BREAKING: Men shot dead on seawalls had trailed bank customer when cornered by undercover Cops -Police statement

In a statement, the Guyana Police Force this afternoon confirmed that the three men shot dead by undercover police during a shoot-out on the seawalls were bandits who were trailing a bank customer. In a statement the Police said that at around 10:30hrs, based on information received from ‘operatives’ performing duty in the vicinity of […]

BREAKING: Three suspected “trunkers” shot dead on seawalls

Three suspected bandits believed to be trunkers were shot dead this afternoon along the seawalls road behind the GNS Ground. Persons working nearby said they heard multiple gunshots and when the shots ended, the bodies of the three men were sprawled on the roadway with Police ranks nearby. A senior Detective at the scene said […]

Overall unemployment rate pegged at 12% with youths and women among the highest number of unemployed

The unemployment rate for persons aged 15 and above in Guyana currently stands at 12%, according to the 2017 Third Quarter Report of a continuous Labour Force Survey which was released by the Bureau of Statistics on Thursday. The Report said the situation for women was substantially worse than that of men compared at 15.3% versus 9.9%. […]

Mini-bus operators protest Police crackdown on colourful wraps

Several mini-bus operators took their buses to the Square of the Revolution this morning as part of a protest against the Guyana Police Force and its crackdown on those buses with colourful wraps around them. The Police Traffic Department has revoked the road license for a number of the buses, warning the drivers that the […]