Psychiatric patient arrested over threat to President’s life

A Golden Grove man who is a known psychiatric patient was last evening arrested in connection with threats that he made against the life of the President while participating in yesterday’s protests along the East Coast of Demerara. In a statement this afternoon, the Guyana Police Force announced the arrest of 35-year-old Marvin Richmond. The […]

Guyana and Brazil ink agreement for security cooperation

Guyana and Brazil will be stepping up cooperation to fight transnational organized crimes. Earlier this week, the two countries signed an agreement for Inter-institutional cooperation. Guyana’s Minister of Home Affairs, Robeson Benn signed the agreement on behalf of the Government of Guyana. In addition to providing for increased cooperation to combat transnational organized crime, it […]

Andrew Morgan remanded to jail over cocaine find

Eccles resident Andrew Morgan was this morning charged and remanded to jail over the alleged possession of more than seven pounds of cocaine. Morgan appeared at the Diamond Magistrates’ Court and pleaded not guilty to the cocaine trafficking charge. The Prosecutor’s case is that he was found with a large quantity of cocaine for the […]

President to move ahead with appointment of Judicial and Teaching Service Commissions; Opposition says consultations not held

The Office of the Attorney General has announced that the Government will be moving ahead this Friday with the official appointment of the Judicial Service Commission, the Teaching Service Commission, and the Public Procurement Commission. The members of the three Commissions will be sworn in by President Irfaan Ali. The Attorney General said the move […]

Hughes, Fields and Stoby Law Firm not representing Policeman implicated in Quindon Bacchus shooting death

Prominent Attorney-at-Law, Nigel Hughes has rubbished a report by online news agency, NewsRoom that his law firm is representing the Policeman implicated in the shooting death of Golden Grove youth, Quindon Bacchus. In a response to the News Room article, Mr. Hughes said while the Attorney representing Policeman Kristoff DeNobrega once worked for his law […]

“I also want justice…but justice for Quindon Bacchus can’t mean injustice for others” -President tells Buxtonians

After meeting with angry vendors in Mon Repos who had their stalls looted and burnt during this morning’s protest along the East Coast, President Irfaan Ali moved to the community of Buxton as he tried to quell the protests taking place several villages away at Golden Grove. While in Buxton, the President declared that he […]

President urges protesters to go home and allow investigation into Police shooting death to be completed

President Irfaan Ali is urging the protesting East Coast Demerara residents to allow the Police Complaints Authority to do its work and wait on the process to be completed, as the probe continues into the Police shooting death of Quindon Bacchus. In a televised statement from State House, President Ali said he has been assured […]