U.S donates Metal Shark boats to Guyana Coast Guard

The Guyana Coast Guard is now better equipped to traverse the country’s many waterways, thanks to the donation of three Metal Shark jet boats by the United States. The boats which are fitted with state of the art equipment are valued at US$1.7 million and  are the first U.S.-built boats that will be used by […]

Up to DPP to reopen Randy Jagdeo murder PI -Crime Chief

With the Guyana Police Force coming under criticism after Police Prosecutors were unable to get witnesses to appear in court in a high profile murder case, Deputy Police Commissioner and Crime Chief Seelaal Persaud has indicated that the Director of Public Prosecutions has the authority to reopen the case and have the court issue arrest […]

Former Deputy Speaker Deborah Backer dies

The Peoples National Congress announced on Friday morning that former Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly and Party Member Deborah Backer has died. The party in a statement just after 7:30 Friday morning  said Ms. Backer passed away after a brief period of illness. “The General Secretary of the Peoples National Congress has ordered that […]

Businessman Randy Jagdeo freed of Kirk Davis’ murder

Water Street Businessman, Randy Jagdeo walked out of the Georgetown Magistrates Court a free man on Thursday morning after the Magistrate ruled that the Prosecution failed to establish the case of murder against the businessman for the shooting death of biker Kirk Davis. A number of witnesses were a no-show during the preliminary inquiry but […]

Civil Aviation probe focuses on engine of crashed plane

As the probe gets underway into the circumstances surrounding the crash of a single engine aircraft just after take off from an airstrip in Arau in Region Seven, Investigators intend to focus  most of their probe on the engine of the aircraft. The aircraft has been badly damaged and it is unlikely that it could […]

Soldier plunges to death at Highway creek

A day out with friends at a resort creek along the Linden Soesdyke Highway turned into tragedy on Monday when a young soldier reportedly plunged to his death in the creek. The dead man has been identified as 23-year-old Wayne Paul. According to reports, the young man and a group of friends decided to spend […]

Budget Day is Monday, March 24

Guyana’s Finance Minister Dr. Ashni Singh has announced that he will present the 2014 National Budget on Monday, March 24 in the National Assembly. In a statement the Ministry of Finance said “it is expected that this year’s budget will continue to promote the PPP/C’s commitment to accelerate economic growth and social development. It will […]

Copa Airlines begins to market Destination Guyana

Panamanian flag carrier, Copa Airlines which will begin its Guyana service in July of this year has started to promote Destination Guyana as a tourism spot for its many travellers. On the airline’s website it has created a Guyana page which showcases various places to visit in Guyana, places to stay and fun activities to […]

U.S registered small plane crashes, three persons injured

A rescue mission has been activated by the Ministry of Works and the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority to medevac three persons who were seriously injured on Tuesday morning when the small single engine aircraft they were travelling in, crashed just as it was attempting to take off from the mining community of Arau in Region […]