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“The Seawall” to become Feature film

Built in the mid 1800’s to protect the City of Georgetown from the rising sea, the seawall has served over the years as more than just a sea defense for the coastline. It has also served as a place of recreation for many and now through the eyes of a Guyanese born filmmaker, the seawall […]

Police arrest Anti-Human trafficking Hero

The Criminal Investigations Department of the Guyana Police Force on Monday afternoon arrested the President of the Guyana Women Miners Organisation, Simona Broomes claiming that a woman who was placed before the courts on a human trafficking charge has made allegations that she was assaulted by Broomes back in April of this year. Broomes told […]

Professionalism will be my guide -Brigadier Phillips

Chief of Staff designate, Brigadier Mark Phillips is promising that professional will be his guide as he gets ready to take command of the Guyana Defence Force. Phillips was promoted to the rank of Brigadier just one month before he assumes leadership of the army. At a “badging” ceremony at the Office of the President […]

LIAT flight from Guyana experiences wheel failure

A LIAT flight from Guyana early on Monday morning experienced a main wheel failure during its take off to Barbados forcing emergency crews at the Grantley Adams International Airport in Barbados to be on stand by for the arrival of the flight. According to a statement from LIAT, Flight LI 774 travelling from Guyana to […]

Woman and Baby killed as bus plunges off bridge

Police investigators have confirmed that a woman  and a young baby were killed after a route 43 mini bus which plies the Linden to Georgetown route plunged off of the Linden Soesdyke Highway and into the Haruni creek as it approached the bridge on Sunday afternoon. The dead woman has been identified as 22-year-old Anastacia […]

Two children die in Durban St. Fire

Screams of shock and despair echoed through the Durban Street area on Sunday morning as undertakers removed the charred remains of two young children from the gutted remains of the apartment they once called home. Scores of onlookers, mostly women, broke down in tears as they saw the two badly burnt bodies, one in a […]

Man who killed children, chopped wife, found hanging

The Zeelugt, East Bank Essequibo man who was wanted for the murder of his two children and the wounding of his wife was found dead on Saturday in the same community that he once called home. The man who had been identified as  Richard Lord was found hanging from a tree on Saturday morning and […]

AFC defends support for Amaila despite concerns

Opposition political party, the Alliance for Change has come under criticism across the social media landscape from many of its supporters for its decision to lend support to the Amaila Falls Hydro power project in its current form. The party has also been criticized over links between its Chairman Nigel Hughes and the Amaila Hydro […]

CANU convinced cocaine was placed in rice in Guyana

Officials of the Customs Anti Narcotics Unit (CANU) believe that the cocaine which was discovered in a shipment of rice from Guyana which was busted in the Dominican Republic, was placed in the shipment in Guyana. The shipment was busted on its way to Venezuela as part of the Guyana rice deal with the neighbouring […]

Mark Phillips promoted to be new Chief of Staff

President Donald Ramotar, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and Chairman of the Defence Board has approved the promotion of Colonel Mark Phillips to Brigadier. He has identified the Brigadier as the Chief -of -Staff designate and Chairman of the Joint Services Coordination Council, to assume the command and control of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) […]