Guyana seeks British help to tackle public security issues

Guyana intends to seek the help of the British government in reforming the Guyana Police Force and give assistance to the security sector. President David Granger has announced that the government has already approached the British government seeking to reintroduce the Security Sector Reform Programme which was scrapped under the previous administration. The President told […]

Two new Judges sworn into office

Former Acting Chief Magistrate Priya Beharry and former Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions Jo-Ann Barlow were today sworn in as Puisne Judges by President David Granger during a brief ceremony at the President’s Office.  Both women have given several years of service to the public in the legal field and were tipped to be promoted just […]

Rohee Challenges Harmon to “be a man” and publish info on PPP officials who got “free gas”

Almost a week after the Minister of State, Joe Harmon revealed that a number of officials of the former government and their relatives had abused the Guyoil government credit system, the General Secretary of the PPP is challenging Harmon to “be a man” and release the names of the persons. At his Monday morning press briefing, […]

Commonwealth stands in Guyana’s corner over Venezuela’s latest claim

The Commonwealth group has declared its commitment to Guyana’s sovereignty and territorial integrity following the latest decree by Venezuela’s President Nicholas Maduro, claiming Guyana’s oil rich territorial waters. In a statement from its United Kingdom Headquarters, the Commonwealth reminded that “we are an association of 53 member states worldwide accounting for one quarter of the United […]

Anti Money Laundering Amendment Bill Passed

Kurt Campbell reports… The Guyana Government has strengthened its capacity to fight money laundering and terrorism financing with a swift passage of the controversial Anti Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (Amendment) Bill on Friday night . The passage of the Bill was not met with any resistance in the House as the […]

Sharma Solomon will not be returned as Region 10 Chairman; Amna Ally confirms his name not extracted to sit on Regional Council

Chairman of Region 10, Sharma Solomon is not among the names that have been extracted by the APNU+AFC coalition, from its list of candidates to serve on the Regional Democratic Council for the Region. Government’s Chief Whip and Minister of Social Cohesion, Amna Ally made the confirmation on Friday during an interview with News Source. The […]

Police completes probe into vehicle transfer scam; DPP to offer advice

Police investigators have completed their probe into the alleged fraudulent transfer of government vehicles to former Public Service Minister Jennifer Westford, her spouse Gary Beaton and two other private citizens. Crime Chief, Wendell Blanhum told News Source today that the police had completed its work and the file has been forwarded to the Director of Public […]

US Human Rights report chides former Guyana government for not tackling corruption

The United States government has criticized the former People’s Progressive Party (PPP) government over its inability to implement laws to fight corruption effectively and its lack of transparency while in Government. Secretary of State Jon Kerry submitted the 2014 Human Rights Reports to the U.S. Congress on Thursday, in which he stated that “although the […]