News

Increased policing of Guyana’s borders needed -Foreign Minister

Guyana’s Foreign Minister Carl Greenidge on Monday briefed the local business community on Guyana’s strategy as the government continues to look for ways to ward off Venezuela’s illegal claim to this country’s exclusive economic zone. Mr. Greenidge told a room full of businessmen and business women along with members of the diplomatic community, that while […]

Current budgetary allocations limited government’s flood response -Minister Lawrence

Social Protection Minister Volda Lawrence announced on Monday that current budgetary allocations for intervention and response to flood emergencies were inadequate to satisfy the demands of the citizenry. But despite this setback, Lawrence said it is her firm belief that the government “got it right” with its response to the recent flooding where politicians allowed […]

Jaguar shot dead after spotted in New Amsterdam yard

An adult jaguar was shot dead early this morning after it was spotted in a back yard in the Berbice town of New Amsterdam. According to reports, the wild animal was spotted moving between bushes in the back yard and a license firearm holder was summoned to the scene as residents feared for their lives. […]

South Ruimveldt man stabbed to death at Soesdyke bar

Police investigators are probing the stabbing death of a South Ruimveldt man. According to a police report, 21-year-old Leroy Moore of Caneview Avenue, South Ruimveldt was at a bar at Soesdyke on the East Bank of Demerara early Sunday morning, when he became involved in a drunken argument with group of men. He was reportedly […]