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West Demerara barber robbed of gold chain

A gold chain was Tuesday evening stolen from a barber of Ocean View, Uitvlugt, West Coast Demerara, and the suspect, who is a taxi driver,  has since been arrested, police said. De Santos, the suspect and others were reportedly at Parika, East Bank Essequibo drinking. De Santos then joined the suspect’s car, HB 3949, for Uitvlugt but he fell asleep ...

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Ethnic Commission launches colouring book; hopes to get copies into schools

The Ethnic Relations Commission (ERC) on Wednesday launched a colouring book to help promote racial and ethnic harmony across Guyana, and already that constitutional body intends to get copies into the schools through the Ministry of Education. Titled “Harmony Colouring Book – Colour our History and Heroes” , the  26-page publication, which was authored by Commissioner Barrington Braithwaite , features ...

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US Coast Guard deploys new vessel in Guyanese waters to counter illegal fishing, strengthen sovereignty and security

The United States Coast Guard has deployed a brand new patrol vessel, USCGC Stone (WMSL 758), for a multi-month operation in the Atlantic waters of Guyana and several other South American nations to counter illegal fishing, boost their authority over their maritime space and heighten security. “The U.S. Coast Guard is committed to the protection of living marine resources. IUU ...

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11-year girl allegedly killed by Cuban was sexually abused- autopsy

The 11-year old girl, who was killed along with her mother allegedly by a Cuban man, was sexually abused, according to an autopsy conducted Tuesday. “The doctor reported that the juvenile was sexually active,” police said in reporting the results of the autopsy conducted by Government Pathologist Dr. Nehaul Singh. Police have already said that blood was seen on the ...

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House Speaker Nadir, family COVID positive

House Speaker Manzoor Nadir on Tuesday said he and three members of his family have been tested positive for the coronavirus, COVID-19. His disclosure came one day after he presided over a parliamentary sitting virtually because he was not feeling well and had hoped that it was not COVID-19. Mr. Nadir told News-Talk radio Guyana that he started feeling unwell, ...

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Nurse of Guyanese parentage administers vaccine to US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris

A nurse of Guyanese parentage on Tuesday administered a COVID-19 vaccine to United States (US) Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. Multiple US news media identifies her as Patricia Cummings whose parents are Guyanese immigrants.  Nurse Cummings administered the vaccine to Ms. Harris at the United Medical Center in southeast Washington, D.C. Ms. Harris’ parents were also born overseas; her father from ...

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Consumer Affairs Commission unveils homebuilders guide to keep contractors on their toes

In the face of increasing problems being encountered by homebuilders about the poor quality of construction work, the Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission (CCAC) on Tuesday unveiled a guide they should follow or contractors might be compelled to fix the problems at their own cost. The CCAC said the document, titled Homebuilders’ Road Map and located here , is the ...

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Police Force gets motorcycles in wake of 25 percent increase in armed robberies

The Guyana Police Force has acquired 15 motorcycles at a cost of GYD$6.5 million to respond to a 15 percent to 20 percent increase in robberies especially in Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica), Home Affairs Minister Robeson Benn said. Responding to questions on a financial paper that was subsequently approved by the National Assembly, he said the police force asked for more ...

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Guyana purchases Bell heavy-lift helicopter

The Guyana government has already purchased a heavy-lift Bell 412-EPi helicopter for which monies were Monday approved and the aircraft is due to arrive here the latest by next year February, well-placed sources confirmed. A Guyana Defence Force (GDF) spokeswoman on Monday said the army could not provide details  at this time. “The GDF will release the proper information at ...

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Suspected Cuban killer of mom, daughter arrested

The Cuban man, who allegedly hammered and knifed to death his partner and her daughter, has been arrested. Guyana Police Force spokesman, Assistant Commissioner Roystom Andries’Junor said Joel Rodriguez also known as Yoel Rodriguez Barientos was arrested at Amelia’s Ward, Linden on Sunday night. He was arrested the same day the bodies of t he woman and her daughter were ...

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