Man stabbed to death at Soesdyke

Police investigators are still on the hunt for a man believed to be from the Soesdyke area who on Friday night brutally stabbed another man to death at a shack at Soesdyke on the East Bank Demerara. According to the police, t about 7pm on Friday July 12, 2013, Kevin Harrison, 24 years, of Ideal […]

Taxi driver charged for Water St. Murder and Robbery

A 27-year-old taxi driver from Gordon Street, Kitty Georgetown was on Friday morning charged with the murder of handyman Victor DaSilva who was shot dead on the morning of Monday, July 8, while in the company of his employer on Water Street. The taxi driver Joseph Williams was not required to enter a plea to […]

GECOM Commissioner fires off at Boodoo

Commissioner of the Guyana Elections Commission Vincent Alexander has “broken” his silence on the issue surrounding the contract for former Chief Elections Officer Gocool Boodoo. Boodoo’s contract expired in April and his move to the court to block the appointment of a new Chief Elections Officer has been thrown out. Now, Commissioner Vincent Alexander has […]

Broadcasters should reject $2.5 Million fee -APNU

The Opposition group A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) wants broadcasters to reject that $2.5 Million per year licensing fee which is being instituted by the Guyana National Broadcasting Authority. A few weeks back, the GNBA announced that radio and television broadcasters would now have to pay an annual licensing fee of $2.5Million or 3% […]

Guyana fumes over U.S TiP report

The Government of Guyana has rejected the latest United States report on Human Trafficking which called on the Guyana Government to do more to tackle the problem of Trafficking in Persons (TiP). The Government is so upset with the latest U.S report that it intends to ignore future requests from the United States for information […]

East Bank road works to be fast tracked

The pace of the construction of the East Bank Demerara four-lane road is expected to be hastened as the Work Services Group (WSG) is moving ahead with support from the power and telephone companies in addressing the challenge of utilities hindering the project’s execution. There has been sloth in the multi-million dollar project stemming from […]

Guyanese busted at JFK with cocaine

Drug Enforcement Officers in Guyana and the United States are probing another drug bust in New York of a Guyanese passenger. 49-year-old Guyanese, Winston Carr was busted at the JFK International Airport in New York after he arrived there on a Caribbean Airlines flight from Guyana on July 3, 2013, with cocaine concealed in the […]

APNU calls on Govt. to reduce airline travel tax

As the Government and the public continue to complain about the high cost of airline tickets from Guyana, the Opposition group A Partnership for National Unity believes the Government itself could assist in getting the cost down. APNU Executive and Shadow Minister of Tourism, Joe Harmon has written to Works and Transportation Minister Robeson Benn […]

Mahaica man shot dead during home invasion

A 27-year-old Mahaica resident was shot dead on Monday evening when armed bandits invaded his Supply, Mahaica home around 8:30pm.   The dead man has been identified as Omadat Persaud who is also known as “Vicky”. According to a statement from the police, the man was at home with his other family members when the three […]

Guyana not probing U.S visa fraud -Crime Chief

The investigative arms of the Guyana Police Force may be tied with relation to that alleged visa racket that may have taken place at the Georgetown Embassy of the United States because of diplomatic conventions. Deputy Commissioner of Police and Crime Chief, Seelall Persaud on Monday revealed to News Source that the Guyana Police Force […]