Rohee launches “I Paid A Bribe” website

Guyana’s Ministry of Home Affairs has launched an internet initiative that it hopes will be able to crack down on bribery in Government agencies and departments and the Guyana Police Force. Home Affairs Minister Clement Rohee on Friday launched the “I Paid a Bribe Guyana” website which he hopes will serve as a deterrent to public officers […]

New Police Ranks urged to uphold professionalism

After serving two years of probation at various locations across the country, 131 ranks were recalled to Police Headquarters for final training before their passing out parade on Friday at the Tactical Services Unit Square, Eve Leary. Acting Police Commissioner Leroy Brumell expressed pride in the performance of the ranks who he said performed so well that […]

Caribbean Airlines had losses of US$117M in 2012

Guyana’s National Flag Carrier, the Trinidad & Tobago owned Caribbean Airlines may be facing more financial problems than expected and the Government of Trinidad and Tobago is appearing set to make even more changes at the regional carrier. Last week, Trinidad Finance Minister Larry Howai fired the entire Board of the airline. A new Board […]

Family wants murder accused to write CXC

The family of one of the six Berbice men recently charged and remanded to Prison for the murder of “suspected thief” Albert Munroe wants the Ministry of  Education to intervene on their behalf and have the young man write his CXC examinations. 18-year-old Jafaar Seetaram and five other men were all remanded to prison last […]

Opposition wants backdoor to Elections -Dr. Luncheon

Guyana’s Secretary to the Cabinet and Head of the Presidential Secretariat Dr. Roger Luncheon believes that recent pronouncements and concerns by the Opposition parties over the amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering Bill and their decision not to support some Government legislation, may be nothing more than an indication that the Opposition parties want to head […]

Legal minds meet to discuss domestic violence

Guyana continues to see a worrying increase in cases of domestic violence. Over the past year, over 25 women were murdered by their partners in domestic disputes, hundreds more have found themselves before the courts giving evidence after falling victims to domestic violence. The Local Judiciary is now paying closer attention to the issue and […]

Power sets failure bring Linden blackouts

The collapse of three power generating sets in the mining town of Linden has left the community facing electricity supply problems and has brought bauxite production to a halt. Over the past 48 hours, the Power Company at Linden has been forced to begin rationing the electricity supply to various sections of the community as […]

Bridge collapse highlights Government neglect -APNU

The Opposition coalition group A Partnership for National Unity is laying blame for the collapse of a main access Bridge in the Rupununi community at the feet of the Government. The bridge fell apart on Thursday as a heavy-duty truck was transporting an excavator across it. The Government said the bridge was built just over […]

Ex husband charged for hotel murder

After telling Police Investigators that he was the one who stabbed his 30-year-old ex-wife to death, 34-year-old Vinod Balgobin face a City Magistrate on Friday morning to face murder charges. He was not required to enter a plea when he appeared before Magistrate Sueanna Lovell at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court. Dressed in a red and […]

Entire Caribbean Airlines Board Fired

(Trinidad Express) Trinidad’s Finance Minister Larry Howai has fired the Caribbean Airlines (CAL) board. The board includes chairman Rabindra Moonan, vice-chairman Mohan Jaikaran, Gizelle Russell, Venosh Sagewan-Maraj and Avedanand Persad. Jamaican businessman Denis Lalor stays on the board. Philip Marshall, director of the Strategic Management Office of the Ministry of Finance and the Economy, will […]