Police issue Wanted Bulletin for “Bow Foot”

The Guyana Police Force on Wednesday issued a Wanted Bulletin for 21 year old Colin O’Neil Blair called ‘Bow Foot’ . According to the Police, “Bow Foot” is wanted for questioning in relation to the murder of Royston Sylvester Greenidge called ‘Roy’, which occurred at Far Back Backdam, Cuyuni River, on June 18, 2013. “Bow Foot” is […]

Man hangs self under Liliendaal house

Police were called to the scene of an apparent case of suicide on Wednesday afternoon when the body of a man was discovered hanging from a rafter at the bottom of a house in Liliendaal on the East Coast of Demerara. The identity of the man has not been released. However, residents in the area […]

Police OPR claim no evidence of Police abuse of Shaka Chase

The Guyana Police Force Office of Professional Responsibility has dismissed accusations from former murder accused Shaka Chase that he was abuse and tortured while in Police custody. The young man had filed the complaint after he was freed of a murder charge laid against him by the Police. The Director of Public Prosecutions had ordered […]

Man beaten to death and dumped outside G/town Hospital

A man who is still to be identified was found dead, slumped against the fence of the Georgetown Hospital on Tuesday morning. The man appeared to have been beaten to death and dumped just outside the hospital. Police investigators were called in and were examining the scene. The man was found clad in a black […]

Police constable gunned down at Sophia home

Just one day after Police Commissioner Leroy Brummel declared war against criminals, a young police constable was gunned down in his yard in North Sophia, Georgetown. The dead policeman has been identified as 30-year-old constable Michael Cumberbatch. The incident took place just after 9:30 on Monday night. According to the policeman’s mother Jacqueline Cumberbatch, her […]

NICIL says it is more accountable under PPP

In a statement issued on Monday afternoon, the National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited fired off at the Leader of the Opposition for questioning the state agency’s accountability. According to the statement, the agency which falls under the privatization unit is more accountable under the People’s Progressive Party in Government than it was when the People’s […]

Global HIV infections reduced by 33% -UNAIDS

(UNAIDS)  As world leaders prepare to meet at the United Nations General Assembly to review progress towards the Millennium Development Goals—a new report from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) shows dramatic acceleration towards reaching 2015 global targets on HIV. New HIV infections among adults and children were estimated at 2.3 million in […]

Granger wants “forceful response” to Venezuela over soldiers visit

Leader of the Opposition and Former Commander of the Guyana Defence Force, Brigadier (rtd.) David Granger believes the Government of Guyana ought to send a “forceful response” to the Government of Venezuela over the visit by armed Venezuelan soldiers and a group of Venezuelans to the Essequibo region which borders with the spanish speaking neighbour […]

Top Cop wants citizens to “break war” with criminals

Commissioner of Police (ag) Leroy Brummel has issued a call for citizens all across the country to break war with criminals and protect themselves and their families. On Sunday morning, the Police Commissioner held a community meeting with residents in the Meten-meer-zorg community on the West Coast of Demerara. The public meeting came as a […]

YCT President wins British Government scholarship

President of the political action group, Youth Coalition for Transformation, Jermaine Grant has been selected by the British Government as the 2013/2014 Chevening Scholar. Grant will spend the next year at the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom pursuing a Master of Arts Degree in International Security and Diplomacy. According to a release from […]