Dawn Hastings shifted to Ministry of the Presidency as Minister of Public Affairs

President David Granger appears to be strengthening his Ministry of the Presidency, by shifting Ministers into the Ministry with new portfolios. Just weeks after shifting the Education Minister to the Ministry of the Presidency as Minister of Public Service, the President today confirmed that Minister within the Ministry of Communities, Dawn Hastings, will also be […]

CAPE and CSEC results to be available online from Friday; Guyana achieves 92.57% pass rate at CAPE

The Ministry of Education has announced that the results from the 2017 Caribbean Advanced Proficiency examination will be made available to students via the CXC website from this Friday. Initial analysis of the CAPE results has found that Guyana has achieved a 92.57% pass rate with Grades 1- 5 at this years examinations. That represents […]

Assassination plot allegations did not amount to treason -Police Legal Adviser

-by Kurt Campbell- Police Legal Adviser, retired Justice Claudette Singh has taken responsibility for the charge of incitement to commit murder, instead of treason, being pursued by the police into allegations of a plot to assassinate President David Granger. Justice Singh took the stand at the ongoing Commission of Inquiry on Wednesday and recalled that when the […]

Police in Linden investigating alleged rape of 12-year-old girl by taxi driver

Police investigators in the Linden area are probing allegations of rape committed on a 12-year-old female. Commander of ‘E’ Division, Superintendent Fazil Karimbaksh, confirmed the reports of the incident being investigated. It allegedly took place on Sunday night, but no suspect has been arrested. The Commander related that based on the allegations, four females, included […]

Creditor trying to force Dynamic airline into liquidation

(Winston-Salem Journal) A top unsecured creditor of bankrupt Dynamic International Airways LLC is attempting to force the High Point charter airline into liquidating its assets. Dynamic, which specializes in low-cost international service to the public, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection July 19. It is not clear how many employees Dynamic has. The bare-bones filing in U.S. […]

Civil Aviation probes frequent flight delays by international carriers

The persistent and frequent flight delays by three major airlines which continue to frustrate traveling Guyanese are being addressed by the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA). During a recent meeting with Airline Operators, the GCAA used the opportunity to speak on the issue, while addressing other safety concerns. “The meeting sought to address the frequent […]

State appeals return of $9 Million to Dataram’s brother; Attorney claims money already returned and spent

Moments before the brother of cocaine trafficking convict, Barry Dataram, thought that he would have had the case of  money laundering dropped against him, his hopes were dashed.  The Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions, Dionne McCalmont, informed the Court on Monday that the State was moving to appeal a ruling by the Chief Justice that […]

Public Utilities Commission issues warning to utility companies about quality of service after receiving 503 complaints in 8 months

The Public Utilities Commission (PUC) on Monday issued a warning to the four utility companies under its purview about the quality of their service. For this year, the PUC has received 503 complaints about the GTT, GWI, GPL and Digicel. PUC Chairperson, Dela Britton warned that there are sanctions available to the Commission and said […]

Peacemaker stabbed to death at Berbice BBQ event

 The Guyana Police Force has announced that an investigation is underway into the death of 50-year-old, Sylvan Stoll of  of Plot ‘B’, Herstelling, EBD. The man was stabbed to death early this morning at No. 42 Village, WCB, allegedly by a 32-year-old, labourer, of Onderneeming, WBD. Investigations have so far revealed that the victim and the […]

Miner beaten to death during drunken brawl in Potaro

Police investigators in the Potaro area are probing the murder of a gold miner, who is suspected to have been beaten to death by a fellow miner. The dead man has been identified as Mohabir Gangadeen of the Timehri area. The murder took place on Saturday in the Potaro Backdam. Police reports stated that Gangadeen […]

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