Granger declares 2014 the “Year for workers”

With the Guyana Public Service Union still threatening widespread strike action against the imposition of a 5% increase in wages and salaries for public servants, the Leader of the Opposition, David Granger believes it is time more attention be paid to the GUyanese worker. In his New Year’s message to the nation Mr. Granger declared […]

AFC wants opening up of state media in 2014

Opposition Party, the Alliance for Change has indicated that it intends to push for the opening up of the state media in this new year. In a message to mark the new year, the AFC said “in 2014 we will lobby hard to ensure that the state media will be opened up to give us […]

Guyana gives financial support to storm ravaged Caribbean islands

Head of the Presidential Secretariat Dr. Luncheon announced that Cabinet has approved financial support of US$100,000 each for St Lucia and St Vincent and US$75, 000 to Dominica, in wake of the deadly storm that recently affected the Eastern Caribbean, impacting more seriously on the three countries. Several were left dead and others missing in […]

GFA Finals set..Slingerz vs Santos

“So far so good, but we have a job to do still, which is to win on January 1” exclaimed Charles ‘Lilly’ Pollard, coach of the Slingerz Football Club who will take on Santos in the finals of the 3rd Georgetown Football Association (GFA) Banks Beer Knock out tournament on New Year’s Day. Slingerz got […]

Linden man was speeding when he drove off bridge

Surveillance video captured from security cameras close to the Mackenzie Wismar bridge reveal that Linden businessman Collis Mentis aka Tom was speeding when he crashed through the metal rails of the bridge and into the murky waters of the Demerara River on Saturday morning. The speed limit on the bridge is 15 mph. The businessman […]

Body fished out of Demerara river

An unidentified body believed to be a man, which was clad in a purple vest with green lining and a khaki long pants was on Monday morning found floating between two boats at the transport and harbors wharf, Kingston. The discovery was made just after 9:00 am by a crew member who had gone to […]

Brazilians found murdered in Cuyuni

Police investigators are probing the murder of two Brazilian nationals in the Cuyuni area. According to a police report, the partly decomposed bodies of the two persons were found at Sandhills, Cuyuni in Region 7 on Sunday. A police team was dispatched to the area to carry out an investigation.  Reports indicate that the three […]

Linden man loses control of vehicle, drives off Mackenzie/Wismar bridge

Rescuers and volunteer divers were busy on Saturday morning  trying to locate the body of Linden businessman Collis Mentis aka Tom, who reportedly lost control of his vehicle while cross the Mackenzie Wismar Bridge and plunged into the murky waters below. After  about two hours of frantic searches by scores of persons, the vehicle was […]