Linden woman attempts to kill children with insulin

A young mother of two children at Linden has been taken into police custody after she reportedly fed her children a high dose of the insulin diabetes drug, in a case of attempted murder and attempted suicide. Insulin is used for the treatment of various types of diabetes and an overdose could lead to several […]

Diplomats welcome commitment to updated anti money laundering laws

The Diplomatic Representatives of the United States of America, Great Britain, Canada and the European Commission have indicated that they are pleased with the “willingness demonstrated by all parties to move Guyana toward compliance with international Anti Money Laundering/Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) standards, including updated legislation and enhanced investigative capacity.” In a joint statement […]

2014 starts with 70% increase in murders

The Guyana Police Force on Friday announced that 17 murders were recorded in the month of in the first month of this new year and that figure represents a 70% jump in murders when compared to the same period in 2013. In 2013, the Police Force reported that 10 murders were recorded in January. This […]

APNU still undecided on Backer’s replacement in Parliament.

Leader of the Opposition and A Partnership for National Unity, David Granger on Friday confirmed that he has received the resignation letter of Deborah Backer as a Member of Parliament. He announced that the party is expected to meet over the weekend to decide on a replacement in the National Assembly for her. Ms. Backer […]

Woman stabs husband to death at Kwakwani

A woman in the Region 10 community of Kwakwani is in custody after she reportedly stabbed her reputed husband to death during an early morning argument on Friday. Police have confirmed the woman’s arrest but have offered very few details on the murder. Persons in the Kwakwani area said that the couple may have been […]

Is time running out for GFF boss?

Rawle Toney reports Vice President of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Ivan Persaud on Wednesday, sent shock-waves through the local football fraternity, with his bold letter which asked Christopher Matthias to vacate his post as President with immediate effect. Persaud’s letter called Matthias a dictator and chastised him for his hosting of illegal meetings and […]

GFF Vice President wants the GFF President to resign

Rawle Toney reports On April 12, 2013, Christopher Matthias became only the second President of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) over the last 20 years; taking over a country’s football that was in turmoil. His ascension from General Secretary of the Georgetown Football Association (GFA), to the highest seat of the sport’s local governing body […]

Over 800 apply to join Guyana Defence Force

The Chief of Staff of the Guyana Defence Force, Brigadier Mark Phillips has indicated that he is very upbeat about the development of the GDF. Brigadier Phillips is heartened with the response of over 800 youths who have indicated that they want to build a career in the Guyana Defence Force. The GDF has announced […]

Training begins for Police SWAT Team

Faced with a growing crime problem in the country, the Guyana Police Force on Thursday announced that 27 of its ranks have commenced training to become part of the SWAT unit. Training should be completed within the next four months and the special tactical unit should go into full operation by June of this year. […]

PNC lambastes Rohee over drug lords statement

Opposition Party, the People’s National Congress Reform wants the governing People’s Progressive Party and its General Secretary to drop the “slander” and deal with the narco trafficking problem facing Guyana and other crime problems. In a Wednesday afternoon statement, Congress Place fired off at recent statements by PPP General Secretary and Home Affairs Minister Clement […]