Crime Chief reports 19% reduction in serious crimes

Crime Chief Wendell Blanhum reported this morning that serious crimes in Guyana are down by 19% with 108 murders recorded so far for 2022, which he said represents the lowest level in 10 years. Speaking during the launch of the Christmas Policing Plan 2022 at the Police Officers’ Mess, the Acting Deputy Commissioner of Police […]

PAC Chairman calls out Government for delaying appointment of Public Procurement Commission

Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee, Opposition MP Jermaine Figueria today called out the government and particularly President Irfaan Ali for his administration’s failure to swear in members of the Public Procurement Commission. Although the National Assembly has given bi-partisan support of the five nominees to be appointed to the Commission, there has been no […]

LETTER: Jordan responds to Parag’s “misinformation” on COVID Risk Allowance, reminding it was his idea

Dear Editor, My attention was drawn to the article “Jordan flatly rejected better allowances for healthcare workers – Minister Parag,” which was published in Guyana Chronicle, October 3, 2020. On reading the article, I was overcome by feelings of amusement, astonishment and indignation. Eventually, having been goaded into doing so, I have decided to respond […]

LJP’s focus is to prevent a majority government -Shuman

Presidential Candidate of the Liberty and Justice Party, Lenox Shuman is convinced that the Government and Opposition nominated members of the Elections Commission were deliberately trying to squeeze him out of the Presidential race.  After the Commissioners initially announced that Shuman and two other Presidential Candidates would be barred from the elections because they might […]

Ramson likely to be sidelined in PPP’s Presidential Candidate race as new rules and requirements emerge

One of the first persons to indicate an interest in becoming the Presidential Candidate for the opposition People’s Progressive Party, in the next elections, may have to bow out of the race even before a single vote for the candidate is cast. News Source has learnt that the Executive Committee of the People’s Progressive Party […]

Labour Department launches probe into Fishing Tragedy at Sea

The Department of Labour has launched a full-scale investigation into the fishing tragedy at sea that claimed the life of a fisherman attached to the Prittipaul Singh Investments company. Today, investigators from the Department visited the fishing vessel which is docked at the company’s wharf. They were able to tour and get a first hand […]

Chronicle GM sent on administrative leave pending outcome of probe into financial mismanagement and spending

The Board of Directors of the Guyana Chronicle has now sent recently hired General Manager, Sherod Duncan on administrative leave. He will remain on leave pending the outcome of an investigation into alleged mismanagement of funds and his spending at the company since landing the job there, three months ago. That probe is also looking […]

Soesdyke siblings in custody following large cocaine bust

A brother and sister from the Soesdyke area are among three persons in custody following an operation by the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit that unearthed a large quantity of cocaine. According to a late night statement from CANU on Friday, the raid took place at several locations in the Soesdyke area on Friday afternoon. The siblings […]

Woman among four in custody for murder of two elderly women

Four persons are currently in police custody assisting with investigations into the murder of Georgetown residents, 89-year-old Constance Fraser and 77-year-old Phyllis Caesar. A woman is among the four arrested. No other information on the persons detained have been provided, but they were arrested subsequent to the discovery of the lifeless bodies of the women […]