Persons seeking employment at ports to soon face clearance from MARAD

Additional mechanisms will be put in place soon that will require persons seeking employment at the various ports to be cleared by the Maritime Administration Department (MARAD), as it steps up port security, and increase training and investment with support from Chile. Minister of Public Works, Juan Edghill made the announcement today while delivering remarks […]

Nigel Hinds accuses Government of unfair governance practices during London talk

The apparent fallout between Chartered Accountant and former political hopeful Nigel Hinds and some government officials seems to be growing with Hinds now taking on the Guyana government on claims of discrimination against afro- Guyanese. Mr. Hinds and Finance Minister, Dr. Ashni Singh went head-to-head last week trading words, with the Finance Minister declaring that […]

Miner loses life in Sandhill backdam pit collapse

Another mining pit accident at an interior location has claimed the life of a 37-year-old miner, triggering another investigation and renewing calls for better safety practices in the gold mining industry. North West District miner, Omar Oselmo lost his life last Thursday when a gold mining pit collapsed and completely covered him at Sandhill Backdam […]

Former reporters in custody on alleged extortion plot

Two former news reporters have been arrested by the Police in an alleged extortion plot that reportedly targeted a popular East Coast Demerara car dealer. The suspects, Alex Wayne and Gary Eleazer, are accused of demanding $90 million from the car dealer to remove an article from Facebook that allegedly accused the car dealer of […]

Policeman kills reputed wife then takes own life

A murder-suicide case in the Essequibo coast village of Riverston has left family members devastated and a community in shock. This morning Police investigators rushed to a rice field in the Riverston area after a woman filed a complaint that her daughter was being threatened by her reputed husband who was a Police officer. By […]