Guyanese busted at JFK with cocaine

Drug Enforcement Officers in Guyana and the United States are probing another drug bust in New York of a Guyanese passenger. 49-year-old Guyanese, Winston Carr was busted at the JFK International Airport in New York after he arrived there on a Caribbean Airlines flight from Guyana on July 3, 2013, with cocaine concealed in the […]

APNU calls on Govt. to reduce airline travel tax

As the Government and the public continue to complain about the high cost of airline tickets from Guyana, the Opposition group A Partnership for National Unity believes the Government itself could assist in getting the cost down. APNU Executive and Shadow Minister of Tourism, Joe Harmon has written to Works and Transportation Minister Robeson Benn […]

Mahaica man shot dead during home invasion

A 27-year-old Mahaica resident was shot dead on Monday evening when armed bandits invaded his Supply, Mahaica home around 8:30pm.   The dead man has been identified as Omadat Persaud who is also known as “Vicky”. According to a statement from the police, the man was at home with his other family members when the three […]

Guyana not probing U.S visa fraud -Crime Chief

The investigative arms of the Guyana Police Force may be tied with relation to that alleged visa racket that may have taken place at the Georgetown Embassy of the United States because of diplomatic conventions. Deputy Commissioner of Police and Crime Chief, Seelall Persaud on Monday revealed to News Source that the Guyana Police Force […]

Women miners rescue girls from Interior sex camps

Six young girls were rescued from various mining camps in the Issano area in Region Seven over the weekend as the Guyana Women Miners Organisation continue with their efforts to fight human trafficking. And two police officers who are based in the interior region are being probed for allegedly having sex with two of the […]

Man gunned down in early morning robbery

An East Bank Demerara  man who has been identified as Winston Da Silva was gunned down early Monday morning as armed men carried out a daring robbery in the heart of the city just as the busy business day was getting started. Da Silva was in the company of his employer Cecil Gajadhar when they were attacked. […]

Top Cop wants more professional Force

The Commissioner of Police Leroy Brummel has issued a call for policemen to act more professionally when they carry out their duties. The top cop made the call on Saturday as he addressed hundreds of police officers as part of the force’s 174th anniversary celebrations. Commissioner Brummel cautioned ranks against the abuse of power which […]

Man gunned down on seawalls

A 32-year-old man was shot dead on Sunday night at the seawalls in the vicinity of Vryheid’s Lust on the East Coast of Demerara. The dead man has been identified as Tyrone Boodoo of Better Hope, East Coast Demerara. According to the police the man was in the company of a 23-year-old female friend when […]

SASOD at 10 documentary launched

When the Society Against Sexual Orientation and Discrimination was formed a decade ago, its founders did not imagine that the organisation would have become such a key player in major decision-making in Guyana with respect to human rights and the rights of persons in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community. The organisation currently is […]

Strip club dancers in custody over shooting

A number of Brazilian and Colombian dancers remain in police custody following the shooting of a taxi driver on Friday morning in Cummings Street, Alberttown. The driver had just dropped the “dancing-girls” home from a city strip bar when an argument began. The ladies reportedly summoned someone to the scene during the argument and within […]