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High Court dismisses applications that attempted to block Slowe’s case against PSC from continuing

Justice Gino Persaud this afternoon ruled that there were no grounds for the Police Service Commission (PSC) to withdraw from the case challenging the legality of the suspension of former Chairman of the PSC, Paul Slowe and the other Commissioners, as he dismissed two interlocutory applications filed by the Attorney General and the PSC. “There […]

75-year-old Princess St. woman murdered by “mentally ill” nephew

For the third time this week, Police investigators have found themselves probing the murder of an elderly woman, whose life was snuffed out by a close relative. This morning, investigators were called to 11 Princess Street in Georgetown following the murder of 75-year-old Audrey Harris. Investigators have launched a search for the woman’s mentally ill […]

Ship that hit Demerara Harbour Bridge was not required to lodge cash before departure -Attorneys

The operators of the fuel tanker, MV Tradewind Passion, that slammed into the Demerara Habour Bridge causing more than $1B in damages last October, were not required to deposit $250 Million in cash before the ship departed Guyana, according to the attorneys representing the ship company. Earlier this week, local authorities suspended three employees of […]

Multiple injuries listed as cause of death for murdered Essequibo woman; Granddaughter admitted to Psychiatric care

A post-mortem examination conducted on the body of 75-year-old Agatha Gamell who was found murdered in her Charity, Essequibo home has listed her cause of death as multiple injuries. Government Pathologist Dr. Nehaul Singh reported that the woman’s body bore multiple injuries and wounds. The grand daughter of the elderly woman was arrested for the […]

Government and Opposition clash over work of Public Accounts Committee; Chairman calls out Government for boycotting committee meetings

Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), Jermaine Figueira of the APNU+AFC complained to the National Assembly that the Government has been stalling the work of the PAC, in an attempt to prevent scrutiny of its management of the country’s resources. MP Figueira, at the time, was moving a motion for the adoption of the […]

New Chief Education Officer takes over from Dr. Marcel Hudson

For the second time in less than five years, long time educator Dr. Marcel Hudson has found himself handing over the position of Chief Education Officer. The Ministry of Education announced the appointment of well known educator, Mohammed Saddam Hussein as the new Chief Education Officer. The Ministry said Mr. Hussain has served as a […]

Digicel launches e-SIM in Guyana

Mobile telecommunications company, DIGICEL has announced the launch of Electronic Sims in Guyana. The move is to support E-sim enabled devices like the new Iphone 14. An eSIM is a digital version of the physical SIM card that customers now use to connect to the Digicel network via smartphones, tablets, or other IoT devices. With […]

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