Internet Radio

Daily Archives: January 20, 2016

Fuel scam probe stalled by “ghost names and ghost companies” – Harmon

 Months after the new administration had uncovered a massive fuel scam at the state-owned Guyana Oil Company (Guyoil) there has been no arrests on the issue and questions had begun surface about the legitimacy of the government’s claims. General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Clement Rohee on Monday had stated that the government was being inconsistent with its ...

Read More »

Jagdeo dismisses talk of rift with Rohee

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo Wednesday dismissed suggestions that there is a rift between himself and People’s Progressive Party (PPP) General Secretary, Clement Rohee, saying that he as “full confidence” in the veteran politician. “I have full confidence in Clement Rohee. Clement Rohee is a valuable member of our party,” he said. While Jagdeo is Guyana’s longest serving Executive President (1999 ...

Read More »

Key AFC supporter named GPL Chairman

A strong supporter of the Alliance For Change and businessman Robert Babal has been named  Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Guyana Power and Light (GPL). Badal, the owner of the Pegasus Hotel in Georgetown, is a known supporter of one of the governing political parties in the coalition and even spoke at election campaign events. In recent ...

Read More »

Wales Estate was “economic nightmare”; Gov’t says no one will be in jeopardy

State Minister Joseph Harmon has described the situation that the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) was faced with as an “economic nightmare” even while assurances were being given that stakeholders would not be jeopardized. Harmon at a post cabinet press conference on Wednesday defended the decision by GuySuCo’s management to close the estate and the Government’s support of the said plan. ...

Read More »

PPP ready to help govt secure US$50 million to rehabilitate sugar industry

Opposition Leader Bharrat. Jagdeo Wednesday said the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC)-led administration had planned to secure a US$50 minion line of credit from India to rehabilitate the sugar factories. He pledged to help the coalition administration to get the money. “We can work with them ‎ to mobilise 50 million dollars,” he told a news conference at Freedom House, ...

Read More »

GWI urges conservation as Water conservancy dries up

With an ongoing dry spell expected to last until May of this year, the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) is urging that persons make water conservation a priority. At a press conference today, GWI CEO Dr Richard Van West Charles stated that water levels in the East Demerara Water Conservancy (EDWC) were indeed low. "This call is not only for Georgetown…we ...

Read More »

Trinidadian convicted for terrorism, along with former Guyanese politician, dies in US jail

A Trinidadian man, who was convicted along with former Guyanese parliamentarian Abdul Kadir, for plotting to blow up the John F. Kennedy International Airport, has died in a United States Federal Prison. The Trinidad Newsday newspaper reported that Kareen Ibrahim- Trinidad and Tobago’s first official terrorist- died Tuesday morning in a United States prison where he was serving a life ...

Read More »