Police Force appoints Chaplain; Officers can access counselling

Acting Commissioner of Police, Seelall Persaud on Wednesday announced that the Guyana Police Force  has appointed an official Chaplain for the Force. Speaking at the Force’s Annual Award Ceremony at Police Headquarters, Eve Leary, Commissioner Persaud said the  Police Force Chaplain will not only deal with ceremonies, but will also coordinate among the Faith Based […]

BRICS countries set up new development bank

A new international development bank and multi-billion emergency lending pool will be set up by Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. The move comes at a summit meeting of BRICS leaders in Brazil. The “New Development Bank” (NDB) is intended to compete with the World Bank and its private lending arm, the International Finance […]

Linden man shot and stabbed to death at Interior location

 Police investigators have been dispatched to the Mowasi Landing area at Potaro where a 31-year-old Lindener was brutally stabbed and shot to death during an argument. The dead man was a gold miner. He has been identified as  Quacy Thompson. The incident on Tuesday evening just after 8pm at the interior mining location. According to […]

SASOD to Ramotar: The Bishop has to go

The Society Against Sexual Orientation and Discrimination (SASOD) wants President Donald Ramotar to do some house cleaning and rid the cabinet of Minister in the Ministry of Finance, Bishop Juan Edghill. The gay and lesbian rights group believes the Bishop openly flaunted the Constitution of Guyana when he made public statements that the group believes […]

Multi million dollar Forensic laboratory commissioned

The Guyana Forensic Science Laboratory which is intended to enhance the investigative capacity of the local law enforcement in crime and the prosecution of offenders, by provide quality, scientific evidence and expert testimony has been commissioned. The construction and outfitting of the Forensic Science Laboratory came under the Citizen Security Programme, which concluded on June […]

Gunned down robber identified as Agricola youth

The young man who was shot dead after robbing a businessman of a bag of money at a city spare parts store has been identified as 22 year old Agricola resident Kevin Fields. According to a Police report, just after 12 noon on Monday, a businessman went to Ramchand Auto Spares at Sheriff Street to transact […]

More Law Enforcement officers trained in Port Security

GEORGETOWN – In a cooperative effort between the United States and Guyana to improve global maritime transport security, the US Embassy in Georgetown facilitated a week-long workshop on auditing management systems. This training was conducted in partnership with the United States Coast Guard and the Maritime Administration of Guyana (MARAD).  It represents the third of […]

Robber shot dead by his victim during getaway

A young man believed to be in his mid 20’s was shot dead on Monday afternoon, moments after he had reportedly robbed a customers of a spare parts store at gunpoint. The incident took place in the Campbellville area. According to reports, the young man whipped out a gun and carried out a daring robbery […]