Agriculture Ministry pushes for cultivation of imported crops

The Ministry of Agriculture has commenced testing the production of several imported beans and vegetables, in a move to displace some of the food imported into the country, and reduce the food import bill. In 2013, emphasis was placed on the reduction of imports of corn, soybean, black eye, and certain vegetables such as cauliflower, […]

Weed out undesirable police ranks -Rohee

The Home Affairs Ministry in a statement on Thursday evening challenged the Guyana Police Force to rid the force of those police officers who may be destroying the force’s image through their actions. In the statement, the Ministry said “it is most alarming to note that in the wake of an ongoing allegation of sexual […]

Corentyne shooting leaves two dead and three injured

Police in the Corentyne area reported early Thursday evening that at least two persons were shot dead and a number of others injured in a shooting incident in the Corentyne backdam at Port Mourant. Police sources familiar with the investigation told News Source that a number of police ranks were dispatched to the backdam area […]

Wanted man surrenders for murder of policeman

Twenty-one year old Steve Richard Bacchus who was wanted for the shooting death of Police Special Constable, Quincy Wright is in police custody after he turned himself over to law enforcement on Thursday afternoon at the Sparendaam Police Station in the company of some of his family members. Several eyewitnesses named Steve Bacchus as the […]

21-year old stabbed to death in Tiger creek shop

Police investigators are in the Tiger Creek Backdam area, North West District probing the brutal murder of a 21-year-old young man who worked in a small store in the mining area. The young man, Tyrell Evans of Port Kaituma, North West District was found in the shop on Wednesday midday with multiple stab wounds to […]

Police arrest alleged sodomy victim after roof top protest

The 16-year-old young  man who has leveled serious sodomy allegations against three police officers was arrested on Thursday midday after he climbed to the roof of the Police Consumers Building and launched a loud midday protest, threatening to take his own life. The teenager who is believed to be a commercial sex worker had gone […]

Security guard found dead; suicide suspected

Police investigators are probing the death of 47-year-old security guard, Calvin Booker whose lifeless body was found in the guard hut at the Russian Embassy building in Kitty, early on Thursday morning. According to the Police report, the man was discovered dead with a single gun shot wound to the head. Investigators believe he may […]

3 policemen under close arrest following new sodomy claim

The Guyana Police Force has placed three of its own ranks under close arrest following claims by a 16-year-old young man who reportedly works as a commercial sex worker, that he was taken to the police mobile outpost outside the Stabroek market and sodomised by the three policemen. According to a statement from the police, […]

Bandit shot dead during afternoon heist

Police were called to the scene of a robbery incident in the Dazelle Housing Scheme, East Coast Demerara, where a business owner shot one of three bandits dead during a mid afternoon confrontation on Wednesday. Deputy Police Commissioner, Crime Chief Seelal Persaud confirmed that an investigation is ongoing into the incident. He said the business […]