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The Tobacco Control Bill 2017 was passed by the National Assembly this evening after a lengthy debate, by both sides of the House, of over six hours. The legislation will be enforced by the application...

First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, today, received a courtesy call from two overseas-based Guyanese students, Ms. Kelly Hyles, a Pre-Medical Course student of the Harvard University, who made headlines...

The country can no longer drag its feet on implementing stringent measures to counter the devastating effects of tobacco on the health and wellbeing of our people. This was the view expressed Thursday...

Rayon Jones, Pascal Smith, Teshawn McKenzie, Kendall Skeet, Clive Forde C/D El Sinkie, Winston Long, Kerry Crumwell, Odel Roberts C/D Gully, Paul Goriah, Jamal Forde, Shawn Harris C/D Shawny, and Jason...

The Joint Services have intensified efforts to apprehend a total of seventeen prisoners, following the escape last evening of an additional 13, from the open holding area at the Lusignan Prison. The 13...

More than one hundred (100) Guyanese businesses have signed up with ExxonMobil’s local Business Centre to access opportunities in the oil and gas industry. In an interview today, with the Department...

Minister of Public Security Khemraj Ramjattan has called on the remaining prison escapees to turn themselves in to law enforcement authorities.  Four of the escapees remain on the run, with two recently...

Approximately 200 prisoners, at the Lusignan facility, have been moved to the recently constructed tarmac area of the compound.  Director Prisons Acting, Gladwin Samuels said that work on the temporary...

Director of Prisons, Gladwin Samuels said that the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) were activated at the Georgetown Prisons as the events unfolded.  Samuels added that at 16:45 hours, he received...

Following the massive fire which destroyed most of the Georgetown Prison this afternoon all systems were activated to respond to the situation. Five prisoners escaped and two were shot and captured. One...