Guyana among World’s most corrupt countries

Out of 175 countries, Guyana has found itself ranked at 124 on the Corruption Perceptions Index. That ranking has landed Guyana at the bottom of the English Speaking Caribbean and as a country where corruption remains a big problem. The report on corruption was compiled and released by Transparency International. It is the 20th annual […]

CJIA going through “bad patch” in detecting drugs -Benn

In the past two weeks, four persons were busted with cocaine at New York’s JFK Airport after they arrived there on separate flights from Guyana. Just over 63 pounds of cocaine was found during those four busts. The incidents have raised new questions about security at Guyana’s Cheddi Jagan Airport. Based on the charges filed […]

President to address prorogation position by weekend

President Donald Ramotar is expected to make known his decision by this weekend on the way forward for the country’s political situation in wake of the Opposition Leader’s rejection of any talks with the government while the Parliament remains prorogued. On Tuesday, President Ramotar brushed aside questions from reporters about a response to Granger’s official […]

Central Bank Governor and Deputy sworn in

(GINA) The newly appointed Bank of Guyana Governor and his deputy were urged to do their best after they took their oath of office, at the Presidential Complex on Tuesday. Former acting Governor, Dr. Gobind Ganga was formally sworn in by President Donald Ramotar, along with Deputy Governor Leslie Glen, in front of Finance Minister […]

Bosai worker found dead with hands tied behind back

Police at Linden are investigating the murder of a worker attached to the Bosai Bauxite Company. The man who worked in the bauxite mines as an excavator operator was found dead early on Wednesday morning with his hands tied behind his back at the work site. Police have identified  him as Edgar Trotman. Investigators were called […]

Government not tainted by Exec Jet problems -Transport Minister

Guyana’s Minister of Transport, Robeson Benn has dismissed concerns that the Government of Guyana may be tainted because of the legal problems facing the Exec Jet Company which operated private jet service from Guyana. The owner of Exec Jet, Guyanese pilot Khamraj Lall is facing money smuggling charges in Puerto Rico after US$620,000 was found […]

Bandits snatch millions in pension money from BV Post Office

Several pensioners in the Beterverwagting and nearby areas on the East Coast of Demerara were forced to go home empty-handed on Tuesday morning after gunmen attacked and robbed the Beterverwagting Post Office of millions of dollars in pension payments. The incident took place just after 9:30 am as the postal workers were processing the pension […]

Dynamic hires local PR company to boost image following delays

US based airline Dynamic Airways has hired the services of Tagman Media Public Relations company in an effort to boost its image following a number of delays and problems since it restarted its service between Georgetown and New York last week. Tagman Media in a statement on Monday evening reported that the airline is looking […]