Tag: Parliament

Govt votes to adopt Dr. Walter Rodney COI recommendations

Govt votes to adopt Dr. Walter Rodney COI recommendations

Shaquille Bourne Shaquille Bourne- August 10, 2021

-slams Opposition for divisive rhetoric Some seven years after the launch of the Commission of Inquiry (COI) into the 1980 ... Read More

Finance Minister defends Government’s management of finances

Finance Minister defends Government’s management of finances

Kemol King Kemol King- June 15, 2021

Senior Minister in the Office of the President with responsibility for Finance, Hon. Dr. Ashni Singh has defended the Government’s ... Read More

$10B supplementary budget cleared to bolster nationwide flood-relief

$10B supplementary budget cleared to bolster nationwide flood-relief

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- June 14, 2021

─providing initial help to over 30,000 affected households- PM Phillips The National Assembly, on Monday evening, approved $10 billion in ... Read More

Minister Ramson announces upgrades to 20 sports grounds for 2021

Minister Ramson announces upgrades to 20 sports grounds for 2021

Anara Khan Anara Khan- June 10, 2021

Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Hon. Charles Ramson says some 20 sports grounds are slated to be upgraded during ... Read More

Govt’s $383.1 billion budget passed in National Assembly

Govt’s $383.1 billion budget passed in National Assembly

Alexis Rodney Alexis Rodney- March 4, 2021

- without full scrutiny from Opposition - ‘unfortunate they failed to participate’ - Dr. Ashni Singh The National Assembly today ... Read More

Opposition urged to improve Integrity Commission declarations track record

Opposition urged to improve Integrity Commission declarations track record

Alexis Rodney Alexis Rodney- March 3, 2021

-New Board to be established soon Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and Governance Hon. Gail Teixeira has called on members of ... Read More

Over $1.5B budgeted for solar electricity in Amerindian communities

Over $1.5B budgeted for solar electricity in Amerindian communities

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 14, 2021

−as Government expands affordable, reliable energy The Government of Guyana intends to advance its plans to diversify the energy sector ... Read More

Central Gov’t expenditure to reach $366.9B in 2021

Central Gov’t expenditure to reach $366.9B in 2021

Alexis Rodney Alexis Rodney- February 14, 2021

-tax revenue pegged at $257B Central Government’s total expenditure for 2021 is expected to reach some $366.9 billion, 12.7 per ... Read More

$120M to support persons living with disabilities

$120M to support persons living with disabilities

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- February 14, 2021

-$50M for National Commission on Disability -$30M complex at Mahaica to provide training The Government has proposed the allocation of ... Read More

Government presents $383.1B National Budget

Government presents $383.1B National Budget

Alexis Rodney Alexis Rodney- February 12, 2021

─ range of new measures to improve citizens’ quality of life Government, today, presented a historic $383.1 billion national budget, ... Read More

President Ali announces ‘One Guyana Commission’ to be led by PM Phillips

President Ali announces ‘One Guyana Commission’ to be led by PM Phillips

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- February 11, 2021

- To update Amerindian Act through consultation His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali today announced the establishment of a “One ... Read More

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