Guyanese woman found hanging in Trinidad

(Trinidad Express) DETECTIVES are investigating the death of a female detainee at the Immigration Detention Centre on Tuesday. According to police reports, 42-year-old Indira Joseph, of Guyana, was found hanging inside a cell at the centre, located along the Eastern Main Road in Aripo, Arima, around 4.30 a.m. yesterday. PC Modeste of the Arima Police […]

Caribbean teachers urged to raise standards

(CARICOM Secretariat, Guyana)    Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretary-General, has urged teachers gathered in Georgetown, Guyana for the 36th Biennial Conference of the Caribbean Union of Teachers, to place emphasis on teaching standards to meet demands for a competent workforce in the Community. In a message to the Conference, which opened on Monday […]

AFC rejects Nigel Hughes resignation as Chairman

The Alliance for Change has rejected the resignation of its Chairman Nigel Hughes. Attorney Nigel Hughes tendered his resignation on Tuesday to the opposition party after it was revealed that he is the Company Secretary for Amaila Hydro Incorporated which is the company set up to overlook the Amaila Falls hydro power project. The project […]

U.S “delivers” 26 deportees at Cheddi Jagan Airport

With just one airline plying the Georgetown-New York route, United States Authorities decided to fly in 26 Guyanese nationals who have been deported from the United States for various offences. The special flight arrived at Guyana’s Cheddi Jagan International Airport just after 3:30 pm on Tuesday with heavily armed U.S Security officials escorting the deportees […]

Hughes resigns as AFC Chairman over Amaila links

Prominent Attorney Nigel Hughes has tendered his resignation as Chairman of the Alliance for Change following revelations in the Kaieteur News that he serves as the Company Secretary for the Amaila Hydro Inc. which has been smeared in controversy surrounding the Amaila Falls Hydro power project and ongoing questions and concerns from the political opposition. […]

Regent St. vendors protest latest move to move them

Several city vendors who ply their trade along the pavement of Regent Street armed themselves with placards and candles on Monday night as they launched a soulful protest outside the Cambellville home of Town Clerk Carol Sooba. The vendors sang hymns and lit candles as part of a vigil to bring attention to the latest […]

1823 Rebellion monument unveiled

Amidst controversy and criticism over its location at the Kitty Seawall, the 1823 Demerara Uprising monument was unveiled on Monday evening during a cultural programme organised by the Ministry of Culture and attended by the President and other Government officials and special invitees. Notably absent from the unveiling ceremony were members of the Parliamentary Opposition […]

Two elderly watchmen beaten to death in separate incidents

Police investigators are probing the death of two security guards in two different parts of the country. In Berbice, a 78-year-old watchman was found badly beaten on August 1, 2013 at his work site. He was rushed to the Georgetown Hospital where he died on August 4th. According to a police report, the man who […]