UG law students still in limbo as Hugh Wooding doesn’t budge

The Hugh Wooding Law School in Trinidad and Tobago does not appear to be budging from its position that University of the West Indies graduates will be given preference to be admitted to the school over Guyanese University of Guyana graduates. The Government of Guyana and CARICOM have been trying to get the Hugh Wooding […]

Marriott Hotel lands Hong Kong investors

The Atlantic Hotel Inc. (AHI) and Republic Bank Ltd in a joint press statement have disclosed principal investors in the Marriott Hotel construction and the completion of the financial arrangements syndicated borrowing of US$27M in debt financing for AHI. The US$27M is for “the construction of the Marriott operated hotel and the shell of an […]

Man found dead on Eccles road with gunshot wound

Police investigators up to late Saturday night were interviewing a number of persons in the Eccles area on the East Bank of Demerara to see if they could be provided with any leads following the discovery of a man’s body on the Eccles Industrial site access road. The man who was still to be identified […]

CJIA staff arrested over cocaine found on aircraft

Several ground handling agents and baggage handlers at Guyana’s Cheddi Jagan International Airport have been arrested following the discovery of two packages of cocaine in the bottom of the Caribbean Airlines aircraft on Friday. Over five pounds of the cocaine was found neatly stashed in the bottom of the aircraft where the bags would be […]

Moblissa man dies after being lashed to head

The police are investigating the murder of Moblissa resident, 37-year-old, Davanand Daniels, who was killed during an argument with another man on Thursday evening at Moblissa on the Linden Soesdyke Highway. A Police report stated that investigations have revealed that Davanand Daniels and another man were involved in an argument during which he was struck […]

Government no longer disapproves of LEAD project

The Government of Guyana on Thursday announced that it no longer “disapproves” of the US funded Leadership and Democracy (LEAD) project as it continues its negotiations with the US Ambassador to Guyana on developing a the project with possible changes. Cabinet Secretary Dr. Roger Luncheon did not want to go into the details on the […]

CANU issues wanted bulletin for Mark Polo of Albouystown

The Customs Anti Narcotics Unit on Thursday issued a wanted bulletin for Albouystown resident Mark Polo, whose last known address was given as Cooper Street, Albouystown. According to a statement from the drug enforcement agency, Mark Polo is wanted for questioning in connection with the discovery of a quantity of cocaine and marijuana at the […]

CARICOM Foreign Ministers examine 5 year plan

(CARICOM) The Thirty-Fourth Meeting of the Community Council of Ministers of the Caribbean Community will deliberate on the third draft of the CARICOM Five-Year Strategic Plan when the Council meets on Thursday 22 May at the CARICOM Secretariat in Georgetown Guyana. The two-day meeting which concludes on Friday 23 May, will be held under the Chairmanship of Senator, the Honourable Camillo Gonsalves, […]

Recaptured prisoners sentenced to 2 years in jail

The two prisoners who were recaptured after escaping from the lock ups at the Georgetown Magistrates Court have been sentenced to two years in jail each. A city Magistrate handed down the sentence on Wednesday after the two pleaded guilty to escaping from lawful custody. The two prisoners, Randolph Marks and Steve Bacchus were both […]

Fly Jamaica takes Guyanese Chefs to Kingston for Food Festival

Five Guyanese chefs and their assistants will take their local cuisine to Jamaica this weekend for the annual Jamaican Epicurean Escape. The festival will feature some of the world’s best chefs and their tasty secrets over two days in the land known for jerk chicken. This year, Fly Jamaica has taken the lead to sponsor […]