Guyana News

Guyana: Woman Finds Missing Son In Morgue

A mother got the shock of her life when she found her missing son on Wednesday in the morgue of the Georgetown Public Hospital. Twenty-two-year-old  Kellon Crawford of Annandale, East Coast Demerara...

Guyana: Man Who Murdered His Three Minor Children Appeals Life Sentence

JOHN BLANCHARD, who was sentenced to life in prison after he admitted hacking his three children to death, has moved to the Court of Appeal to challenge the severity of his...

Guyana Has New Strategy To Address High Emigration Rate

GUYANA is listed among the countries with the highest rate of emigration in the world, something which the new government is looking to address through a decisive strategy focused on engaging...

Execution Attempt At Guyana Prison

QUICK action by ranks on duty at the Lusignan Prison on the East Coast of Demerara prevented two prisoners from being “executed” on Friday night, according to Director of Prisons, Gladwin...

Guyana’s Queen’s College Threatens To Leave CXC

Two of Guyana’s leading secondary schools on Thursday joined others across the Caribbean in condemning the apparent poor grading of students at the 2020 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) and Caribbean...

Two Inmates Shot Dead In Guyana Prison Riot

TWO inmates at the Lusignan Prison Holding Bay were shot dead and five others injured during a rowdy protest on Saturday. The dead inmates were identified as Earl Graham, 51, who was...

Body, Suspected Cocaine Found In Aircraft In Guyana

Guyana Chronicle:-  TWO Cessna aircraft that were reportedly heading to Suriname, landed in Mazaruni, Region Seven, resulting in the arrest of three foreigners, on Sunday night. One of the aircraft had...

US warns citizens against traveling to Guyana because of COVID-19

News Source Guyana: Guyana has been placed in a level four bracket as a country that US Citizens should not travel to. The total number of COVID-19 cases in Guyana is...

New Guyana President Appoints 19 Member Cabinet

PRESIDENT Irfaan Ali on Wednesday swore in a 19-member Cabinet comprising a mixture of youthful and well experienced individuals, who have all expressed that they are eager to bring about positive...

CARICOM Welcomes Declaration Of Final Results In Guyana Elections

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) welcomes the conclusion of the Guyana General and Regional Elections of 2 March 2020 with the declaration of the final results. The Community congratulates His Excellency Mohammed Irfaan...

Guyana’s Ali sworn in as president after disputed vote

Stabroek News: Mohamed Irfaan Ali, 40,  was declared the 9th Executive President of Guyana by GECOM Chairperson, Claudette Singh. He was later sworn in as President at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre...

United States Urges Granger Government In Guyana To ‘Step Aside’

United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called on the administration of President David Granger in Guyana to "respect the result of democratic elections and step aside." Speaking at the State...

15 Prisoners Injured In Guyana Prison Riot

SOME 15 prisoners are said to have sustained injuries, while there were no deaths or escapes following a riot that led to a fire at the East Coast Demerara Lusignan Prison...

CCJ Rules Guyana Court of Appeal Judgment, Chief Election Officer’s Report Invalid

July 8 Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago:-  In a judgment delivered today, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) ruled that the judgment handed down by the Guyana Court of Appeal...

Guyana: Family Of Three Perish In Fire

A family of three died during a fire in an apartment complex in Guyana, local reports say. According to Stabroek News, the fire broke out Saturday night. The newspaper identified the dead as ...

Guyana Private Sector Urges David Granger To Concede Election Defeat

The Private Sector Commission (PSC) today congratulated PPP/C presidential candidate Irfaan Ali on his election to the presidency and called on caretaker President David Granger to recognise the result of the...

University Of Guyana Appoints First Female Vice Chancellor

Press Release:- Professor Paloma Mohamed-Martin has been appointed as the 11th Vice-Chancellor of the University of Guyana after a year-long search.  She will be the first woman to hold the post. The University has...

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