Deaf Association protests for its members to be allowed to drive

In a peaceful protest outside of the Ministry of Public Security, members of the Guyana Deaf Association, issued a call on the Government to examine and implement provisions that would allow persons who are deaf, to drive on the country’s roadways.  A spokesperson for the group explained that there were discussions with the government previously, […]

President to meet with Opposition Leader on any national issue

President David Granger is ready to meet with the Leader of the Opposition on any issue of national importance. That’s according to the Minister of State, Joe Harmon. At a press conference today, Minister Harmon said he has noted that the Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo, has been declaring that he would only meet the President […]

Guyana removed from EU Money Laundering Blacklist

The European Commission has officially removed Guyana from its blacklist of countries seen as posing a threat because of lax controls on terrorism financing and money laundering. The Government of Guyana is welcoming the move. Attorney General Basil Williams has indicated that the move by the EU augurs well for Guyana, especially as it moves […]

Guyanese teen stabbed and stomped to death on Bronx sidewalk

NEW YORK- The NYPD has identified a 17-year-old boy who was stabbed to death Wednesday night during an argument in his Bronx neighborhood. The young man Pernell “Blizzy” Pompey, is originally from Guyana. According to the NYPD, he had gotten into an argument with a trio of attackers in the vicinity of East 193rd Street […]