PPP pulls out of Wakenaam Local Govt. Elections after discovery of dead and phantom backers on its list

PPP General Secretary and Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo today announced that his party has withdrawn its candidates in the Wakenaam Local Authority area, as Local Government Elections approach. The decision was taken after one of the other political parties contesting elections in the area, pointed out that a number of the names listed on the […]

115 sexual sexual offence cases with children as the victims for new High Court session; Child Care Agency investigating over 600 more

The High Court in Georgetown is getting ready to hear scores of sexual offence cases in its current session with most of the cases involving children as the alleged victims.  One hundred and forty-nine sexual offence cases have been listed for the new Court session.  Of those 149 cases, Court documents have revealed that children […]

“Silence is Violence”; Public Security Minister calls on Prison Officers to speak up against wrongdoings by colleagues

The Guyana Prison Service is observing its anniversary, which has come at a time when the service continues to see many of its Prison Officers being involved in the smuggling of prohibited items into the jail houses across Guyana. Almost every week, raids would be conducted at the various prisons and prohibited items would be […]