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President David Granger swaps three portfolios

President David Granger has made three changes to his Cabinet. Dr George Norton becomes Minister of Social Cohesion. Volda Lawrence takes on the role of Minister of Public Health. Amna […]

Cabinet of Guyana

Moses Nagamootoo Prime Minister and First vice-President Khemraj Ramjattan Vice-President and Minister of Public Security Carl Greenidge Vice-President and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sydney Allicock Vice-President and Minister of Indigenous […]

President makes changes to his Cabinet

President David Granger has carried out a reshuffle of his Cabinet and created two new ministries through changes to various portfolios, the Ministry of Natural Resources to be headed by […]

Full list of new Cabinet Ministers

President David Granger has now appointed his new Cabinet following the general election on 11th May. The Cabinet consists of 27 people including the President and three Ministers within the […]

Guyanese Online

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David Granger sworn in as new President

David Granger, the opposition leader who won the general election last week was sworn in as the new President of the Republic on Saturday. There will be a further formal […]

Opposition wins general election

Guyana’s opposition APNU+AFC appears to have won a narrow victory in Monday’s general election ending a 23 year period in office for the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C). Preliminary results give […]

Parliamentary 2015

An election took place on 11 May 2015. APNU–Alliance for Change 33 People’s Progressive Party 32 The United Force 0 United Republican Party 0 Independent Party 0 National Independent Party […]

Guyana votes in closely fought General Election

The people of Guyana will go to the polls today in a general election that is nearly two years early and was announced two months after the President prorogued parliament. […]

Bheri Ramsaran relieved of post

Two weeks before Guyana goes to the polls, President Donald Ramotar has sacked Health Minister Dr Bheri Ramsaran. Ramsaran had been heavily criticised for remarks made to a female anti-government […]

General election on 11th May

President Donald Ramotar has called a general election for 11th May 2015; regional elections will be held on the same day. The election comes nearly two years early and has […]

President prorogues Parliament

President Donald Ramotar of Guyana has issued a proclamation proroguing Parliament to avoid a no-confidence vote in his government. The decision was taken yesterday after opposition parties joined forces last […]

No confidence motion likely to trigger general election

President Donald Ramotar of Guyana has made it clear in an address to the nation that a proposed motion of no confidence planned by the opposition to take place when […]