Police working with Suriname to fight piracy

Under criticism from fishermen in the Berbice area who find themselves constantly being attacked while out at sea, the Guyana Police Force is explaining that it has been stepping up efforts to arrest the troubling situation and has been working along with the police in Suriname. In a statement issued on Friday, Police Public Relations […]

Canada looks to build Guyana’s investment climate

The Government of Canada through the Canadian High Commission in Guyana is looking to boost investor confidence in the local economy. On Thursday, the Canadian High Commission launched a two-day forum aimed at developing investment opportunities in Guyana and examining new opportunities that may be available locally for Canadian investors. According to the  Canada’s High […]

Diplomats, civil society push for local govt. elections

The Government and the political leaders in Guyana are once again being pushed to ensure that the country hosts local government elections this year. The last time Guyana hosted local government elections was in 1994. In a Joint statement, The British, Canadian, American and European Missions in Guyana along with a number of civil society […]

“Demonic forces” attack School of Agriculture

Worried students of the Guyana School of Agriculture on the East Coast of Demerara are pleading for Religious leaders to visit the school to fight off an attack of what they consider to be “demonic forces” at the school. On Tuesday evening, some students began complaining of seeing other students acting strangely and talking in […]

Families of men killed in Linden protest compensated

The relatives of the three men who were shot dead by police during the July 18, 2012 protests at Linden received their compensation packages from the Guyana government on Wednesday at the Office of the President in Georgetown. The family members of Allan Lewis, Ron Somerset and Shemroy Bouyea received the money that was awarded by […]

Minister’s son arrested in assault case

The son of Works Minister Robeson Benn has been taken into custody as police probe allegations that he physically and sexually assaulted his ex girlfriend. The young man Robeson Benn Jr. was arrested by police on Tuesday, one day after the young woman filed an official complaint and the younger Benn was reportedly questioned. News […]

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 […]