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West Ruimveldt man burnt to death in house by abusive wife

The Fire Service was called to the scene of a tragic fire in West Ruimveldt late on Sunday night where they discovered the badly burnt, lifeless body of a man, who has been identified as Christopher Bramble. aka “Harry”.  Police investigators are treating the case as murder. Neighbours gathered on the scene explained that the […]

Berbice nightclub manager and six foreign nationals held for suspected trafficking in persons case; Illegal liquor also seized

The Guyana Police Force announced on Saturday evening that it has a female hotel manager and six female foreign nationals in custody as it probes a case of suspected trafficking in persons. Few details have been provided but the seven were taken into custody for questioning on Saturday night following a joint search of the […]

GTU wants Chairperson of Arbitration panel to come from outside of Guyana

One day after the nation’s teachers called off their nationwide strike action, their union, the Guyana Teacher’s Union is preparing for arbitration. At a press conference this afternoon,  GTU President Mark Lyte indicated that the union will be looking outside of Guyana for someone to lead the arbitration process. He also stressed the importance of […]

Third man charged and remanded for murder of cheese vendor

Another man has been charged in connection with the murder of Bourda market cheese vendor, Troy Romalho. Appearing before the Chief Magistrate this morning was 32-year-old, Roy Stanford from A Field, Sophia.  He became the third person to be charged with the same murder. One week ago, two other men, who investigators believe worked along […]

Jagdeo offers full support for demands being made by teachers

Leader of the Opposition, Bharrat Jagdeo, today expressed full support for striking teachers in their quest for improved salaries. At his weekly press conference, Jagdeo, who served as President for 12 of his party’s 23 years in Government, said teachers were treated far better under the PPP than they are being treated now. Under the […]

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