Chinese Foreign Minister to visit Guyana this weekend

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced that Chinese Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, will lead a delegation on a visit to Guyana on Friday 21 and Saturday 22 September. The Chinese Foreign Minister will meet with President David Granger, and Vice President and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl Greenidge during his visit. Those meetings will […]

Jagdeo complains that SOCU only going after former PPP Govt. officials and not drug traffickers and money launderers

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo is once again hitting out at the Special Organised Crime Unit of the Guyana Police Force, claiming that it appears to be targeting members of the former PPP government more than it is going behind drug traffickers and money launderers. Mr. Jagdeo was back at the SOCU headquarters this afternoon to […]

CANU finds worrying demand for ecstasy drug in local schools

Guyana’s top drug enforcement agency, the Customs Anti Narcotics Unit, is raising alarm over the increase in the demand for ecstasy in local schools. The agency has been making moves to address the problem. Speaking at the opening of the annual CANU training programme this morning, Deputy Director of CANU, Lesley Ramlall, explained that the […]

CANU Training Conference focuses on building more integrity and professionalism

Ranks of the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) are being encouraged to ensure they remain professional and showcase integrity at all times. CANU’s annual training conference opened this morning in Georgetown with the Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan, reminding the agents of the importance of their job and the need for more professionalism and integrity. […]

Albouystown woman nabbed with cocaine in false side of suitcase

An Albouystown woman is the latest person to be held with cocaine at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport. In a statement, the Customs Anti Narcotics Unit announced the arrest of Shellon Yolanda Barrow of Victoria Street, Albouystown. She was held on Saturday while preparing to board a Jamaica bound flight. According to CANU, ranks stationed […]

Over $74 million returned to complaining public utility customers in three years -PUC

The Public Utilities Commission is reporting that over the past three years, it has successfully addressed complaints that have seen $74 Million being returned to consumers who filed complaints against the various utility companies.   At an Open House Day which was hosted at the PUC headquarters today, Complaints Manager, Destra Bourne reveled that just this […]