Politics

Govt. and Opposition Leader clash over consultation on Seelall

The government and the Leader of the opposition  David Granger continue to be at odds over the confirmation of Seelall Persaud as Police Commissioner.Mr. Granger is contending that he was not meaningfully consulted in his capacity as Opposition Leader but the government is maintaining that there was consultation. Granger, who last week challenged the presidential appointment, on […]

Jagan’s daughter chides Jagdeo over comparison to her late father

The only daughter of late Guyanese President Dr. Cheddi Jagan has expressed her extreme disappointment that former President Bharrat Jagdeo “would try to compare his lifestyle to that of my parents, former Presidents Dr. Cheddi Jagan and Mrs. Janet Jagan, and defend his opulent lifestyle by pathetically claiming that my parents also lived in a […]

Granger doesn’t recognize Top Cop’s confirmation

Opposition Leader David Granger on Friday challenged the legality of the recent confirmation of Seelall Persaud as the substantive Commissioner of Police by President Donald Ramotar. According to Granger, he was not consulted in keeping with provisions laid out in Article 2: 12 of the Guyana Constitution. He inferred that Tuesday’s swearing in ceremony was […]

President unveils 15 point plan for improved Police Force

President Donald Ramotar on Thursday rolled out a 15 point plan for 2015 which he has dubbed the “15/2015 plan” and says he expects the Guyana Police Force (GPF) to work on its  implementation as it seeks to restore high levels of public trust and increase its aggressiveness in fighting criminal elements and curbing criminality. […]

“Leave no stone unturned” in Crom-Ewing murder probe -Ramotar

As the police continues to review CCTV footage from the Diamond community hoping for a breakthrough in the investigations into the execution of political activist Courtney Crum-Ewing, President Donald Ramotar has instructed the top brass of the Force to leave no stone unturned in their probe into the man’s Tuesday night murder. Speaking at the […]

Man who protested against AG shot dead execution style

Police investigators were called to the Diamond community on Tuesday evening after political activist and former Guyana Defence Force Officer, Courtney Crum-Ewing was shot dead execution style along one of the roadways in the community. Crum-Ewing had carried out a one man protest for months outside the office of the Attorney General Anil Nandlall, calling […]