Police & Social Services failing trafficking victims -GWMO

With Guyana still on the U.S Government’s watch list as a country where human trafficking remains a big problem, the Guyana Women Miners Organisation is expressing worry about the care that is offered to victims of trafficking in persons once they are rescued from a life of “modern-day slavery”. The GWMO which has been leading […]

Govt. blocking GT&T from expanding

Close to four years since the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company applied to the Government for permission to expand its mobile platform to make the way for 3G and 4G technology, the company is still holding for a favourable response from the administration. GT&T Chief Executive Officer, RK Sharma on Saturday evening explained that “we […]

Ganga says it wasn’t me in response to sex allegations

Minister of Local Government, Ganga Persaud who last week announced his resignation from the post is denying claims that the reason for his resignation is as a result of allegations of a sexual relationship with a minor. In a statement issued on Monday evening, Persaud described the reports as false, malicious and libelous. Persaud said […]

Top Cop to meet with Corentyne residents

Guyana’s Commissioner of Police Leroy Brummel will travel to the Corentyne Coast in Berbice on Tuesday to meet with residents who have been protesting over the crime situation in the area. The Guyana Police Force admitted that there is a rise in criminal activity across the country. On Sunday evening, scores of residents from #48 […]

Taxi driver stabbed by passenger; Both end up in ER

A taxi driver and the passenger who brutally attacked and stabbed him are both hospitalised and nursing serious injuries. The incident took place just before 12 noon on Monday. According to investigators, taxi driver Joel McCurdy was at his taxi base just outside Demico House, Stabroek when he was hired by the man to go […]

Ganga was asked to resign -Rohee

Less than one week after the shock resignation of Minister of Local Government Ganga Persaud, the General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party and Minister of Home Affairs Clement Rohee has indicated that Persaud’s resignation was forced by the Office of the President. He told media operatives at a PPP press conference on Monday morning […]

Police to be transferred following Corentyne protests

Scores of residents of #48 village in Corentyne blocked the main roads on Sunday night to protest the worsening crime problem in the Berbice area. The move by the residents came moments after there was another armed robbery in the community. The residents complained about the Police not doing enough to fight off criminals in […]

9mm gun and matching rounds found at scene of Trevor Rose shooting

The Guyana Police Force on Sunday said investigators have recovered a 9mm pistol and several spent shells at the scene of the shooting incident close to Eccles which left well-known designer Trevor Rose dead. In a statement the Police Public Relations Office said the incident took place at around 5:00 am on Sunday along Eccles […]

Sugar Company worker electrocuted at Skeldon estate

Police investigators are probing the death of 23-year-old electrician attached to the Skeldon Sugar Estate, Ulric Johnson, who was electrocuted on Saturday afternoon while at work. He was officially pronounced dead at a hospital in the area. The young man who is an electrician died in the factory of the estate while on duty checking […]

Designer Trevor Rose Gunned down in city

Popular Guyanese designer and events coordinator Trevor Rose was gunned down early Sunday  morning while on his way home after a night of partying. The 32-year-old Trevor Rose was in the back seat of a taxi along with a young woman identified as Toya Towler, just after 5 o’ clock when a grey car drove […]