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New book looks at Thomas Carroll visa racket

A U.S Professor and writer who has followed the happenings at the U.S Diplomatic  missions across the globe has released a new book revisiting what U.S authorities have described as “the worst visa racket in U.S State Department history”, the Thomas Carroll visa racket in Guyana. The book is titled “The Thomas Carroll Affair. A […]

Opposition will not have way with security -Rohee

In a terse letter to the press, a combative Minister of Home Affairs Clement Rohee fired off at the parliamentary opposition parties for voting down the security bills he presented in the National Assembly. In the  letter, Rohee said the more opposition members open their mouths, the more he is convinced that Guyana would be […]

Guyana and U.S discuss security initiative

Officials from the Ministry of Home Affairs on Monday met with local and foreign senior security officials to discuss matters pertaining to the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI) from which Guyana and other Caribbean countries stand to benefit. According to the Government Information Agency, the meetings are the part of government’s recognition of the need […]

AG says opposition on go slow with money laundering law

Guyana’s Attorney General Anil Nandlall on Monday accused the opposition of employing delay tactics with the committee examining the amendments to the anti money laundering legislation. At a Monday morning press conference at the Headquarters of the People’s Progressive Party, the Attorney  General announced that Guyana now has until August to put legislation in place […]

Minister’s son accused of raping ex girlfriend

The son of a Minister in the Guyana government is being accused of attacking and raping his ex girlfriend. The incident reportedly took place early Sunday morning at the woman’s Georgetown apartment. The young woman was also badly beaten to her head and face and have several marks of violence and a black and blue […]

Man found dead at South Dakota circuit

The body of an East Bank Demerara man was found in his car at the South Dakota circuit in the Timehri area on Sunday night. The man has been identified as David Persaud aka Dave Persaud. It is believed that he lived at Farm on the East Bank of Demerara. According to reports the man […]

Linden still to apply for TV License

Officials from the Linden community are still to apply for a television broadcasting license according to the Chairperson of the Guyana National Broadcasting Authority, Bibi Shadick. Ms. Shadick said an official from the community had uplifted an application form from the GNBA, but the application is still to be returned. She told a media conference […]

Occupational Safety at Bosai being investigated

The Ministry of Natural Resources has launched an investigation into Occupational safety practices at the Bosai Bauxite company at Linden in wake of Thursday’s tragic accident in the East Montgomery mines which left three workers dead and two others seriously injured. The three workers who died have been identified as Michael Williams, Linden Trenton Gardner and […]

Digicel records growth in profits

Caribbean mobile service provider Digicel is reporting that it continues to see significant growth in its performance across the Caribbean and Central America. Digicel which operates in 30 markets is reporting revenues of US$2.78 Billion which represents an 8% year on year increase in revenues. According to the company, the earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and […]

AFC not supporting increase in debt ceiling

The Government of Guyana may have to engage the Opposition parties as it gets ready to move to the National Assembly with a motion that would increase the external loan ceiling for Guyana. The Alliance for Change has already indicated that it does not intend to support the motion at this stage. The external debt […]