Ombudsman rubbishes jurisdiction claims by Luncheon

The Ombudsman, Justice Winston Moore is standing by his report which recognised wrongdoings in the prosecution of three senior managers of the New Building Society. Former NBS Chief Executive Officer Maurice Arjoon had filed a complaint to the Ombudsman over several wrongs done to him and the other two managers as it relates to charges […]

“Money jet” bypassed Customs checks when in Guyana -Sources

The private jet which is owned by a Guyanese businessman and is at the centre of a money smuggling investigation in Puerto Rico, made several monthly trips to Guyana and on some occasions was never checked by Customs after its arrival, according to multiple sources close to the Customs Department. The owner of the jet, […]

Probe launched into trafficking of five Guyanese men in Suriname

Police in Guyana and Suriname are probing a human trafficking case that involved five Guyanese men as victims. The Guyana Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed the investigation and has already conducted interviews with the five men. In a statement on Wednesday afternoon, the Guyana Police Force said it is investigating the circumstances under which […]

Two women from Guyana busted with cocaine in 2 days at JFK

There appears to be new collusion at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport in the efforts of the drug lords to get cocaine out of Guyana. Just days after a man from Guyana was busted at New York’s JFK Airport with over 16 pounds of cocaine in rum bottles, two women who also travelled from Guyana […]

Guyanese woman busted in Barbados with cocaine in vagina

A 23-year-old Guyanese woman who arrived in Barbados on Saturday with cocaine hidden in her vagina, has been sentenced to nine months in jail on the island and she will also have to pay a BDS$20,000 fine. The woman has been identified as  Rochelle Amanda Gibson. She was slapped with four drug trafficking charges after […]

Op-ed: US Embassy speaks out on violence against women

 Chargé d’Affaires Bryan Hunt writes On November 25th the world community will observe the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (IDEVAW). Subsequent to the IDEVAW, the U.S. Embassy will be participating in 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence. The 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence offers an opportunity to renew […]