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Motorcyclist killed in early morning East Coast crash

The Guyana Police Force on Monday said it was investigating a fatal accident that occurred at about 2:15 on Monday morning at Montrose Railway Embankment, ECD, and which resulted in the death of 57-year-old Bennette Beveny, of Beterverwagting, ECD. According to a Police report, investigations have revealed that Bennette Beveny along with  pillion rider Alicia Penheiro […]

Government maintains Nandlall’s recorded conversation was “private”

In a lengthy Sunday night statement, the Government of Guyana reaffirmed its confidence in and support for embattled Attorney General Anil Nandlall. The Government again ignored the contents of the recorded conversation but rather focused its attention on whether the recording was legal or not, although it has not been established who may have made […]

Gunmen rob Parishioners at St. Phillips Anglican during Sunday Mass

Parishioners at the St. Phillips Anglican Church in Georgetown are saying an extra prayer and giving more thanks on Sunday morning after they were attacked and robbed by three BMX bicycle riding gunmen just as they were beginning Sunday mass. The incident took place just around 7:25 on Sunday morning (November 2, 2014). According to […]

Parliament to reconvene within 14 days -Pres. Ramotar

The Office of the President on Saturday evening announced that President Donald Ramotar has directed that steps be taken to convene a sitting of the National Assembly within the next 14 days. The move by the President will bring an end to the impasse between the Speaker of the National Assembly Raphael Trotman and the Clerk […]

Albouystown man executed in Charlestown drive by shooting

Police on Saturday night were investigating the execution style killing of 27 year old Albouystown resident, Lloyd Bourne aka Lloydie. The incident took place just after 9pm. According to reports, Bourne of James and Barr Street, Albouystown,  was in the Cooper Street, Charlestown area when he was shot to the chest by the occupants of a […]

NCN’s Edward Layne complains “Ramjattan told me to haul my ass”

Senior Editor of the state-owned National Communications Network Edward Layne,has complained to the Office of the President and the Guyana Press Association that he was verbally abused by the Leader of the Alliance For Change, Khemraj Ramjattan. In the complaint, Layne recounted that on Friday he contacted the AFC Leader to follow up on a […]

Mahaicony accident claims second victim

The early Friday morning Mahaicony smash up has claimed its second victim. The Guyana Police Force on Saturday announced that 25-year-old Elias Ross of Zeskendren, Mahaicony, passed away during the early hours of  Saturday November 01, 2014, while receiving medical treatment at the Georgetown Hospital. Ross was an occupant of the motor car that had been […]

Execution attempt on Guyana born Attorney in Trinidad

(Trinidad Express) Guyana-born attorney Odai Ramischand was on Thursday housebound, but “not intimidated”, following an attempt on his life in the car park of a supermarket near his Maracas, St Joseph home. Ramischand, in a telephone interview yesterday, said a single shot fired by an unknown person from a van missed him “by an inch […]

The Mace is in my office for safe keeping -Clerk

The Clerk of the National Assembly, Sherlock Isaacs, hurriedly shot down claims that the National Assembly’s mace had been stolen and admitted that it was removed from the Speaker’s office and placed in his office for safekeeping. He also said that it needed to be cleaned. Speaker of the National Assembly, Raphael Trotman, called the […]

Cars gutted as fire destroys Akbar Auto Sales on West Coast

Over 100 cars and other vehicles were completed destroyed on Friday afternoon as a fire ripped through the Akbar Auto Sales Showroom at Cornelia Ida on the West Coast of Demerara. Fire fighters were called to the scene just after 1pm but there was very little they could do to douse the blaze as it […]