Fly Jamaica lands approval to begin direct flights between Guyana and Cuba

The Government has announced that Guyanese owned, Fly Jamaica Airways, has been granted approval to begin services between Guyana and Cuba. Fly Jamaica had applied several months ago to begin the service, and there were some concerns that the approval was being delayed. However, at his post-cabinet press briefing this morning, Minister of State Joe […]

Social Protection Minister warns against fleecing of pensioners

As the Social Protection Ministry gets ready for the distribution of pension books, the Social Protection Minister, Amna Ally is warning social workers against being caught up in any fraud or making any attempt to fleece pensioners. A number of social workers were suspended following allegations of them attempting to defraud the system. Minister Ally […]

Clothes thief sentenced to six months in jail after guilty plea

At the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court today, a 53-year-old man who is no stranger to Law Enforcement, was sentenced to six months in jail after pleading guilty to stealing more than $200,000 in clothes from a Charlestown store. The Courtroom of Magistrate Fabayo Azore, heard today that Kenrick Gary, while being in the company of another […]

Brazilian man remanded to jail over illegal ammunition

A Brazilian national who claimed that he came to Guyana to visit his mother, will be spending some extra time in the Co-operative Republic, but as a guest of the state. 23-year-old, Joao Figueroa, was remanded to jail today after being charged for illegal ammunition possession. The man, who is a construction worker, was allegedly […]

Taxi service owner remanded on marijuana and ecstasy pills charge

This driver stopped and is now facing ecstasy and marijuana possession charges. Taxi service owner, 34-year-old, Kapildeo Ramsaywack, appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court today and was remanded to prison after being charged for being in possession of marijuana and ecstasy pills. Magistrate Fabayo Azore was told that on the 10th November, Ramsaywack was arrested […]

Jagdeo threatens “major expressions of disapproval” if Speaker disallows debate on estimates for Constitutional Agencies

The People’s Progressive Party is preparing itself to reject any move to block a debate on the estimates tabled in the National Assembly for Constitutional Agencies. Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo said he has reason to believe that the Speaker of the National Assembly, Dr. Barton Scotland, will support the Government in disallowing the debate on […]

North Ruimveldt man remanded to jail over peacemaker’s murder

At the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court today, 26-year-old North Ruimveldt resident, Jermaine Abel, was remanded to prison for the murder of Haffiz Douglas, who also lived in the same community. Douglas was stabbed to death on November 6, 2017 as he attempted to prevent a brawl between Abel and his brother. The Court heard that on […]

Most Guyana Missions overseas fully restaffed -Minister Greenidge

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is still in the process of re-staffing the Guyana Overseas Missions, according to Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl Greenidge. He recently explained that “with the exception of one mission, we have new Ambassadors, in all the missions, High Commissions, Embassies and Consul Offices”. Since the APNU/AFC administration took office more […]