Teen driver freed of causing death by dangerous driving charge after victim’s family accepts compensation

Showing no emotions, an 18-year-old young man walked out of the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court a free man today after the relatives of the 41-year-old woman he crashed into and killed, agreed to accept compensation and no longer evidence against him. The teen, Dwayne Griffith, was charged back in May 2016 with causing the death of […]

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Venezuela’s Energy and Petroleum Commission condemns oil exploration in Guyana’s waters

Venezuela’s national newspapers, El Nacional, is reporting that the country’s Energy and Petroleum Commission of its National Assembly has approved an agreement rejecting the oil operations in the Essequibo region by the Government of Guyana. The Commission is convinced that the ongoing oil exploration violates the Geneva agreement of 1966 and Article 10 of The […]

Housing Department briefs Police Officers on Government’s new housing programme

(GINA)  Seven hundred and sixty eight (768) families are expected to be housed in the first phase of the implementation of government’s’ new housing programme. Members of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) are among those targeted to benefit. Minister within the Ministry of Communities, with responsibility for housing, Valerie Adams-Patterson and a team from the […]

Co-Founder of Vote Like A Boss campaign wins Commonwealth Caribbean Young Person of the Year Award

Guyanese, Tricia Teekah, has been named Commonwealth Caribbean Young Person of the Year. Tricia co-founded the Guyana National Youth Council with the aim of enhancing youth empowerment, engagement, inclusion and participation. She led the ‘Vote Like a Boss’ campaign, a youth voter education initiative which used private sector partnerships to educate young voters. The campaign […]