New safety systems to be implemented to support tourism industry

With Guyana’s tourism sector set for a take off with several international partnerships already secured, President Irfaan Ali has warned that that take-off could be hampered if the safety of tourists is not guaranteed. Addressing the recent awards ceremony of the Tourism Hospital Association of Guyana, the President said, safety cannot be seen as accidental […]

84-year-old woman dies after hit down by garbage truck

An 84-year-old woman lost her life in Buxton on Tuesday afternoon after being hit down by a reversing garbage truck. The elderly woman has been identified by relatives as Elaine Williams. The driver of the truck, 32-year-old Timothy Franklin Baynes, told Police investigators that he was reversing along the Sideline Dam access road when he […]

Attorney writes Chancellor and Top Cop over Police release of video interview of Sir Mars’ murder accused

Attorney-at-Law Bernard Da Silva has written the acting Commissioner of Police, Clifton Hicken over the release of the Police interrogation of murder accused Brian Richards to a media house. Richards is currently on remand over the murder of Deputy Headteacher and Actor Kirwyn Mars. In the letter, which was also copied to the Chancellor of […]

US Embassy warns against scammers issuing fake visa appointment letters with promises of “inside connection”

Noticing an increase in the number of third-party preparers for US visa applications, the US Embassy in Georgetown is warning about fake appointment letters being issued by some of those private visa application preparers. The Embassy has also expressed concern about some of the exorbitant fees being charged by some of the preparers for their […]