Caricom wants U.S to provide info on deportees

U.S Vice President Joe Biden during his meeting with CARICOM Heads of Government in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago was told that the region continues to face major problems in tackling crime and there is a need for regional governments to be supplied with more information about criminal deportees. Trinidad’s Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar […]

64 year old man allegedly beaten to death

An East Bank Essequibo woman and her two children are in Police custody following the discovery of the lifeless body of a 64-year-old Vergenoegen man in his house. The man who police have identified as Azad Ghanie was found in his home on Monday night with several injuries to his head. The elderly man lived […]

Biden meets CARICOM Leaders

Vice President of the United States Joe Biden arrived in Trinidad and Tobago on Monday evening for his meetings with CARICOM leaders and the Trinidad and Tobago Government. The Tuesday meetings come at a time when cooperation between the US and Caribbean countries are strong. A number of issues including trade and narco trafficking are […]

Man with Guyana links gunned down in Brooklyn

A man who is the son of Guyanese parents and who  lives in Brooklyn, New York was gunned down early on Monday morning while leaving the Tracks Night Club and Lounge on Ralph Avenue in Canarsie, Brooklyn. The dead man has been identified as 31-year-old Dustin Yates who was shot multiple times to his upper […]

Durban St. Man succumbs to gunshot wound

The 39-year-old man, Shawn Nelson who was shot to the head on Orange Walk on Sunday morning has died. Relatives were contacted by the Georgetown Hospital early on Monday morning with the grim news. Doctors had already told relatives that the chances of the Durban Street resident surviving the gunshot wound were very slim. He […]

Man stabbed to death over dog fight

31-year-old Atlantic Ville resident, Adrian Richmond was stabbed to death on Sunday evening in the village of Industry on the East Coast of Demerara, after a celebration over a dog fight turned into a heated brawl between competing dog owners. Reports indicate that Richmond’s dog had won a bloody battle with another dog in the […]

Cricketer turns self in for Orange walk shooting

Local cricketer Carlyle Barton who plays for the Demerara Cricket Club turned himself into Police on Sunday afternoon after being identified as the person who shot Durban Street resident Shawn Nelson to the head on Sunday morning in Orange Walk, Bourda. Family members said Barton and Nelson are known to each other and they are […]

Bodies of two miners found in Cuyuni river

Search and Rescue efforts became search and recovery as officials said hope has faded in the Cuyuni river as the bodies of two miners were discovered on Sunday afternoon. Two other miners are still missing and are presumed dead. The four miners were reportedly thrown overboard when their small boat capsized  in the Matuk Falls in […]

Guyanese auto dealer in NY fingered in Sampson bribery scheme

The New York Daily News is reporting that a Guyanese national who owns an Auto Mall in Brooklyn is the latest person to be fingered in allegations of corruption linked to former State Senator John Sampson who is of Guyanese parentage. The Daily News reports that “One of those questioned by the FBI, sources say, […]

Man fights for life after being shot to head

Doctors at the Georgetown Hospital were battling to save the life of 39-year-old Durban Street resident, Shawn Nelson after he was rushed to the emergency room with a single gunshot to his head. The man was shot on Orange Walk in Georgetown just around 7 o’ clock on Sunday morning as he made his way […]