18-year-old remanded to jail for murder of Berbice Brothers

Corentyne resident, 18-year-old Keeran Jeenarine was today remanded to jail for the old year’s night murder of brothers, Harricharran and Premcharran Samaroo. One of the brothers was shot to his face while the other was beaten to death during a home invasion and robbery that also saw their mother and another elderly relative being beaten […]

Shuman pushes inclusive approach for governance with his Liberty and Justice Party

The newly-formed Liberal and Justice Party (LJP) is looking to make a showing at the next General Elections by touting an inclusive approach to governance. The party was launched on Saturday evening at the Georgetown Club before a sizable gathering – most of which comprised indigenous people. The formal proceedings opened with universal prayers followed […]

Close to 40 events and activities on Mashramani Calendar

The Department of Culture and the Mashramani Secretariat have assured that plans are moving apace with the hosting of festivities related to Mashramani 2019. At a Monday morning press conference, Mash Coordinator, Andrew Tyndall, revealed that some of the Mashramani activities have already started in various parts of the country. “We have a total of […]

Charrandass Persaud admits to US$1Million Gold purchase plans; Claims he was doing so for clients

Embattled former Government Member of Parliament, Charrandass Persaud has admitted that days before he voted along with the opposition in the no-confidence motion against the government, he was  inquiring about the purchase of  a large quantity of raw gold. In a forum in New York over the weekend, Mr. Persaud, who is also an Attorney, […]

Guyana among 48 countries to make improvement in democracy -The Economist Democracy Index

Guyana is among 48 countries that have made improvements towards the realization of a full democracy, according to The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) 2018 Democracy Index. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) is the research and analysis division of The Economist Group and and considers itself the world leader in global business intelligence. The Index ranked […]

Leader of newly formed Liberty and Justice Party offers to relinquish Canadian citizenship as he launches Presidential bid

By Ravin Singh Presidential Candidate of the newly-formed Liberty and Justice Party (LJP), Lenox Shuman has made a commitment to relinquish his Canadian citizenship as he prepares to contest the upcoming elections. Shuman made the announcement at his party’s official launch on Saturday evening at the Georgetown Club. Article 155 of the Constitution stipulates that: […]

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