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Guyanese charged in NY motorist beat down case

A Guyanese man who lives in  Brooklyn, New York has been charged in connection with the beat down of a New York motorist in road rage case that has made international headlines. The New York Post reports… “The man who cops say launched last week’s vicious biker-gang beatdown of a West Side motorist was awaiting […]

PPP celebrates 21 years in Office

(GINA)  President Donald Ramotar defended decisions he made in the past, and will likely make in the future to withhold assent to opposition piloted legislation that he deems unconstitutional and counter-productive to democracy. The Head of State was at the time speaking to a gathering of Berbicians at the University of Guyana, Tain Campus during […]

Guyanese woman busted with cocaine in Dubai

Dubai:  Airport security officers intercepted two drug mules carrying 5.361kg of cocaine worth around Dhs8 million, reported the Dubai Police Anti-Narcotics department on Sunday. In the first operation, the police intercepted a Tanzanian man, SK, who had arrived from Sao Paulo in Brazil. He was arrested at Dubai International Airport following a tipoff that he […]

CCJ rules in favour of Shanique Myrie

(Jamaica Gleaner)  The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has ruled that Jamaican Shanique Myrie be awarded a total of Bds$75,000 or $3.6m Jamaican dollars. The ruling by the six-member panel was delivered via a video conference in the Supreme Court. The court declared that the Barbados government breached Myrie’s right to enter the country under […]

Woman confesses she was hired to kill Industry woman

A young woman who is believed to be the employee at a city hotel has reportedly confessed to being involved in the attempted murder of an East Coast Demerara woman saying. According to Police sources, the young woman admitted that she was promised one hundred and thirty thousand dollars to murder Industry resident Linda Phillips. […]

Guyexpo 2013, Hydro, Craft and new Beer

(GINA) Amidst complaints about high energy costs facing the local manufacturing sector and major setbacks in the realization of hydro electricity, a new brewery is soon to be established that will facilitate marketing of a new alcoholic beverage in Guyana. President Donald Ramotar made the announcement to the thousands gathered at the Sophia Exhibition Centre […]

Brumell gets green light for confirmation

Acting Police Commissioner Leroy Brumell is to be confirmed in the position. Opposition Leader David Granger met with the President on Brummel’s confirmation and Granger did not oppose the move. Under the laws of Guyana, the President and the Opposition Leader would have to consult and agree on certain key appointments. Leroy Brumell has been […]

Outreach programme in Region 10

The Humanitarian Assistance Program (HAP), in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and the Linden Care Foundation, conducted a Medical Outreach and humanitarian donation in Ituni and Kwakwani, Region 10. The participation of outstanding volunteers at both medical facilities — the Linden Care Foundation and the Georgetown East Medical team led by Dr. Errol Bassoo […]

Man seriously injured after Lethem accident

An accident at Lethem in Region 9 has left one person critical and another nursing minor injures. Thirty year old carpenter Raulins Phillips of Central Lethem was riding his motorcycle around 4:30 on Wednesday afternoon when he collided with a car which was being driven by a Brazilian woman in the vicinity of the American […]

SWAT team coming to fight crime

As the Donald Ramotar administration continues to come under criticism for the rising crime problem in the country, it appears as though some moves are now afoot to arrest the worsening problem. The Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday announced that Cabinet has approved the establishment of a SWAT Unit for the Guyana Police Force. […]