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 […]

Rohee launches “I Paid A Bribe” website

Guyana’s Ministry of Home Affairs has launched an internet initiative that it hopes will be able to crack down on bribery in Government agencies and departments and the Guyana Police Force. Home Affairs Minister Clement Rohee on Friday launched the “I Paid a Bribe Guyana” website which he hopes will serve as a deterrent to public officers […]

New Police Ranks urged to uphold professionalism

After serving two years of probation at various locations across the country, 131 ranks were recalled to Police Headquarters for final training before their passing out parade on Friday at the Tactical Services Unit Square, Eve Leary. Acting Police Commissioner Leroy Brumell expressed pride in the performance of the ranks who he said performed so well that […]

Caribbean Airlines had losses of US$117M in 2012

Guyana’s National Flag Carrier, the Trinidad & Tobago owned Caribbean Airlines may be facing more financial problems than expected and the Government of Trinidad and Tobago is appearing set to make even more changes at the regional carrier. Last week, Trinidad Finance Minister Larry Howai fired the entire Board of the airline. A new Board […]