Daily Archives: Saturday, 31 December 2022, 22:12

AFC officially exits coalition with APNU but parliamentary relationship intact

Last Updated on Saturday, 31 December 2022, 22:12 by Denis Chabrol The Alliance For Change (AFC) has formally broken away from its coalition with A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) but they would work closely together in the National Assembly, AFC Leader Khemraj Ramjattan said Saturday night. The revised Cummingsburg Accord, a political agreement between the two organisations, provide for ...

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Dutch research ship adrift off Guyana’s coast

Last Updated on Saturday, 31 December 2022, 20:54 by Denis Chabrol Public Works Minister Juan Edghill on Saturday confirmed that a Dutch research vessel, FUGRO BRASILIS, was disabled and adrift off Guyana’s coast. He said a notice to mariners was issued early Saturday morning. Mr Edghill said the owner or the agent as not yet said when the vessel would ...

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Crime fighting, development foundation plans for 2023

Last Updated on Saturday, 31 December 2022, 20:24 by Denis Chabrol President Irfaan Ali on Friday- Old Year’s Day- announced that his administration would be aiming for a further reduction in crime and setting the foundation for Guyana at 2030 and beyond, even as he hailed non-oil economic growth in 2022 at about 10 percent. “The New Year will also ...

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Opposition plans to intensify international lobby in 2023- Norton

Last Updated on Saturday, 31 December 2022, 10:12 by Denis Chabrol Opposition Leader Aubrey Norton on Saturday- Old Year’s Day- announced that the coalition would intensify its international lobby in 2023 to build on its efforts to seek support to address several grievances including the lack of electoral reform. “We will continue to engage the diplomatic community and widen the ...

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Chinese loan approval to fast-track construction of new Demerara Bridge

Last Updated on Saturday, 31 December 2022, 9:14 by Denis Chabrol Construction of the new four-lane high-span Demerara Harbour Bridge is now expected to move apace with Friday’s approval of a Euros 160 million (approx US$171.6 million) loan for that facility, government said. “With the signing of that agreement, I expect work to be accelerated and I want to get ...

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Chinese-funded East Coast Demerara project to ease traffic congestion; cater for Enmore industrial hub

Last Updated on Saturday, 31 December 2022, 8:32 by Denis Chabrol Guyana and China on Friday inked a US$192 million agreement to widen, extend and rehabilitate existing roads on the East Coast Demerara aimed at easing traffic congestion and catering for expected industrialisation at Enmore village. China’s Ambassador to Guyana, Guo Haiyan hoped that the project would be completed on ...

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