Chief Justice throws out Guyanese Critics “entire misconceived” application to halt GPA elections

The Acting Chief Justice, Roxane George today threw out a case brought by social media commentator Mikhail Rodrigues also known as “Guyanese Critic”, who sought to stop the Elections of the Guyana Press Association (GPA) until he is granted membership. In handing down her decision this afternoon, the Chief Justice told Rodrigues’ Attorney, Samuel Glasgow […]

Works Ministry begins clearing of New Providence entrance of road side vending; Alternative area to be provided

The Ministry of Public Works today started the clearing of the entrance to New Providence roadway on the East Bank of Demerara of roadside vendors. A number of unoccupied stalls and structures were dismantled and removed, while food caravans and other vending structures were also removed. Minister of Public Works, Juan Edghill, told News Source […]

British High Commissioner reinforces importance of free press and human rights organisations

British High Commissioner to Guyana, Jane Miller has indicated that the United Kingdom remains committed to upholding human rights, and supporting the development of a free and democratic society in Guyana, including an independent press.  Speaking at a special reception to celebrate the coronation of King Charles III, the British High Commissioner said the UK […]

24-year-old labourer remanded to jail for murder of “Sir Mars”

Shackled at his feet and dressed in a black and white shirt with blue jeans, 24-year-old West Ruimvelt resident, Brian Richards, was charged and remanded to jail today for the murder of well-known educator and actor, Kirwyn Mars aka “Sir Mars”. The accused stood quietly before Magistrate Sunil Scarce at the Diamond Magistrates’ Court, as […]

Bar Association threatens action against legal imposters; Warns Attorneys about advertising services

Declaring that it has been monitoring and observing the advertising of legal services, particularly by persons who are not duly authorized to practice law in Guyana, the Bar Association of Guyana is threatening legal action to address the problem. In a statement, Secretary of the Association, Attorney Keoma Griffith said there has been an increase […]

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