Fly Jamaica trains Guyanese staff

Jamaican registered carrier, Fly Jamaica has started the hiring and training of Guyanese staff as the  airline prepares to make its final approach into the Guyana market. Fly Jamaica is expected to begin operations between Guyana and New York at the end of July. And operations into Toronto, Canada from Guyana could come on stream […]

Gunmen attack and rob Gupta Dental Clinic

Two gun touting bandits posed as patients early on Monday morning and carried out a daring robbery at the Dr. Sen Gupta Dental Clinic in Luluni Street, Queenstown in Georgetown. The surgical dental facility had just opened its doors close to 9 o’ clock, when the two men appeared at the gate and were let […]

12 persons survive plane crash at Matthew’s Ridge

Twelve persons walked away with just injuries early on Monday morning when an Air Services Limited aircraft crashed at Matthew’s Ridge in Region One just as it was preparing to land.  The accident took place just around 8:10am. The injured persons have been rushed to the Pakera District Hospital in the same area where they […]

Police Force remembers fallen officers

As scattered showers blew over Georgetown on Sunday morning, members of the Guyana Police Force gathered at the Police Monument site at Eve Leary, Georgetown to remember those officers who were killed in the line of duty. According to the Guyana Police Force, since 1913, sixty policemen have been killed in the line of duty. […]

Chris Gayle marks cricket milestone in Guyana

Chris Gayle is set to mark a special milestone in his outstanding career when he plays his 250th One-Day International for the West Indies on Sunday. The powerful left-hander made his international debut back in 1999 against India and said Sunday’s match against Pakistan will be “special”. The match at the Guyana National Stadium will […]

New after-school project launched for CARICOM youths

Young people in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will benefit from an after-school programme designed to use creative techniques to reduce at-risk behaviours, increase health-related awareness, impact educational aspirations, self-esteem and social connectedness among the youth in all CARICOM Member States. Framed through a partnership among the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) sub-regional Office in Barbados, […]

Man stabbed to death at Soesdyke

Police investigators are still on the hunt for a man believed to be from the Soesdyke area who on Friday night brutally stabbed another man to death at a shack at Soesdyke on the East Bank Demerara. According to the police, t about 7pm on Friday July 12, 2013, Kevin Harrison, 24 years, of Ideal […]

Taxi driver charged for Water St. Murder and Robbery

A 27-year-old taxi driver from Gordon Street, Kitty Georgetown was on Friday morning charged with the murder of handyman Victor DaSilva who was shot dead on the morning of Monday, July 8, while in the company of his employer on Water Street. The taxi driver Joseph Williams was not required to enter a plea to […]

GECOM Commissioner fires off at Boodoo

Commissioner of the Guyana Elections Commission Vincent Alexander has “broken” his silence on the issue surrounding the contract for former Chief Elections Officer Gocool Boodoo. Boodoo’s contract expired in April and his move to the court to block the appointment of a new Chief Elections Officer has been thrown out. Now, Commissioner Vincent Alexander has […]

Broadcasters should reject $2.5 Million fee -APNU

The Opposition group A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) wants broadcasters to reject that $2.5 Million per year licensing fee which is being instituted by the Guyana National Broadcasting Authority. A few weeks back, the GNBA announced that radio and television broadcasters would now have to pay an annual licensing fee of $2.5Million or 3% […]