“I am not his Attorney” -Jaya Manickchand distances self from young man claiming sex abuse by Speaker

Attorney-at-Law Jaya Manickchand, who is the sister of Education Minister Priya Manickchand, has denied being retained by the young man who has filed a police complaint claiming that he was sexually molested when he was younger, by the Speaker of the National Assembly Raphael Trotman. The Speaker has since denied the allegations and has called […]

AFC unearths “plot to tarnish its Leaders” with sex abuse claims

The opposition party, Alliance For Change on Sunday said it has uncovered a plot by the governing People’s Progressive Party to attack and tarnish its leaders. According to a Sunday statement from the AFC, the party is “now in receipt of information that a completely fabricated accusation of sexual abuse of a minor is being […]

President wants to meet with Granger on LGE issues

Just before leaving Guyana for a 10 day visit to the United States, President Donald Ramotar wrote Leader of the Opposition David Granger to express his willingness to meet and further discuss “matters of importance to the Guyanese people”.  Granger last week announced that his party, A Partnership for National Unity would be starting nationwide […]

Albouystown man shot dead by Police while in custody

28-year-old Albouystown resident, Adrian Bishop was shot dead at close range by a Police officer while being taken into custody on Saturday night. The incident occurred at Hill Street, Albouystown. Reports state that the man was arrested after a woman he shared a relationship with and who is a member of the Police Force summoned […]

Man dumped in car trunk as gunmen rape girlfriend at Linden

A 32-year-old Linden man was tied up and dumped in the trunk of his car while his 20-year-old girlfriend was raped in the same car by three gunmen who had already robbed the couple at gunpoint on Friday night in Amelia’s Ward, Linden. According to a police report, it was just after 10pm on Friday […]

Granger pushes further for LGE, says PPP and Ramotar are “overdue”

Leader of the Opposition David Granger has indicated that his party is ready for Local Government Elections and he intends to continue pressuring the administration to ensure that there is not another delay in the hosting of Local Government Polls. Despite its many concerns about the state of the city and other communities across Guyana, […]