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BREAKING: Scrap metal export trade reopens next week

Guyana on Thursday announced that the scrap metal trade would be reopened from next week Thursday, Minister of Industry Oneidge Walrond announced on Thursday. She said exports would be allowed from authorised yards that must have 24 hours surveillance cameras. Ms. Walrond also said that no new application for scrap metal dealers/ exporters would be entertained until authorities get a ...

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James Bond, others charged with conspiracy to defraud in lease of govt lands

People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) member and Attorney-at-Law, James Bond is among three persons charged with conspiracy to defraud in the lease of lands held by the National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited (NICIL). NICIL’s former Chief Executive Officer, Colvin Heath-London, Mr. Bond and Jermaine Richmond were charged jointly to defraud NICIL and its sole shareholder, the Guyana government, of ...

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64-year old man arrested while rolling suitcase of marijuana in Georgetown- CANU

A 64-year old man was arrested late Wednesday afternoon with more than four kilogrammes of compressed marijuana in a suitcase that he was rolling down a city street, the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) said. He has been identified as Clarence Wright off Bagotville, West Bank Demerara. CANU says he was arrested on Water and Cornhill Streets near the old Guyana ...

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Relative of Henry cousins surrenders for probe into killing of Number 3 Village pensioner

A relative of the Henry cousins, who were hacked to death last year and their bodies dumped aback a West Demerara village, has surrendered to police in connection with the killing of an elderly man at Number Three village. Police say Mark Anthony Henry turned himself in at the police force’s Criminal Investigations Department, Eve Leary, Georgetown. Mr. Henry was ...

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West Demerara Superbet operator says robbed of GYD$2.3 million

A West Bank Demerara businessman, who owns two Superbet outlets,  says he was robbed of GYD$2.3 million Police did not identify the victim but says he also manages five other Superbet locations, all of which are located on the West Bank Demerara. However, he was quoted as telling investigators that the money, a cellular phone  and two bunches of keys ...

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Roger Khan says “bullets were meant for me”; police deny Fagundes killing probe compromised

Convicted drug-lord, Shaheed ‘Roger’ Khan, who had publicly claimed to have prevented the Bharrat Jagdeo administration from being toppled, on Monday said he was the intended target of gunmen who killed his “son” Ricardo “Paper Short” and he accused police of deliberately responding slow to the incident. “This was not an attack on Ricardo…He died in my place. Make no ...

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Minibus driver stabbed to death; fisherman arrested

A driver of Wrong-Turn Squatting Area, Tuschen   , East Bank Essequibo was early this morning stabbed to death during a drinking spree. Dead is 34-year old Floyd Mc Garrell.  The incident occurred at about 4:45 this morning at Back Street, Tuschen. Police say they are treating the killing as murder. The suspect, a 41-year old fisherman from Tuschen, has ...

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GUYBISCO salesman robbed of GYD$1.4 million at traffic light- police

An employee of Guy-Bisco Importation Limited was allegedly robbed of $1.4M cash while conducting business on Thursday March 25, 2021 on Mandela Avenue,police said. The Guyana Police Force says he alleges that as he completed selling items on behalf of his employer at various shops, he secured the funds in the canter he was driving and proceed to return to ...

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