Daily Archives: October 24, 2017

GUYANA HINDU DHARMIC SABHA DISAPPOINTED IN PRESIDENT’S UNILATERAL APPOINTMENT OF GECOM CHAIRMAN

GUYANA HINDU DHARMIC SABHA DISAPPOINTED IN PRESIDENT’S UNILATERAL APPOINTMENT OF GECOM CHAIRMAN

Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha is disturbed at the unprecedented action of President Granger in unilaterally appointing a Chairman of GECOM. The Constitution of Guyana, which is its supreme law, prescribes…

Court set to hear Gecom matter on Nov. 15

Court set to hear Gecom matter on Nov. 15

The Civil Prooceedings that were filed against the Attorney General and the Government of Guyana will be heard before the Chief Justice on November 15th, this was confirmed by Clerk…

Breaking News! Joe Singh quits Gov. allegedly over Patterson’s controversy

Breaking News! Joe Singh quits Gov. allegedly over Patterson’s controversy

The Guyana Daily News was reliably informed that Retired Major General, Joe Singh, has resigned from his post as Presidential Advisor. According to a source close to the Ministry of…

FITUG concerned that dark and painful times are down the road

FITUG concerned that dark and painful times are down the road

The Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Guyana (FITUG), over the last few months, has expressed, through press statements, their positions on several matters. Below is a press release from…

Gov’t recalls Nizam Hassan to head Rice Board once again

Gov’t recalls Nizam Hassan to head Rice Board once again

Guyana Daily News today learnt that the Government has initiated a process to reinstall former head of the Guyana Rice Development Board, Nizam Hassan, to his former post. Hassan was…

Sophia squatters granted till January 2018 to remove

Sophia squatters granted till January 2018 to remove

  Some 266 notices were served to persons squatting on government’s reserve in Sophia, by the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CHPA), today. The notification specifies that they have until…

Opposition Leader condemns misleading news article

Opposition Leader condemns misleading news article

The Office of Leader of the Opposition condemns the misleading Kaieteur News publication, on Monday (October 23, 2017), headlined ‘Jagdeo dodges question on Patterson’s effectiveness as GECOM chairman&#8211…

Former Attorney General chided Chronicle news for diverting from real issues

Former Attorney General chided Chronicle news for diverting from real issues

I read with amusement, today’s Chronicle blazing headline, ‘Nandlall caught lying’. It is a classic exhibition of juvenile journalistic spinning. A singular statement is plucked out of an over…

Jamaica lends support to NAREI in Potato, onion cultivation

Jamaica lends support to NAREI in Potato, onion cultivation

The National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) recently started exploring local production of potato and onion with the assistance of Promotion of Regional Opportunities for Produce through Enterprise and…

Minister Ramjattan wants more convictions from CANU

Minister Ramjattan wants more convictions from CANU

Minister of Public Security Khemraj Ramjattan is calling on Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) ranks to secure more convictions. Minister Ramjattan also observed that too often persons who are caught…