Stop withholding CXC timetables -Education Ministry to Schools

The Ministry of Education on Wednesday issued a cease and desist order to those secondary schools across the country that have been withholding the time tables for students preparing for their Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations. In a statement the Ministry said it has learnt that some public and private schools have not yet […]

Biden to visit Trinidad and meet with CARICOM

Vice President of the United States, Joe Biden will travel to Trinidad and Tobago later this month as part of a Latin America tour to show the Obama administration’s commitment to the region. During his Port of Spain visit, Mr. Biden who will be travelling with his wife, Dr. Jill Biden is expected to hold discussions […]

Pressure mounts over radio licenses issue

The Donald Ramotar administration is coming under increasing pressure to issue radio licenses to those private media owners who were sidelined by former President Bharrat Jagdeo when he issued radio licenses at the end of his 12 year Presidency. The decision by Mr. Jagdeo has come under sharp criticism after the names of those granted […]

Guyanese born, American fugitive caught in England

NEW YORK (WABC) — A 47-year-old fugitive wanted for attacking and kidnapping his ex-girlfriend on the Upper East Side in 2004 has been arrested by authorities in Kent, England. Sean Lopes was nabbed Monday on Victoria Road after a member of the public raised concerns. Kent police detectives contacted the NYPD and the Metropolitan Police, and […]

Suspected thief beaten to death in Sophia

A suspected thief was found beaten to death in Sophia early Wednesday morning. The unidentified man was tied to a power pole in B Field, Sophia and beaten to death by angry residents. One resident said the man was caught “red-handed” early Wednesday morning trying to break into a house along with two others. The […]

President refuses to sign Opposition Bills

Just two weeks after telling the press that he had not seen the Opposition Bills sent to him for assent, President Donald Ramotar has indicated to the Speaker of the National Assembly that he does not intend to sign the bills into law because in his view the two bills were in violation of the […]

Joe Singh appointed Special Assistant to the President

Former Chief of Staff of the Guyana Defence Force, retired Major General Joe Singh has been appointed as the Special Assistant to the President of Guyana. The high-profile appointment took effect from March 1, 2013 but has been kept relatively low-key by the Government of Guyana. There has been no official announcement but Major General […]

Bajan man charged for murdering Guyanese wife

A Barbadian landscaper was on Monday charged for the brutal stabbing death of his Guyanese wife. 58-year-old Allan Alston Belle of St. Barnabas Heights, St. Michael was not required to enter a plea when he was charged with the murder of his wife, 64-year-old Brenda Taylor-Belle. During his court appearance at the District A Magistrates’ […]

Pensioner murdered in Port Mourant home

A 71-year-old pensioner was found dead late Sunday afternoon in his Port Mourant home in Berbice. According to the Police, the elderly man has been identified as Goberdhan Sukram. He was found in his house with several wounds to his head. The house was ransacked according to the investigators. They believe that the man may have […]

Sampson offered to “take out” witnesses for Ed Ahmad -FBI

A Brooklyn State Senator who was born to Guyanese parents has been charged for embezzlement in a case that is closely linked to Guyanese born businessman Ed Ahman who is facing fraud charges of his own. The case could end Sampson’s political career. The New York Daily News reports “Brooklyn state Sen. John Sampson, once […]