Ex Husband admits to hotel murder

The ex husband of the 30-year-old woman who was found dead in a City Hotel on Mother’s Day has admitted to the murder and will make his first court appearance on Friday. The man who has been identified as Vinod Balgobind, told investigators at the Criminal Investigations Department in Georgetown that he was solely responsible […]

Gov’t not serious in fight against money laundering -Felix

Member of Parliament for A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) and former Police Commissioner Winston Felix believes the Government ought to show more commitment in the fight against drug trafficking and money laundering. Felix told an APNU Press Conference on Thursday that there should be no separation between drug trafficking and money laundering since the […]

Government and AFC clash over assent to Bills

President Donald Ramotar’s decision not to assent to Opposition Bills passed by the National Assembly has resulted in the opposition party, Alliance for Change withdrawing its support for the Government Anti money Laundering Bill. The AFC has indicated that it will continue to withhold support for the Bill until the President signs into law those […]

Guyanese cops President’s Award at University of Toronto

(UT News)  Guyanese Alissa Trotz was named one of three recipients of the University of Toronto’s President’s Teaching Awards last week in recognition for her work with students at the Women and Gender Studies Institute and in the Caribbean Studies program. Trotz receives the award along with Professor Lawrence Sawchuk, Department of Anthropology, and Dr. Chris Perumalla, Department […]

$78 Million Lotto jackpot claimed

The Guyana Lottery Company has announced that the winner of its $78 Million jackpot has finally come forward and has claimed the prize. The drawing took place on February 16, 2013 and the claim period would have expired on Friday, May 16, 2013. The lucky winner whose identity will not be revealed, claimed the prize […]

Energy Agency fires Six more staffers over polygraph

Six more employees of the Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) were fired on Tuesday morning after being told that they had failed the Government issued polygraph tests. The GEA has now dismissed over twenty employees in less than two months claiming that they were all unsuccessful after they submitted themselves for the lie detector tests. One […]

Guyana and Repsol ink Petroleum Deal

The Government of Guyana announced on Tuesday that it has signed an Agreement with Repsol Exploracion S.A. (Repsol) to undertake oil exploration in the Shelfal waters of Guyana’s Exclusive Economic Zone. Repsol is one of the largest Spanish Oil exploration companies. President Donald Ramotar who is the Minister Responsible for Petroleum signed on behalf of […]

Cross dressing challenge to continue

Guyana’s Chief Justice, Ian Chang will continue to listen to arguments on June 4 in a landmark case that could have an impact on some colonial type laws that remain in modern-day Guyana and which affect the Gay and Lesbian community. The Society Against Sexual Orientation and Discrimination(SASOD) and four other applicants in the names […]

Six charged for murder of “Guana Man”

Six Corentyne residents appeared in the Whim Magistrates’ Court on Monday and were charged with the murder of Manchester, Berbice resident, Alfred Munroe called “Guana Man”. They were all refused bail and remanded to prison. The 45-year-old man who residents suspected of being a thief, was beaten to death last Thursday at Port Mourant, Corentyne […]