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Daily Archives: Tuesday, 29 March 2016, 22:19

PM Nagamootoo, Business Minister knew nothing about BK Tiwari’s appointment

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 March 2016, 22:20 by Denis Chabrol Guyana’s Prime Minister, Moses Nagamootoo and Minister of Business, Dominic Gaskin Tuesday night distanced themselves from the now rescinded appointment of Brian Tiwari as ministerial advisor on business development. “I only know what I read in the papers,” Gaskin said, adding “that’s telling you a lot.” He said he ...

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Opinion: The Race to Mayorship and Party Politics

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 March 2016, 17:33 by Denis Chabrol by Jomo Paul (Reproduced from his blog located at https://jomowrotethis.wordpress.com with permission) After the just concluded Local Government Elections, it should be clear to all and sundry that the Guyanese electorate still looks at the Ballot with those antiquated eyes and consider elections via that traditional mindset- a mindset that has ...

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Govt scraps BK Tiwari’s advisorial appointment , amid mounting pressure

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 March 2016, 17:16 by Denis Chabrol Under intense criticisms from certain quarters, the Ministry of the Presidency announced  that Brian Tiwari’s appointment as Business Adviser to the government has been scrapped. “The appointment of Mr. Brian Tiwari as Ministerial Advisor on Business Development has been rescinded,” the Ministry of the Presidency said in a statement. ...

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UK Navy vessel, which helps fight narco-trafficking in the Caribbean, to assist GDF Coast Guard

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 March 2016, 13:15 by Denis Chabrol A United Kingdom Navy vessel, which engages in the fight against narco-trafficking, has arrived in Guyana where its engineers will help train local Coast Guardsmen and revive the country’s coast guard flagship, GDFS Essequibo. “I would also be sending across some engineers to your Coast Guard vessel to assist ...

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UN rules that Falkland Islands lie within Argentine waters; UK maintains position

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 March 2016, 12:56 by Jomo Paul Despite a report from a United Nations Commission which ruled that the intensely disputed Falkland Islands lie within the Argentine waters, the United Kingdom is not budging on its stance. The UN commission on the limits of the continental shelf sided with Argentina, ratifying the country’s 2009 report fixing ...

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Volda Lawrence must not be fired over accused sex-offender’s nomination for LGE

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 March 2016, 10:30 by Denis Chabrol Amid increasing calls for President David Granger to sack Social Services Minister, Volda Lawrence for the selection of an accused sex offender as a candidate in the recently held Local Government Elections (LGE), a loosely-knot group on Tuesday picketed outside Granger’s office in support of the minister. Sister Penda ...

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