It was high drama Friday morning when police attempted to arrest Retired Assistant Police Commissioner, Paul Slowe at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court. Slowe, the former chairman of the Police Service Commission had arrived at the court to answer to a charge of alleged fraud, when the police ranks attempted to effect the arrest. Video footage shows the ranks physically holding […]

…performs marginally better than the rest of the region in both exams   Notwithstanding the challenges posed by the deadly COVID-19 pandemic, and torrential rains that resulted in extreme flooding, Guyana outperformed the rest of the region in the 2021 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) exams and the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE). CXC’s Director of Operations, Dr. Nicole Manning made […]

….as Attorney General warns that criminal charges are coming  Former Minister of Finance Winston Jordan, while refuting claims that he engaged in nefarious transactions, said he will not be intimidated by the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) Government. Jordan made his position clear on Thursday in response to a statement made by Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Anil Nandlall […]

….ECLAC urges Caribbean countries The COVID-19 pandemic opens an opportunity to rethink and restructure education systems in Latin America and the Caribbean, and tackle the profound “silent crisis” that this sector is going through so as to prevent a generational catastrophe, agreed the specialists participating in the First Regional Seminar on Social Development. The seminar was opened by ECLAC’s Executive […]

Police at Mahdia on Wednesday detained a man after the lifeless body of his parter was found dead in a pool of blood close to a shop she operates. Dead is 50-year-old Denise Vieira. Reports are that sometime after 1:30 pm on Wednesday, neighbours heard the woman arguing with her partner. Shortly after , customers went to the woman’s shop […]

—report says deterioration in rule of law is spreading worldwide WASHINGTON, DC (14 October 2021) –Guyana has ranked 78 put of 139 on the rule of law index and 17th out of 32 in the Latin America and Caribbean region. According to The World Justice Project areas of greatest decline globally include constraints on government powers, civic space, timeliness of […]

The Guyana Fire Service is refuting claims that one of its firefighters was rescued by a civilian after falling into a burning building on Tuesday night. Guyana Daily News, in a report, contended that while extinguishing a burning building at Charlotte Street, Bourda, a fireman fell into the building and had to be rescued by a civilian but the Fire […]

….judge says something fundamentally wrong with the justice system “There is something fundamentally wrong with a justice system when a citizen can be charged, committed and indicted when there is no evidence connecting the citizen with the commission of the offence,” Justice Jo-Ann Barlow said on Wednesday. According to a statement issued by Attorneys Nigel Hughes, Konyo Sandiford and Ronald […]

–-Opposition Leader  Close to one month after the deadly Dartmouth shooting, a 34-year-old Grove Housing Scheme man was fatally shot by the police – a trend, the Leader of the Opposition, Joseph Harmon said is concerning. Thirty-four-year-old Kevin Andries was shot by the police, during what they described as an exchange of gunfire but the Opposition Leader, in a statement […]

…launches ‘Made in Guyana’ Certification Mark The Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS), on Tuesday, hosted its third National Quality Awards (NQA) Ceremony to honour companies that have been implementing standards within their operations to produce quality goods and services. Thirty-six Guyanese companies participated in this year’s edition of the Awards held at Parc Rayne under the overall categories of […]

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