High tide and flood warning issued

The Ministry of Public Works has issued a warning to the public, urging citizens to take all necessary precautions during the spring tide period of May 22 – 30, 2013. High tides have been predicted to be above the normal levels. According to the Government Information Agency, sandbags have been placed as a precautionary measure from […]

Torture claims should be investigated -Rohee

Home Affairs Minister Clement Rohee believes the allegations of torture made by a man recently charged for the shooting death of a policeman ought to be investigated. The Minister told reporters on Tuesday that the allegations ought to be taken seriously and there is the need for full probe. 26-year-old East Ruimveldt resident Shaka Chase […]

AFC calls out GCCI and PSC over criticism

The Alliance for Change (AFC) wants the Private Sector Commission (PSC) and the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GCCI) to showcase the same enthusiasm they are expressing over the Opposition’s lack of support for the amendments to the Anti Money Laundering Bill to other causes and issues of Governance in Guyana. In a statement issued on […]

Ambassador to China trashes local writers

Guyana’s Resident Ambassador to China, Professor David Dabydeen has rubbished the work of Guyanese writers and poets saying that writing coming out of Guyana with notable exceptions, is “poignantly poor.” The Ambassador who is an award-winning poet and author in a missive to the Press in response to criticism from local writer Ruel Johnson, said […]

Police denies torturing Shaka Chase

The Guyana Police Force  is denying that accused cop killer Shaka Chase was ever tortured or beaten while in police custody. In a statement issued on Monday evening, Police Public Relations Officer, Ivelaw Whittaker said “the Guyana Police Force strongly denies that Shaka Chase, who has been charged with the murder of the policeman, was […]

Police search for 2nd man in Cop Killing

Police investigators began a search for a second man they want to question in connection with the shooting death of Police Corporal Romain Cleto. Just after midday on Monday and hours after murder charges were filed against East Ruimveldt resident Shaka Chase in the same case, Police officers moved into the Albouystown community in search of […]

Shaka Chase charged for Cop Killing…DPP to review case

Relatives of 26-year-old Shaka Chase say they do not intend to give up the fight for justice as the East Ruimveldt man was charged for the murder of Police Corporal Romain Cleto even as concerns have been mounted about the man being beaten and tortured into confessing to the crime. Chase appeared in Court on […]

Yohance Douglas’ Friend, O’Neil King dies in accident

27-year-old Hotel Manager O’Neil King, who 10 years ago survived a police shooting, died on Sunday morning in the Intensive Care Unit of the Georgetown Hospital following a car accident. Reports are that on Friday, King was driving home from the Princess Hotel where he worked, when he lost control of the car and crashed […]