Daily Archives: Saturday, 15 May 2021, 21:27

IRI has no credibility to fix Guyana’s electoral process- WPA

Last Updated on Saturday, 15 May 2021, 21:27 by Denis Chabrol The Working People’s Alliance (WPA) on Saturday called for the International Republican Institute (IRI) electoral reform project to be discarded because the United States (US) does not have any credibility to do so. “We think it is an insult to Guyanese political intelligence that an organization so closely linked ...

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World Wildlife Fund calls for full environmental and social assessment of oil and gas sector

Last Updated on Saturday, 15 May 2021, 19:11 by Denis Chabrol The World Wildlife Fund, a global environmental conservation watchdog, is calling for a “full environmental and social assessment” of Guyana’s oil and gas sector, in the wake of recent controversies surrounding the clearing of mangroves along the west bank of the Demerara River. “Such an assessment will give decision-makers ...

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East Berbice woman did not die from COVID vaccine, due date was May 19- Health Ministry

Last Updated on Saturday, 15 May 2021, 18:49 by Denis Chabrol The Ministry of Health on Saturday denied that a female teacher in Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) has died as a result of taking the second dose of a coronavirus vaccine. Slamming those Social Media claims by persons mainly in East Berbice-Corentyne (Region Six) as “patent misinformation,”  the Health Ministry ...

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FAO calls for “analytical” approach to Caribbean agriculture; Guyana pledges support

Last Updated on Saturday, 15 May 2021, 9:12 by Denis Chabrol The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) wants the Caribbean to become more analytical in its drive to improve agriculture and food security in the region, even as Guyana promised to play a leading role in regional self-sufficiency. The FAO’s sub-regional Coordinator, Dr. Renata Clarke issued the call at the ...

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CCJ’s role in Guyana’s elections should be reduced- Granger

Last Updated on Saturday, 15 May 2021, 8:40 by Denis Chabrol Leader of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), David Granger has said the laws should be amended to reduce the role of the  Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) in Guyana’s elections. “I am of the view that in internal electoral matters, we need to strengthen the role of our ...

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