Two Killed in Guyana Plane Crash

Two persons, an American pilot and a Canadian survey technician, were killed when the small American registered twin-engine plane they were flying encountered engine troubles and crashed into a small house in the East Coast Demerara village of Sparendaam which is located just about 5 miles East of Guyana’s capital Georgetown on Saturday afternoon. The […]

Teenage “car thief” escapes custody

A 16-year-old lad who pleaded guilty earlier this week to stealing a car and was remanded has escaped police custody. The juvenile was back at court on Friday for a probation report before sentencing but was told to return to court on the 27th April for sentencing. Police sources say the young man escaped from […]

40 years of CXC; Guyana Honoured

The Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) is celebrating 40 years since its establishment and the regional body is recognising Guyana and the work of Guyanese over the past four decades. On Friday, CXC Senior Assistant Registrar-Susan Giles joined Guyana’s Education Minister Priya Manickchand at the Umana Yana in Georgetown  for a Prayer Brunch and Recognition Ceremony. The […]

Chris Matthias is new GFF President

It took three rounds of voting, But just after 9 o clock on a windy Georgetown night, General Secretary of the Georgetown Football Federation and Customs Broker Christopher Matthias was elected President of the Guyana Football Federation trouncing his rival Aubrey Shanghai Major 11 votes to 6. Matthias will serve a 2 year term and […]

Granny murdered at Cove & John

Police at Cove and John on the East Coast of Demerara are investigating the brutal murder of an 89-year-old woman whose bloodied body was found under a house located next door to the Cove and John Cemetery. The dead pensioner has been identified as Millicent Prince-Cummings. Investigators have sealed off the area where the body […]

Miner beaten to death at Cuyuni

The Guyana Police Force today announced that it has launched an investigation into the murder of yet another gold miner. According to a Police Press Release, 25-year-old John Mc Pherson of Plum Park, Sophia was pronounced dead at the Bartica Hospital after being badly beaten by a number of other miners on Wednesday April 10, […]

NCN Board disbands Current Affairs Unit

The Board of the National Communications Network has made a decision to disband a recently formed Current Affairs Unit and transfer all the recently hired staff for that unit to the newsroom of NCN. The move by the NCN Board has unsettled some of those who were a part of the unit and some of […]

Women Miners want better security.

The Guyana Women Miners Organisation has issued a call for there to be the presence of more policemen in the mining districts. The call comes in wake of yet another murder of a miner at an interior location. In a statement issued Thursday, the group said “many times because of no police presence in these […]

Guyana bids Farewell to “Reep”

Remembered as one to always find compromise while remaining a humble soul, the life of Reepu Daman Persaud was celebrated today. Scores of persons gathered at the Guyana International Convention Centre to pay tribute and to reflect on the life and work of the former Government Minister and Member of Parliament. Cloudy conditions with the […]

Two Dead, Two missing in Berbice River Tragedy

The bodies of two persons have been found following a tragedy in the Upper Berbice river that has left investigators baffled. Late Tuesday night, the body of a mid age man was taken to the New Amsterdam Hospital after it was found floating in the river in a farming community known as Mara. Mara is […]