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President Granger to address US Security conference in Washington

The Government of Guyana this morning announced that President David Granger will leave the country on Thursday, July 23 for Washington DC where he will address the US Hemispheric Conference on Defence and Security matters. The conference is taking place at the Washington Centre for Hemispheric Studies. The President will be accompanied by Chief of Staff […]

Transgender Sex worker gunned down during late night “business”

Police investigators have launched a probe into the murder of a transgender commercial sex worker who was shot dead late last evening while plying her “sex trade” in the Carmichael Street area. The 20-year-old sex worker has been identified as Noel Wilson Luthers aka Nephi. According to reports, Luthers was involved in a transaction with […]

Sean Hinds points finger at PPP activists as being behind Crum-Ewing’s murder

Former murder accused and self confessed member of the former death squad, Sean Hinds believes that two activists for the now opposition People’s Progressive Party ought to be questioned in connection with the murder of political activist Courtney Crum-Ewing. In an interview this evening with the HGP Nightly News, Hinds distanced himself from any involvement […]

Guyanese nationals admitted to the Bar in Fiji

(Fiji Times)  TWO Guyana nationals from South America were admitted to the bar at the High Court in Suva after midday today. The admission ceremony was presided over by Chief Justice Anthony Gates. Andrew Liverpool, 25, and Shinella Andrea Ghent, 27, both graduated with a law degree from the University of Guyana and attained their […]

President takes up State House residence

The President and First Lady were forced to ditch their private residence and make an early move to State House last week as flood waters swamped their Durban Backlands home. Last week, heavy downpours flooded several parts of the city and the Durban Backlands community where the Grangers have lived for years was one of […]

Police Commissioner warns against vigilante justice

Police Commissioner Seelall Persaud has disclosed that the Guyana Police Force (GPF) intends to prosecute citizens involved in any form of vigilante justice. His statement is in response to the beating death of a murder accused last week by citizens. Persaud said citizens must allow the police to do their work in bringing perpetrators of criminal activity […]

Two taxi drivers charged for murder of Multiplex Mall owner

Two taxi drivers who were arrested in a Craig, East Bank Demerara house last week, were today charged and remanded to prison for the murder of businessman, Ganesh Ramlall, AKA as “Boyo”. The two were identified as 21-year-old Fazeel Bacchus and 32-year-old Lennox Roberts. They appeared in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court before Magistrate Ann Mclennan and were […]

Elisabeth Harper being considered for Diplomatic posting

Career diplomat and former Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Elisabeth Harper is among a number of persons being considered for diplomatic postings at Guyana’s various missions abroad. Ms. Harper who resigned from her Director General post to become the Prime Ministerial Candidate of the People’s Progressive Party for the May 11 elections, […]