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Police woman was shot five times before perpetrator took his own life

Police Constable, Shanice Fraser, remains in a critical condition at the Georgetown Hospital after a night of surgeries to address the gunshot wounds she sustained at the hands of a colleague she once loved. Policeman, Clement Cockfield, shot himself dead after shooting his police girlfriend at the West Demerara’s La Grange Police station. In an […]

CARICOM Commission told of reasons to support decriminalization of marijuana in Guyana

A Regional Commission on the use of Marijuana established by the CARICOM Heads of Government on Monday heard of a need to not only decriminalize the use of marijuana,  but also the need for legislative reform that will make marijuana fully legal for religious and medicinal purposes. During a public consultation surrounding the use of […]

Police Force’s response and efficiency to be enhanced by China’s US$2.6M donation of vehicles

The Guyana Police Force received a boost to its crime-fighting capacity on Monday with the formal hand over of vehicles and other policing gear from the People’s Republic of China. The US$2.6 million donation was birthed out of a 2014 engagement between Chinese Embassy Officials and Police Commissioner Seelall Persaud and is a follow up to an […]

Demand receipts as Christmas shopping season begins – Consumer Affairs

The Christmas shopping season is one of the busiest for the local business community. Many persons begin their holiday shopping in the month of February and continue straight into the month of December. Already several stores across Georgetown have launched various sales and promotions to pull customers. As the shopping season warms up, the Competition […]

Public Security Ministry seeking more Budget funds to assist Police in information gathering

With just over two weeks before the presentation of the National Budget, Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan, has indicated that he is pushing for more funds to be set aside and made available to support the security forces in intelligence gathering operations. Mr. Ramjattan said he has specifically requested funds for informants, who aid the […]