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Monday is National Day of Mourning for Guyanese fishermen murdered in Suriname

President David Granger has proclaimed next Monday June 25 as a National Day of Mourning for the fifteen Guyanese fishermen who were murdered in Surinamese waters by pirates while plying their trade. In the proclamation, all authorities, boards, commissions, public buildings, corporations, agencies, Ministries and citizens are being asked to fly the national flag at […]

Caretaker charged for burning 6-year-old boy with clothes iron

A City Magistrate today released a caretaker on $100,000 bail after she was charged with malicious wounding for allegedly burning a 6-year-old child with a clothes iron. The accused, Nicole Rosemay, stood before Magistrate, Leron Daly and pleaded not guilty to the charge when it was read to her in court. The Court heard that […]

Jury finds “Nasty Man” Guilty of Footballer’s murder

A 12-member jury today returned a guilty verdict for Delon Henry aka Nasty Man in the murder case of footballer, Dexter Griffith. The murder took place in 2015. “Nasty Man”, who has also been fingered in a number of other crimes, stood in disbelief as the sentence was announced in the courtroom of Justice,Sandil Kissoon. […]

AA to begin Guyana Service in November with 4 flights per week

American Airlines is looking to begin its service to Guyana in November with four flights per week. Officials of the international carrier met with officials of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority recently as they prepare to launch the Guyana service. American Airline officials explained that they are looking to begin full operations to the Guyana […]

Unforgiving family members remember murdered Lindo Creek miners

Today marked 10 years since family members received the dreadful news of the murder of eight miners at Lindo Creek, Upper Berbice River. But even though a decade has passed, relatives are still not sure of the specific final resting place of the miners. The still distraught and unforgiving relatives commemorated the anniversary with a […]

Berbice woman stabbed to death during late night row

Another woman has been brutally murdered in the country.  Police investigators are reporting that this latest incident occurred late last night in the Corentyne area. 28-year-old Tovanie Simmons of Second Street,Limlair Village,Corentyne,Berbice was stabbed to death by a man who was known to her and who worked as a farmer in the same community where […]

British Expert offers commendations and risks about Local Content Policy for oil industy

The Guyana Government has received commendations for its collaborative and pragmatic approach for implementation of the country’s Local Content Policy as outlined in the draft document. But according to British Local Content Expert Dr. Michael Warner, there are risks involved in pursuing this approach just as there are risks in assuming a non-collaborative posture. Dr. […]

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