18-year-old girl shot dead by gunman in Lusignan; phone stolen

An eighteen year old, Lusignan girl was shot dead on Thursday afternoon by a gunman who calmly walked up to her, fired a shot at close range and grabbed her cellphone. The dead teenager has been identified as Ashmini Harriram of Lusignan, East Coast Demerara. According to her cousin, Fiona Somwaru, they were both in […]

Another major hotel to begin construction in Guyana

The construction of what is due to be Guyana’s second five-star luxury hotel is yet a further indication of the confidence expressed in the local economy by both local and foreign investors, President Donald Ramotar has said. Delivering the feature address at a simple ceremony to mark to the start of the construction Sun and […]

Guyanese Jacqueline Graham is new CCJ Registrar

(Trinidad Express)  The Port of Spain-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has a new registrar and marshal. Guyanese national Jacqueline Graham, who took up the post from July 1, is an attorney with an MBA in Finance (University of Manchester, UK), an undergraduate degree in Management Studies (University of Guyana) and is a graduate of […]

St. Stanislaus teacher missing; family members worried

Police Investigators in Georgetown are trying to track down the whereabouts of 34-year-old St. Stanislaus College teacher, Nyozi Goodman who has not been seen or heard from since Sunday. The former Miss Linden who now lives in Georgetown and has been teaching at the St. Stanislaus College for a number of years, was last seen […]

CARICOM takes its economic concerns to UN

The post-2015 development agenda must address the urgent challenges of poverty and inequality and build on the successes and shortcomings of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), with measurable targets and scaled-up investments in areas such as education, health, gender equality and youth employment, the Economic and Social Council heard during high-level meetings. Guyana’s Minister of […]

Canal #1 woman and son busted with cocaine at CJIA

A 50-year-old Canal #1, West Bank Demerara woman and her 20-year-old son were taken into Police custody on Tuesday afternoon after they were busted at the Cheddi Jagan airport with a large quantity of cocaine in the false bottom of four of their suitcases. The bust unearthed just over 22 pounds of cocaine in the […]