Health Ministry recruiting Doctors, Nurses and other medical professionals to dispatch to BVI as part of Guyana’s relief efforts

(DPI)  The Ministry of Public Health through the office of the Chief Medical Officer is recruiting medical staff and professionals who will work along with the Civil Defense Commission (CDC), as part of Guyana’s assistance to the hurricane ravaged Caribbean islands. Those recruited will be sent to the British Virgin Islands to provide Medical and […]

Business Minister encourages investors to look beyond oil

“Oil is not the only thing happening to Guyana,” declared Business Minister Dominic Gaskin, as he addressed the Canadian Oil and Gas Trade Mission at the Guyana Marriott Hotel on Tuesday. Minister Gaskin said even with the large amounts of revenue to be earned when oil production begins in 2020, the government remains committed to diversifying the […]

Linden man nabbed with 4 pounds cocaine at CJIA

A Linden resident, who worked and lived in Trinidad until recently, is expected to face the Courts in Guyana after he was busted at the Cheddi Jagan Airport with over four pounds of cocaine in his suitcase. The man was reportedly preparing to board a New York bound flight when the cocaine was discovered stashed […]

Grove man dead, friend injured in motorcycle crash

A 23-year-old man is dead, and his friend has been left in a critical condition following a motorcycle accident in the South Ruimveldt area on Monday. The dead young man has been identified as Sunil Samaroo of Grove, East Bank Demerara. The injured friend, who remains in a critical condition, has been identified as 24-year-old, […]

Taxi driver remanded on robbery and gun possession charges

33-year-old taxi driver, Lester Joseph, was today remanded to prison after he was slapped with a number of gun related and robbery charges. The West Ruimveldt man, made his first appearance in court before Magistrate, Judy Latchman and denied all of the allegations that have been leveled against him. The Court heard that on the […]

Former robbery accused remanded after new robbery charges

At the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court today, a man who recently had a robbery charge against him discharged, found himself back in Court today. This time, facing two additional robbery charges. The Accused, Dexter Wray, a resident of Agricola, stood before Magistrate Judy Latchman and denied the allegation on both charges. The Court heard that on […]

Increased Police Bicycle patrol in Georgetown begins today

Following a week of training, the Guyana Police Force commenced heightened bicycle patrol operations in and around the Capital City on Monday. It is hoped that this level of policing will enhance the crime fighting capabilities with a specific emphasis on gambling and monitoring shut in elderly citizens and unattended vegetation.  The bicycle patrols will also […]

Police depending on intel driven operations to recapture remaining escapees

Police investigators are continuing their intel driven operations in Linden in pursuit of recapturing prison escapee, Royden Williams aka Royden Durant.  Assistant Commissioner Clifton Hicken said on Monday that the policing posture in this regard continues not only in Linden and other Region 10 areas but throughout the country.  He could not say with certainty whether Williams […]