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Monday, August 3, 2020

GCCI warns Lowenfield of consequences for invalidating votes

Dear Mr. Lowenfield, We note your Press Release, dated Jun 26, responding to an article in the Stabroek News, and suggesting that you have followed...

Guyana still perceived as highly corrupt – Transparency International

Out of some 168 countries, Guyana has once again made a deep plunge into the waters of corruption with its number 119 ranking on...

It is impossible to live on $35,000 minimum wage

Dear Editor We believe that each and every person in Guyana has the right to a decent standard of living. We do not mean bare...

Unconscionable for UG or APNU/AFC to consider any increase in student fees- Ramsammy

Below is a commentary by Dr Leslie Ramsammy on the purported 35 percent increase in fees by the University of Guyana (UG):  I have had...

Granger, Roopnarine and Solomon have been teaching the people of Linden that their primary...

Dear Mr. Editor, Mr. Editor, allow me the opportunity to again assure the citizens of Linden/Region 10 and, indeed, everyone else in Guyana that the...

Guyana observes International Women’s Day

Messages on International Women’s Day   By United States Ambassador to Guyana D. Brent Hardt - International Women's Day is more than a moment marked on...

OPINION: Eyewitness: The ambiguity continues…

…on elections The long-anticipated ruling by CJ Roxane George on the H2H Registration challenges was a bit of a downer to your Eyewitness. In trying...

OPINION: Rejected rice again; this time in Jamaica; no one is held accountable

By Dr. Leslie Ramsammy Just about three months after the Panama fiasco, news of another rejected batch of exported rice - this time in Jamaica -...

Op-Ed: Time to rally around the Judiciary

Below is an opinion piece by Attorney-at-Law, Member of Parliament and former Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Mohabir Anil Nandlall: In a State...

OPINION: COVID-19 being used as political tool by those with sinister motives

The following is an opinion piece by Gillian Burton Persaud As the world grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic as a devastating health issue which...

Recent Articles

New PPP/C Govt should ensure all are involved in charting the nation’s future –...

Following is a statement by Sir Ronald Sanders on the Guyana elections result: Sir Ronald Sanders is a veteran Caribbean diplomat who wrote extensively over...

Canada congratulates President Irfaan Ali

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement: “Canada welcomes the declaration of the Guyana Elections Commission and congratulates Irfaan...

Shepherd confident Guyana can end winless curse in ‘different’ CPL

Guyana Amazon Warriors pace bowler Romario Shepherd is quietly confident that this can be the year the team snaps its Caribbean Premier League (CPL)...

President Ali celebrates Raksha Bandhan with members of Indian High Commission

The High Commission of India in Guyana celebrated Raksha Bandhan today (Monday) with the members of High Commission tying Rakhi to the newly elected...

Carter Center lauds end of Guyana’s election standoff; urges electoral & constitutional reforms

See full statement from the Carter Center:  ATLANTA (Aug. 3, 2020) — The Carter Center commends the Guyana Elections Commission and Chairperson Claudette Singh for...

GDF ranks now subject to directives of Commander-in-Chief Ali – Chief-of-Staff

Chief-of-Staff (ag) of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Brigadier Godfrey Bess has reminded army officers that they are subject to serve the State and...

Full Cabinet to be appointed this week – President Ali

President Dr Irfaan Ali on Monday, disclosed that his full cabinet to carry out the new government’s development agenda will be appointed by the...

Charges against GECOM Chair dropped

The private criminal charges filed against Chair of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Justice (retired) Claudette Singh have been dropped. INews was informed that the...

President Ali meets with employees at Ministry of the Presidency

President Irfaan Ali has met with employees at the Ministry of the Presidency. Dr Ali was sworn in as Guyana's Ninth Executive President during a...

CARICOM congratulates President Ali

See full statement from the Caribbean Community: The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) welcomes the conclusion of the Guyana General and Regional Elections of 2 March 2020...