Woman charged for cocaine in cream liqueur

A twenty-year old woman who was recently turned down for a job with the Customs Anti Narcotics Unit found herself before the Chief Magistrate on Tuesday morning facing drug trafficking charges instituted by the same agency that she wanted to hire her. The young woman Tishana Edwards who worked previously with a non-governmental human rights […]

Karen DeSouza grabs prestigious Caribbean Award

The Anthony N Sabga Caribbean Awards for Excellence has announced its three laureates for 2014.  In the category of Arts and Letters Prof Liam Teague was awarded, for Public & Civic Contributions, Ms Karen de Souza of Guyana and Science & Technology was given to Dr Richard Robertson of St Vincent and The Grenadines. Chairman of […]

Increase in number of Judges to fight case backlog

President Donald Ramotar has issued the Puisne Judges (maximum number) Order 2014 pursuant to Section 3 of the High Court Act, Cap. 3:02 to increase the number of Puisne Judges to 20.             According to a statement issued today by Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Anil Nandlall the Order was duly published on the February […]

Condition of former President still unknown

Two days after former President Bharrat Jagdeo was air-dashed to a medical facility in Florida after falling ill, there are still no updates on his condition. Mr. Jagdeo who was recently in India, returned to Guyana last week and began complaining of feeling unwell. Sources said within days, his condition deteriorated as he became weak […]

U.S extends Republic greetings to Guyana

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday extended republic anniversary greetings to Guyana on behalf of US President Barack Obama. In the statement, Mr. Kerry said The United States and Guyana share a dynamic partnership based on common interests and aspirations for peace, democracy, and respect for universal rights and freedoms. Adding that their […]

Students and teachers escape as school bus burst into flames

Close to 50 students of the Cotton Tree Primary School and their teachers along with the driver of a school bus were able to escape unhurt when the bus they were heading home in burst into flames at Mahaica on the East Coast of Demerara. The students were heading back home after a day touring […]

Police gets breathalyzer gift from flour company

Less than two weeks after Home Affairs Minister Clement Rohee admitted that the Police Force only had three functioning breathalyzer kits to test suspected drunk drivers, the National Milling Company has stepped forward to offer some help. On Tuesday, NAMILCO donated fifteen breathalyzer kits to Guyana Police Force to aid in the efforts to curb […]

Man shot outside GT&T office on Church Street

A 39-year-old man is nursing multiple gunshot wounds after he was shot while trying to rush to his wife’s aid on Church Street, just outside the GT&T office on Thursday afternoon. According to reports, the man Sunil Ramesh was parking his mini-bus while his wife was standing just outside the bus, giving him directions. The […]

America St. money changer gunned down in city

An America Street money changer was gunned down on Lombard Street in Georgetown on Thursday morning as he made his way to work. The dead man has been identified as Eccles resident Bridgelall Persaud. According to sources, just after 8 o’ clock on Thursday morning, Persaud was driving his motor car along Lombard Street in […]