Govt. goes silent on Local Govt. Bills

The Minister of Local Government Ganga Persaud on Thursday, gave the National Assembly the silent treatment as he refused to rise and lead four local government bills as the Government protested the Opposition’s move to have those bills debated on Thursday while pushing aside other business of the day. Earlier, Opposition Member of Parliament Basil […]

Govt. in no position to tackle flooding in City areas

The Government of Guyana on Thursday indicated that it does not have the resources presently at hand to tackle flooding in South and North Georgetown. Almost every time it rains, there is flooding in several city wards. During Thursday’s sitting of the National Assembly, Member of Parliament for the APNU, Volda Lawrence inquired from the […]

Police still to be charged for Linden shooting deaths

One year after three Linden protesters were gunned down by members of the Police Force’s Tactical Services Unit  during a protest in the bauxite town, charges are still to be laid against anyone for the deaths and the Police officers who were on duty and who fired shots at the protesters remain on the job. […]

Guyanese man held for murder in Barbados

A Guyanese national is in the custody of the Royal Barbados Police Force being questioned about the stabbing death of a Barbadian man. the incident took place late on Tuesday night in the island. The dead man has been identified as 26-year-old Tito Gill of Christ Church, Barbados. According to the Public Relations Officer of […]

Gunmen grab millions from Fullworks Motor Spares

Gunmen continued their attack on the business community on Wednesday afternoon just hours after the Guyana Police Force indicated that it would be beefing up patrols in several areas to deal with an increase in robberies. Two gunmen attacked and robbed the Fullworks Motor Spares store at Good Hope on the East Coast of Demerara […]

O.P monitoring CCTV cameras not Police

In a shocking admission, the Guyana Police Force on Wednesday said it does not monitor or have regular access to video recordings being obtained by several security Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras that have been set up in several parts of the city. Police Commissioner Leroy Brumell and Crime Chief, Seelall Persaud at a midday […]

“Be Security conscious” -Top Cop

With the Guyana Police Force being pressed by the business community to come up with a strategy that will effectively tackle the crime problem, Commissioner of Police Leroy Brumell believes members of the business community also need to become more security conscious. Speaking at the Police Force’s annual award ceremony on Wednesday morning at Police […]

Antiguans sentenced to life for killing Guyanese butcher

(St. John’s, Antigua) – The two men convicted for the murder of Guyanese, Rondel George were sentenced to life imprisonment in the High Court before Justice Keith Thom yesterday. Lasana Riley and Jevorny Richards were charged with the capital offence after they ambushed, robbed, and murdered the 34-year-old butcher, who was on his way to purchase […]

Japan to strengthen cooperation with CARICOM

(CARICOM )  As the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Japan look forward to the celebration of the Twentieth Anniversary of cooperation in 2014, Japan has signalled its intent to deepen cooperation relations with the Region even further. This indication came from Ambassador Akira Yamada, Director-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan at the opening […]

GECOM cuts ties with Boodoo, APNU “happy”,

The Guyana Elections Commission has decided to formally cut ties with its former Chief Elections Officer, Gocool Boodoo. The decision by the seven member Commission was expected as Opposition nominated members had indicated that “it was time for Gocool to go”. And the Chairman of the Commission also appeared set on looking for a new […]