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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. […]

Two men nabbed with M16 rifle and grenades in South Ruimveldt

Two men have been taken into custody following the discovery of an M-16 assault rifle and two magazines and 60 rounds of ammunition along with 2 grenades in the South Ruimveldt area. The names of the men have not been released as the probe continues. According to a police report, just after 11 o’ clock […]

Copa Airlines to begin Guyana service in July

The Panamanian based Copa Airlines has announced that it will begin service between Guyana and Panama and other connections from July of this year. The airline will initially offer twice weekly service between Guyana and Panama. Passengers will be able to book connecting flights to other Copa destinations including New York, Miami, Washington, Los Angelas, […]

Guyana and Haiti to lead C’bbean economic growth in 2014

(Caribbean Journal) The United Nations released its annual World Economic Situation and Prospects report this week, which projects GDP growth across Latin America and the Caribbean. So which countries will take the lead in 2014? Guyana and Haiti, according to the report, much like last year. Guyana and Haiti are both projected to grow by […]