GEORGETOWN, Guyana, June 24, 2021- Demerara Waves - President Irfaan Ali has withdrawn the automatic six-month stay of Haitians on arrival in Guyana, now resulting in nationals of that former sister-Caribbean Community (CARICOM) having to get visas here.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, June 21, 2021- The Guyana Government continues to show complete disregard for the Parliamentary Opposition, with the refusal by Health Minister Dr, Frank Anthony to share with the Opposition, documented information about the batch of 200,000 doses of Russian-made Sputnik V vaccine bought through the UAR, and which the Opposition said could have been fraudulently procured or otherwise contaminated.
GEORGETOWN, June 19, 2021 - Guyana’s Parliamentary Opposition is very uncomfortable with the government’s establishment of a new unit in the Guyana Defence Force called the Regional Support Team which Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon says is ill-defined and unnecessary.
GEORGETOWN, June 17, 2021 - The controversy surrounding Guyana’s Police Service Commission intensified last evening with President Mohamad Irfaan Ali announcing that he was suspending the entire Police Service Commission and would be setting up a tribunal to look into their full removal from the entity.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, June 16, 2021 - Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and Governance, Gail Teixeira has condemned what she says is a “malicious and deluded” Facebook post made by Opposition Member of Parliament, Annette Ferguson accusing the Government of “setting up of Death Squad and Black Clothes groups.”
GEORGETOWN, GUYANA, June 15, 2021 - Demewrara Waves - By a vote of thirty-four to thirty-one, shortly after 5 O’clock this morning, the Government used its simple majority in the National Assembly to pass a motion that seeks to oust David Patterson as Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC).
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, June 9, 2021 - Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon, has again written to the Speaker of the Guyana House of Assembly, Manzoor Nadir, calling on him to take action to remove Parliamentary Secretaries Sarah Browne and Vickash Ramkisoon as per an order of the High Court in May 2021.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, June 3, 2021 - Commissioners appointed by the People’s Progressive Party’s on the Guyana Elections Commissioners have tabled three motions for the “immediate dismissal” of the Chief Elections Officer, Keith Lowenfield; Deputy Chief Elections Officer, Roxanne Myers and the Region Four Returning Officer, Clairmont Mingo.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana May 13, 2021 - The Guyana Human Rights Association (GHRA) has objected to the International Republican Institute’s (IRI) involvement in reforming the Guyana Elections Commission and playing any role in electoral reform in Guyana. It has characterised IRI, the implementing agency as unacceptable.
IRVING, Texas – Amidst the vigourous contention between the Opposition parties, civil society organizations and the Government of Guyana over how the nation's oil money should be properly managed and accounted for, ExxonMobil today announced two new additional oil discoveries at Fangtooth-1 and Lau Lau-1 in the Stabroek block offshore Guyana.