Two miners die as Konawaruk mining pit collapses during heavy rains

The Guyana Police Force and the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission are launching an investigation into another mining pit collapse that has claimed lives. Two miners, Deon Sproston and one identified only as Sean, are the latest mining pit collapse victims. The two and others were reportedly working in the mining pit at Mowasi Backdam, […]

Mocha man dies same day he was expected to face rape charge

A 47-year-old man from Mocha on the East Bank of Demerara, who was expected in Court today to face a rape charge, has died after falling ill in the East Ruimveldt Police lock-ups. In a statement, the Guyana Police Force said Stonie Henry, who was a welder, was arrested yesterday in connection with an investigation […]

Albouystown woman and hairdresser remanded to jail for cocaine in suitcase bust

Three days after an Albouystown woman was busted at the Cheddi Jagan Airport with cocaine in the false side of her suitcase, she appeared in Court this morning along with her alleged recruiter, to face drug trafficking charges. 35-year-old, Shellon Yolanda Barrow of Victoria Street, Albouystown along with the alleged recruiter, 37-year-old, Krissy Latoya Griffith, […]

16-year-old remanded for murder of Annandale pensioner

Under heavy Police guard, a 16-year-old youth from Buxton appeared in Court this morning and was slapped with the charge of murdering 72-year-old, Annandale resident Krishnachand Dabee.  The youth was immediately remanded until October, when the case will continue. Dressed in t-shirt with his school pants, the accused walked into the Cove and John Magistrates’s […]

Guyana gears up to host major telecommunications conference and exhibition

Local telecommunications company, GTT is partnering with the Caribbean Association of National Telecommunications Organizations(CANTO) to host CANTO’s 35th Annual General Meeting & Mini Expo in Guyana. The event, which will take place next January, will draw stakeholders from more than thirty countries and large tech companies. During a launching ceremony, Chief Executive Officer at GTT, Justin […]

Guyana’s “come tek a drink” culture encouraging more alcohol consumption by youths -Ramjattan

-by Dennis Glasgow- Guyana’s Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan has expressed concern about the country’s alcohol consumption problem and he believes it has become more serious alcohol because young young people  are being introduced to alcohol at an early stage in their lives. Some surveys have indicated that the age of alcohol initiation in […]