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U.S lends assistance for ambulance purchase

The Government of the United States through USAID continues to lend assistance to Guyana in critical areas. U.S Ambassador  to Guyana D. Brent Hardt on Wednesday handed over a check for just over $8.9 Million to Minister of Finance Dr. Ashni Singh to benefit emergency services. At the Ministry’s request and by agreement between the […]

Rohee fires off at Police Investigators

Minister of Home Affairs Clement Rohee who holds responsibility for the security sector has slammed the Guyana Police Force and its investigators over what he sees as “incompetence” in their handling of a number of cases. In a statement issued on Thursday, the Minister of Home Affairs expressed worry over the high number of police […]

Public Procurement to be strengthened

The National Procurement and Tender Administration Board (NPTAB) continues to strengthen the process of public procurement and as a result of this focus, there have been constant engagements with evaluators. In this regard, the Board held a workshop on Thursday at the Guyana International Conference Centre (GICC), geared to continuously strengthen the public procurement process. […]

Cricketer Carlyle Barton charged for murder

Demerara Club cricketer 23-year-old Carlyle Barton was on Thursday afternoon remanded to prison after being charged for the murder of 39-year-old Durban Street resident Shawn Nelson. Barton was not required to enter a plea to the indictable charge. The young man stood quietly before Magistrate Suelle Lovell as the murder charge was explained to him. […]

Cricketer to be charged with murder

The Director of Public Prosecutions has advised that local cricketer Carlyle Barton be charged for murder in the shooting death of Durban Street resident Shawn Nelson. Barton is expected to make his first court appearance on Thursday morning at the Georgetown Magistrates Court. Police investigators spent most of Wednesday examining the surveillance video recording of […]

Business Guyana magazine launched

The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce & Industry is looking to attract more investors to Guyana while at the same time showcasing economic development that has been taking place over the years. The GCCI has launched the fourth edition of the Guyana Business Magazine. According to the chamber,  5000 copies of the magazine have been published […]

UG and OU team up for journalism training.

A number of Local journalists and journalism students on Wednesday began a three-day training programme organised by the University of Guyana and Ohio University as part of their ongoing partnership. The training programme is focusing on Democracy, Journalism, and Responsibility: Expectations for an Informed Society. The United States Embassy in Georgetown is lending assistance to […]

26 year old slashed to death

Police investigators are becoming increasingly worried about the number of murders already recorded for this year. On Tuesday afternoon, the body of a 26-year-old Timber Company supervisor was found in his living quarters at the company East Bank Demerara location. According to reports the young man who has been identified Kemraj Singh had not been […]

Caricom wants U.S to provide info on deportees

U.S Vice President Joe Biden during his meeting with CARICOM Heads of Government in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago was told that the region continues to face major problems in tackling crime and there is a need for regional governments to be supplied with more information about criminal deportees. Trinidad’s Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar […]

64 year old man allegedly beaten to death

An East Bank Essequibo woman and her two children are in Police custody following the discovery of the lifeless body of a 64-year-old Vergenoegen man in his house. The man who police have identified as Azad Ghanie was found in his home on Monday night with several injuries to his head. The elderly man lived […]