Vandals attack GT&T cables, thousands affected

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company has once again been faced with major damage to its network as a result of vandalism and damage to its cables. According to the company, thousands of its customers had their telephone services affected as a result of vandalism of a 2400 pair feeder cable of which 15 meters […]

Woman on the run after stabbing husband to death

Police investigators in the North West District village of Baramita are on the hunt for a woman who reportedly stabbed her reputed husband to death and fled the scene just after. Dead is 32-year-old Junior Brandt of Baramita, North West District. Initial reports state that the couple were involved in heated argument when the wife […]

Jamaican passengers arrive with 62 pounds of marijuana at CJIA

Guyana has been encouraging Caricom nationals to come visit these shores to enjoy the flora and fauna. Well two Jamaican tourists have been arrested at the Cheddi Jagan Airport after they decided to bring in the weed. The Guyana Police Force on Monday announced the arrest of a Jamaican man and a Jamaican woman after […]

Port Kaituma man kills wife then commits suicide

The interior community of Port Kaituma has been rocked by another brutal crime that has left community leaders stunned. Police investigators rushed into the scene of a murder/suicide on Monday morning where they found the bodies of 39-year-old Pamela Martin and her 64-year-old reputed husband Victor Pires. Investigations have revealed that the two were involved […]

Guyanese mother and son killed in NY smash up

A Guyanese woman and her son were killed instantly when their car veered off the road and hit a tree Friday afternoon in New York.  Times Union reports that 30 year old Mervyn Albert, was driving his mother home to Schenectady when he lost control on a back road and went airborne, State Police said. His mother, Angeli […]

DJ Casual shot; rushed into surgery

Popular radio host and deejay, Curtis Armstrong aka DJ Casual, was rushed into theatre at the Georgetown Hospital on Monday morning after being shot twice during an argument with a group of men at the Easter Fest show at the Guyana National Stadium. Casual was shot to the abdomen and to one of his arms. […]

Man found stabbed to death on Lethem road

Police in Lethem are investigating the murder of a Rupununi man whose lifeless body was found at the corner of a road with several stab wounds. According to the police, just about 5:40 am on Sunday April 20, 2014, the body of 23-year-old Terrence Robin James, of Kwatamang Village, North Rupununi, was found on the […]

President challenges Hindus to take on social ills

President Donald Ramotar today called on the Berbice Hindu Society to collaborate with Government; individually and collectively to assist in dealing with some of the social issues that plague society.             The President was at the time speaking at the commissioning of the Hindu Society Berbice, Sri Krishna Mandir located at Gay Park, Greater New Amsterdam, […]

Fly Jamaica flights affected by technical problems

Scores of Fly Jamaica passengers in New York and Guyana were affected on Thursday and Friday as the airline faced technical issues with the aircraft and was forced to cancel and postpone a number of flights. On Thursday, passengers traveling to Guyana and Jamaica from New York were faced with two delays and a cancellation […]

Luncheon diagnosed with cancer

Head of the Presidential Secretariat and Cabinet Secretary Dr. Roger Luncheon on Thursday announced that he has been diagnosed with gastro intestinal cancer which has spread to his lungs. Dr. Luncheon who is one of the longest-serving members of the PPP Government is also a medical doctor by profession and he has  decided against any form […]