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Guyanese born drug smuggler in shoot out with US Marshalls

 A drug smuggler arrested following a shootout with U.S. marshals in Queens was on the run for more than two decades and went to bed in a bullet-proof vest with two guns on his pillow, police and sources said Wednesday. Oswald Lewis, 44, has been wanted since he was indicted for conspiracy to distribute cocaine […]

Guyana’s airports not up to minimum security requirements -Benn

Guyana’s Minister of Public Works, Robeson Benn has admitted that Guyana’s two international airports are still to meet the minimum security requirements. Speaking at the opening of a workshop on airport security at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Minister Benn said the Government is cognisant of the security loop holes at the airports, and is working […]

City Hall locks Sooba out…Sooba breaks back in

The drama continued on Tuesday morning at the Georgetown City Council as Government appointed Acting Town Clerk, Carol Sooba had her bodyguards break their way into her office following a decision by the council to send her on leave and shut her out of her office. Sooba did not have much to say but had […]

Royston King charged for writing off taxes for Beacon Foundation

Public Relations Officer of the Georgetown City Council, Royston King appeared in court on Monday afternoon and was charged for forgery after he allegedly granted a $36 million waiver in rates and taxes for the charity organisation, the Beacon Foundation. King reportedly did the write off and signed documents as the Acting Town Clerk. The […]

Better Hope man found murdered; Two in custody

Two persons are in custody as Police investigators probe the murder of Better Hope, East Coast Demerara resident, Bharrat Sugrim called “Lusty”. The 37-year-old man was found in a yard at Cummings Lodge, ECD, with stab wounds to his chest, at about 2:3opm on Sunday, August 24. A man and a woman were taken into […]

Man shot in Alberttown did not commit any robbery -Witnesses

Several persons who were at a 6th Street, Alberttown shop when 26-year-old Dexter Lindo was shot by a Bourda businessman are disputing reports by the businessman and the Police that the young man had attempted to rob the businessman. The businessman owns a beverage distribution company in the Merriman’s Mall arcade. According to the eyewitnesses, […]

Bunji and Fay-ann…The two really means one

Gordon Moseley writes I remember my first trip to Trinidad and Tobago Carnival. The year was 2005. Bunji Garlin was King of Soca while Fay-ann Lyons was making moves to become Queen. Trinidad and Tobago’s Carnival is really one of the most captivating events on earth. The pulsating beats of sweet Trini soca music only […]

Cashier/Waitress gunned down during Chinese Restaurant robbery

A mother of five was gunned down on Saturday night as she tried to escape from two armed bandits as they demanded that she hand over all the money at the Delicious Chinese Restaurant on Durban Street, Georgetown. The dead woman has been identified as 48-year-old Debbie Blackman of Tucville in Georgetown. She was in […]

Granger calls Ramotar’s drug fighting efforts “Bogus”

Guyana’s Opposition Leader, Brigadier (Rtd.) David Granger has described as “bogus”, the efforts of the President Donald Ramotar administration to fight the drug trade and narco trafficking in Guyana. Last Friday, the Customs Anti Narcotics Unit announced the discovery of a semi submarine vessel in Guyana’s Waini river. It is believed that the vessel was […]