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Fire Service wants First Federation building torn down

The Guyana Fire Service is recommending that the First Federation building which is located on Croal Street be immediately repaired to meet building standards or torn down all together. The Fire Service has deemed the building a derelict one and during a recent inspection found several problems with the structure. According to a release from […]

Wanted man turns self in for Biker’s murder

Water Street Businessman, Randy Jagdeo who was on the run since the September 4th, 2013 gunning down of biker Kirk Davis has turned himself into local Police and is expected to be charged for the biker’s murder before the end of the week. Police sources confirmed to News Source that Jagdeo turned himself into cops […]

13 year old jumps to death in Berbice River

Police investigators are probing the death of a 13-year-old girl who reportedly jumped to her death from a speed boat in the Upper Berbice river in Region 10. According to a Police Report, the teenager’s body was recovered on Friday afternoon after she had jumped overboard from a boat earlier in the same day. She […]

Bourda vendor shot in execution attempt

Detectives are probing the shooting of Orange Walk, Bourda vendor Troy Bacchus who was shot multiple times to his body late Sunday just outside his shop in the market. The man was rushed to the Georgetown Hospital where he remains a patient nursing multiple gunshot wounds to his body. Police sources said he was shot […]

Manickchand pleased with CXC Awards for Guyana

The high level of investments and equity of resources of the education sector have been credited for the outstanding performance of Guyanese students who have done their country proud. Guyana copped five of the eight regional CXC awards offered, Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand announced last week. The winners from Guyana are as follows: Yogeeta […]

Albouystown man shot during robbery

A 22-year-old Albouystown man is nursing a gunshot wound to his stomach after he was attacked by two bandits while entering his yard and robbed of his cellphone, jewellery and $12,000. According to a Police Statement, just before 4 am on Thursday as Albouystown resident Christopher Wayne was about to enter his premises. he was […]

Woman beaten to death by husband during row

A drunken confrontation between a Lusignan woman and her abusive husband led to the woman’s murder on Wednesday. 45-year-old Maharanie Parmanand, of Grass Field, Lusignan, ECD was found dead in her shack on Wednesday afternoon with several marks of violence to her body. Police investigators believe the woman was beaten to death by her husband. […]

Guyanese Youth Ambassadors on U.S programme

(US Embassy) Five students and one mentor representing several regions of Guyana have embarked on a three week exchange program to the United States known as the Youth Ambassadors Program (YAP). The YAP group arrived in Denver, Colorado Sunday, October 6, and will travel to Washington D.C. before the program concludes October 29, 2013. Representing Guyana […]

Suspected bandit died from blunt trauma to head

The 19-year- old Albouystown man, Mario Gouveia who was shot to the face by the Police two Saturday nights ago and died at the Georgetown Hospital last Monday may not have died from his gunshot wound, raising new questions about how the suspected bandit passed away at the Georgetown Hospital. Relatives say a post-mortem examination carried […]

UN Good Officer meets Guyana and Venezuela officials

The Personal Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General on the border controversy between Guyana and Venezuela, Mr. Norman Girvan met with officials from the two countries last week in wake of the arrest by Venezuela of an oil exploration vessel that was in Guyana’s waters. The meeting with the UN Good Officer was described by […]