Guyana welcomes UN Security Council statement on Venezuela’s latest acts of aggression

The Guyana Government has welcomed the statement issued yesterday by the United Nations Security Council on Venezuela’s promulgation of a new law, which purports to incorporate more than two-thirds of Guyana’s sovereign territory into Venezuela. In their statement, the Members of the Security Council reminded the parties of their obligations to comply with the Order […]

UN Security Council urges Guyana and Venezuela to exercise maximum restraint

The members of the United Nations Security Council have urged Guyana and Venezuela to exercise maximum restraint, reminding the two countries of their obligations to comply with the Order of Provisional Measures issued by the International Court of Justice in December 2023. Last week, the UN Security Council met and discussed Venezuela’s latest actions to […]

Corentyne youths remanded to jail for murder of 52-year-old woman

Two young men from Corentyne, Berbice were charged today with the murder of 52-year-old Ninawattie Nandalall, who was a domestic worker in the same Corentyne village. The woman’s lifeless body was found last Thursday morning in the backdam of Number 0 village, Corentyne. A post mortem examination revealed that she had been strangled and also […]

TUCville Mother and Son remanded to jail for murder

Three days after 36-year-old Amaiziah Hohenkirk was stabbed to death during a row over a damaged speaker box, a Tucville woman and her son have been charged for the man’s murder and remanded to prison. 42-year-old Alicia Edmonson, and her 22-year-old son, Malachi Kennedy appeared in Court today to face the indictable murder charge. Appearing […]

Woman crushed by large truck on Water Street

A woman, who has been identified as Doreen Haynes of Golden Grove, lost her life this afternoon in an accident that was caught on camera in Water Street, Georgetown. The video recording showed the woman standing on the outside of a parked pick-up talking to someone on the inside, when as the truck drove pass […]

Government making the best of “lopsided” ExxonMobil oil contract -says AG Nandlall

Attorney General Anil Nandlall has once again criticized the 2016 Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) between the Guyana Government and Oil Company ExxonMobil signed under the APNU+AFC administration. However, he said while the contract is lobsided, the Government will ensure it maximizes all possible benefits from it. On the question of re-negotiation, the AG again stated […]

GECOM issues warning about unauthorized persons claiming to be GECOM Officers visiting homes

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) today warned that its officers are not currently involved in any field exercise and therefore citizens on should be careful with providing information to persons who are visiting their homes and claiming that they are attached to the Elections Commission. In a statement, GECOM said it is in receipt of […]

Kitty man remanded to jail over 52-pound marijuana bust

22-year-old Nicholas Whyte of Shell Road, Kitty in Georgetown, was remanded to jail today after pleading not guilty to trafficking 52-pounds of marijuana. The youth appeared in Court this morning before Senior Magistrate, Clive Nurse. During the appearance, the Prosecutor told the Court that the man was intercepted by a Police patrol on Saturday night […]