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Internet Week Guyana advances technological development

Internet Week Guyana advances technological development

Georgetown: Around the world, the growing sophistication of cyber criminals is challenging the capacity of governments, businesses and individuals to defend themselves. Within the Caribbean, governments are forging strategic partnerships… Read more »

President swears in Justice (ret’d) Patterson as new GECOM Chairman

President swears in Justice (ret’d) Patterson as new GECOM Chairman

Georgetown: President David Granger, Thursday evening, swore in Justice (Retired) James Patterson as the new Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) in keeping with Article 161 (2) of the… Read more »

PRISON ESCAPEE RECAPTURED IN SURINAME

PRISON ESCAPEE RECAPTURED IN SURINAME

Georgetown: Rickford LaFleur, who was on remand for murder and possession or narcotics escaped from the New Amsterdam Prison on June 11, 2011. Forty three year old LaFleur was apprehended… Read more »

Cabinet approves eight members of the Local Government Commission

Cabinet approves eight members of the Local Government Commission

Georgetown: Cabinet, by a memorandum submitted by Minister of Communities, Ronald Bulkan, has approved the appointment of eight persons to serve on the Local Government Commission (LGC). State Minister, Joseph… Read more »

Rtd Justice James Patterson to be unilaterally sworn in as GECOM chair

Rtd Justice James Patterson to be unilaterally sworn in as GECOM chair

Georgetown: Former High Court judge and advisor to the Attorney General Justice James Patterson have been chosen by President David Granger to be the next GECOM chairman. This was after… Read more »

Guyana receives GY$9.2M grant to assist in protected areas management

Guyana receives GY$9.2M grant to assist in protected areas management

Georgetown: The Protected Areas Commission (PAC), Thursday, received a GY$9.2M grant from the Protected Areas Trust (PAT), through funding from Conservation International (CI) and the Government of Germany, which is… Read more »

PANCAP hosts Consultation to formulate Regional Advocacy Strategy

PANCAP hosts Consultation to formulate Regional Advocacy Strategy

Georgetown: The Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), the mechanism that provides a structured and unified approach to the Caribbean’s response to the HIV epidemic, will host a… Read more »

House at Windsor Forest went up in flames

House at Windsor Forest went up in flames

West Coast Demerara : A two story building at Windsor Forest on the West Coast of Demerara this moring was destroyed by fire of unknown origing. More details shortly.  

National Protected Areas Systems gets $9.2M grant

National Protected Areas Systems gets $9.2M grant

Georgetown : 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… Read more »

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

Georgetown: President David Granger and First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, Wednesday evening, hosted a Diwali Utsav at the Baridi Benab at State House in observance of the festival of lights,… Read more »