Daily Archives: Tuesday, 10 March 2015, 22:28

Jagdeo, opposition coalition tussle over race comments

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 March 2015, 22:28 by GxMedia Even as the opposition coalition condemned the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) for exploiting racial divisions earlier this week, former President Bharrat Jagdeo denied that was his motive and instead said it was his part of his anti-racism crusade. “I take offence at someone saying let us throw these people out, ...

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Govt to stop footing officials’ medical bills; to take out insurance policies

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 March 2015, 21:27 by GxMedia In the wake of public criticism of a GUY$361 million on medical expenses for mostly government officials, the Guyana government plans to set up an insurance-based system to ensure that future bills are not funded exclusively by the State. The announcement was made by Former President, Bharrat Jagdeo at a ...

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Seelall Persaud confirmed as Police Commissioner; Opposition Leader says not consulted

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 March 2015, 18:47 by GxMedia Even as President Donald Ramotar prepared to Tuesday afternoon swear in Mr. Seelall Persaud as the substantive Police Commissioner, the Opposition Leader David Granger said he was not consulted. “I’ll be advised by Counsel. This is a legal matter now because it has moved from an administrative zone into a ...

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Watch for Venezuelan aggression over Essequibo following US sanctions- UWI Professor

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 March 2015, 1:17 by GxMedia Guyana should be alert for increased Venezuelan sabre rattling over its claim to the Essequibo Region following Monday’s declaration by the United States’ (US) of that Spanish-speaking country as a national security threat, according to a University of the West Indies (UWI) Professor in International Relations. Senior Lecturer at the ...

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