Kitty woman attacked with acid over noise complaint

A Station Street, Kitty family is convinced that their recent complaint to the Commissioner of Police over the noise nuisance from a nearby bar, led to an acid attack on Saturday morning. 52-year-old Mala Persaud was rushed to the Georgetown Hospital after a man approached her and threw the substance on her on Saturday morning. […]

Woman pulled to safety as fire guts Berbice business and home

An early morning fire in the town of New Amsterdam has reduced a popular restaurant and a nearby house to ashes. At least two persons are now homeless. Around 2 o’ clock on Saturday morning, 46-year-old Charlotte Street, New Amsterdam resident Linda Christie said she was awakened by the screams of someone shouting “fire! fire!”. […]

Gayle outlines Windies plan to ICC trophy

CARDIFF, Wales –Chris Gayle believes the West Indies have it in them to beat all-comers and win the ICC Champions Trophy for a second time. The powerful left-handed opening batsman said winning the mini-World Cup won’t be an easy task, but the players from the Caribbean are prepared to fight hard. “We are switched on! […]

Pres. Ramotar to meet Chinese President

China’s President Xi Jinping arrived in Trinidad and Tobago on a rainy Friday night to host bilateral discussions with a number of CARICOM member states. Guyana’s President Donald Ramotar and a Government team will meet face to face with the Chinese President for a series of bilateral discussions over the weekend. This is the first […]

Abdul Kadir loses appeal on terrorism conviction

Former Member of Parliament and Linden Mayor Abdul Kadir on Friday lost an attempt to gain his freedom following a terrorism conviction in New York. A U.S. appeals court has upheld the convictions of Guyanese Abdul Kadir and Russell Defreitas in the JFK terror plot. The two were convicted back in 2010 and sentenced to […]

U.S lends assistance for ambulance purchase

The Government of the United States through USAID continues to lend assistance to Guyana in critical areas. U.S Ambassador  to Guyana D. Brent Hardt on Wednesday handed over a check for just over $8.9 Million to Minister of Finance Dr. Ashni Singh to benefit emergency services. At the Ministry’s request and by agreement between the […]

Rohee fires off at Police Investigators

Minister of Home Affairs Clement Rohee who holds responsibility for the security sector has slammed the Guyana Police Force and its investigators over what he sees as “incompetence” in their handling of a number of cases. In a statement issued on Thursday, the Minister of Home Affairs expressed worry over the high number of police […]

Public Procurement to be strengthened

The National Procurement and Tender Administration Board (NPTAB) continues to strengthen the process of public procurement and as a result of this focus, there have been constant engagements with evaluators. In this regard, the Board held a workshop on Thursday at the Guyana International Conference Centre (GICC), geared to continuously strengthen the public procurement process. […]

Guyana hungry for Rugby title

by Rawle Toney Guyana’s National Men’s 15’s Rugby squad arrived on Thursday morning in the Twin Island Republic of Trinidad & Tobago, where they will face the hosts on Saturday for the North American & Caribbean Rugby Association (NACRA) Southern Championship. The game which is set for 3pm at the University of the West Indies […]

Cricketer Carlyle Barton charged for murder

Demerara Club cricketer 23-year-old Carlyle Barton was on Thursday afternoon remanded to prison after being charged for the murder of 39-year-old Durban Street resident Shawn Nelson. Barton was not required to enter a plea to the indictable charge. The young man stood quietly before Magistrate Suelle Lovell as the murder charge was explained to him. […]