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Everything is at stake for Guyana in move to the International Court in territorial row with Venezuela -Sir Shridath

Internationally recognised Diplomat and Guyana’s main legal advisor on the Guyana/Venezuela territorial controversy, Sir Shridath Ramphal, has indicated that whatever decision is handed down by the International Court of Justice on the Guyana/Venezuela controversy will be legally binding. Speaking to journalists during a break at the Oil and Gas Summit in Georgetown on Wednesday, Sir […]

Guyanese businesses challenged to step up and take advantage of oil sector

The inaugural Guyana International Petroleum Business Summit opened this morning at the Georgetown Marriott, with a call for more Guyanese businesses to prepare themselves for the benefits that the oil sector will offer. Delivering the feature address, Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman, told the more than 700 delegates gathered that the time is now […]

Seven held after cocaine found in frozen ish at Cheddi Jagan Airport

The Customs Anti Narcotics Unit announced tonight that seven persons were taken into custody for questioning following the discovery of cocaine in a shipment of frozen fish that was being prepared for export. The shipping company currently being investigated allegedly hails from the West Bank of Demerara, according to CANU. The drug enforcement body indicated […]

Four suspects arrested over murder of America St. money changer

Four men have been arrested and are being questioned for the murder of money changer, Shawn Nurse, who was shot dead on Sunday in America Street, here in Georgetown. In a statement this afternoon, the Guyana Police Force said detectives probing the murder arrested the four suspects for questioning. Additionally,  a red Honda CG Motorcycle […]

Youth remanded to jail for allegedly stealing father’s gun and ammunition

At the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court this morning, a 17-year-old young man found himself before Magistrate Judy Latchman facing larceny charges. The youth, Chris Pollard allegedly stole his father’s Taurus pistol along with 9 live matching rounds on the 28th January, 2018. According to the Police report, the teenager usually spends time at his father’s house […]

Regional engineer chopped by irate contractor over money owed

Police investigators are searching for an Enterprise, East Coast Demerara who allegedly chopped a Regional Engineer over late payment for completed construction works. The engineer, 67-year-old, Amaninauth Chinkan, is nursing chop wounds to his left arm that were inflicted by the contractor as the two argued over non-payment of money for completed works. The incident […]

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