Internet Radio

News

Essequibo hacked from Guyana’s maps; US includes Essequibo in Independence message

Even as a suspected hacker removed Essequibo County from the map of Guyana on the state-owned newspaper’s website, the United States (US) referred to the entire 83,000 square miles of the country in its Independence congratulatory message. The state-owned Guyana Chronicle newspaper ion Saturday- Guyana’s 52nd Independence anniversary- contained a map of Guyana that excludes Essequibo County which is the ...

Read More »

President announces 2018 National Awards:49 women among those recognised for sterling contributions to national development

Georgetown, Guyana – (May 25, 2018) Forty-nine women from various fields are among those who will be conferred with National Awards by President David Granger as part of the celebrations of Guyana’s 52nd Independence Anniversary. These persons have been recognised for their outstanding service and sterling contributions toward national development. The awards will be presented at an Investiture ceremony slated ...

Read More »

Woman admits to responsibility for husband’s death

A 28-year-old mother of three of Soesdyke Back Road, East Bank Demerara on Friday admitted she strangled her husband twelve days ago, police said. The Guyana Police Force indicated that she confessed to killing Julian Anthony Reberio, 32 years, after an autopsy showed he was strangled on May 13, 2018 at about 3 AM. “Asphyxiation due to compression injuries to ...

Read More »

Wife, husband in murder-suicide

A man, who stabbed to death his common-law wife, on Friday morning died about seven hours later as a result of carbon tablets he ingested, police said. Dead are Deorani ‘Priya’ Dyal, 20 years, a housewife of 123 Hope Low Land, East Coast Demerara and and Doodnauth Ramlall died. Dyal was stabbed to death at about 9:30 AM and 28-year ...

Read More »

Guyana wants to question seven persons in Suriname about deadly piracy attack

Guyana wants Suriname to send several Guyanese back home to be questioned by local police about last month’s piracy attack, Minister of Public Security Khemraj Ramjattan said Friday. He said, through Police Commissioner David Ramnarine, a request for mutual  assistance would be dispatched to Suriname “for the witnesses to come over to Guyana and  to be cross-examined by our CID ...

Read More »

Barbados Labour Party takes landslide elections victory; gets first female Prime Minister

Reproduced from Barbados Today The Barbados Labour Party (BLP) will form the next government, led by its first female prime minister, and based on unofficial results, it will do so without any official opposition. The BLP demolished the DIP, taking all 30 seats, resulting in the country being without a parliamentary opposition. Counting continued into the early hours of this ...

Read More »

CCJ to rule on Guyana’s presidential term limits case before July 3

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) will before July 3 rule on whether Guyana’s presidential term limit is unconstitutional. President-elect of the CCJ,  Justice Adrian Saunders Thursday night told reporters briefly that the court’s decision  would be handed down before Sir Denis Byron demits office as President of the Court on that date. Saunders assumes the presidency on July 4. ...

Read More »

Caribbean Court’s incoming President wants coordinated overhaul of “broken” criminal justice system; says inconsistent rule of law major barrier to Guyana’s prosperity

Incoming President of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Justice Adrian Saunders Thursday night declared that the inconsistent application of the rule of law in Guyana is a major barrier to the country becoming the most prosperous country in the region. Delivering a presentation on the topic “The Rule of Law and the Caribbean Court of Justice” at the University of ...

Read More »

Jagdeo supports non-custodial sentences for marijuana possession; says no to cultivation, sale

Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo says he is in favour of decriminalizing the possession of small amounts of cannabis sativa (marijuana/ganja) to allow for non-custodial sentences, such as community service and rehabilitation. He gave the pronouncement during a press engagement held at the Leader of the Opposition’ Office in Church Street, Georgetown on Thursday. The former President was adamant however, he ...

Read More »