Some Success squatters move on; Others remain

Most of the squatters who occupied lands at South Success on the East Coast of Demerara have left, leaving behind uninhabited shacks. However, there are still persons who have found alternatives ways to stay even though portions of the lands are inundated. Those persons who continue to occupy the lands after it was flooded, sought […]

East Ruimveldt man remanded over armed robbery of soldier

An East Ruimveldt Man was today charged and remanded to jail over an armed robbery committed on a member of the Guyana Defence Force. The accused, 33-year-old, Melvin Jeane appeared before the Chief Magistrate and pleaded not guilty to the robbery charge.   According to the Police Prosecutor, on Thursday morning at around 4:45, at […]

SOCU files charge against former Minister Patterson over new Demerara Bridge consultancy contract

More than three years after a probe was conducted into the awarding of a contract for a feasibility study for the new Demerara bridge, the Guyana Police Force through the Special Organised Crime Unit has filed a criminal charge against former Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson. According to Police sources, Mr. Patterson is expected […]

Guyana sends samples to CARPHA for testing for COVID variants

The Ministry of Health has sent several samples taken from Guyanese to the Caribbean Public Health Agency for testing for the new Coronavirus variants. Guyana has not recorded any case of any of the new variants, but Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica and neighbouring Brazil have all reported the presence of the faster spreading variant in […]

Edghill wants Patterson removed as Chairman of Public Accounts Committee

Following revelations that as Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson accepted birthday and other gifts from agencies under his purview, Minister of Public Works, Juan Edghill wants him to step down as Chairman of the powerful Public Accounts Committee in the National Assembly. Edghill has indicated that based on documents and receipts, during his time […]

LJP no longer has confidence in Region 8 Candidate -Shuman

The Liberty and Justice Party has disowned one of its own regional candidates and according to LJP Leader, Lenox Shuman, the party no longer has confidence in the candidate, Jimmy James. James’ served as the regional candidate for the party in the last elections and was submitted by the party as its representative for the […]

Motorcyclist dies in Linden/Soesdyke highway crash

A Soesdyke Man has become the latest person in Guyana to die in a vehiclular accident. 27-year-old, Steven Armstrong of Hill Foot, Soesdyke Linden Highway. died in an accident on Wednesday afternoon as he lost control of his motorcycle and slammed into another vehicle. The accident occurred around 5pm and according to a Police report, […]

Bars flouting COVID Order will suffer consequences -says Health Minister

With the number of Coronavirus cases in the country climbing steadily, Health Minister Dr. Frank Anthony has issued a warning to bars and hangout spots that have been flouting the COVID-19 gazetted order which prohibits them from opening for business. Bars and nightclubs were ordered closed since last March when the first gazetted order was […]

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