Lots of lessons to be learnt from Diwali Festival -Pres. Granger

President David Granger said that as Guyana strives for national unity and social cohesion, there are many important lessons to be learnt from Diwali, an important national Hindu festival, which symbolises love and togetherness. “I do believe that there are lots of lessons that all Guyanese can learn from the festival of lights, Guyana is […]

Suspect admits to robbery and murder of “Saga”

A 26-year-old man, who recently completed a prison sentence for robbery, has admitted to the robbery and murder of popular businessman, Godfrey Scipio aka Saga. He is likely to facr robbery and murder charges this week. The 59-year-old vendor and businessman was shot to the chest and relieved of his jewellery on Thursday night as […]

Corentyne Tragedy: Fatal road accident victims identified

The Five persons who died following that smash up on the #59 village Public Road, Corentyne, have been identified. They have been identified as immigration services consultant, Sabita Manglani and her sons Emanuel and Ethan, her secretary, Reshma Seeram and the driver of the car Dhanpaul Kishandayal. The tragedy occurred as the driver of the […]

BREAKING NEWS: Five family members killed in Corentyne accident

A Sunday afternoon outing for a family turned deadly this afternoon in Berbice. Five members of the family, including a young child, died in a gruesome road accident in the Corentyne area. The names of the five persons have not been released, but they were all passengers of a Honda motorcar, bearing registration number PPP-3394, […]

First Lady’s Self-Reliance programme to now train the trainers

First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, on Friday, announced that the long anticipated Trainer of Trainers Programme for her Self-Reliance and Success in Business workshop will get underway this November. The First Lady made the announcement at the closing ceremony of the 21st such workshop, which was held in Mocha-Arcadia this week. “We’re going to have… over 65 persons… and we […]

CHPA aborts squatter demolition as affected residents beg for more time to move

Confronted by weeping residents and human barricades, the Central Housing and Planning Authority has temporarily aborted a demolition exercise in Sophia that targeted squatter houses and structures erected on government’s reserve. The team moved into the ‘A’ Field Sophia area just before 8:00am on Thursday and began breaking down structures, one week after notices were served to occupants. […]

New 911 Emergency system to become operational within weeks

A new and improved 911 emergency call system should be put into full operation within the next few weeks. That assurance came from Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan. During a Wednesday afternoon press conference, Minister Ramjattan explained that the new system is already in place but is currently being tested by the two telephone […]