Nothing in place to reintegrate deportees -Top Cop

Two days after the United States government delivered 26 Guyanese deportees on a special flight, the Police Commissioner, Seelall Persaud has revealed that while some monitoring might be done, there is no system in place to assist the deportees with being reintegrated back in the Guyanese society. Persaud told reporters on Thursday that he has […]

PPP practicing “sour grapes politics” -Nagamootoo

Vice Chairman of the Alliance for Change (AFC) and former executive member of the governing People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C) Moses Nagamootoo, has accused the PPP/C of resorting to “sour grapes politics” in its condemnation of the parliamentary opposition parties attempt to form a broad alliance. Nagamootoo reminded during a press conference on Wednesday that […]

GDF Chaplain sent on early retirement over sex assault claims

The Chaplain of the Guyana Defence Force has been sent on early retirement leave following a sex assault complaint that was filed against him by a female member of the army. GDF Chief of Staff,  Brigadier Mark Phillips on Thursday confirmed that Force Chaplain Reverend Brentnol Bess was sent on leave as he gets ready […]

Life must go on for torture cops -Police Commissioner

Even as there are widespread calls for the Police Service Commission to rescind the promotion of the two police officers who tortured a 15-year-old boy back in 2009, the Police Commissioner (ag) Seelall Persaud has defended the promotions. Speaking to members of the media on Thursday morning, Mr. Persaud said that the ranks been convicted […]

President calls on GDF to act professionally during elections

The Annual Officers Conference of the Guyana Defence Force opened on Thursday morning with a call by President Donald Ramotar for members of the GDF to conduct themselves professionally during the upcoming elections. Speaking to officers gathered for the opening ceremony at GDF Headquarters at Camp Ayanganna, President Ramotar first congratulated the GDF on its […]

Fmr. Personal Assistant surrenders to police; Declares innocence

The former personal assistant to the junior Agriculture Minister, surrendered to police on Wednesday which was just one day after a wanted bulletin was issued for his arrest. The man, Kenroy Joseph was accompanied by his Attorney James Bond. Joseph has been fingered as an accomplice in a drug trafficking effort which was busted last […]

DPP clears Speaker of sex assault claims

The Director of Public Prosecutions, Shalimar Ali-Hack has advised the Guyana Police Force that there is no basis for sex assault charges to be laid against Speaker of the National Assembly Raphael Trotman. The advice comes following a complaint filed by a young Guyanese man, Johnnie Welshman who had claimed that he was sexually assaulted […]

Guyana wants Ernie Ross to explain position in T&T Scandal

Guyana’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett has announced that she has written to the Honorary Consul in Trinidad and Tobago Ernie Ross requesting that he explains his alleged possible involvement in the scandal that led to the Trinidadian Prime Minister firing her Attorney General and the Minister of National Security. The Guyana Foreign Minister […]

Jagdeo not interested in third term or elected position – Luncheon

Former President of Guyana Bharrat Jagdeo, who is currently overseas, has asked the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C) government to clarify that he is not interested in being elected to a third term in office. That request came in response to a  writ which was filed  in the High Court on Monday challenging the two […]