Essequibo men remanded to jail for 200 pound Pomeroon cocaine bust

Just days after the GDF Coast Guard intercepted a vessel in the Pomeroon river with over 200 pounds of Cocaine, two men have been charged for cocaine possession for the purpose of trafficking. 45-year-old, John DaSilva called Martin of Grant Strong Hope,Pomeroon River and 34-Year-old Kevin Gordon of Jib Housing Scheme, Essequibo, stood before Chief […]

Roopnarine rescinds resignation following meeting with President

Minister of Public Service, Dr. Rupert Roopnarine has decided to recall his resignation from government and continue to serve the coalition government as a cabinet Minister. His decision was announced today by Minister of State Joe Harmon.  According to the Minister of State, Dr. Roopnarine met yesterday with the President in his company and the […]

Guyanese miners found murdered in neighbouring Venezuela at mining camp

Police investigators in Guyana intend to contact their counterparts in neighbouring Venezuela as a probe begins into the shooting death of three Guyanese gold miners in the neighbouring country. The three dead miners have been identified as 19-year-old Samuel Moses, 23-year-old, Cologne Solomon and 55-year-old Vernon Eudoxie. According to the Guyana Police Commander for the […]

Edghill complains meeting with Govt. officials on prison fire was “exercise in futility”

Opposition Member of Parliament (MP) Bishop Juan Edghill on Wednesday complained that a meeting last weekend with two Ministers of Government on the recent Georgetown Prison fire was “an exercise in futility”. Government announced earlier this week that it extended an invitation to the political opposition to meet and discuss the July 9, Georgetown Prison […]

Dynamic Airways files for bankruptcy following US Court judgement, but still plans “normal operations”

US based air carrier, Dynamic International Airways announced on Wednesday night that it has filed a voluntary Chapter 11 petition with the United States Bankruptcy Court. The airline which has five weekly flights to Guyana intends to continue its “normal operations”, while it works out a restructuring plan. According to a statement from the airline, its […]

18-year-old blames marijuana for committing armed robberies

18-Year-Old, Mowally Clark, will spend the next couple of weeks,contemplating how much time he will be spending in Prison after pleading guilty to two armed robbery charges. The Court is awaiting a probation report before handing down a sentence. The Teen made his first appearance before Magistrate Fabayo Azore today to answer to the robbery […]

New High Court Judges urged to be impartial and independent

With a pledge to ensure that the Judiciary remains independent and impartial, President David Granger on Wednesday administered the Oath of Office to four new High Court Judges and elevated a sitting High Court Judge to the Court of Appeal. Family members and senior members of the judiciary gathered at State House to witness the swearing in […]

Dr. Roopnarine offers resignation; President still to accept

Minister of Public Service in the Ministry of the Presidency, Dr. Rupert Roopnarine, has offered his resignation from the post to President David Granger. The resignation comes just one month after the President moved Roopnarine from his post as Minister of Education to the newly created Ministerial position. This morning, President David Granger, confirmed receiving […]