US President looking forward to US and Guyana addressing security concerns and strengthening ties

US President Joe Biden is looking forward to Guyana and the United States strengthening bilateral ties and working together in the area of security. In a statement on Guyana’s 51st Republic Anniversary, President Biden noted that “Guyana is a strong democracy, and I look forward to strengthening our bilateral relationship based on shared principles of […]

BUDGET Debates: Walton-Desir blasts Govt. on Ethnic Discrimination, poor COVID Relief, and weak Foreign Policy

Opposition Member of Parliament and Shadow Foreign Affairs Minister, Attorney-At-Law, Amanza Walton- Desir, opened the 2021 budget debates with a presentation that took the PPPC administration to task on several issues. Opening her presentation, the Opposition MP accused the government of discrimination against Afro-Guyanese in the public service. Met with loud heckling from the Government […]

Lawrence and Norton are likely contenders for PNCR Leadership; Congress could be held virtually

The People’s National Congress Reform is looking at the possibility of hosting a virtual party congress this year, as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic could prevent a large in-person gathering. The Congress, which is due in April, will see elections for the leader and other top positions in the party. Two of the party’s executive members, […]

Guyana/Suriname Ferry Service restarts operation

After being suspended for almost a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Guyana/Suriname ferry service is back in operation. The Government of Guyana has made the MB Sandaka available to ply the route as the Canawima ferry remains under repair. An agreement between the governments of Guyana and Suriname will see the service being […]

Woman held at Ogle Airport with cocaine in vagina and stomach

Police Investigators are keeping their eyes on a 23-year-old woman who was admitted to a city hospital with more than 70 cocaine-filled pellets in her stomach. She was also nabbed with a condom-wrapped package of cocaine in her vagina. The woman was arrested on Saturday at the Eugene F. Correia as she prepared to board […]

Cocaine found in box of Guyanese ornaments

Acting on information, agents of the Customs Anti Narcotics Unit carried out searches on a box of Guyanese ornaments that was being shipped out of the country and discovered a quantity of cocaine. The box which contained a Guyana Tourism book and various locally made craft pieces and ornaments was discovered with false sides. According […]