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Regent Multiplex owner gunned down in La Jalouise home

Screams of despair filled the early morning air as the sun rose over the West Coast Demerara village of La Jalouise and friends and relatives gathered at the home of businessman Ganesh Ramlall, who was gunned down just outside his backdoor last evening. Ramlall was the owner of the Regent Multiplex Mall on Regent Street. His wife, […]

Cocaine in shoe soles found hidden in toilet tank at CJIA

An investigation has been launched at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri after a quantity of cocaine was found attached to two shoe soles which were hidden in a toilet tank in a washroom at the airport. The discovery was made earlier today. The Head of the Customs Anti Narcotics Unit, James Singh confirmed the […]

Over 30,000 Guyanese issued visitor visas in the past year; US Embassy encourages more visits

Over the past year, the United States issued over 30,000 non immigrant visas to Guyanese. That disclosure was made by Chargé D’Affaires of the United States Embassy in Georgetown, Bryan Hunt. Hunt revealed the figures at a reception last evening in celebration of the United States’  239th Independence anniversary. While pledging his country’s continued support […]

Town Clerk Carol Sooba Fired

The Ministries of Communities which holds responsibility for local government, has fired Town Clerk  of the City of Georgetown, Carol Sooba and her appointment has been revoked effective July 7, 2015. Sooba has been on leave since the new government took office. She was sent on leave by the Georgetown City Council back in May […]

Trinidad and Tobago stands in full support of Guyana and declares Venezuela’s decree as a “violation of international law”

The Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Kamla Persad-Bissessar on Friday announced that her government stands in full support of Guyana in wake of the decree by Venezuela claiming Guyana’s territorial waters. Ms. Persad-Bissessar met with Guyana’s President David Granger on Friday morning for bilateral talks and just after those talks she indicated that Trinidad […]

UN Secretary General to dispatch mission to Guyana to hold talks on Venezuelan decree following meeting with President Granger

by Gordon Moseley in Bridgetown The United Nations Secretary General, Ban-Ki-Moon has given the undertaking to send a team of UN officials to Guyana as President David Granger has made known the Guyana government’s concern over recent threats from Venezuela through its latest decree claiming Guyanese territory. The UN Secretary General and President Granger held […]

Maduro pulls out of CARICOM meeting; sends his Vice President instead

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has cancelled his attendance to the CARICOM Heads of Government Meeting in Bridgetown Barbados. Instead, the Venezuelan government is being represented by its Executive Vice President Jorge Arreaza. The Vice President arrived in Barbados on Thursday evening. The Venezuelan President was blasted by Guyana’s President, retired Brigadier David Granger during his […]

U.S Government pledges renewed support to new Guyana government as Rohee walks out of US Independence reception

The United States has pledged its support to the new David Granger led administration. On Thursday evening, the US Embassy in Guyana hosted a reception to celebrate the 239th Independence anniversary of the United States of America. At the reception, which was hosted at the Guyana Marriott, Chargé D’Affaires of the American Embassy, Bryan Hunt said […]