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$300M for 50th requires “frugal, prudent” spending – Minister Henry

Junior Education Minister Nicolette Henry has described the $300M allocated for the observance of Guyana’s 50th anniversary as “frugal and prudent” and limits the activities the Ministry can undertake. Making her contributions to the 2016 Budget debates, Henry pointed out that Guyana has spent billions on other events such as Carifesta and cricket world cup. She said the monies “require ...

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Twelve organisations receive National Awards

Twelve cultural and religious organisations have been awarded the Medal of Service to usher in 2016-the commencement of Guyana’s 50th Independence Anniversary and a year in which President David Granger hopes will mark a rebirth of the nation. “We, the Guyanese people, chose to change the country’s political culture when we elected a multi-party coalition in 2015. It is now ...

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ACDA pledges vigilance on new govt; involvement in choosing local govt candidates

Though elated that the coalition has been voted into government, the African Cultural and Development Association (ACDA) on Saturday pledged to be vigilant and hoped to have a say in candidates for upcoming local government elections. Delivering the Kwanzaa Message, ACDA Executive Member, Elton McRae believed that most attendees voted for the A Partnership for National Unity+ Alliance For Change ...

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