Gold miners worried over money laundering and U.S dollar exchange

The Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association has expressed concern about the rising rate of exchange between the Guyana dollar and the U.S dollar and the unavailability of a foreign currency payment facility for miners. In a statement, the GGDMA expressed its concerns also about the non passage of amendments to the anti-money laundering bill. […]

Woman gunned down during drive by at Kitty bar

A woman was killed and at least three other persons were badly injured when masked gunmen opened fire on a hang out bar in Kitty early on Sunday morning. The dead woman has been identified as 33-year-old Shelliza Basir-Lall aka Shelly Lall of Charity, Essequibo.  Reports indicate that her husband, Raymond Lall is one of […]

Brazilian miners killed in Guyana mining pit

Police and mining officials are probing the death of four Brazilian miners at a mining camp at Eteringbang in Guyana’s Essequibo region. The latest tragedy has echoed more calls for more safety practices in the mining districts. The four men have been identified as Taigo Nunes Pinto, Ronaldo Da Silva Sousa, Joao Nelson Pinto Mands and […]

Police hunting for gunman in gambling murder

Police investigators are on the hunt for a man who shot and killed a South Sophia resident during an argument and fight while gambling at a Mandela Avenue shop. According to a statement from the Police,  Manford Lewis of South Sophia died at the Georgetown Hospital on Friday while undergoing emergency attention for gunshot wounds […]

Canada happy with Guyana credit bureau

The Canadian Government has pledged to continue working with Guyana in the area of finance and security. Guyana has now launched its own Credit Bureau with assistance and support from Canada. Speaking at the launching of the Credit Bureau on Friday night, Canadian High Commissioner to Guyana, Dr. Nicole Giles said “the establishment of the […]

Rohee bashes Granger and Felix as “barren” with new ideas

Embattled Minister of Home Affairs Clement Rohee has decided to take aim at the Opposition Leader and Former Commissioner of Police Winston Felix over their continued calls for him to leave office and for the Government to put together a comprehensive plan to tackle the growing crime problem that has gripped the country. Both Granger […]

La Grange man charged for Policeman’s murder

A 28-year-old man from La Grange on the West Bank Demerara was on Friday morning charged for the shooting death of police constable Michael Cumberbatch. The accused was identified as Vickram Persaud and as he made his first court appearance he complained about being beaten by the police into making a statement and also being […]

58 year old man killed in Stanley town accident

Two drivers are in police custody following an accident that claimed the life of a 58 year old motorcyclist. The dead man has been identified as Carl Wright of 71 Bagotsville, West Bank Demerara. According to the Police, at about 7:15 on Thursday night, mini bus BDD 1690, motor car PMM 1009 and motor cycle […]

Fly Jamaica is air bridge between Guyana and Jamaica -Reece

Under clear skies on a still Georgetown night, Fly Jamaica officially began its service into the Guyana market promising to be the airline that will create more linkages between Guyana and Jamaica. The inaugural flight arrived to loud cheers at Guyana’s Cheddi Jagan International Airport with its executives declaring that the airline will be Guyana’s […]

President calls for UN to address inequality

Guyana’s President Donald Ramotar on Thursday issued a call for the United Nations to pay more attention to the issue of inequality and address concerns by many nations. In his address at the UN General Assembly in New York, President Ramotar said if the world is to become a better place for everyone the issue […]