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Gov’t Has No Intention of Slowing Down Development Efforts − Minister Susan Rodrigues

With another three years to its first term in office, the PPP/C Government has no intention of slowing down its efforts that will see the vast economic, infrastructural and social transformation, which is already taking place across the country. Minister within the Ministry of Housing and Water, Susan Rodrigues said the government is working towards delivering on all promises outlined in its 2020 manifesto.

US-Korean Delegation Expresses Confidence in Guyana’s Economy

A US-Korean trade delegation has expressed confidence in Guyana’s economy, indicating its interest in investing here. The team met on Wednesday, 2nd of November, 2022, with President, Dr Mohamed Irfaan Ali, and other government officials at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre (ACCC). DPI spoke with a few of the potential investors, who said Guyana is flowing with investment opportunities.

Amerindian Leaders Urged to Practice Financial Accountability

Amerindian Leaders have been called on to practice financial accountability in their respective villages, in light of several reports of financial irregularities at village councils. The call was made on Wednesday by Minister of Amerindian Affairs Pauline Sukhai at the opening of the annual two-day leadership training for Amerindian village councils, held under the theme “Accountability for Good Governance.”

Den Amstel Residents Expresses Gratitude to Irfaan Ali Administration

Residents of Den Amstel, West Coast Demerara (WCD), Region Three, Guyana, South America, have given the PPP/C Government high commendation for fulfilling its commitment to developing their community. Chairman of the Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC), Kenton Hilliman, said Tuesday, that the many interventions, particularly in the areas of roads, and drainage and irrigation have significantly benefitted farmers and the over 3,000 residents of the village.

Aerial Survey and Mapping of Guyana Commences

The Guyana Lands & Survey Commission (GLSC) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) are pleased to announce the commencement of aerial survey and mapping across the country using LIDAR Technologies. In the coming weeks, international expertise provided by Medici Land Governance (MLG) and its partners will conduct aerial surveying activities across Guyana using the latest – Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) aerial mapping imagery and technologies.

Arya Ali Sets Out to Raise $60 Million to Provide One Year Supply of Sanitary Pads to Female Students

So far, distribution of sanitary pads has commenced in secondary schools in Regions one, five, six and ten, while women from indigenous communities in region one are also benefitting from this project. It is my hope that in a few years, we will be able to provide full coverage to all women and girls in Guyana, making us the first country in Latin America and the Caribbean to achieve this.

Charandass Persaud Tells Woman to “Put the Dog Between Her Legs”

A scathing video has surfaced on social media showing Guyana’s High Commissioner to India, Mr. Charandass Persaud, hurling expletives at a woman in India and telling her to put a dog between her legs. From the video, it appears that an altercation ensued between the woman and Persaud after Persaud removed a dog from his premises. The woman seemed to have been bargaining for a place for the dog to stay. This publication understands that the woman in the video is a professor and an animal activists.