North West Man shot dead in Puruni, Region Seven

The body of a 23-year-old gold miner was found this morning in the along the Puruni Trail in Region Seven with a suspected gunshot wound to the chest. The man has been identified as Javie Boyal of Moruca, North West District. Persons in the area said they heard loud gunshots around 3:45 this morning and […]

Diamond man remanded over murder of brother-in-law

A 25-year-old, pork knocker from the Diamond community was this morning charged with the murder of his brother in law. During his appearance before Magistrate Judy Latchman, the man Anthony King was not required to enter a plea to the indictable murder charge. He is accused of murdering Justin Peterkin and has been remanded to jail. […]

Six passengers injured as Fly Jamaica makes emergency landing at Guyana’s Cheddi Jagan Airport

by Gordon Moseley Six passengers were injured this morning as a Fly Jamaica 757 aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing at Guyana’s Cheddi Jagan Airport. The flight with 120 passengers and eight crew members departed Guyana for Toronto, Canada just after 2 o’ clock this morning. However, less than thirty minutes into the […]

West Demerara Pastor and Friend die in Suriname accident

A pastor from the West Coast of Demerara and one of his friends were killed in a vehicle smash up in neighbouring Suriname as they made their way to the capital, Parimaribo. One of the dead men has been identified as Apostle Patrick Tulsie of the Stream of Living Water Fellowship Church of Cornelia Ida, […]

Life in Prison for man convicted of raping 3-year-old child

The 53-year-old man, who was two weeks ago found guilty of raping a 3-year-old girl, was today sentenced to life in prison. The convict, Deon Aaron from Herstelling, East Bank Demerara, appeared before Justice, Jo-Ann Barlow today and continued to declare his innocence as the life in prison sentence was handed down. The courtroom was […]