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LIAT begins Ogle service

With the mid afternoon sun glistening on its wings, Regional carrier LIAT made its first schedule landing at Guyana’s Ogle airport on Monday afternoon. Airport officials and staff whipped out their cameras and phones to capture the historic occasion. Monday marked the first time that the airport was welcoming a major regional carrier to its […]

U.S establishes Youth Action Network in Guyana

The United States administration is trying to get a better understanding of issues of concerns to Guyanese youth and intends to play a role in assisting them accomplish many of their goals. Over the weekend, the U.S Embassy’s Public Affairs Section established a Youth Action Network (YAN) in Guyana. The new group has brought together […]

Ramkarran is his own worst enemy -PPP

Weeks after former Executive of the People’s Progressive Party Ralph Ramkarran leveled serious corruption allegations against the Government and the Party he served for decades, the PPP has fired back at him, declaring that the former Speaker of the National Assembly is his own “worst enemy” and someone who failed to get the party’s nod […]

LIAT announces start of Ogle Service, new flight to CJIA

Regional carrier, LIAT has announced that the airline will begin its schedule service to and from the Ogle Airport on Guyana’s East Coast from Monday, July 22. In a statement issued on Saturday, the airline announced that it will begin daily flights from Ogle into Barbados’s Grantley Adams International Airport. “Effective Monday, July 22, LIAT […]

Govt. goes silent on Local Govt. Bills

The Minister of Local Government Ganga Persaud on Thursday, gave the National Assembly the silent treatment as he refused to rise and lead four local government bills as the Government protested the Opposition’s move to have those bills debated on Thursday while pushing aside other business of the day. Earlier, Opposition Member of Parliament Basil […]

Govt. in no position to tackle flooding in City areas

The Government of Guyana on Thursday indicated that it does not have the resources presently at hand to tackle flooding in South and North Georgetown. Almost every time it rains, there is flooding in several city wards. During Thursday’s sitting of the National Assembly, Member of Parliament for the APNU, Volda Lawrence inquired from the […]

Police still to be charged for Linden shooting deaths

One year after three Linden protesters were gunned down by members of the Police Force’s Tactical Services Unit  during a protest in the bauxite town, charges are still to be laid against anyone for the deaths and the Police officers who were on duty and who fired shots at the protesters remain on the job. […]

Guyanese man held for murder in Barbados

A Guyanese national is in the custody of the Royal Barbados Police Force being questioned about the stabbing death of a Barbadian man. the incident took place late on Tuesday night in the island. The dead man has been identified as 26-year-old Tito Gill of Christ Church, Barbados. According to the Public Relations Officer of […]

Gunmen grab millions from Fullworks Motor Spares

Gunmen continued their attack on the business community on Wednesday afternoon just hours after the Guyana Police Force indicated that it would be beefing up patrols in several areas to deal with an increase in robberies. Two gunmen attacked and robbed the Fullworks Motor Spares store at Good Hope on the East Coast of Demerara […]

O.P monitoring CCTV cameras not Police

In a shocking admission, the Guyana Police Force on Wednesday said it does not monitor or have regular access to video recordings being obtained by several security Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras that have been set up in several parts of the city. Police Commissioner Leroy Brumell and Crime Chief, Seelall Persaud at a midday […]