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Police probing murder of Vergenoegen man

Police investigators are probing the murder of a 30-year-old porter of Vergenoegen, East Bank Essequibo. The man’s body was discovered this morning in a pool of blood. with a gaping wound to his left hand. According to the Police, an investigation has revealed that about 10 o’ clock last night, the man was involved in a […]

Maraikobai Safari set for Mashramani weekend

Now in its second year, the Maraikobai off road village safari is set to kick off on February 23rd and will run until the 25th, with the aim of promoting domestic tourism and affording participants the opportunity to experience indigenous culture and understand its history. With a total of four annual safaris, the Pakaraima Safari Club […]

Guyana and Brazil recommit to maintaining and strengthening ties as Brazil’s Defence Minister visits

Guyana and Brazil recommitted themselves today to ensure the South American continent remains a zone of peace with respect for territorial sovereignty. The recommitment came during an official State visit by a delegation from Brazil to Guyana which included its Minister of Defence Raul Jungmann and Minister of Justice, Torquato Jardim. President David Granger conferred the […]

Security to be tightened at border regions to block gun flow

Guyana’s security forces will be moving to tighten up on security especially in the bordering regions to stem the flow of illegal weapons into the country. Special attention will be given to the border with Brazil. As gun crimes remain high, investigations have revealed that many of the guns being used are coming in from […]

President has no plan to offer new Judicial nominees, but will consult with legal advisors

Following the Opposition Leader’s decision not to agree to the President’s nominees for the positions of Chancellor and Chief Justice, President David Granger intends to consult his legal advisors before moving forward with the process, but he does not intend to offer new nominees. The President spoke to News Source today and when asked if […]

Jagdeo finds no favour with President’s nominees for top judicial posts

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has not found favour with the President’s nominees for the two top Judicial posts in the country, essentially blocking the appointment of Justice Kenneth Benjamin as Chancellor of the Judiciary and Justice Yonette Cummings-Edwards as the Chief Justice. Justice Benjamin is currently the Chief Justice of Belize while Justice Cummings-Edwards is […]

Venezuelan “sex workers” fined for illegal entry

Four Venezuelan nationals who admitted in Court today that they are sex workers, were fined $30,000 and ordered deported after admitting to illegally entering Guyana. The four Venezuelan nationals were identified today in Court as Mario Brito, Edis Herera, Yisneidi Sidian and Sindian Herera. They told the Court that they are all in their 20’s.  […]