Grandparents and Uncle in custody over murder of drunk West Coast Demerara man; Mazaruni Farmer murdered during row

Three persons are currently in Police custody after 30-year-old Jason Rejendra Lall Hiria, was found murdered in his lot 76 Sixth Street, Anna Catherina, West Coast Demerara (WCD) home this morning. According to a Police statement, the murder of the unemployed man occurred between 01:30hrs and 05:30hrs. It was revealed that investigators discovered marks of […]

Businessmen in custody following altercation with Police

Police have detained two businessmen following an altercation which resulted in ranks allegedly being assaulted, property damaged, a loaded firearm being discharged and officers being obstructed from executing their duties. A release from the Guyana Police Force (GPF) revealed that ranks were responding to a report of Simple Larceny in Kingston about 20:00hrs last evening, […]

GRA Commissions new Container Scanner

Several months after the only two scanners that the Guyana Revenue Authority had in its possesion to scan containers became inoperable, the agency today commissioned a new container scanner and scanning site at GNIC wharf, Lombard Street. The GRA boasts that the new facility will help in the reduction in trade transaction costs and time but […]

Teenagers charged with rape of 11-year-old girl

At the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court this morning, two teenagers stood before the Chief Magistrate and were hit with rape charges. 18-year-old, Caozuyag Menuy along with a 15-year-old boy (identity withheld because of age), stood calmly before Chief Magistrate, Ann McLennan as the charge was read to them. They were not required to enter a plea […]

What broken promises? President responds to NTC Chairman’s criticism over fading promises

President David Granger today said he is not aware of any promises that he made to Indigenous Guyanese and have broken since coming to office in in 2015. The President’s comments came minutes after outgoing Chairman of the National Toshaos Council, Joel Fredericks raised concerns about fading promises for the Indigenous Peoples of Guyana made by […]

Outgoing Chairman of National Toshaos Council lashes out at President and Government over “Fading Promises”

The National Toshaos Council’s Conference opened this morning with concern about fading promises for the Indigenous Peoples of Guyana made by the Government. Chairman of the National Toshaos Council Joel Fredricks in his opening address lashed out at the President and Government for failing to fulfill several promises  that were made to the country’s first peoples […]

Legislation for reform of National Payment Systems to become reality soon

Efforts to reform Guyana’s National Payment Systems, which commenced more than four years ago, will soon be supported by legislation. The legislation primarily seeks to address an existing and outdated system that falls short of meeting the needs of the economy and financial markets. The National Assembly on Friday debated the National Payment System Bill which makes […]

Police TSU Rank busted with over 45 pounds of marijuana

A Police Constable attached to the Tactical Services Unit, Force Headquarters, was arrested this morning during an intelligence led operation. The young Policeman who has been identified as Delon Alexander was nabbed with the more than forty five of marijuana on the Cove and John public road as he was driving to the city. He […]

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