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Friday, December 3, 2021

$956M local Bank fraud: Fingered Manager in custody, assisting investigations

-Natural Resources Ministry probing Guyana Gold Board link The Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) Limited, Bartica Branch, Manager who was fingered in the...

Miner on $120,000 bail for Break and Enter

- A Miner was on Wednesday, December 02 placed on $120,000 bail for Break and Enter and larceny after he made his first...

Two dead in East Bank smash up

  – Two persons are now dead following a horrific accident on the Craig, East Bank Demerara Public Road on Sunday evening (May 04). iNews...

Police Motorcycle bursts into flames partially damaging elderly man’s house

By Tracey Khan - Drakes –A Police motorcycle exploded under the home of an elderly man on South Road, Georgetown on Thursday morning (January...

Convicted killer appealing life sentence

Livestock farmer Munilall Sarjoo, 51, also called “Long Hair”, of Number 67 Village, Corentyne, Berbice, who was found guilty of murder, is appealing his...

Police Commissioner condemns alleged police torture of teenager

By Tracey Khan - Drakes - Commissioner of Police (ag), Seelall Persaud has condemned the approach taken by officers of the Sparendaam Police Station...

Gov’t to pump $29.1B in security sector to fight crime, restore public confidence

...An increase of $4.5B from last years Budget figures In a move that legitimizes the concerns that have been raised by the business community and...

Man admits to robbing victims at gunpoint; sentenced to 12 months jail

  – John Martin of Leopold Street, Georgetown was charged with two counts of robbery under arm and was sentenced to 12 months imprisonment...

Media worker robbed of motorcycle by armed bandits

A 50-year-old pressman attached to the National Media and Publishing Company was on Friday robbed of his motorcycle by two armed bandits. Roy Etkins...

Guyanese listed as second largest group of trafficking victims in T&T

Reprinted from Trinidad Express Venezuela, Colombia and Dominican Republic are three of the six major countries from which people are trafficked to Trinidad and Tobago. Alana...

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Eyewitness: The return of

…rum and coke? World War II was in full swing and the Yanks were worried that German U-boats (submarines) would disrupt shipping through the Caribbean...

Jagdeo meets with over 35 Afro-Guyanese businessmen on investment opportunities

Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo led a delegation today that engaged a delegation of over 35 Afro-Guyanese private sector representatives. At the meeting, he addressed opportunities...

Jordan instructed to return to SOCU tomorrow

Former Finance Minister Winston Jordan, who was released from custody after falling ill during questioning today, has been instructed to return to the Special...

US invests GY$116M to upgrade GDF’s Coast Guard facilities

The United States announced today that it has invested US$555,000 to renovate the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Coast Guard Training Center, Kingston and construct...

Businessman Brian Tiwari questioned as SOCU probes controversial land sale

Owner of BK International Limited, Brian Tiwari was today questioned by the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) as it probes the controversial sale of...

Unvaccinated Berbice man dies from Covid

A 32-year-old man from Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) who was infected with the novel coronavirus has died. The man was unvaccinated. His death takes the...

Carol Smith-Joseph, Ganesh Mahipaul, Annette Ferguson withdraw from PNC’s Accreditation Congress Committee

See full statement from the PNC: The Central Executive Committee (CEC) of the People’s National Congress Reform at a meeting held on Wednesday 1st December...

APNU+AFC says it will provide “the best” legal representation for Jordan

Hours after former Finance Minister under the APNU+AFC administration was arrested for misconduct in public office, Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon has announced that the...

More than 50% of HIV/AIDS victims vaccinated against Covid-19

National AIDS Programme Secretariat (NAPS) Manager, Dr. Tariq Jagnarine has reported that 55 per cent of persons living with HIV/AIDS in Guyana has been...

Administration of Covid-19 booster doses picking up

The Ministry of Health is seeing a favourable increase in the administration of the COVID-19 booster shots to the adult population here following its...