US Embassy system outage forces visa delays

The United States Embassy here in Georgetown has announced that it is currently experiencing technical problems with its passport and visa system. According to the Embassy, the issue is worldwide and is not specific to any particular country, citizenship document, or visa category. The problem has resulted in persons who have completed their visa application […]

Ashni Singh acted on Government’s behalf with spending -Ramotar

President Donald Ramotar has rushed to the defence of his Finance Minister Dr. Ashni Singh following the decision by the Speaker of the National Assembly to send the Finance Minister to the Privileges Committee over his decision to spend over $4 Billion from the consolidated fund that was not approved by the National Assembly. Speaking […]

Fight the PPP and not each other -Granger tells PNC Congress

Amidst  worry that some eligible members may not be on the delegate’s list, Leader of the People’s National Congress Reform David Granger called on members of his party to move away from fighting each other and instead focus their energies on fighting the PPP. Speaking to the hundreds of supporters and special invitees who gathered […]

Speaker sends Finance Minister to Privileges Committee

Speaker of the National Assembly Raphael Troman has ruled that Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh be sent to the committee of privileges over his decision to spend over 4 billion dollars from the consolidated fund that was not approved by the national assembly. In his ruling, Trotman said sufficient evidence had been provided to have […]

US$200 row led to Guyanese woman’s murder in New York

A Brooklyn woman decapitated and dismembered a mother of four and then scattered her remains in pieces across Long Island over a measly $200 dispute, authorities and neighbors said Thursday. Leah Cuevas viciously hacked away at the 27-year-old’s neck and torso — cutting off her head — during a dispute over money inside a Brownsville […]

Decomposed body of woman found in Turkeyen bushes

The badly decomposed body of woman was on Thursday evening found in a clump of bushes on an empty plot of land at Turkeyen on the East Coast of Demerara. Police investigators suspect that the body might be that of missing St. Stanislaus College teacher Nyozi Goodman. However, up to news time, there could be […]

Brooklyn woman charged for Guyanese woman murder

(NBC NY)  A 42-year-old Brooklyn woman has been charged in the killing of a missing woman whose partially dismembered body was found in a parking lot on Long Island earlier this month, police say. Leah Cuevas was charged late Wednesday with second-degree murder in the death of 27-year-old Chinelle Latoya Browne, who lived at the […]

Georgetown man charged for cocaine in tonic bottle case

 A  34-year old East La Penitence man was on Wednesday denied bail and remanded to prison over the liquid cocaine in tonic bottle case. The man, Deon Layne, pleaded not guilty to the drug trafficking charge when it was read to him. The prosecution’s case is that it was Layne who dropped off a bottle […]

Luncheon wants GECOM to prove readiness for elections

The Government is calling on the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to provide a timely and more thorough and holistic status report detailing its level of readiness and preparedness for the holding of local government and/or general elections.             Speaking at his weekly post-Cabinet press briefing at the Office of the President on Wednesday, Head of […]