New Forensic lab to be in place in February

The Guyana Police Force’s investigative capabilities would be greatly enhanced, and very soon as the Ministry of Home Affairs’ state-of-the-art Forensic Laboratory at Turkeyen is nearing completion. Minister of Home Affairs Clement Rohee disclosed on Friday that the laboratory which is approximately 90 percent into its schedule, is expected to be completed by February, According […]

John Legend promises Legendary Guyana show

Multi award winning American R&B singer John Legend is promising patrons of his Night of Love concert at the Guyana National Stadium, a legendary performance. The artiste who arrived in Guyana on Friday morning told a press conference at the Fly Jamaica office at Ogle, that he is pleased with where his career is at […]

Paradise woman killed by reputed husband

Just two days after the President highlighted the problem of domestic violence in Guyana in his New Year’s address, yet another woman has been killed in Guyana by her husband. The woman has been identified as Marcia Adams of Paradise East Coast Demerara. She was reportedly stabbed to death by her reputed husband who has […]

Man found murdered at Lilliendaal

The Guyana Police Force on Friday said it is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of an unidentified man, whose body was found with injuries to his head at about 11:40 am at Liliendaal, East Coast Demerara. “The deceased is of African Descent, appears to be in his 40’s, medium built, dark complexion, about 5’8” […]

Ammunition intercepted at Camp Street Jail

The Ministry of Home Affairs on Thursday evening announced that prison authorities have been able to foil an attempt to smuggle several rounds of ammunition into the Georgetown prison. Details of the attempt were not provided but the Ministry said this was not the first time that such attempts were made and uncovered by alert […]

Old year’s night murder suspect arrested near border crossing

The Guyana Police Force on Thursday morning reported that the main suspect in the murder of 20-year-old Carlissa Matthews was arrested by the police around 8:00 am on Thursday at Springlands, Corentyne which is close to the border crossing with Suriname. The young man was taken into custody and charges are expected to be laid […]

President urges Guyanese to work together

(GINA) President Donald Ramotar, in his New Year’s message to the nation, has urged all Guyanese to work together in the interest of the country, noting that politics of blackmail will weaken democracy and can lead to further inequality. The New Year holds out great possibilities and also challenges, but how much is achieved will […]

Granger declares 2014 the “Year for workers”

With the Guyana Public Service Union still threatening widespread strike action against the imposition of a 5% increase in wages and salaries for public servants, the Leader of the Opposition, David Granger believes it is time more attention be paid to the GUyanese worker. In his New Year’s message to the nation Mr. Granger declared […]

AFC wants opening up of state media in 2014

Opposition Party, the Alliance for Change has indicated that it intends to push for the opening up of the state media in this new year. In a message to mark the new year, the AFC said “in 2014 we will lobby hard to ensure that the state media will be opened up to give us […]

Guyana gives financial support to storm ravaged Caribbean islands

Head of the Presidential Secretariat Dr. Luncheon announced that Cabinet has approved financial support of US$100,000 each for St Lucia and St Vincent and US$75, 000 to Dominica, in wake of the deadly storm that recently affected the Eastern Caribbean, impacting more seriously on the three countries. Several were left dead and others missing in […]