President promises more schools and better facilities

President David Granger has promised the construction of more schools and the recruitment of more teachers as he pushes ahead with the government’s educational reform initiatives geared towards ensuring that every child has access to quality education. He made the pledge on Friday while addressing an Education Rally to mark Education Day as part of Education Month […]

Peru national remanded to jail for overstaying time in Guyana

A national of Peru was today remanded to prison, after he was charged for overstaying his time time in Guyana. 52-year-old, Manuel Fernandez, made his first appearance before Chief Magistrate, Ann Mclennan at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court. The charge stated that Fernandez was granted a stay in Guyana from March 4th to June 3rd, but […]

More support and assistance promised as President’s College celebrates 32nd Anniversary

President David Granger on Thursday pledged more support and assistance for President’s College, while attending an event to mark the school’s 32nd anniversary. As patron of the College, the Head of State said he intends to continue offering support, especially in the areas of science, technology and mathematics. He said the support will not only be financial, […]

President distances himself and government from “racial slur” used by his Press Officer in private chat

President David Granger has distanced himself from the use of a racial slur by his Press Officer. The slur was used in a private Facebook conversation that the Press Officer, Lloyda Garrett was having with her friends. Parts of the conversation have been leaked. A screenshot of the private conversation was made public earlier this […]

Jagdeo against recommendations to “shake up” Police Force

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo on Wednesday lashed out at the President David Granger and the  government in the face of a report, which recommends a shake up in the Guyana Police Force. The recommendation for Police reform was made in the recent Commission of Inquiry Report into a plot to assassinate President David Granger. The […]

President to raise UN efforts to address border controversy with UN Secretary General

Vice President and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl Greenidge on Wednesday said Guyana intends to press the United Nations (UN), during the 72nd General Assembly, to move forward with the aim of bringing an end to the ongoing border controversy with neighboring Venezuela. He did not indicate any interest on Guyana’s part to support any […]

Local youth charged for assaulting Trini soca star, Benjai

Months after popular Trinidadian Soca star, Benjai, was attacked and lashed across the head outside the Palm Court nightclub, a 25-year-old man has been charged for the incident. The accused, Marverick DeAbreau,  stood before Magistrate Leron Daly and entered a not guilty plea after the assault and wounding charge was read to him. The Court […]

Crying “Tear Drop” charged in $1.1Million robbery case

With real and painted tears rolling down his face, one-time, local social media sensation, “Tear Drop”, found himself before a City Magistrate facing robbery charges. The 23-year-old young man, whose real name is Leon Clark, was granted bail in the sum of $75,000 after he was charged with breaking into the house of East La […]