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Police Complaints Authority to get its own investigators

The Ministry of Home Affairs on Friday announced that the Government has granted approval for the establishment of an Investigative Arm of the Police Complaints Authority. “This approval will result in the employment of 4 qualified Investigators to conduct investigations on behalf of the Police Complaints Authority independently of the Guyana Police Force”, the Ministry […]

Amazon Warriors whip Tallawahs to reach CPL Finals

Basseterre, St Kitts – An excellent opening partnership between Lendl Simmons and Martin Guptill set up a thumping victory for the Guyana Amazon Warriors as they booked their place in the Limacol Caribbean Premier League final with ease. Both openers reached half centuries as defending champions, the Jamaica Tallawahs, were eliminated from the tournament. Both knocks were […]

Caneville mason shot dead over gold chain

Guyana’s murder rate continues to spiral out of control and Police investigators on Thursday launched a search for a gunman who shot and killed a mason at Caneville on the East Bank of Demerara when the mason refused to hand over his gold chain. Dead is 24-year-old Mark London. He was shot dead close to […]

Environmental group pickets Natural Resources Ministry over Bai-shan-lin

As the Bai-Shan-Lin company comes under more scrutiny for its operations in the Guyana forestry sector, the Environmental Community Health Organisation (ECHO) wants a full independent investigations into the operations of the company and the impact the company’s operations is having on the local forestry sector. Bai-shan-Lin is one of the largest exporters of Guyanese […]

Berbice man beats and stabs stepfather to death

Police investigators in Port Mourant, Berbice are investigating the brutal murder of a 48 year old Berbice man who was beaten and stabbed to death by his own stepson. The dead man has been identified as 48-year-old Deochand Singh, of Freeyard, Port Mourant, Berbice. The incident took place on Wednesday night at the man’s home. Details […]

Two crew members missing as Guyana registered vessel capsizes

Two crew members of a Guyana registered motor tanker are missing and feared dead after the vessel sank on Tuesday evening off the Guyana Coast in the vicinity of the mouth of the Corentyne River. It was proceeding from Paramaribo, Suriname to Georgetown, Guyana at the time. There were four crew members on board, according […]

LEAD project back on track. US and Guyana reach agreements

The US Government’s Leadership and Democracy Project (LEAD) for Guyana will continue now that the US Government and the Guyana Government have reached a final agreement on moving the project forward and all of the areas that should be covered by it. The project was put on hold when the Guyana government raised objections to […]

GECOM concerned about persons posing as its workers in Region 1

The Guyana Elections Commission has distanced itself from some persons who are posing as GECOM workers in the Region 1 area and who have been going around to residents with the Registration Lists and claiming that they represent the Elections Commission. Gecom has launched an investigation into the matter and has said it has no […]

Queen’s College grabs top CSEC and CAPE spots

Guyana’s premier secondary school, Queens College is celebrating its performance at the CXC  Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations. At the CSEC level, 98.77% of the students who wrote the 2014 examinations gained Grade One to Three passes. QC was closely followed by the Bishop’s High School which gained an overall pass […]

Man shot dead and robbed of motorcycle

A Guyana Water Incorporated employee was shot dead on Monday night and robbed of his Honda CG motorcycle while on his way home after visiting his girlfriend in the Sophia area. The incident took place just before 9 o’clock. The dead man has been identified as Marvin Cumbermack. Residents in the area said they heard […]