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Designer Trevor Rose Gunned down in city

Popular Guyanese designer and events coordinator Trevor Rose was gunned down early Sunday  morning while on his way home after a night of partying. The 32-year-old Trevor Rose was in the back seat of a taxi along with a young woman identified as Toya Towler, just after 5 o’ clock when a grey car drove […]

Teenager drowns in Princess Hotel pool

A 17-year-old young man drowned on Saturday evening  in the pool of the Princess International Hotel at Providence. He has been identified as Shemar Edwards of East Ruimveldt. The incident reportedly took place moments after 6 o’ clock as evening was setting in. According to reports,the lad was in the company of friends celebrating one […]

President may have asked Ganga Persaud to resign as minister.

President Donald Ramotar said he was not surprised with the sudden resignation of Local Government Minister Ganga Persaud. According to the President he has been having conversations with Persaud over a period and may have picked up that he wanted to go. The Local Government Minister on Thursday announced that he was no longer interested […]

Youth hit down by drunken driver and dies

A young man who is still to be identified was hit off his motor scooter by a young drunk driver and died at the scene early on Saturday morning. The incident took place  at the corner of Regent and Albert Streets just before 2 o’ clock on Saturday morning. According to reports, the unidentified man […]

Police constable shot dead during row over woman

An off-duty Police constable was shot dead on Friday night in Guyhoc Park during a confrontation with another man as they both turned up at a woman’s house, at the same time to visit. The dead policeman has been identified as Dexter Wright aka Quincy Wright. He reportedly worked out of Police headquarters. According to […]

Police seeks DPP advice in baton assault case

Even as there are ongoing calls by social activists for an independent investigation into the alleged sodomy of a prisoner while in police custody with a baton and abuse claims, the Guyana Police Force has announced that its Office of Professional Responsibility has completed its probe and is now awaiting advice from the Director of […]

Jamaican man wanted for death of woman in hotel

 The Guyana Police Force on Thursday issued a wanted bulletin for 36-year-old Jamaican national, Anthony Lloyd Neville Morrison. He is wanted for questioning in connection with the death of Beverley Anesta Gardner who was found dead in a room at the New York Car Wash and Hotel in Georgetown. The woman is also a Jamaican […]

Ganga Persaud resigns as Local Government Minister

Minister of Local Government Ganga Persaud on Thursday announced that he is no longer interested in serving in the position. Persaud tendered his resignation to President Donald Ramotar citing personal reasons for his decision. The resignation is expected to take effect from the end of January. In a statement, Persaud said it was a pleasure […]

Carol-Ann Lynch wants speedy trial

Charged for a second time with the death of her husband, former beauty queen and fashion model, Carol-Ann Lynch is asking the courts for a speedy trial. The widow of cambio dealer Farouk Razak was on Wednesday charged with her husband’s murder for a second time. When she was originally charged in 2007, she was […]

Banks DIH after tax profits soar to $2.5Billion

When shareholders of local conglomerate Banks D.I.H Limited gather on Saturday at the company’s Thirst Park Headquarters for their Annual General Meeting, they will be told by Chairman and Managing Director Clifford Reis that the beverage giant has seen a 4% increase in it’s after tax profits for 2013 when compared to the previous year. […]