GRA Enforcement Officers want better working conditions and equipment

Some Customs Officers attached to the Guyana Revenue Authority have indicated that for too long the Customs Enforcement Division of the GRA has had its concerns about safety and equipment ignored, and there needs to be a change in that. One senior GRA official pointed to Wednesday’s incident when a GRA Enforcement patrol came under […]

President hold talks with Indian and Chinese Leaders

Guyanese President, Donald Ramotar has described as positive, meetings held between himself and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and China’s President Xi Jinping, in neighbouring Brazil on Wednesday evening. The president expressed satisfaction with the positive outcomes of the discussions, noting that efforts will be further strengthened to intensify the economic, social, cultural and other […]

GRA Enforcement officers come under heavy Gunfire from smuggler

The Guyana Police Force has launched an investigation into reports that a number of Enforcement Officers from the Guyana Revenue Authority came under heavy gunfire from a “known” smuggler on the East Coast of Demerara just as the officers were about to carry out a search of his premises. A Senior Police Force told News […]

Bishop Edghill to SASOD: Matthews 5:11

Minister within the Ministry of Finance Juan Edghill has strongly rejected calls made by the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) for his removal from his governmental position. SASOD’s call came in response to what the organisation considered hate speech expressed by the Government Minister on the radio programme “Hard Talk”. Bishop Edghill told a […]

Two killed in Linden highway accident

The driver of a route 43 Linden minibus and one of his passengers were killed on Wednesday evening when he reportedly lost control of the speeding mini bus and it flipped over several times along the highway, eventually coming to a stop in the bushes off of the road. The dead driver has been identified […]

Police Force appoints Chaplain; Officers can access counselling

Acting Commissioner of Police, Seelall Persaud on Wednesday announced that the Guyana Police Force  has appointed an official Chaplain for the Force. Speaking at the Force’s Annual Award Ceremony at Police Headquarters, Eve Leary, Commissioner Persaud said the  Police Force Chaplain will not only deal with ceremonies, but will also coordinate among the Faith Based […]

BRICS countries set up new development bank

A new international development bank and multi-billion emergency lending pool will be set up by Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. The move comes at a summit meeting of BRICS leaders in Brazil. The “New Development Bank” (NDB) is intended to compete with the World Bank and its private lending arm, the International Finance […]

Linden man shot and stabbed to death at Interior location

 Police investigators have been dispatched to the Mowasi Landing area at Potaro where a 31-year-old Lindener was brutally stabbed and shot to death during an argument. The dead man was a gold miner. He has been identified as  Quacy Thompson. The incident on Tuesday evening just after 8pm at the interior mining location. According to […]

SASOD to Ramotar: The Bishop has to go

The Society Against Sexual Orientation and Discrimination (SASOD) wants President Donald Ramotar to do some house cleaning and rid the cabinet of Minister in the Ministry of Finance, Bishop Juan Edghill. The gay and lesbian rights group believes the Bishop openly flaunted the Constitution of Guyana when he made public statements that the group believes […]