June 24, 2021

Guyana: 6 women allegedly drugged and raped at popular night club

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Six rape victims, through their relatives and their lawyers are pointing their fingers at a popular nightclub on Main Street, and another on Camp Street, in the city, after claiming that they were raped in the precincts of the respective clubs after their drinks were secretly spiked by colluding bartenders and waitresses who are hired […]

The Economist: Caribbean prisons – Blue seas, black holes

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By The Economist From Guyanese Online “FREEDOM! We want freedom!” cried inmates of the Camp Street prison in Guyana’s capital, Georgetown. But in three days of unrest that began on March 2nd, 17 of them burnt to death. The rioting started after guards seized drugs and mobile phones from prisoners awaiting trial for violent crimes. […]