Army Special Ops rank dies after being hit down by drunk driver

The Guyana Defence Force has been plunged into mourning following the death of a young Lance Corporal. 29-year-old GDF Lance Corporal, Marvin Dodson of the Special Operations Unit, died earlier today at the Georgetown Hospital as doctors battled to save his life. He was rushed to the hospital after being hit down by a drunken […]

New Prison Vessel launched to ferry prisoners to Mazaruni

The Guyana Prison Service now has a new vessel for the transport of prisoners and goods to the high security Mazaruni Prison. The Marine Launch Troy Williams (M.L. Troy W.) was officially launched at the Guyana National Industrial Company (GNIC) wharf on Saturday morning. The $127 Million vessel is named after the late prison officer, […]

Natural Resources Minister confirms that Exxon assisting Guyana financially in border row case with Venezuela

Ahead of a full disclosure of the contract between the Government of Guyana and US oil giant ExxonMobil, Natural Resources Minister, Raphael Trotman on Friday confirmed that Exxon would be giving financial assistance to Guyana to aid in its legal fees in the border row with Venezuela.  News Source had earlier reported on the issue. Trotman said those […]

Police ranks charged and granted bail for allegedly stealing money from gold miner

At the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court today, two young Police ranks found themselves facing larceny charges. The two ranks, 23-year-old Tevin Headley and 24-year-old Delon Sobers, were charged with allegedly stealing $500,000 in cash from gold miner, Brian Hopkinson. The Court was told that the incident occurred on the 11th October at Bartica. However, the Attorney […]

Security guard charged and remanded for murder of waitress; Magistrate orders psychiatric evaluation

A Security Guard, who was recently arrested and questioned about the murder of a Berbice waitress was today charged and remanded to jail for the woman’s murder. 38-year-old, Odit Thom aka Persaud, made his first appearance at the Fort Wellington Magistrates’ Court before Magistrate Rhandel Weaver and was remanded to jail. The Magistrate also ordered […]

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