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DIDCO goes into receivership as GRA claims millions

Several buildings belonging to the DIDCO Trading company have found themselves on the auction block as the company has gone into receivership. According to an advertisement in the Kaieteur newspaper, the receiver manager is inviting tenders for the purchase of over 9 acres of River front land at Friendship on the East Bank of Demerara. […]

PPP blames City Hall for flooding woes…Mayor says not so fast

The blame game continues over who should take responsibility for the garbage pile up and drainage problems in the nation’s capital. Even as several communities in and outside of Georgetown continue to recover from last week’s flooding,the governing People’s Progressive Party is throwing blame for the garbage and flooding problems at the feet of the […]

Another miner found murdered in mining pit

The Guyana Police Force announced on Sunday that investigations are being conducted into the circumstances surrounding the death of miner Terrence France of Oronoque, Port Kaituma, North West District whose body was found with several suspected chop wounds. The body was discovered just after 6 o’ clock on Sunday morning in a mining pit at […]

Big Foot’s mother turns him in to Police

Accompanied by his mother, Georgetown resident, Brian Leitch turned himself into local police on Saturday just hours after a wanted bulletin was issued for his arrest on Friday night. According to the Police, the man is wanted for questioning in relation to the murder of South Central Hotel owner Joseph Jagdeo. The hotel owner was […]

25 lbs of cocaine busted in Boulanger at CJIA

The Customs Anti Narcotics Unit early on Saturday morning busted over 25 pounds of cocaine in a shipment of boulanger/eggplant that was destined for Toronto, Canada. The drug bust took place at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport just as the shipment was being prepared for a Caribbean Airlines flight bound for Toronto. The shipper has […]

Mother and son stabbed to death at Moblissa

The police have launched a manhunt for Moblissa man who they believe stabbed  a woman and her young son to death. Moblissa is located along the Linden Soesdyke Highway, just outside of the mining town of Linden. 33-year-old Moblissa farmer, Molly James and her 15-year-old son, Aaron James were stabbed to death early on Saturday […]

Comfort Sleep factory gutted by fire

For the second time within a month, fire has ravaged one of the complexes belonging to the Comfort Sleep Mattress company and fire officials and investigators are now raising eyebrows over the double disaster. Four fire tenders rushed to the Eccles Industrial site location of the Comfort Sleep factory on Thursday evening after residents reported […]

Man tries to kill wife over missing $9 Million

A Vreed-en-hoop man is facing attempted murder charges after he was arrested on Wednesday night for reportedly trying to kill his wife. According to reports the businessman, Narine Balram who operates a Gift Centre and Flower Shop on Water Street in Georgetown went home in a drunken rage on Wednesday night and accused his wife, […]

East Coast fire leaves family homeless

A Pensioner and his family of six were left homeless on Thursday morning after fire ravaged their Lot 455 Block X Lilliendaal, East Coast Demerara home. It is believed that the fire started just after 9 am in the upper flat of the house. 83-year-old Clarence Scott told News Source that he was in his […]

CARICOM worried about Guyana’s blacklisting

(CARICOM)  The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is urging an early resolution of the issues surrounding the implementation of recommendations to address deficiencies in the anti-money laundering regime of Guyana. A statement issued by the Bureau of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM after its meeting in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday […]