Women miners rescue girls from Interior sex camps

Six young girls were rescued from various mining camps in the Issano area in Region Seven over the weekend as the Guyana Women Miners Organisation continue with their efforts to fight human trafficking. And two police officers who are based in the interior region are being probed for allegedly having sex with two of the […]

Man gunned down in early morning robbery

An East Bank Demerara  man who has been identified as Winston Da Silva was gunned down early Monday morning as armed men carried out a daring robbery in the heart of the city just as the busy business day was getting started. Da Silva was in the company of his employer Cecil Gajadhar when they were attacked. […]

Top Cop wants more professional Force

The Commissioner of Police Leroy Brummel has issued a call for policemen to act more professionally when they carry out their duties. The top cop made the call on Saturday as he addressed hundreds of police officers as part of the force’s 174th anniversary celebrations. Commissioner Brummel cautioned ranks against the abuse of power which […]

Man gunned down on seawalls

A 32-year-old man was shot dead on Sunday night at the seawalls in the vicinity of Vryheid’s Lust on the East Coast of Demerara. The dead man has been identified as Tyrone Boodoo of Better Hope, East Coast Demerara. According to the police the man was in the company of a 23-year-old female friend when […]

SASOD at 10 documentary launched

When the Society Against Sexual Orientation and Discrimination was formed a decade ago, its founders did not imagine that the organisation would have become such a key player in major decision-making in Guyana with respect to human rights and the rights of persons in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community. The organisation currently is […]

Strip club dancers in custody over shooting

A number of Brazilian and Colombian dancers remain in police custody following the shooting of a taxi driver on Friday morning in Cummings Street, Alberttown. The driver had just dropped the “dancing-girls” home from a city strip bar when an argument began. The ladies reportedly summoned someone to the scene during the argument and within […]

GT&T crowns new Guyana Stars

Gospel singer Ryan Hoppie was crowned the new Guyana Star on Friday while Chutney sensation Bibi Khan was crowned the winner of the Bollywood segment of the GT&T Guyana Star show. The announcement of the two winners brought the curtains down on the over four months of competition that saw over 1400 participants and record […]

Quamina Street fire leaves 12 homeless

At least 12 persons have been left homeless following a mid afternoon fire on Saturday that completely gutted two houses in Quamina Street, Georgetown and badly damaged a third house. The fire service was summoned just before 3 o clock as persons in the area noticed heavy smoke and fire bellowing from one of the […]

Education Ministry scraps automatic promotion

The Ministry of Education today announced that it was reversing that automatic promotion policy which was introduced two years ago to ensure that no child is left behind in the classroom. Minister of Education, Priya Manickhand hosted a press conference on Thursday morning to announce the decision to scrap the policy. She said the Ministry […]

FBI probing visa racket at US Embassy

The United States Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) has launched a probe into reports of a multi-million dollar U.S visa racket at the United States Embassy in Georgetown, Guyana. Reports indicate that over the past few months FBI agents have been interviewing various persons attached to the Georgetown embassy. It is alleged that a former […]