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Guyana still not doing enough to fight human trafficking -US Report

The United States Department of State is once again issuing a call for Guyana to do more in the fight against human trafficking. In its 2014 Trafficking in Persons report, the State Department said the Government of Guyana does not fully comply with the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking while acknowledging that there are […]

Guyanese woman found dead in Maryland with daughters identified

HAGERSTOWN, Md. —Investigators on Friday ruled out the possibility that someone else killed a 32-year-old woman and her two baby daughters whose bodies were found in their car in a middle school parking lot in Hagerstown. Hagerstown police have ruled out the possibility that a woman and her two young daughters found dead in their car were […]

FBI trains local Cops in interrogation and investigation techniques

Thirty-five officers of the Guyana Police Force should be better able to interview and interrogate suspects and analyse crime scenes and criminal activity, now that they have completed training programmes completed by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigations. The five-day programme which was held at the Police Training Centre in Georgetown ended on Friday […]

Guyanese Lisa Punch in Final 30 of ABC’s Rising Star

Guyanese songbird Lisa “the knockout” Punch is one of the final 30 contestants selected for the new ABC Reality song show, Rising Star. In a press statement, ABC named the Guyana born, Brooklyn based singer in their Top 30. The 21-year-old migrated to the United States from Guyana in December 2013. According to the statement, […]

Granger throws out Ramotar’s conditional AML offer

Leader of the Opposition David Granger has thrown out an offer by President Donald Ramotar to allow the Opposition’s amendments in the Anti Money Laundering Bill, while continuing to refuse to assent to other Bills that were sent to him by the National Assembly. With the country facing possible sanctions by the Financial Action Task […]

Police Wives Assoc. accuse Police Force of “domestic abuse”

The Police Wives Association believes the move by the Guyana Police Force to lock them out of their office and withdraw all support to the organisation is tantamount to domestic abuse. “This is abuse, this is domestic abuse because by locking us out of our own building, the Guyana Police Force is abusing us psychologically”, […]

Insel Air links Guyana closer to Europe

Curacao flag carrier Insel Air landed its inaugural flight at the Cheddi Jagan Airport during heavy welcoming rainfall on a dark Wednesday night, hoping to build itself as the bridge between Guyana and Europe through the Dutch Caribbean. The airline arrived with 60 passengers aboard its MD- 82 aircraft and now intends to begin an […]

NCN fires Admin Manager over alleged missing hose

The National Communications Network has “parted ways” with its Administrative Officer, accusing the woman of removing company property and taking it to her home for personal use. The woman has since denied the charges and sources close to her have told News Source that the move to cut ties with the senior official may be […]