NEW WAGE INCREASE 

Government announces new wage increases for public servants in 2017. The range is • Eight % for persons earning between GYD$55,555 to GYD$99,999; • Six % for those earning GYD…

$9.2 million garnered to support NPAS

$9.2 million garnered to support NPAS

The Protected Areas Commission (PAC) has secured GY$ 9.2 Million to support the effective management of National Protected Areas Systems (NPAS) in Guyana from the Protected Areas Trust (PAT…

Fired Venezuela Prosecutor Leaks Video Implicating Maduro In Taking $35M Bribe

Fired Venezuela Prosecutor Leaks Video Implicating Maduro In Taking $35M Bribe

Venezuela’s ousted chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega published on her blog a video last week that showed an executive of the scandal-hit Brazilian firm Odebrecht claiming he had paid…

President says Diwali is a time to put aside differences at State House Utsav

President says Diwali is a time to put aside differences at State House Utsav

President David Granger and First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, last evening, hosted a Diwali Utsav at the Baridi Benab at State House in observance of the festival of lights, where…

PPP Diwali message

PPP Diwali message

Diwali is universally recognized as the festival of light; the triumph of knowledge over ignorance and the substitution of all that is negative with that which is positive. As we…

Guyanese lone female referee set to attend CONCACAF 2017 women’s elite referee course

Guyanese lone female referee set to attend CONCACAF 2017 women’s elite referee course

    Guyana’s lone FIFA female referee, Maurees Skeete, is leaving for Costa Rica to attend the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association (CONCACAF) 2017 Women’s Elite…

THEY HATE JAGDEO BECAUSE THEY CANNOT HOLD A CANDLE TO HIM

THEY HATE JAGDEO BECAUSE THEY CANNOT HOLD A CANDLE TO HIM

I vividly remember the scathing attacks by the PNC, WPA and the AFC on the PPP and Bharat Jagdeo for not creating more jobs for the people. Today, APNU+AFC…

La Jalousie fire leaves four homeless

La Jalousie fire leaves four homeless

An early morning fire on Thursday has left four persons homeless and millions in damage. According to report reaching the Guyana Daily News, the fire started at 06:15hrs today…