Top Cop: Charrandass Persaud probe stems from bribery report, alleged plans to move gold

Commissioner of Police Leslie James this morning said that the investigation involving former government Member of Parliament (MP) Charrandass Persaud stems from a report of bribery and alleged plans to move gold out of the country.more..


No agreement reached on ‘normal’ functioning of legislature, executive – Jagdeo - ‘Our position is this government should still resign. We believe they are in a caretaker capacity and that they have to prepare for elections’

Leader of the Opposition Bharrat Jagdeo yesterday refuted the claim that an agreement was reached with APNU+AFC administration for the legislature and the executive to function normally in the wake of the December 21st approval of the no-confidence motionmore..


Murdered Suriname rice dealer was bird enthusiast - -had made purchases in Guyana

As the execution-style killing of a Suriname rice dealer on Monday on the No 63 breach, Corentyne continues to baffle law enforcers here, it has been learnt that Nitender Oemrawsingh was a bird enthusiast and would come to this country to make purchases.more..


Ramjattan tipped off police on Charrandass Persaud’s gold purchase - -after info on enquiry from Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs minister

The Guyana Police Force’s was tipped off about former government Member of Parliament (MP) Charrandass Persaud’s enquiry for the purchase of US$1 million in gold by Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan, who said he received the information from Minimore..


Roopnaraine confirms UK citizenship - -Jagdeo says MPs Teixeira, Anamayah have dual status

Public Service Minister Dr. Rupert Roopnaraine yesterday confirmed that he has UK citizenship and expressed his willingness to relinquish it if he needs to.more..


Cessna Caravans grounded for inspections

All Cessna Caravans operating out of the Eugene F. Correia International Airport have been temporarily grounded to facilitate visual inspections by the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA).more..


PPP candidate to be chosen in ‘a matter of days’

Within “a matter of days,” the 35-member Central Committee of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) will be casting their votes for a presidential candidate to lead the party into the next general and regional elections, General Secretary and Leader of themore..


No request at this point for UK base here – Quinn

British High Commissioner to Guyana Greg Quinn says that his Government’s plans to build a military base in the Caribbean is part of its demonstration that they are a “global player” and are determined to remaining a global player going forward but there more..


Regional health agency issues dengue warning

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is warning of the possibility of a major outbreak of the mosquito-borne dengue fever.more..


UK envoy cites importance of quick decision in confidence vote case

United Kingdom (UK) High Commissioner to Guyana Greg Quinn says there is a need to have the court decision on the recently passed no-confidence motion against the APNU+AFC Government quickly “so we all know what happens next.” Quinn was questioned by Stabmore..