More consultation should have been done on SARA Bill -Manickchand

Leading the debate from the opposition benches, People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C) Parliamentarian Priya Manickchand, told the National Assembly on Thursday that the Party was not against asset recovery and exposing corrupt politicians. As the second speaker on a list of 18, Manickhand laid out the opposition’s position on the State Asset Recovery Bill, just […]

PPP MPs demand Attorney General apology over Court house drama

The National Assembly erupted in loud chatter on Thursday as Attorney General; Senior Counsel Basil Williams stood to move the second reading of the State Assets Recovery Bill. Opposition Parliamentarians banged on their desks and shouted, but their chants had nothing to do with the Bill. The People’s Progressive Party MPs shouted repeatedly “apologize, apologize,” demanding that […]

Albouystown man remanded to jail on four armed robbery charges

An Albouyston man appeared in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court today and was remanded to prison on four counts of armed robbery. 26-year-old, Anthony Charles, stood before Magistrate Fabayo Azore as the four Charges were read to him. It was first stated that on the 21st March at Water Street, he allegedly robbed Bibi Nizan $105,000 […]

Call made for greater collaboration among agencies and financial institutions to fight money laundering

As Guyana continues to fall below the expectations of international frameworks, domestic efforts continue to address the deficiencies in the country’s anti money laundering and terrorist financing agenda. On Wednesday, Attorney General, Senior Counsel Basil Williams called for greater sharing of information among stakeholder agencies. He made the call during an event to observe the […]

Parika farmer charged over strangling murder of reputed wife

The Parika man who dodged law enforcement for a number of days after his reputed wife was found strangled to death, appeared in court today and was charged with the woman’s murder. Magistrate Rochelle Liverpool remanded Ganesh Dhanraj to prison after the charge was read to him at the Leonora Magistrates’ Court. He was not […]