Crashed Trans Guyana aircraft spotted, ground troops moving in

Senior Officials connected to the search and rescue operations for the Trans Guyana aircraft which was seen going down in the Olive Creek, Mazaruni area have reported that the crashed aircraft has been spotted by the Guyana Defence Force helicopter and ground troops are moving to the crash site. The troops are being lowered close […]

Cricketer in caught on tape shooting cannot be located

One month after the Director of Public Prosecutions instructed that the murder case against cricketer Carlyle Barton continue, the Guyana Police Force on Thursday admitted that it cannot locate the suspect. Barton was caught on tape shooting Durban Street resident Shawn Nelson to the head in the Orange Walk area in May, 2013. He was […]

Search and Rescue for missing plane enters Day 2

Search and Rescue teams returned early Sunday morning to the densely forested Mazaruni area deep in the Guyana jungle where a Trans Guyana Cessna Caravan aircraft was spotted going down on Saturday morning. On Saturday, the search and rescue operations which brought together the Guyana Defence Force’s Air Corps and local aircraft owners spent over […]

Fire guts Fullworks building on Regent Street

Quick action by the Guyana Fire Service averted what could have been a major catastrophe in the busy Regent Street shopping area as firemen were able to contain and extinguish a fire at one of the Full Works Auto Spares building. The Fire Service was called to the scene just before 11 o’ clock on […]

Guyanese top “overstayers list” in T&T

(TRINIDAD EXPRESS).-GUYANESE nationals have featured prominently as both “overstayers and undocumented migrant workers” in Trinidad and Tobago, according to statistics from that country’s Police Service’s Crime and Problem Analysis Branch (CAPA), a research report on invisible immigrants has stated. The 89-page report, entitled “Invisible Immigrants: A profile of irre­g­ular migration, smuggling of mi­grants and trafficking […]

Trans Guyana plane was seen going down

As rescue teams continued their search and rescue operations on Saturday afternoon for the Trans Guyana aircraft and its two occupants that went down at an interior location, the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority has explained that the aircraft was spotted going down by other pilots who were flying over the same area at the time. […]

Trans Guyana plane goes missing; search and rescue begins

Search and rescue operations were launched on Saturday morning in Guyana after a single engine aircraft belonging to Trans Guyana Airways went missing over the Mazaruni area just after take off from an interior location. It is believed that two persons including the pilot, were on board the aircraft at the time that all contact […]

Nigel’s Supermarket owner’s son shot outside night spot

The 17-year-old son of the owner of Nigel’s Supermarket is fighting for his life as he remains critical in a city hospital after being shot to the face early Saturday morning outside the Palm Court Night Spot on Main Street in Georgetown. The teen has been identified as Joseph Johnson. Reports state that he was […]

American busted with cocaine in milk powder; Guyanese wanted

An American Citizen has been arrested after he was busted at the Cheddi Jagan Airport with over 20 pounds of cocaine in milk powder that he had stashed in his suitcases. The bust was made by the Customs Anti Narcotics Unit late on Friday night. The 28-year-old man was living in Guyana for a while […]

GDF announces over 200 promotions

The Guyana Defence Force on Friday announced the promotions of 88 Officers and 260 Other Ranks effective from January 1, 2014.  According to the GDF, Forty-two Officers and 96 Other Ranks were confirmed in their Rank while 46 Officers and 164 Ranks were elevated in rank. Leading the promotions list are Lieutenant Colonels Sherwin Anderson […]